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Wednesday, 30.07.2014, 01:55
Analysis of the Household Budget Survey data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) shows that in 2013 household consumption expenditure per household member was EUR 301, which is EUR 19 more than in 2012.
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The State Social Insurance Fund Board (SoDra) announced the figures of insured income in Lithuania. The report has revealed that essentially there is no middle class in Lithuania, reports LETA/LETA, referring to Lithuania.
Among the three Baltic States, Latvia has the lowest number of payment cards per resident, reports LETA, referring to data provided by Association of Latvian Commercial Banks.
The latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that due to international long-term migration (1) the number of Latvian population in 2013 dropped by 14.3 thousand persons or 0.7%, which is by 2.4 thousand more than in 2012, when the number of population due to international long-term migration decreased by 11.9 thousand or by 0.6%.
On July 15 in New York City, Deputy Permanent Representative at the Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations Inese Freimane-Deksne briefed UN member nations and representatives of NGOs on Latvia’s priorities, reported BC Latvia MFA.
"Lucavsala eco community" together with alliance "Free Riga" plans to petition against Riga City Council's decision to sell Lucavsala, urging public discussions on further development of the property, meanwhile, the Environmental Protection Club is preparing a complaint to an ombudsman, claiming that Riga City Council's deputies are denying residents freedom of speech.
According to the data of the population facts department of the Estonian Ministry of Internal Affairs, 1,224 births and 1,201 deaths were registered in June 2014 in Estonia, informs LETA.