|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Labor Force||2018 Q3||984.49||984.73||Ths., SA||Quarterly|
|Unemployment Rate||2018 Q3||7.02||7.79||Ths., SA||Quarterly|
|Primary Industries Employment||2017 Q2||60||61.4||Ths. #, NSA||Quarterly|
|Real Wages & Salaries||Jun 2017||101.9||101.7||Index prv. per.=100, NSA||Monthly|
|Wage & Salaries||Jun 2017||941.88||927.78||EUR, NSA||Monthly|
Source of data:
Quarterly reports on the activities of businesses, institutions, foundations, associations and funds (2-Enterprise Survey, 3-Enteprise Survey) administrative data.
All economically active businesses, budgetary institutions, foundations, associations and funds. Out of the peasant and fishermen’s farms those employing 50 and more persons are included. Religious organisations, rural craftsmen’s businesses, family-owned enterprises, individual work are not included.
Every quarter more then 13 thsd respondents are surveyed (24% of the population). Budgetary institutions, businesses with government or local government participation 50% and more and all businesses of the private sector with 50 employees and more are surveyed completely. Other statistical units are surveyed with the help of simple stratified sample, which is carried out in earlier formed stratum by regions and kinds of economic activity, and afterwards with the help of weights they are extrapolated on whole population. Data on businesses, foundations, associations and funds of private sector employing 1 to 4 persons in 2008 and employing 1 to 6 persons in 2009 were obtained only from administrative data sources using the calculations of the CSB.
Description of data:
Information on job vacancies is compiled on all fields. Data by kinds of economic activity are compiled by the main kind of activity which includes also all the other activities of the respondent, except centralized accountancies of the local governments, which until the end of 2007 submitted data separately on following fields: public administration and defence, compulsory social security; education; health and social care; recreational, cultural and sporting activities. Starting from 2008 centralized accountancies of the local governments submit data separately on following sectors:
Information by regions, cities and districts under state jurisdiction is compiled by the location of the respondent office. Information by cities and districts under state jurisdiction in private sector is not available, because respondents are sampled only at regional level.
Methods of Calculation:
Information was obtained from the statistical surveys every quarter in breakdown by months. Annual data are obtained by summing quarterly information received during the year. Information obtained from respondents is extrapolated using the weights set for the each sample unit.
Information is compiled in breakdown by ownership sectors, main kind of activity and the territory where the enterprise office is located or the main kind of activity is pursued.
Wage and salary indicators are cover employees working time of which is registered and wages and salaries of which are calculated.
The average monthly gross (net) wages or salaries are calculated by dividing the gross (net) wage and salary fund by the average number employees in full-time units.
Average number of employees in full-time units is calculated separately for full-time and part-time employees, for whom wages and salaries were calculated, and result is summed. Out of the full-time employees only those who were not in labour relations for full month are recalculated in full-time units, and it is done by using information on hours paid of such employees indicated in the reports. Part-time employees in full-time units are recalculated as follows: number of hours paid of part-time employees is divided by number of hours paid of full-time employees, and the result is multiplied with the number of full-time employees.
The gross wage and salary fund includes basic wage and salary (monthly wage, post wage), remuneration for the time worked or the amount of work done, regular and irregular additional payments and bonuses, payment for the annual and supplementary vacations, additional payment for vacation, holiday allowances, compensation for the vacation not used, sick pay (medical certificate A), payment for other days not worked, social security compulsory contributions paid by employees and personal income tax, as well as labour remuneration subsidies.
-Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community, Rev. 2 (NACE Rev. 2);
-Classification of Administrative Territories and Territorial Units of the Republic of Latvia.
Quarterly and annual data are revised every week from the beginning of the year. Annual data are not adjusted.
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