News releases 2008
28.11.2008, no 136
The bulletin "Linnad ja vallad arvudes. 2008. Cities and Rural Municipalities in Figures" is published, 2007
According to Statistics Estonia, the average monthly gross income per employee was 11,415 kroons in 2007, almost 2,000 kroons higher than a year ago.
25.11.2008, no 135
Foreign trade, September 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, in September this year exports of goods increased by about a quarter in current prices compared to September of the previous year. Nearly half of the increase was caused by the increase of re-export of fuels.
25.11.2008, no 134
Average wages and salaries, 3rd quarter 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2008, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 12,512 kroons and the hourly gross wages and salaries were 76.14 kroons. The slowdown of the wages and salaries¿ growth that started in the 2nd quarter of 2008 continued in the 3rd quarter. Compared to the 3rd quarter of the previous year, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were by 14.8% and the average hourly gross wages and salaries were by 14.0% higher.
20.11.2008, no 133
Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, October 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2008 the percentage change in the producer price index was 0.8% compared to September and 6.3% compared to October of the previous year.
18.11.2008, no 132
Contracts of real estate, 3rd quarter 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, 8,448 purchase-sale transactions of real estate were notarised in the 3rd quarter, which is less compared to the previous quarter and compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year. The average price of a real estate transaction decreased.
14.11.2008, no 131
Employment and unemployment, 3rd quarter 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2008, the unemployment rate rose to 6.2%. The unemployment increased on account of persons who have lost the job as well as on account of young people entering the labour market.
14.11.2008, no 130
Accommodation, September 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, in September 176,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments. The number of tourists decreased by 12,000 compared to September of the previous year.
13.11.2008, no 129
Preliminary estimate of economic growth, 3rd quarter 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, by flash estimations, the gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 3.3% in Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2008 compared to the same quarter in the previous year.
12.11.2008, no 128
Baltic Census Seminar will take place in Tallinn
Today and tomorrow the Baltic Census Seminar will take place in Tallinn in the National Library of Estonia, where the organisers of the 2011 Population and Housing Census are gathering from the three statistical offices of the Baltic States.
07.11.2008, no 127
Consumer price index, October 2008
According to Statistics Estonia, the percentage change of the consumer price index in October 2008 compared to September was 0.4% and compared to October 2007 9.8%.