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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 23.07.2014, 04:54

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In 2013, household consumption expenditure in Latvia has grown by 6.7%

In 2013, household consumption expenditure in Latvia has grown by 6.7%

18.07.2014

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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There is no middle class in Lithuania

There is no middle class in Lithuania

18.07.2014

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.

Number of payment cards per resident in Latvia lowest in the Baltics

Number of payment cards per resident in Latvia lowest in the Baltics

18.07.2014

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.


22.6 thousand Latvian residents chose to emigrate in 2013

22.6 thousand Latvian residents chose to emigrate in 2013

17.07.2014

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%.

Latvia presents its human rights council priorities

Latvia presents its human rights council priorities

17.07.2014

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.

17.07.2014

Riga residents petition against selling of Lucavsala

"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.

16.07.2014

Estonia's death rate slightly lower than birth rate in June

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.

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