Kairiin Kütt wins the young statistician’s grant

news release no 120

Today, on 21 October, the Director General of Statistics Estonia Mr Andres Oopkaup presented Ms Kairiin Kütt with the Albert Pullerits young statistician’s grant.

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In September, the producer price index of industrial output increased compared to August

news release no 119

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2014, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.2% compared to August 2014 and by -2.0% compared to September 2013.

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The construction price index took an upturn again

news release no 118

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2014, the construction price index changed 0.3% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2014 and -0.2% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013.

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Estonian agriculture is characterised by large holdings and the maintenance of permanent grassland

news release no 117

According to the final results of the 2013 Farm Structure Survey, there were 19,200 agricultural holdings in Estonia, of which nearly 1,000 largest ones produce more than three-quarters of standard output, announces Statistics Estonia. At the same time, there are 4,500 agricultural holdings which do not produce agricultural products but only maintain their lands in good agricultural and environmental condition.

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In August foreign trade decreased

news release no 116

The news release was corrected on 10.10.2014. Please consider the data marked in red in the table as correct.

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2014, exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports by 6% at current prices compared to August of the previous year. The decrease in exports and imports was mostly influenced by the trade of mechanical appliances, electrical equipment and agricultural products and food preparations.

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In August, fewer tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than in the same month a year ago

news release no 115

According to Statistics Estonia, 379,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments in August, which was 2% less than in August of the previous year. The number of foreign tourists decreased and the number of domestic tourists increased.

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The consumer price index fell for the third consecutive month

news release no 114

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2014 was -0.2% compared to August 2014 and -0.6% compared to September of the previous year.

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In August, the increase in industrial production continued

news release no 113

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2014, the production of industrial enterprises rose 3% compared to August of the previous year. The production increased in manufacturing, while in mining and energy the production decreased.

Diagram: The volume index and trend of production in manufacturing

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In August, the growth in retail sales decelerated a little

news release no 112

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2014 compared to August of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 7% at constant prices. In July, the retail sales increased 9% compared to the same month of the previous year, whereas in August the retail sales growth decelerated a little.

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

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Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 3/14. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia

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Contents

  • News picks from the field of statistics
  • Local activity spaces in Estonia
  • Labour market position of those who immigrated after Estonia regained independence
  • How is vocational education linked with migration?
  • On the issues of data comparability: employment and unemployment indicators according to the Labour Force Survey and the Census
  • Main indicators
  • Comparative data of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
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