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In 2017, household disposable income increased by 11.8 %
Compared to 2016, in 2017 household disposable income increased by 11.8 %, reaching 489 euros per household member monthly.
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 2017 and in comparison with the previous years.
Just like in other European countries, demographic structure of Latvia population reflects sharp ageing thereof. Over the last years, the share of people that soon will or have recently reached the retirement age (i.e., those aged 55–64) in the total population of the country is growing.
The brochure contains tables and graphs depicting information on the social and economic situation in Latvia. The data are based on the provisional statistical information and covers the year 2017 in comparison with the previous years.
The collection of statistics provides information on the results of the survey European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) conducted in 2017.
The informative leaflet contains material deprivation indicators obtained from the annual survey European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC 2017). rial deprivation.
43.6 % of Latvian households make ends meet with difficulty
In 2017 the share of households admitting that pay for usual necessary expenses with difficulty or great difficulty constituted 43.6 %, which is 1.5 percentage points more than in 2016.
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 2016 compared to previous years.