Talents, Labour Market and Quality of Work Latvia

Latvia-wide statistics:


Unemployment rate: 7.1 % (2019)
Unemployment number: 72,800 (2018)
Job vacancies numbers: 24,181 (2018)
Self-employment number: 104,700 (2018)
Average income level (gross employee salary/wage) ICT/creative Industries: 2208 € (2017)
Labour cost: average % to invest on top of gross salary per employee 132 € (2016)
Gender gap pay: 15.7 % (2017)
Share of total public expenditure for labour market policy of GDP: 0.38 % (2018)
R&D expenditure public: 0.51 % (2017)
Young people (aged 16-20) neither in employment nor in education/training: 11.2 % (2017)
Tertiary education organisations: 54 (2018/19)
Total university students (tertiary education): 57.653 (2018)
Share of foreign students (tertiary education): 9797 (2018)
Government expediture on education: 4.7 % of GDP (2016)
Technological universities: 1
Graduates in tertiary education, in science, math., computing, engineering, manufacturing, construction, by sex – per 1000 of population aged 20-29: 12.7 (2017)
Share of secondary education level students learning English language: 98.3% (2017)
Average of granted citizenships per year: 0.9 (2017)
Working hours (average per week): 38.4 (2016)

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Status: 2020

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