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Wednesday, 27.05.2015, 16:48
According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) at the beginning of 2015, the number of population of Latvia accounted for 1 mln 986.1 thsd people, which is 15.4 thsd less than a year before. In 2014, the number of population witnessed a slower decrease (decrease of 0.77%) as compared to 2013 (1.10%).
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According to Statistics Estonia, there were 2.6 million cinema visits in 2014, which is an all-time record since the restoration of independence. In the last nine years, cinema attendance has increased each year.
The European Commission today adopted the first set of concrete measures to implement the European Agenda on Migration, informs LETA.
Although more than half of Lithuania's residents believe their knowledge of personal finance planning is "good" and a third thinks that it is at least "mediocre", as many as 45% of those surveyed would have difficulties to pay for unexpected expenses seeking up to EUR 300, informs LETA/ELTA.
Compulsory refugee quotas are against solidarity of states, this according to former European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", cites LETA.
The real purchasing power of Estonian households will increase significantly in 2015, said senior analyst at Swedbank Liis Elmik, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
According to Statistics Estonia, 4,637 persons emigrated from Estonia and 3,904 persons immigrated to Estonia in 2014. The volume of emigration was 30% smaller than in the previous three years.