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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Latvia

Latvia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.9 % 4Q/20
Youth Unemployment Rate 15.1 % Mar/21
Employed Persons 886 Thousand Person | 0.886 Million Person 4Q/20
Employment Change  1.4 % 3Q/20
Employment Rate  63.8 % 4Q/20
Full Time Employment 767 Thousand Person 4Q/20
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.2 % 3Q/20
Part Time Employment 77.8 Thousand Persons 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 74232 Persons | 0.074 Million Persons Mar/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Latvia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Latvia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Latvia decreased to 7.9 % in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
7.9 4Q/20 24.02.2021
8.4 3Q/20 16.11.2020
8.6 2Q/20 17.08.2020
7.4 1Q/20 22.05.2020
6 4Q/19 24.02.2020
6 3Q/19 15.11.2019
6.4 2Q/19 29.10.2019
6.9 1Q/19 22.05.2019


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 15.1 % in March 2021. The maximum rate was 40.9 % and minimum was 7.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
15.1 Mar/21 01.05.2021
15.9 Feb/21 10.04.2021
15.5 Jan/21 06.03.2021
15.7 Dec/20 06.02.2021
14.8 Nov/20 09.01.2021
13.9 Oct/20 02.12.2020
15.5 Sep/20 31.10.2020
16.3 Aug/20 01.10.2020


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 decreased to 886 Thousand Person (0.886 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
886 4Q/20 27.02.2021
893 3Q/20 21.11.2020
892 2Q/20 17.08.2020
902 1Q/20 22.05.2020
913 4Q/19 24.02.2020
918 3Q/19 15.11.2019
906 2Q/19 29.10.2019
904 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 1.4 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 3.4 % and minimum was -6.7 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
1.4 3Q/20 16.02.2021
-4.4 2Q/20 21.09.2020
0.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
0.3 4Q/19 21.04.2020
1 3Q/19 05.12.2019
-1.1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.4 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 decreased to 63.8 % in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
63.8 4Q/20 03.03.2021
64.1 2Q/20 17.08.2020
64.7 1Q/20 22.05.2020
65.4 4Q/19 24.02.2020
65.6 3Q/19 15.11.2019
64.7 2Q/19 29.10.2019
64.4 1Q/19 04.07.2019


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 decreased to 767 Thousand Person in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
767 4Q/20 13.03.2021
787 3Q/20 28.11.2020
783 2Q/20 12.09.2020
763 1Q/20 24.06.2020
796 4Q/19 15.04.2020
801 3Q/19 20.01.2020
798 2Q/19 29.10.2019
802 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 increased to 2.2 % in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 10.1 % and minimum was 1.2 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Eurostat.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.2 3Q/20 28.11.2020
2.1 1Q/20 17.06.2020
1.8 4Q/19 21.04.2020
2.2 3Q/19 21.01.2020
2.5 2Q/19 13.11.2019
3 1Q/19 29.10.2019
3 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 77.8 Thousand Persons in the forth quarter of 2020. 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
77.8 4Q/20 13.03.2021
62.7 3Q/20 28.11.2020
68.3 2Q/20 12.09.2020
94.8 1Q/20 24.06.2020
75.1 4Q/19 15.04.2020
76.6 3Q/19 20.01.2020
68.8 2Q/19 29.10.2019
67 4Q/18 04.07.2019


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 remained unchanged at 74232 Persons (0.074 Million Persons) in March 2021. 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
74232 Mar/21 17.04.2021
74494 Feb/21 13.03.2021
72612 Jan/21 13.02.2021
69605 Dec/20 16.01.2021
67518 Nov/20 19.12.2020
67124 Oct/20 14.11.2020
70306 Sep/20 17.10.2020
75013 Aug/20 19.09.2020


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 2020 63.75 63.5
Wages Dec/20 1112.976 USD/Month 1039.994
Job Vacancies 4Q/20 17.079 K 20.54
Labor Force Participation Rate 3Q/20 70.1 % 70.1

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Apr/21 8.7 % 9.4
Ireland Apr/21 5.8 % 5.8
Luxembourg Mar/21 6.1 % 6.2
Spain 1Q/21 15.98 % 16.13
Iceland Mar/21 8.3 % 6.4
Norway Mar/21 5 % 4.8
Belarus Dec/19 0.2 % 0.3
Belgium Mar/21 5.8 % 5.7
Bulgaria Mar/21 6.5 % 6.9
Croatia Mar/21 9.3 % 9.7
Cyprus Mar/21 7.1 % 6.8
Czech Republic Apr/21 4.1 % 4.2
Denmark Mar/21 4.5 % 4.6
Estonia 4Q/20 7.4 % 7.7
Euro Area Mar/21 8.1 % 8.2
European Union Mar/21 7.3 % 7.4
Finland Mar/21 8.1 % 8.1
France 4Q/20 8 % 9.1
Germany Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Greece Dec/20 15.8 % 16.2
Hungary Mar/21 4.5 % 4.5
Italy Mar/21 10.1 % 10.2
Latvia 4Q/20 7.9 % 8.4
Lithuania Mar/21 15.1 % 16.1
Macedonia 4Q/20 16.1 % 16.5
Malta 4Q/20 4.4 % 4.6
Moldova 4Q/20 3.6 % 3.4
Montenegro Mar/21 23.83 % 22.6
Netherlands Mar/21 3.5 % 3.6
Poland Mar/21 6.4 % 6.5
Portugal 4Q/20 7.1 % 7.8
Romania Mar/21 5.5 % 5.7
Russia Mar/21 5.4 % 5.7
Serbia 4Q/20 9.9 % 9
Slovakia Mar/21 8 % 7.9
Slovenia Feb/21 9 % 9.4
Sweden Mar/21 10 % 9.7
Switzerland Apr/21 3.3 % 3.4
Turkey Feb/21 13.4 % 12.7
Ukraine 4Q/20 10.1 % 9.5
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2019 1.5 % 1.7
Albania 4Q/20 12.3 % 12.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina Feb/21 33.68 % 33.89
Kosovo 3Q/20 24.6 % 27.2