Search in theme
In August accommodation establishments visited by twice as many visitors from Estonia and Lithuania
In August 2020 the number of foreign and resident visitors comprised 300.2 thousand, which is 22.7 % less than in August 2019.
In July number of visitors from Lithuania, Estonia and Finland increased significantly
In July 2020 the number of foreign and resident visitors comprised 298.9 thousand, which is 25.3 % less than in July 2019.
Under the impact of Covid-19, passenger traffic in the first half has reduced significantly
In the 1st half of 2020, compared to the 1st half of 2019, passenger traffic by all modes of transport has reduced.
In June Estonians visited Latvia more than a year ago
After the travel restrictions from neighbouring countries Estonia and Lithuania were lifted, rapid inflow of tourists was observed in June. The number of visitors from Estonia, as compared to June of the previous year, increased by 5.6 %, but the number of nights spent by them – by 17.6 %.
The collection of statistics includes information drawn from the survey of persons crossing the state border and the travellers survey that were carried out in 2019. It also includes statistics on activities of hotels and similar accommodation establishments, as well as travel agencies and rural tourism accommodation establishments. The indicators are compared with the previous years.
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 May, compared to April, the number of visitors in accommodation establishments in Latvia has doubled
In May 2020 the number of foreign and resident visitors comprised 30 thousand, which is 88.5 % less than in May 2019, but, compared to April of this year, it has increased more than 2 times.
In 2019, Latvian residents went on 10.4 million domestic trips
In 2019 Latvian residents went on 10.4 million trips in Latvia, which is 4.9 % less than a year ago, and spent EUR 363.2 million, 8.8 % more than a year ago.