Number of bank employees reached 8,492 persons in 2017 in Latvia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.53 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of bank employees in Latvia reached an all time high of 13,905 persons in 2008 and an all time low of 7,894 persons in 1999. When compared to Latvia's main peers, number of bank employees in Estonia amounted to 4,920 persons and 8,922 persons in Lithuania in 2017.
Latvia has been ranked 28th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of number of bank employees, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.