- 1912 – publication of Margers Skujenieks “National Issue in Latvia” where area of the territory of Latvia, number of population and national composition was calculated for the very first time.
- September 1, 1919 – the Cabinet of Ministers established State Statistical Bureau, adopted the interim regulations on its activity and appointed M. Skujenieks as director of the office.
- 1940-1944 World War II interrupted the activity of State Statistical Bureau. Its director M. Skujenieks was arrested and later – shot.
- During the Nazi Occupation compilation of statistical data was taken over by Reichskommissar für das Ostland, and available statistical data on occupied eastern regions – the Baltic States, Belarus and eastern part of Poland – were compiled in the publication „Structural Report on the Ostland” („Strukturbericht über das Ostland”).
- 1945 – Latvia became part of the USSR, therefore, statistical office was restructured and incorporated into statistical system of the USSR.
- 1987 – Statistical State Bureau was renamed State Committee on Statistics.
- 1992 – Restructuring of the statistical system was taken up to successfully integrate into the EU statistical system.
- 1998 – State Committee on Statistics was renamed Central Statistical Bureau.