Posts tagged as study

Study says Latvians keen on illegal Internet torrents

Monday, June 29, 2020

Nearly every fifth inhabitant of Latvia uses torrents (illegal data streaming sites), revealed a survey conducted by the international Internet research and technology company Gemius,  and audit study, association On Legal Content  chair Dace Kotzeva said to Latvian Television June 29. She said that such a study had never been conducted before in Latvia. Funding was provided by the Ministry of Culture. The audit was conducted over February, March and April 2020.…

Elisa mobility study shows people stayed home even after emergency situation

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Based on the data of a mobility analysis by telecom operator Elisa concerning the last week of the emergency situation in Estonia, it appears that people are cautious about moving around — in total, 65 percent of people from all over Estonia tended to stay at home, which is 11 percent more than before the emergency situation. According to Elisa mobility data, fewer people stayed at home last week than…

Study recommends full air-rail integration for Rail Baltica

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Rail Baltica joint venture, RB Rail, has delivered a study evaluating the essential features and requirements for the integration of airport passenger traffic with the Rail Baltica high-speed railway infrastructure. The study outlines a service description, a high-level forecast of usage, and recommendations for the detailed design for railway stations, covering all 7 international Rail Baltica passenger stations — Tallinn, Parnu, Riga, Riga Airport, Panevezys, Kaunas and Vilnius, RB…

Study: tunnel to bring Estonia tens of millions

Friday, September 13, 2019

A recent study ordered by Peter Vesterbacka’s Finest Bay Area and carried out by Finnish pollster Taloustutkimus concludes that the construction and operation until 2050 of the Helsinki-Tallinn undersea tunnel would add approximately €300 million to the two countries’ economies, with €47 million expected to come Estonia’s way.   Expert at Taloustutkimus Pasi Holm said that the tunnel will add €600 million or 2.5 percent to the Estonian GDP a…

Study: 50.6% of enterprises view Latvia’s business-related legislative environment negatively

Friday, May 24, 2019

Latvia’s business-related legislation is poor to very poor, according to 50.6% of interviewed entrepreneurs. Only 19.2% view legislation as either very good or more or less good, according to Turība University’s Business Index. Companies with 250 or more employees seem the most positive about Latvia’s business legislation, whereas companies with 10 to 49 employees are the most negative, results show. Analysing results in different sectors it was concluded that the…

1.4 billion people are too inactive, putting health at risk

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

More than a quarter of the world’s adults – or 1.4 billion people – take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers, according to a World Health Organisation-led study. In 2016, around one in three women and one in four men worldwide were not reaching the recommended levels of physical activity to stay healthy – at least 150 minutes of…