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Housing conditions (EU-SILC)
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For a fifth of the Latvian population, covering housing costs was a heavy burden
In 2020, for one fifth (20.7 %) of households covering their housing costs was a heavy burden (22.0 % in 2019).
The collection of statistics covers information on the number of children births and deaths, as well as age composition, state of health, education, social protection thereof, risk of material deprivation and monetary poverty in households with children, economic activity of children, use of information technologies, violence against children and children in conflict with law in 2018 and in comparison, with the previous years.
In 2019, housing costs an average constituted EUR 151 monthly
In 2019 housing costs on average constituted EUR 151 per household monthly, which is one euro more than a year ago. Share of housing costs in the total household expenditure keeps declining – last year households spent on average 12.2 % of their disposable income on housing costs (13.4 % in 2018).