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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 16.01.2019, 16:43

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Care facilities for elderly people in Latvia in the context of future globalisation, demography, migration and human resources

Care facilities for elderly people in Latvia in the context of future globalisation, demography, migration and human resources

16.01.2019

In this studyproblems, risks and challenges are pointed out facing long-term social care in relation to demographic and migration trends, with an additional focus on long-term social care services for elderly people. The author has carried out analysis of statistical data, national planning documents, reports and reviews. Domestic and foreign researches in fields related to the specific nature of the study are analysed, as well as conclusions on potential gaps and proposals to address them are made.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Demography, Direct Speech, Economic History, Education and Science, Latvia



EUR 1.5 bn invested in Latvian economy in return for residence permits in 8 years

EUR 1.5 bn invested in Latvian economy in return for residence permits in 8 years

16.01.2019

From July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2018, nonresidents invested EUR 1.473 billion in the Latvian economy in exchange for temporary residence permits, according to a report on the implementation of the Immigration Law which was presented to the government, informed LETA.

Registered unemployment level in Latvia will be at around 5.9% this year - Welfare Ministry

Registered unemployment level in Latvia will be at around 5.9% this year - Welfare Ministry

16.01.2019

The average registered unemployment level in 2019 is expected to be at around 5.9%, according to the Welfare Ministry writes LETA.


1 in 7 pensioners at risk of poverty in the EU

1 in 7 pensioners at risk of poverty in the EU

15.01.2019

In 2017 the proportion of pensioners at risk of poverty in the European Union (EU) was estimated to be 14.2 %, slightly above the figure of 13.8 % in 2016. The rate has been rising gradually since 2013, when it was 12.6 %., informed Eurostat.

Wizz Air makes another round of cancellations of flights from Vilnius

Wizz Air makes another round of cancellations of flights from Vilnius

14.01.2019

In Autumn 2018 airline announced reduce based aircraft in Vilnius Airport from 4 to 3. Wizz Air said its temporary, and aircraft will come back in Summer 2019. Well, it's not true.


14.01.2019

Latvian households spend 10% of income on culture and entertainment

Latvian households on average in 2017 spent 9.9 percent of their income on culture and entertainment.This is 1.4 percentage points more than in Lithuania, and 1.7 percentage points more than in Estonia. according to Eurostat.

14.01.2019

Fuel prices fall in Baltic capitals

Fuel prices this week have dropped in all three Baltic capitals, LETA has found out.

14.01.2019

Growth in Tallinna Sadam passenger numbers driven by cruise tourists

The number of passengers served by the state-owned Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam hit a record 10.6 mln last year, driven mainly by higher cruise passenger numbers, the port company said.

14.01.2019

Bank of Latvia purchases securities worth EUR 7.423 bn under ECB's Public Sector Purchase Program

Under the European Central Bank's Public Sector Purchase Program (PSPP), the Bank of Latvia has purchased securities issued by the Latvian government and international organizations located in the euro area totaling EUR 7.423 bn by the end of 2018, Latvia's central bank announced today.

11.01.2019

During the year, the average level of consumer prices in Lartvia increased by 2.6%

The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in December 2018, compared to December 2017, the average level of consumer prices* rose by 2.6%. Prices of goods increased by 2.3% and prices of services by 3.1%.

11.01.2019

Unemployment level at 6.4% at end-2018

The registered unemployment level at the end of December was 6.4% of the economically active population, which was by 0.2 percentage points more than the previous month but 0.4 percentage points less when compared to the end of 2017, LETA was told at the State Employment Agency.

11.01.2019

Lithuania posts best migration figures since EU membership

Lithuania lost almost 3,300 people due to emigration last year, the latest figures from the country's statistics office, Statistics Lithuania, showed on Friday.

10.01.2019

PWC Predictions for 2019: Coming off the boil

The global economy as a whole is expected to slow in 2019 as G7 countries return to long-run average growth rates, according to new projections from PwC in its latest Global Economy Watch.

10.01.2019

R&D expenditure in the EU increased slightly to 2.07% of GDP in 2017

In 2017, the Member States of the European Union (EU) spent all together almost €320 billion on Research & Development (R&D). The R&D intensity, i.e. R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP, stood at 2.07% in 2017, compared with 2.04% in 2016. Ten years earlier (2007), R&D intensity was 1.77%., informed Eurostat.

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