Statistical Yearbook of Latvia 2018

The Statistical Yearbook of Latvia is the most exhaustive annual publication of statistical information on the national economy and socio-economic processes in the country. The publication reflects data on 2017 compared to previous years.

The yearbook provides information on socio-political situation, economy and finance, population and social processes, sectors of national economy as well as on science and technologies.

A separate chapter compiles information on international comparisons of social and economic indicators. The publication contains 14 thematic chapters: geographical characteristics, economy and finance, entrepreneurship, population, labour market, health care, education and culture, social conditions, industry, construction and trade, transport and tourism, foreign trade, agriculture, energy, science, information and communication technologies.

Information in the yearbook is compiled in tables, charts and maps, thus simplifying the perception of the information. In addition to the statistical information, explanations of the main statistical terms, methodological information on data sources and calculation methods of selected indicators are published in the yearbook.

The yearbook is based on the information available to the CSB and other institutions. The statistical information was obtained by conducting statistical surveys as well as by using data from public registers and other information systems. 

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