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In 2016, social protection expenditure in Latvia increased by 4.2%

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2016 social protection expenditure in Latvia accounted for EUR 3 783.6 mln and, compared to 2015, it has grown by EUR 151 mln or 4.2%. Expenditure on unemployment rose by 19.2%, on sickness and heath care by 6.5%, and on support for families and children by 6.0%.... Read more...

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