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This note describes the taxation of energy use in Latvia. It contains the country’s energy tax profiles, followed by country-specific information to complement the general discussion in Taxing Energy Use 2018 (OECD, 2018).
Government at a Glance provides a dashboard of key indicators to help you analyse international comparisons of public sector performance.
This page contains all information relating to the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Latvia.
Stronger integration in global value chains would speed up economic convergence to advanced OECD economies and raise living standards.
These notes present selected country highlights from the OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2017 with a specific focus on digital trends among all themes covered.
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This note presents selected findings for Latvia based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2017.
Unemployment is still above 8% in Latvia and contributes to poverty, in part because many unemployed have been without a job for an extended period of time.
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Concerted efforts are necessary to ensure equal opportunities for all students throughout the education lifecycle, including through more generous and targeted grants for low-income students at vocational and tertiary education levels.
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Latvia faces high levels of income inequality and poverty. The tax and redistribution system only partially alleviates inequalities resulting from market incomes. Long-term unemployment and inadequate minimum social protection drive poverty among the working-age population.