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Producer price index decreased in August

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 09/20/2019 - 07:00

In August 2019, the producer price index of industrial output fell by 0.2% compared to July 2019 and by 1.3% compared to August 2018. The export and import price indices fell compared to both July 2019 and August 2018.

The dwelling price index continued to increase in the 2nd quarter

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 09/20/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2019, the dwelling price index changed by 0.9% compared to the 1st quarter and by 5.8% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018.

The majority of enterprises use information and communication technology (ICT) security measures

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Do, 09/19/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, 90% of households had internet connection at home and it is used daily or almost daily by 98% of 16–44-year-olds. Enterprises contribute increasingly to improving their ICT security measures and policies.

In July, the share of goods of Estonian origin was the lowest in recent years

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Di, 09/10/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2019, compared to July 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 2% and imports increased by 5%. The share of goods of Estonian origin was the lowest in recent years—66% of total exports.

In August, food and transport had the greatest impact on the change in the consumer price index

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 09/06/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in August 2019 was 0.7% compared to July 2019 and 2.4% compared to August of the previous year.

Over 10,000 job vacancies in Estonia

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 09/06/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2019, there were 11,180 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. The number has remained stable since the 1st quarter of 2017.

In July, tourists spent more than a million nights in accommodation establishments

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Do, 09/05/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in July, 524,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 4% more than in July 2018. The number of nights spent by foreign and domestic tourists increased by 7%.

Living longer, but health is worse

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mi, 09/04/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, life expectancy at birth was 73.9 years for males and 82.4 years for females. Life expectancy has increased for both sexes, slightly more for males. Men are expected to live disability-free for 52.8 and women for 55.6 years. Just a year ago, disability-free life expectancy for males was two years longer and for females over three years longer.

Electricity production decreased last year

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Di, 09/03/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, the production of electricity totalled 12 terawatt hours, which is 6% less than in the previous year. Electricity production from renewable sources increased by 8%.

In July, the decline in industrial production was caused by energy and mining

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mo, 09/02/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2019, the production by industrial enterprises decreased 5% compared to July 2018. Production increased in manufacturing, but decreased in both energy and mining.

Turnover growth of retail trade enterprises continued in July

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 08/30/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2019, compared to July of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 5% at constant prices and was 661 million euros.

Economic growth slowed down in the 2nd quarter

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 08/30/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased 3.6% in the 2nd quarter of 2019 compared to the same period of the previous year.

The methodology for calculating the national accounts data changed

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Fr, 08/30/2019 - 07:00

Statistics Estonia revised the national accounts time series from 1995 onwards. As a result of all corrections, the annual gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices changed on average by 0.8% in 1995–2018.

The turnover of the business sector increased in the 2nd quarter

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Do, 08/29/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2019, enterprises sold goods and services for 16.2 billion euros, which was 6% more than in the same period the year before.

In the second quarter, the average wages and salaries were 1,419 euros

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mi, 08/28/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2019, the average monthly gross wages and salaries increased by 7.4% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018. The average hourly gross wages and salaries were 8.22 euros, which is 9% more than in the same quarter of 2018.

Statistics Estonia released a publication on children’s well-being

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mi, 08/28/2019 - 07:00

Children’s Subjective Well-Being in Local and International Perspectives, a publication of Statistics Estonia, was presented at the international child well-being conference in Tartu. The aim of the publication is to show the complexity of understanding children’s well-being.

Construction in foreign countries continued to boost construction volume

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Di, 08/27/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2019, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased by 3% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018. Similarly to the 1st quarter, construction volume increased due to work done in foreign countries, whereas construction volume on the domestic market decreased.

Producer price index continued to rise in July

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mi, 08/21/2019 - 07:00

In July 2019, the change in the producer price index of industrial output was 0.1% compared to June 2019 and -0.2% compared to July 2018.

Kaie Koskaru-Nelk named the new Deputy Director General of Statistics Estonia

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mi, 08/14/2019 - 09:00

In September, Kaie Koskaru-Nelk, former Deputy Secretary General of Fiscal Policy of the Ministry of Finance, will assume office as Deputy Director General of Statistics Estonia. Koskaru-Nelk, who has worked in management positions in the public sector for over 20 years, will be responsible for strategic management of statistical analysis departments and international cooperation.

Employment of 50–74 year olds the highest in 10 years

Estland aktuelle Nachrichten - Mi, 08/14/2019 - 07:00

According to Statistics Estonia, the employment of 50–74 year olds keeps growing. The number of employed people of that age group is the highest in 10 years.

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