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Sunday, 17.02.2019, 22:37
Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 2.81 million visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in 2017, which is 9.0 % more than during 2017. Compared to the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors increased by 8.4%, reaching 5.37 million. The average length of stay comprised 2 nights.
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In December 2018 compared with November 2018, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.9% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.5% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November 2018, industrial production fell by 1.7% in the euro area and by 1.2% in the EU28.
In January 2019 the number of dairy herds in Latvia had dropped by 10.4 percent from January 2018, according to information released by the Agricultural Data Center writes LETA.
In the European Union (EU) in 2017, 1.8% of children aged below 16 had medical needs that were not treated. This share was slightly higher for children living in households with one adult (2.2%) compared to those sharing households with two or more adults (1.8%), informed Eurostat.
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, the labour force participation rate was 71.9%, the employment rate was 68.1% and the unemployment rate was 5.4%. The number of long‑term unemployed was the lowest of the last 20 years.
n IV quarter 2018, the unemployment rate stood at 6%. The male unemployment rate stood at 6.4, female – 5.5%. In IV quarter 2018, the youth (persons aged 15–24) unemployment rate stood at 11.1%; and over a quarter, it increased by 1.2 percentage points.
Government revenues from environmental taxes amounted to 369 bn EUR in 2017 in the European Union (EU), compared with 264 bn EUR in 2002. Over the same period, the share of environmental taxes in total government revenues from taxes and social contributions1 decreased from 6.8% in 2002 to 6.1% in 2017.