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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 17.09.2019, 01:49

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Latvia: Income to live a ''normal life'' has reached EUR 1,466

Latvia: Income to live a ''normal life'' has reached EUR 1,466

09.09.2019

According to a SKDS survey, the income which residents believe is needed to live a ''normal life'' has reached EUR 1,466 per month, reported LETA.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Financial Services, Latvia, Quality of life, Society



Estonia: Living longer, but health is worse

Estonia: Living longer, but health is worse

04.09.2019

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, life expectancy at birth was 73.9 years for males and 82.4 years for females. Life expectancy has increased for both sexes, slightly more for males. Men are expected to live disability-free for 52.8 and women for 55.6 years. Just a year ago, disability-free life expectancy for males was two years longer and for females over three years longer.

Baltic International Bank Supports the Opening of Day Childcare Centre St. Theresa’s Home

Baltic International Bank Supports the Opening of Day Childcare Centre St. Theresa’s Home

04.09.2019

On 23 August 2019, a service of consecration was held to sanctify St. Theresa’s Home, the day childcare centre in Riga. A charitable foundation Caritas Latvija implemented the project by channelling ESF money into the project and with support from Baltic International Bank.


Construction of small mosque planned in Vilnius

Construction of small mosque planned in Vilnius

21.08.2019

There are plans to build a small mosque for 7–8 mln euros in Vilnius over the next few years, according to the 15min.lt news website article writes LETA/BNS.

Assault death rate in the EU highest in the Baltic States

Assault death rate in the EU highest in the Baltic States

14.08.2019

With 4.6 assault-related deaths per 100 000 inhabitants, Latvia registered the highest rate among the EU Member States in 2016. Two other Baltic Member States, Lithuania (3.6 deaths due to assault per 100 000 inhabitants) and Estonia (2.7) also recorded relatively high rates of death due to assault, informed Eurosta.


09.08.2019

Latvia and Lithuania leaders among EU countries for drowned residents

In 2016 there were 5 537 deaths of European Union (EU) residents caused by accidental drowning and submersion. The figure has been falling each year since a peak of 6 090 deaths in 2013 and corresponds to an EU average of 1.1 deaths per 100 000 residents, informed Eurostat.

07.08.2019

Jewish Community of Lithuania closes Vilnius Synagogue, headquarters due to threats

The Jewish Community of Lithuania has said on Tuesday it is closing Vilnius Synagogue and its headquarters for an indeterminate period due to threats and is also asking for additional protection of Suderve Jewish Cemetery in Vilnius against acts of vandalism, informed LETA/BNS.

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