Key indicator

Employment rate raises

909.4 thousand or 64.5 % of Latvia population aged 15–74 were employed in 2018. Compared to 2017, employment rate grew by 1.6 percentage points and number of employed persons by 14.6 thousand.

The most notable rise in the number of employed persons was recorded in construction, wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, as well as administrative and support service activities.