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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 07.12.2016, 10:39

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Social protection expenditure in Latvia increased by 5.9 %

Social protection expenditure in Latvia increased by 5.9 %

24.11.2016

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2015 social protection expenditure in Latvia accounted for 3 619.7 million euros and, compared to 2014, it has grown by 201 million euros or 5.9%. Expenditure on support for families and children increased by 24.1%, expenditure on support for disabled persons by 7.8%, and social expenditure on sickness and heath care by 7.5%.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Labour-market, Latvia, Pensioners, Quality of life, Statistics



Citizenship by birth in Latvia: comparative review

Citizenship by birth in Latvia: comparative review

21.11.2016

The place where we were born can have a crucial meaning in our lives. The obligation to defend the country, to pay taxes, abide the certain laws – these all are obligations which people do not choose, they have them by birth.

Three fourths of Estonians ready to work outside Tallinn - survey

Three fourths of Estonians ready to work outside Tallinn - survey

07.07.2016

Slightly more than 75 percent of Estonians are ready to work outside the capital Tallinn provided they find a job with an equal position and pay, it appears from a survey taken by the recruitment services company CV Keskus, cites LETA/BNS.


Proportion of applications for asylum approved in Latvia the lowest in the EU

Proportion of applications for asylum approved in Latvia the lowest in the EU

02.10.2015

Only 8.3 % of migrants' applications for asylum in Latvia are approved, and Latvia is ranked last in the European Union in this respect, according to data for the first six months of the year collated by Pew Research Center, writes LETA.

Salaries of Lithuanian cultural, art workers to grow from July

Salaries of Lithuanian cultural, art workers to grow from July

26.06.2015

Lithuanian Government during its sitting on Friday agreed to raise salaries of cultural and art workers by EUR 46 as of 1 July, 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.


25.06.2015

Latvia is "stable" country, according to research by Fund for Peace

On the annual Fragile States Index, compiled by the U.S. magazine "Foreign Policy" and research organization Fund for Peace, Latvia is ranked as stable, reported LETA.

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