In May, the volume of industrial production decreased

news release no 74

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2015, the production of industrial enterprises decreased 2% compared to May of the previous year. Production decreased in manufacturing and mining as well as in energy production.

Diagram: Volume index and trend of production in manufacturing

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In May, the growth in retail sales accelerated slightly

news release no 73

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2015 compared to May of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 8% at constant prices. While in April retail sales increased 6% compared to the same month of the previous year, then in May the growth in retail sales accelerated slightly.

Diagram: Retail sales volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend

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Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 2/15. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia

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The quarterly bulletin includes articles on topical or otherwise important issues in different fields. Each issue contains a selection of news with specific statistics for Estonia and other countries. The quarterly bulletin includes time series and diagrams of the main economic and social indicators, and comparative data on Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Overviews of the principles and methodology of statistics are also published in the bulletin.

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Mini-faits sur lEstonie 2015

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The popular pocket-sized reference book provides a concise overview of Estonia based on essential statistical indicators. It outlines recent developments in different areas: environment, population, health, education, culture, labour market, wages and salaries, national accounts, finance, industry, agriculture, foreign trade, tourism and so on. The main focus is on the preceding year, which is compared with the previous ten years as well as with data on other European Union countries. The reference book contains geographical facts and information about the governmental system of Estonia. A list of important websites about Estonia is provided. The information is presented as texts, tables and diagrams. The publication is compiled in co-operation with the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is intended for anyone who needs a quick and informative overview of Estonia.

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In May, the decrease in the producer price index of industrial output continued

news release no 72

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2015, the producer price index of industrial output changed by -0.1% compared to April 2015 and by -2.1% compared to May 2014.

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In the 1st quarter, the increase in the Dwelling Price Index continued

news release no 71

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2015, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 2.9% compared to the 4th quarter of 2014 and by 8% compared to the 1st quarter of 2014.

Diagram: Dwelling Price Index, 1st quarter 2005 – 1st quarter 2015 (2010 = 100)

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In 2014, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 1,005 euros

news release no 70

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2014, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 1,005 euros and the average hourly gross wages and salaries were 6.14 euros. Compared to 2013, the average monthly gross wages and salaries increased by 5.9% and the average hourly gross wages and salaries by 7.2%.

Diagram: Average monthly gross wages and salaries and their change compared to the previous year, 2009–2014

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Estonija. Faktõ i Tsifrõ 2015

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The popular pocket-sized reference book provides a concise overview of Estonia based on essential statistical indicators. It outlines recent developments in different areas: environment, population, health, education, culture, labour market, wages and salaries, national accounts, finance, industry, agriculture, foreign trade, tourism and so on. The main focus is on the preceding year, which is compared with the previous ten years as well as with data on other European Union countries. The reference book contains geographical facts and information about the governmental system of Estonia. A list of important websites about Estonia is provided. The information is presented as texts, tables and diagrams. The publication is compiled in co-operation with the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is intended for anyone who needs a quick and informative overview of Estonia.

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In April, the number of accommodated tourists stayed on the level of the previous year

news release no 69

According to Statistics Estonia, 209,400 tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in April 2015. The number of foreign tourists decreased and the number of domestic tourists increased.

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In April foreign trade was influenced the most by agricultural products and food preparations

news release no 68

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2015, exports of goods stayed at the same level and imports decreased by 4% compared to April of the previous year. Foreign trade was influenced the most by a decrease in the exports and imports of agricultural products and food preparations.

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