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Thursday, 24.09.2020, 05:28
Latvia is again ranked fourth among the European frontrunners in eGovernment, according to the European Commission's annual eGovernment Benchmark. Estonia is even second, writes LETA.
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Seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2019, in the 2nd quarter of 2020 hourly labour costs increased by 6.2% or 60 cents, reaching EUR 10.27. Seasonally adjusted data comprised 4.0%.
According to Statistics Estonia, 56.5% of the population aged 16–74 used e-commerce in the last three months. Compared to last year, the overall popularity of e-commerce has remained the same, but the amounts spent on purchasing goods and services have increased. The results of the enterprise survey showed that more than half of the companies using the internet use paid cloud services.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in the eight months of this year 7 406 marriages were registered in Latvia, which is 1 665 marriage or 18% less than in the respective period of 2019.
Accordingly data of the Central Statistical Bureau, in July 2020 the number of foreign and resident visitors comprised 298.9 thousand, which is 25.3% less than in July 2019. As compared to July of the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors has reduced by 30.5% and comprised 545 thousand nights.
Lithuania's registered unemployment rate stood at 13.7% on September 1, the country's Employment Service said on Friday, writes LETA/BNS.