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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 19.11.2018, 20:02

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Latvian employment rate constituted 65.3% in 3Q 201

Latvian employment rate constituted 65.3% in 3Q 201

15.11.2018

Results of the Labour Force Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 920.1 thousand people or 65.3% of Latvia population aged 15–74 (incl.) were employed in the 3rd quarter of 2018. Over the year, employment rate grew by 1.7 percentage points and number of employed persons by 17.2 thousand. Compared to the previous quarter, employment rate grew by 0.9 percentage points and number of employed persons by 10.5 thousand.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Baltic, Employment, Latvia, Statistics, Wages



Estonia to set 2019 immigration quota at 1,315

Estonia to set 2019 immigration quota at 1,315

13.11.2018

The Estonian Interior Ministry is about to make a proposal to the government to endorse 1,315 people, 0.1% of the country's permanent population, as the immigration quota for 2019, informs LETA/BNS.

Estonia's registered unemployment at 4.6% in October 2018

Estonia's registered unemployment at 4.6% in October 2018

12.11.2018

The number of registered unemployed in Estonia was 29,759 at the end of October 2018, making up 4.6% of the total number of workforce from age 16 to retirement age, informs LETA/BNS.


Latvian unemployment unchanged at 6.1% in late October 2018

Latvian unemployment unchanged at 6.1% in late October 2018

12.11.2018

At the end of October 2018, the unemployment rate in Latvia remained unchanged from a month before, at 6.1 %, informs LETA.

Latvian employers will have no right to demand employees speak foreign languages unless that is necessary in their job

Latvian employers will have no right to demand employees speak foreign languages unless that is necessary in their job

01.11.2018

Latvia’s Saeima today approved amendments to the Labor Law in the final reading, which stipulate that employers have no right to demand their employees to speak foreign languages unless such language skills are necessary in their jobs, informs LETA.


01.11.2018

Estonian labor market needs increasingly more people with specific skills – report

The Estonian labor market has an increasing need for people with specific skills and knowledge and companies are also moving to regions with a strong talent base, it appears from the Labor Market 2035 report of the Foresight Center, cities LETA/BNS.

31.10.2018

Euro area unemployment at 8.1% in September 2018; EU28 at 6.7%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.1% in September 2018, stable compared with August 2018 and down from 8.9% in September 2017. This remains the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since November 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.7% in September 2018, stable compared with August 2018 and down from 7.5% in September 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU28 since the start of the EU monthly unemployment series in January 2000. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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