Latvia Unemployment Rate 2002-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Latvia decreased to 10.70 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 11.90 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Latvia averaged 11.86 Percent from 2002 until 2014, 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.

   
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Latvia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.70 11.90 20.70 5.40 2002 - 2014 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 - Latvia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Latvia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, November 24, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-05-15 11:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q1 2013
12.8% 13.8%
2013-08-14 11:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q2 2013
11.4% 12.8% 12%
2013-11-14 11:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q3 2013
11.8% 11.4% 10.1%


Latvia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.70 11.90 20.70 5.40 percent [+]
Employed Persons 889.00 882.00 1404.00 858.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 79183.00 79104.00 194253.00 36690.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 3802.00 4008.00 15204.00 1643.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.30 5.20 10.10 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.60 21.80 39.10 8.80 percent [+]
Wages 562.00 552.00 562.00 79.57 LVL [+]
Labour Costs 172.20 155.40 191.30 71.60 Index Points [+]
Population 2.02 2.04 2.68 2.02 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 62.00 62.00 62.00 59.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 62.00 62.00 62.00 62.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 320.00 320.00 320.00 75.20 EUR [+]