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Wednesday, 26.04.2017, 22:36
Lithuania has the highest proportion of residents between the ages of 30 to 34 with completed higher education in the EU - 58.7%, according to Eurostat.
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According to data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), compared to February, in March 2017 the average level of producer prices in Latvian industry grew by 0.1%. The prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 0.1 %, whereas the prices of exported products increased by 0.3 %. The prices of products exported to euro area countries grew by 0.2% and of products exported to non-euro area countries – by 0.4%.
The data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2016, the total price index of agricultural output * fell by 0.9%, which was mainly due to the 1.5% decline in prices of crop products. The price index of livestock products reduced slightly – by 0.4%.
In 2016 the smallest government sector debt in the euro area was recorded in Estonia, where it totaled 9.5% of GDP, Eurostat reports.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in March 2017 industrial production totalled EUR 1.69 bln at current prices and, compared to February, based on provisional data, decreased by 3.1% at constant prices (seasonally and calendar unadjusted – grew by 4.7%).
2016, the general government budget surplus accounted for EUR 3.4 mln or 0.01% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), whereas the general government consolidated gross debt amounted to EUR 10 038.3 mln or 40.1 % of the GDP, according to the results of the April 2017 Notification on General Government Budget Deficit and Debt1 compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), which has been drawn up in line with the methodology of the European System of Accounts (ESA 2010).
According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.0% compared to February and by 3.1% compared to March 2016.