News releases 2012

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Dwelling price index, 3rd quarter 2012

news release no 163

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2012 the Dwelling Price Index changed by 2.5 % compared to the 2nd quarter and by 8.4% compared to the 3rd quarter of the previous year.

Diagramm: Dwelling Price Index, 1st quarter 2005 – 3rd quarter 2012

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, November 2012

news release no 162

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2012, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.3 % compared to October and by 2.2% compared to November of the previous year.

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PHC 2011: Almost 25,000 Estonian residents go to work abroad

news release no 161

According to the data of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC 2011), 24,907 permanent residents of Estonia – 4.4% of all employed persons – go to work abroad. 28,984 residents work outside their county of residence.

Map: Labour migration

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PHC 2011: almost 4% of population aged 15 and over are self-employed

news release no 160

News release has been corrected on 19.12.2012. Please consider the data marked in red as correct.

According to the data of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC 2011), most of the Estonian residents are employees. 3.8% of the persons aged 15 and over are self-employed.

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Relative poverty, 2011

news release no 159

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2011, 17.5% of the Estonian population lived in relative poverty. The overall percentage of people living in relative poverty stayed on the same level compared to the previous year, but the income of the population increased.

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PHC 2011: the population of Estonia is concentrated around larger cities

news release no 158

According to the final results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC 2011), 1,294,455 permanent residents were enumerated in Estonia. The census results indicate the continued concentration of the population around major cities.

Map 1. Relative population change in local government units, 2000–2011

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Foreign trade, October 2012

news release no 157

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2012, exports from Estonia amounted to 1.1 billion euros and imports to Estonia to 1.3 billion euros at current prices. Both, the turnover of exports as well as imports, were record high, at the same time the trade deficit increased.

Diagram: Estonia’s trade, 2010–2012

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Gross domestic product, 3rd quarter 2012

news release no 156

According to the second estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased by 3.5% in the 3rd quarter of 2012 compared to the same quarter in the previous year.

Growth of the value added of economic activities, 3rd quarter 2012

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Accommodation, October 2012

news release no 155

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2012, 220,000 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which was 3% more than in October of the previous year.

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Statistics Estonia will auction off the enumerators’ mobile

news release no 154

Statistics Estonia will sell some of the mobile phones used in the 2011 Population and Housing Census through public auction. A total of 720 mobile phones that were used by the enumerators will be put up for an electronic auction.

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Consumer price index, November 2012

news release no 153

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index was -0.3% in November 2012 compared to October and 3.6% compared to November of the previous year.

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Job vacancies and labour turnover, 3rd quarter 2012

news release no 152

According to Statistics Estonia, there were 7,600 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2012 and their number decreased by 2.6% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Diagram: Rate of job vacancies, 1st quarter 2005 – 3rd quarter 2012

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Business, 3rd quarter 2012

news release no 151

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2012, the net sales, costs and total profit of the business sector increased compared to the previous quarter as well as to the same quarter of the previous year.

Diagram: Net sales, personnel expenses and total profit of the business sector

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Expenditures of research and development activity, 2011

news release no 150

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2011 the ratio of research and development expenditures to the gross domestic product rose upon a novel level – 2.41%, surpassing for the first time the EU mean of 2.03%.

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