The industrial producer price index did not change in September
According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.0% compared to August and by 4.5% compared to September 2016.
Wage pressure keeps the construction price index rising
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was 0.9% compared to the previous quarter and 1.7% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016.
In August, trade increased
According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 12% compared to August 2016. Increased exports and imports of mineral products and mechanical appliances contributed to trade growth.
In September, the consumer price index was affected the most by food
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2017 was -0.1% compared to August 2017 and 3.7% compared to September of the previous year.
In August, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments
According to Statistics Estonia, 435,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments in August 2017, which is 4% more than in August 2016.
Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 3/17. 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.
The share of compulsory expenditure in the household budget remains unchanged
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, a household member spent an average of 408 euros per month, which is 13 euros more than in 2015. Compulsory expenditure, i.e. unavoidable food and dwelling expenses, accounted for 40% of the household budget, remaining at the level of the previous year.
Statistics Estonia’s Deputy Director General for Information Technology will be Andres Kukke
Andres Kukke will take office as the Deputy Director General for Information Technology of Statistics Estonia on October 16.
In August, the volume of industrial production was greater than a year ago
According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, the production of industrial enterprises increased 5% compared to August 2016. Production increased in mining and quarrying but decreased in the energy sector.
Stable turnover growth in retail trade continued also in August
According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2017, compared to August of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. Similarly to July, turnover showed a stable one-percent growth also in August compared to the same month of the previous year.
Majanduse ja tööturu trendid. Economic and Labour Market Trends
The publication provides an overview of the developments in the Estonian labour market and economy. The focus is on the analysis of relationships, changes and their results in the economy and the labour market and on comparisons with other European countries.