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General information

A network of State Employment Services and partners of European countries, whose main task is to support labor mobility between European Union/European Economic Area countries

EURES network is represented by the State Employment Agency (NVA) and its EURES advisers in Riga, Liepāja and Cēsis

One of the priorities of the EURES network in Latvia is providing support to those Latvians who return to Latvia


Short overview of the labour market

Registered unemployment rate  5,6 % (registered unemployed 49 668: women 55,8 %, men 44,2 %)

In the first half of 2023, 4039 employers applied for 49880 vacancies (the highest number in the construction, real estate sector,  transport, logistics, manufacturing).

Employment rate (15-74 age) 886 200 (population of working age 1 158 585).

Sectors with labour shortages (ICT, customer service, engineering, construction, metal industry, transport).

Sectors with labour surpluses (clerical support workers, salespersons, agricultural and forestry workers, railway workers).

Most demand remote jobs (java developer, UI, UX designer, data engineer, senior accountant, project manager).

Hot jobs

Vacancies portal of State Employment Agency of Latvia

EURES Member information
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Event participation(s)

22 October 2024
30 years of moving abroad with EURES
Participating: Online
04 April 2024
Supporting Lithuanian jobseekers to work abroad
Participating: Online
18 October 2023
Participating: Online
30 November 2022
Participating: Online
01 December 2021
Participating: Online
Participating: Online
11 February 2021
Participating: Online
28 October 2020
Participating: Online
Participating: Online & Onsite