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Number of students dropped by 35% over the decade in Latvia

Number of students dropped by 35% over the decade in Latvia

23.01.2018

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that the number of students accounted for 81.6 thousand in the academic year 2017/2018, indicating a decline of 1.6% over the year. During the past decade, due to the population decline, the number of students has reduced by 43.8 thousand or 35%.

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Migration and the Lithuanian economy

Migration and the Lithuanian economy

18.01.2018

During the last two decades, Lithuania has experienced a very high rate of population mobility, which peaked during the early years of EU membership (2004–2006) and once again during the recent economic and financial crisis (2009–2011). Lithuanian workers took advantage of economic opportunities abroad and made the most of free movement within the EU and EEA.

Meeting between Estonian PM, German businesses in Hamburg raises issue of workforce

Meeting between Estonian PM, German businesses in Hamburg raises issue of workforce

17.01.2018

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas at a meeting with heads of businesses operating in Estonia based on German capital in Hamburg on Tuesday said that the Cabinet will soon discuss issues concerning foreign workforce, reports LETA/BNS.


100,000 people with higher education have left Latvia this century

100,000 people with higher education have left Latvia this century

16.01.2018

Latvia has lost around 100,000 of its residents with higher education to emigration between 2000 and 2016, University of Latvia professor Mihails Hazans said in an interview with LNT commercial TV channel today, cites LETA.

Latvian unemployment rises to 6.8% in December

Latvian unemployment rises to 6.8% in December

11.01.2018

The registered unemployment rate in Latvia rose by 0.1 percentage points from November to 6.8% in December 2017, the State Employment Agency informed LETA.


10.01.2018

The EU’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3% in November

With 8.1% of its working-age population out of work in November of last year, Latvia recorded the eighth highest unemployment rate in the European Union, writes LETA, according to the latest data released by Eurostat.

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