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The gender pay gap decreased for the third year in a row
According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2016, the average gross hourly earnings of female employees were 20.9% lower than the average gross hourly earnings of male employees. The gender pay gap decreased by 1.3 percentage points compared to the previous year. The gender pay gap decreased by 1.3 percentage points for the third year in a row.
Statistics Estonia is taking active steps to reduce reporting burden
According to Statistics Estonia, the number of data providers will decrease in 2017 compared to previous years due to the introduction of database data and use of sample surveys.
The industrial producer price index did not change in March compared to February
According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.0% compared to February and by 3.1% compared to March 2016.
Construction price index is up again
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 1st quarter of 2017 was 0.4% compared to the 4th quarter of 2016, and 0.7% compared to the 1st quarter of 2016.
In February, the exports of goods of Estonian origin grew
According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2017, the exports of goods increased by 6% and imports by 1% compared February 2016. In February, the exports of goods of Estonian origin grew 9%, while re-exports stayed at the same level as one year ago.
In March, the consumer price index was affected the most by motor fuel and food
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in March 2017 was 0.3% compared to February 2017 and 2.8% compared to March of the previous year.
In February, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased
According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2017, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments numbered 207,000, which was 13% more than in February 2016.
In February, the volume of industrial production was greater than a year ago
According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2017, the production of industrial enterprises increased 9% compared to February of the previous year. Production increased in the energy sector, mining and quarrying and manufacturing.
In February, the turnover growth of retail trade enterprises decelerated slightly
According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2017, compared to February 2016, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. While in January, the turnover increased 2% compared to the same month of the previous year, in February the growth decelerated slightly.
Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 1/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia
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 and our closest neighbours. Overviews of the principles and methodology of statistics are also published in the bulletin.