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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Latvia

Latvia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 6.9 % 3Q/22
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.7 % Dec/22
Employed Persons 900 Thousand Person | 0.9 Million Person 3Q/22
Employment Change  0.4 % 3Q/22
Employment Rate  64.6 % 3Q/22
Full Time Employment 795 Thousand Person 3Q/22
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.9 % 3Q/22
Part Time Employment 54.1 Thousand Persons 3Q/22
Unemployed Persons 53536 Persons | 0.054 Million Persons Dec/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Latvia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Latvia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Latvia increased to 6.9 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 21.3 % and minimum was 5.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistical Bureau.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
6.9 3Q/22 16.11.2022
6.6 2Q/22 16.08.2022
7.3 1Q/22 25.05.2022
6.6 4Q/21 24.02.2022
7.2 3Q/21 18.01.2022
7.9 2Q/21 17.08.2021
8.1 1Q/21 25.05.2021
7.9 4Q/20 24.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Raimonds Vējonis 08.07.2015 - 9.4000 8.2000 9.4000 8.1000 -12.77%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Latvia - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Latvia?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Latvia decreased to 18.7 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 40.9 % and minimum was 7.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
18.7 Dec/22 03.02.2023
19.4 Nov/22 09.01.2023
19.2 Oct/22 03.12.2022
17 Sep/22 05.11.2022
15.6 Aug/22 01.10.2022
14.5 Jul/22 03.09.2022
10.3 Jun/22 06.08.2022
10.4 May/22 02.07.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Raimonds Vējonis 08.07.2015 - 13.2000 11.8000 17.9000 10.3000 -10.61%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Latvia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Latvia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Latvia increased to 900 Thousand Person (0.9 Million Person) in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 1404 Thousand Person and minimum was 830 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistical Bureau.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
900 3Q/22 19.11.2022
885 2Q/22 25.08.2022
869 1Q/22 25.05.2022
864 4Q/21 24.02.2022
877 3Q/21 18.01.2022
862 2Q/21 17.08.2021
853 1Q/21 25.05.2021
886 4Q/20 27.02.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     Latvia - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in Latvia?

  • Employment Change in Latvia increased by 0.4 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum change was 3.4 % and minimum was -6.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.4 3Q/22 08.12.2022
0.5 2Q/22 01.11.2022
2.1 1Q/22 30.08.2022
-0.3 4Q/21 26.05.2022
-2 3Q/21 18.02.2022
5.7 2Q/21 22.10.2021
-3.9 1Q/21 21.06.2021
-0.5 4Q/20 24.05.2021


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Employment Rate  (%)

Employment Rate 
                     Latvia - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Rate in Latvia?

  • Employment Rate in Latvia increased to 64.6 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 65.6 % and minimum was 50.8 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Statistical Bureau.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
64.6 3Q/22 02.02.2023
64 2Q/22 30.08.2022
62.7 4Q/21 24.02.2022
63.5 3Q/21 22.02.2022
61.6 1Q/21 25.05.2021
63.8 4Q/20 03.03.2021
64.1 2Q/20 17.08.2020
64.7 1Q/20 22.05.2020


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Rate  in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Full Time Employment (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment
                     Latvia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

What is the number of full-time workers in Latvia?

  • Full Time Employment in Latvia increased to 795 Thousand Person in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 984 Thousand Person and minimum was 720 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
795 3Q/22 31.12.2022
789 2Q/22 17.09.2022
762 1Q/22 18.06.2022
765 4Q/21 19.03.2022
765 3Q/21 18.01.2022
758 2Q/21 18.09.2021
740 1Q/21 24.07.2021
767 4Q/20 13.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Full Time Employment in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Long Term Unemployment Rate (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate
                     Latvia - Historical Data (%)

What is Long Term Unemployment Rate in Latvia?

  • Long Term Unemployment Rate in Latvia decreased to 1.9 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 10.1 % and minimum was 1.2 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.9 3Q/22 26.12.2022
2.1 2Q/22 28.10.2022
2 1Q/22 25.06.2022
2.3 4Q/21 27.05.2022
2.4 3Q/21 18.01.2022
2.4 1Q/21 17.07.2021
2.1 4Q/20 24.05.2021
2.2 3Q/20 28.11.2020


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Long Term Unemployment Rate in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Part Time Employment (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment
                     Latvia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

What is Part Time Employment in Latvia?

  • Part Time Employment in Latvia increased to 54.1 Thousand Persons in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 116 Thousand Persons and minimum was 48.8 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
54.1 3Q/22 31.12.2022
50.5 2Q/22 17.09.2022
61.7 1Q/22 18.06.2022
57.1 4Q/21 19.03.2022
67.2 3Q/21 18.01.2022
59.7 2Q/21 18.09.2021
71.6 1Q/21 24.07.2021
77.8 4Q/20 13.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Part Time Employment in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Latvia - Historical Data (Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Latvia?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Latvia increased to 53536 Persons (0.054 Million Persons) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 194253 Persons and minimum was 36690 Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by State Employment Agency.

Historical Data (Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
53536 Dec/22 14.01.2023
51606 Nov/22 17.12.2022
50278 Oct/22 12.11.2022
50194 Sep/22 15.10.2022
51527 Aug/22 24.09.2022
52766 Jul/22 13.08.2022
52257 Jun/22 16.07.2022
53825 May/22 11.06.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Latvia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Latvia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 64.25 64
Wages Sep/22 1083.501 USD/Month 1111.616
Job Vacancies 3Q/22 25.773 K 25.883
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/22 69.4 % 68.5

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Jan/23 7.6 % 7.4
Ireland Jan/23 4.4 % 4.4
Luxembourg Dec/22 4.8 % 4.9
Spain 4Q/22 12.87 % 12.67
Iceland Dec/22 3.3 % 4.9
Norway Dec/22 3.1 % 3.2
Belarus Dec/21 3.9 % 4.05
Belgium Dec/22 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Nov/22 4.4 % 4.3
Croatia Dec/22 6.8 % 6.7
Cyprus Dec/22 7.7 % 7.5
Czech Republic Dec/22 3.7 % 3.5
Denmark Dec/22 2.4 % 2.3
Estonia 3Q/22 5.6 % 5.8
Euro Area Dec/22 6.6 % 6.6
European Union Dec/22 6.1 % 6
Finland Dec/22 6.7 % 5.9
France 3Q/22 7.3 % 7.4
Germany Jan/23 5.5 % 5.5
Greece Dec/22 11.6 % 11.6
Hungary Dec/22 3.9 % 3.8
Italy Dec/22 7.8 % 7.8
Latvia 3Q/22 6.9 % 6.6
Lithuania Dec/22 8.9 % 8.3
Macedonia 3Q/22 14.3 % 14.5
Malta 3Q/22 2.9 % 2.9
Moldova 3Q/22 2.5 % 2.4
Montenegro Dec/22 20.08 % 19.99
Netherlands Dec/22 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Dec/22 5.2 % 5.1
Portugal 3Q/22 5.8 % 5.7
Romania Dec/22 5.6 % 5.4
Russia Nov/22 3.7 % 3.9
Serbia 3Q/22 8.9 % 8.9
Slovakia Dec/22 5.9 % 5.8
Slovenia Nov/22 5.3 % 5.4
Sweden Dec/22 6.9 % 6.4
Switzerland Dec/22 2.1 % 2
Turkey Nov/22 10.2 % 10.2
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.6 % 9.2
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2021 1.6 % 1.9
Albania 3Q/22 10.8 % 11.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Oct/22 31.12 % 31.53
Kosovo 4Q/21 20.7 % 25.9