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

Unemployment Rate in Latvia increased to 11.90 percent in the first quarter of 2014 from 11.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Latvia averaged 11.88 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
11.90 11.30 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 Thursday, August 21, 2014.

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


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.90 11.30 20.70 5.40 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 889.00 882.00 1404.00 858.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 83163.00 85296.00 194253.00 36690.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4021.00 3657.00 15204.00 1643.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 10.10 1.20 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 19.70 19.70 39.10 8.80 Percent [+]
Wages 555.00 531.00 558.00 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 284.70 286.70 287.10 75.20 EUR [+]





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