Baltic: Share of people outside labour force highest in Latvia in Q1/2023

Latvia had the largest share of people outside the labour force in the three Baltic states in the first quarter of 2023, according to Eurostat data, LSM reports. Just over 16% of Latvia’s potential labour force is not currently part of the working population. The figure stands at 15.4% in Lithuania and 12.3% in Estonia. The EU average is 18.2%.