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In 2020, 64.2 % of the population in Latvia were employed
In 2020, 893.0 thousand or 64.2 % of the population aged 15 to 74 were employed in Latvia.
In 2020, the number of unemployed increased by 28.4 %
In 2020, 78.7 thousand people aged 15 to 74 were unemployed.
In January actual unemployment rate constituted 8.8 % and registered – 8.0 %
In January 2021 actual unemployment rate comprised 8.8 %, which is 0.6 percentage points more than in December.
Actual unemployment rate has increased by 0.4 percentage points
In December 2020 actual unemployment rate comprised 8.3 %, which is 0.4 percentage points more than in November.
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 2019, compared to previous years.
In November actual unemployment rate constituted 7.9 % and registered – 7.4 %
Thatin November 2020 actual unemployment rate comprised 7.9 %, which is 0.2 percentage points more than in October.
This statistical data collection presents information submitted by commercial companies, budgetary institutions, foundations, associations and funds on breakdown of the number of employees and wages by different socioeconomically parameters – age, sex, occupation, education, type of labour contract etc.
In October actual unemployment rate constituted 7.7 % and registered – 7.4 %
In October 2020 actual unemployment rate comprised 7.7 %, which is 0.3 percentage points less than in September.
In the 3rd quarter, 64.3 % of the population of Latvia were employed
Results of the Labour Force Survey show that 892.8 thousand people or 64.3 % of the population of Latvia aged 15–74 were employed in the 3rd quarter of 2020.