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In the 1st quarter decrease of 1.3 % recorded in freight transport by road
Compared to the 1st quarter of 2019, in the 1st quarter of 2020 freight transport by road reduced by 1.3 %.
In March, significant drop in the number of passengers carried by ferries and public transport
In March 2020, compared to March 2019, 52.2 % less passengers arrived at and departed from ports by ferries. In January, passenger turnover by ferry at ports comprised 64.3 thousand, in February – 62.4 thousand, but in March – 34 thousand passengers.
In the 1st quarter, freight transport at ports and by rail reduced significantly
Compared to the 1st quarter of 2019, in the 1st quarter of 2020 volume of freights by rail has dropped by 48.7 %, but freight turnover at ports – by 29.3 %.
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 2019 in comparison with the previous years.
In March passenger turnover at airport has reduced by more than a half
Passenger turnover at Riga International Airport in March of this year has dropped by 55.7 %, as compared to March 2019. Also the volume of cargo and post loaded and unloaded has decreased by 33 %.
Compared to 2018, in 2019 decrease recorded in freight transport
118 million tons of the freight was carried in transport by land and pipeline in 2019, which is a drop of 10.7 million tons (8.3 %) compared to 2018, when freight transport volume was the largest in the last five years. In 2019, freights transported to and from Latvian ports accounted for 62.4 million tonnes, which is 5.7 % less than in 2018, when freight transport volume also at ports was one of the largest in the last five years.
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 2018, compared to previous years.