Quality of life

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 21.09.2020, 21:54

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Estonian residents' life expectancy has grown

Estonian residents' life expectancy has grown

27.08.2020

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, life expectancy at birth was 74.4 years for males and 82.8 years for females. Life expectancy has increased for both sexes, slightly more for males. Men are expected to live disability-free for 54.1 and women for 57.6 years.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Demography, Estonia, Quality of life, Society



More and more people do not see any special advantages of living in Riga - survey

More and more people do not see any special advantages of living in Riga - survey

29.06.2020

More and more people do not see any special advantages for life in Riga, according to a survey conducted by the research agency SKDS writes LETA.

Happiness measurements for reaching sustainable goals

Happiness measurements for reaching sustainable goals

15.03.2020

As a universal goal, the relevance of happiness is recognized in many countries as a vital means for reaching citizens’ well-being. Importance of this recognition in public policy requires an active state’s objectives and priorities towards more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development.


Latvians' opinion about overall situation in the country keeps worsening - survey

Latvians' opinion about overall situation in the country keeps worsening - survey

17.02.2020

In January this year residents’ opinion about the overall situation in Latvia continued to worsen, according to the latest Latvian Barometer survey conducted by SKDS research agency referred LETA.

Swedbank: Middle class makes up 9% of Latvia's population

Swedbank: Middle class makes up 9% of Latvia's population

12.02.2020

Middle class makes up 9% of Latvia's population, according to a study carried out by Swedbank and SKDS research center.


20.01.2020

Eurostat: Almost 7% of households are unable to pay utility bills on time

Improving the living conditions of its people and fighting poverty and social exclusion is a central part of European Union policies. Nevertheless, there are still households in the EU that have difficulties in making ends meet. In 2018, almost 7% of households had been unable to pay utility bills (heating, electricity, gas, water, etc.) on time, due to financial difficulties. However, this share has fallen steadily in the EU as a whole, from over 10% of households in 2013, informed Eurostat.

16.01.2020

Latvia: Decline in population at risk of poverty

Data of the survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) in 2019 show that 434 thousand persons or 22.9% of the population of Latvia were at risk of poverty1 in 2018 – 0.4 percentage points less than in 2017. Disposable income2 of this share of population was below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold.

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