Employment in Latvia decreased by 0.6 percent from the previous period in the fourth quarter of 2018. Employment Change in Latvia averaged -0.02 percent from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3.50 percent in the first quarter of 1997 and a record low of -6.70 percent in the third quarter of 2009.

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Latvia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.90 7.00 21.30 5.30 percent [+]
Employed Persons 909.80 920.10 1404.00 830.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 61244.00 62477.00 194253.00 36690.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.00 3.00 10.10 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.30 13.20 40.70 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 114.48 113.71 169.58 43.69 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 21048.00 22257.00 24078.00 1643.00 [+]
Wages 794.00 759.00 794.00 113.00 EUR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 430.00 430.00 430.00 75.18 EUR/Month [+]
Population 1.93 1.95 2.67 1.93 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 63.25 63.00 63.25 59.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.25 63.00 63.25 62.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 70.20 69.70 70.20 59.90 percent [+]
Part Time Employment 67.00 64.30 116.00 48.80 Thousand [+]
Productivity 136.70 133.50 136.70 44.30 Index Points [+]
Employment Change -0.60 0.70 3.50 -6.70 percent [+]
Employment Rate 65.30 64.40 65.30 50.80 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 802.50 818.60 984.30 720.30 Thousand [+]


Latvia Employment Change

In Latvia, employment change refers to the quarterly change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment. This page provides - Latvia Employment Change- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Latvia Employment Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 0.70 3.50 -6.70 1995 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 28393.00 Apr/19
Canada 106.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 0.30 Mar/19
France 0.10 Sep/18
Germany 0.30 Sep/18
Italy -0.30 Sep/18
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 14.70 Mar/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.50 Sep/18
United Kingdom 99.00 Feb/19


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