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The Dwelling Price Index continued to increase in the 2nd quarter

news release no 102

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2017, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 0.3% compared to the 1st quarter and by 4.8% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Dwelling price index, 1st quarter 2005 – 2nd quarter 2017

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The industrial producer price index continued to increase in August

news release no 101

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.8% compared to July and by 4.7% compared to August 2016.

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More than three-quarters of households have mobile internet connection

news release no 100

According to Statistics Estonia, 88% of Estonian households had internet connection at home in 2017. The share of households using mobile internet connection has reached 82%, increasing by four percentage points in a year.

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In July, imports increased more than exports

news release no 99

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2017, the exports of goods increased by 6% and imports by 9% compared to July 2016. Increased imports of base metals and articles of base metal and transport equipment contributed to the growth in imports.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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In the 2nd quarter, the number of job vacancies was 12,000

news release no 98

According to Statistics Estonia, there were nearly 12,000 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 2nd quarter of 2017. This is the highest number of job vacancies in the past nine years.

Rate of job vacancies by economic activity, 2nd quarter, 2016–2017

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In August, the annual change of the consumer price index was affected the most by food

news release no 97

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in August 2017 was 0.4% compared to July 2017 and 3.9% compared to August of the previous year.

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In July, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than a year ago

news release no 96

According to Statistics Estonia, 498,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments in July 2017, which is 2% more than in July 2016.

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In July, the volume of industrial production was greater than a year ago

news release no 95

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2017, the production of industrial enterprises increased 5% compared to July 2016. Production increased in mining and quarrying and in manufacturing but decreased in the energy sector.

Volume index of production in manufacturing and its trend, January 2008 – July 2017 (2010 = 100)

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Electricity production increased last year

news release no 94

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the production of electricity totalled 12 terawatt-hours, which is 17% more than in the previous year. Electricity production from renewable sources decreased 6% compared to 2015.

Electricity production from renewable sources, 2005–2016

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Economic growth further accelerated in the 2nd quarter

news release no 93

According to Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased 5.7% in the 2nd quarter of 2017 compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Contribution to the GDP growth by economic activity, 2nd quarter 2017

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In July, stable turnover growth of retail trade enterprises continued

news release no 92

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2017, compared to July of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. While in June turnover growth accelerated to 4% compared to the same month of the previous year, in July growth decelerated and sales continued to grow at one percent similarly to April and May.

Turnover volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend, January 2007 – July 2017 (2010 = 100)

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