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Number of occupied posts went up by 9.3 thousand in Latvia in H1

Number of occupied posts went up by 9.3 thousand in Latvia in H1

19.09.2017

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that at the end of the first half of 2017 in Latvia there were 903.2 thousand occupied posts, and, compared to the end of the first half of 2016, the number has grown by 9.3 thousand or 1.0%. Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016, the number of occupied posts in private sector rose by 7.1 thousand or 1.2%, reaching 612.2 thousand in the 2nd quarter of 2017. The number of occupied posts in public sector grew by 2.3 thousand or 0.8% over the year, accounting for 291.0 thousand.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Employment, Labour-market, Latvia, Markets and Companies



Estonian government has agreed on moving 700 jobs out of Tallinn

Estonian government has agreed on moving 700 jobs out of Tallinn

14.09.2017

The Estonian government already has clarity over the relocation of about 700 jobs from Tallinn, Minister of Public Administration Jaak Aab said on September 12th after a discussion held in the Cabinet on a plan to move altogether about 1,000 jobs out of the capital by 2019, informs LETA/BNS.

The employment rate in Lithuania increased, in Latvia and Estonia decreased in Q2

The employment rate in Lithuania increased, in Latvia and Estonia decreased in Q2

14.09.2017

The employment rate in Lithuania went up in the second quarter of 2017 from the earlier quarter, however, declined in Latvia and Estonia, Eurostat said on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.


Estonia's youth employment rate hits 15-year high in Q3

Estonia's youth employment rate hits 15-year high in Q3

12.09.2017

In the third quarter of 2016 as much as 41% of Estonian residents of ages 15-24 were employed, which is the highest such ratio in the past 15 years, Statistics Estonia said on September 12th, cites LETA/BNS.

Unemployment in Latvia decreased to 6.9% in August

Unemployment in Latvia decreased to 6.9% in August

12.09.2017

In late August 2017, registered unemployment in Latvia reached 6.9%, declining 0.2 percentage points from a month before, LETA learned from the State Employment Agency.


11.09.2017

In Q2, labour costs per hour increased by 10.4% in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that in II quarter 2017, against the same quarter of 2016, labour costs per hour worked in industrial, construction and service enterprises (individual enterprises included), calendar adjusted, increased by 10.4%, of which in business enterprises – 10.6%.

08.09.2017

In Q2, the number of job vacancies was 12,000 in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, there were nearly 12,000 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017. This is the highest number of job vacancies in the past nine years.

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