Future employment growth (in %) in Latvia in 2016-2030 across sectors

In 2017 the employment rate in Latvia was 74.70% compared to 72.08% in EU

During the period 2012-2017 the size of employment in EU changed by 5.41% compared to 2.19% in Latvia .

Sectors with the largest share in employment in Latvia in 2017 

  • Wholesale & retail trade 15.18%
  • Manufacturing 13.17%
  • Education 9.33% 
  • Transport & storage 8.19%
  • Public sector & defence 7.64% 

Occupations with the largest share in employment in Latvia in 2017:  

  • Office associate professionals 8.49%
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 6.68%
  • Sales workers 6.65% 
  • Technical labourers 5.23%
  • Office professionals 5.13%

Sectors expected to have the strongest employment change over the period 2016-2030 in Latvia:

  • ICT services 50.07%
  • Energy supply services 21.19%
  • Manufacturing 17.11% 
  • Finance & insurance 8.34% 
  • Professional services 6.09% 

Occupations expected to have the largest numbers of job openings in Latvia over the period 2016-2030:

  • Technical labourers 37,136
  • Office professionals 33,471
  • Teaching professionals 31,091
  • Drivers & vehicle operators 29,059
  • Business managers 24,609

Employment share of occupations (%) in Latvia in 2017

Education profile (%) of the working age population for educational level possessed in Latvia

Age profile (%) of the working age population in Latvia

Usual range of monthly gross income in Latvia in 2016

Future employment growth (% change) across occupations in Latvia in 2016-2030

Future needs (total job openings) by occupation in Latvia in 2016-2030