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In 2018, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 7.4%

In 2018, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 7.4%

22.02.2019.

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 72.8 thousand people were unemployed in 2018. Compared to 2017, number of unemployed persons dropped by 12.6 thousand or 14.8 %. Last year, Latvian unemployment rate constituted 7.4 %, which is 1.3 percentage points lower than in 2017. Unemployment rate among females still was lower than among males – 6.4% and 8.4%, respectively.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Employment, Latvia, Statistics


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Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

06.03.2017.

Managing urban areas has been always one of the most important development challenges for city planners. During last decades, cities have been developed in a strictly “human & sustainable” way: everything for city’s dwellers! However, nowadays it’s easy to evaluate the “optimal city” –its development has to be in line with the sustainability concept adopted by the UN and in effect from January 2016.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Investments, Latvia, Real Estate, Round Table


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