The producer price index of industrial output decreased in July

news release no 94

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2016, the producer price index of industrial output changed by -0.3% compared to June 2016 and by -1.0% compared to July 2015.

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The level of activity of working-age population in the labour market rose

news release no 93

According to Statistics Estonia, the unemployment rate was 6.5% and the employment rate was 66.9% in the 2nd quarter of 2015. The number of persons active in the labour market exceeded 700,000 for the first time.

Diagram: Number of labour market participants and inactive persons

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The economy grew 0.6% in the 2nd quarter

news release no 92

According to the flash estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased 0.6% in the 2nd quarter of 2016 compared to the 2nd quarter of the 2015.

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In June the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 91

According to Statistics Estonia, 346,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments in June 2016, which was 7% more than in June 2015. The number of both domestic and foreign tourists increased.

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In June, the exports and imports of goods decreased

news release no 90

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2016, the exports and imports of goods both decreased by 2% compared to June of the previous year. The decrease in trade was mostly influenced by a significant drop in the exports and imports of mineral products.

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In July, the annual change of the consumer price index was influenced the most by transport

news release no 89

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in July 2016 was 0.0% compared to June 2016 and -0.1% compared to July of the previous year.

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In June, the volume of industrial production decreased

news release no 88

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

Diagram: Volume index of production in manufacturing and its trend

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In June, the turnover growth of retail trade enterprises decelerated

news release no 87

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2016 compared to June 2015, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 4% at constant prices. While in May the turnover increased 8% compared to the same month of the previous year, in June the turnover growth decelerated.

Diagram: Turnover volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend

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Eesti statistika aastaraamat. 2016. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia

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The statistical yearbook provides an overview on the environment, population, social life and economy in 2015, in comparison with the three or four previous years. It includes thematic maps and a socio-economic overview, which sums up the changes in the economy and society of Estonia. There is an informative article about each domain, presented together with tables and diagrams. Comparisons with other countries help to establish Estonia’s position in the world. There is an index and a glossary of statistical terms and definitions provided at the end of the yearbook.

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