One of the tasks of Latvian Language Agency is to analyse the situation of the state language and dynamics of sociolinguistic processes in Latvia.

The research of state language situation is conducted in accordance with the Guidelines of the State Language Policy and the State Language Policy Programme.

The aim of the sociolinguistic study is to identify the trends in language situation in Latvia, and to strengthen the importance of Latvian language among the official languages of the European Union, as well as to promote and shape the public opinion of Latvian as the language of national self-confidence and the basis of Latvia’s statehood.