Latvia Unemployment Rate 2002-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Latvia decreased to 9.80 percent in the second quarter of 2015 from 10.20 percent in the first quarter of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Latvia averaged 11.75 percent from 2002 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 20.70 percent in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of 5.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2007. Unemployment Rate in Latvia is reported by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia.

Latvia Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.80 10.20 20.70 5.40 2002 - 2015 percent Quarterly
In Latvia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides the latest reported value for - Latvia Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Latvia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-08-14 11:00 AM Q2 2013 11.4% 12.8% 12%
2013-11-14 11:00 AM Q3 2013 11.8% 11.4% 10.1%
2015-08-12 11:00 AM Q2 9.8% 10.2%
2015-11-11 11:00 AM Q3 9.8% 8.8%
2016-02-19 11:00 AM Q4 8.8%

Latvia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.80 10.20 20.70 5.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 898.00 884.00 1404.00 830.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 80671.00 80688.00 194253.00 36690.00 [+]
Job Vacancies 3937.00 3303.00 15204.00 1643.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.50 4.70 10.10 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 15.80 15.80 39.30 8.60 percent [+]
Wages 606.00 594.00 606.00 113.00 EUR/Month [+]
Labour Costs 118.42 116.78 130.36 55.08 Index Points [+]
Population 1.99 2.02 2.68 1.99 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.50 62.00 62.50 59.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.50 62.00 62.50 62.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 360.00 320.00 360.00 75.18 EUR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]