News releases 2014

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, November 2014

news release no 146

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2014, the producer price index of industrial output changed by -0.7% compared to October 2014 and by -2.3% compared to November 2013.

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Dwelling price index and owner-occupied housing price index, 3rd quarter 2014

news release no 145

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2014, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 4.1% compared to the 2nd quarter and by 13.2% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013.

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Gross domestic product of counties, 2013

news release no 144

According to the flash estimates of Statistics Estonia, Harju county accounted for 61.3% of the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia in 2013.

Diagram: GDP per capita, 2013

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Foreign trade, October 2014

news release no 143

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2014, both the exports and imports of goods increased by 5% at current prices compared to October of the previous year. The increase in exports and imports was mostly influenced by the trade of electrical equipment and mineral products.

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Accommodation, October 2014

news release no 142

According to Statistics Estonia, 238,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments in October, which was 4% more than in October of the previous year. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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Gross domestic product, 3rd quarter 2014

news release no 141

According to the second estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased 2.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2014 compared to the 3rd quarter of the previous year.

Diagram: Real growth of the GDP, exports of goods and services and manufacture

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European countries present their census results in an innovative information system

news release no 140

Today, on 8 December, a new information system Census Hub, presenting the results of the 2011 Population and Housing Census of the European Union Member States, is made publicly available by Eurostat.

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Job vacancies and labour turnover, 3rd quarter 2014

news release no 139

According to Statistics Estonia, there were 8,600 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2014. The number of job vacancies increased by 0.3% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013 and by 12.7% compared to the previous quarter.

Diagram: Rate of job vacancies, 1st quarter 2005 – 3rd quarter 2014

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Consumer price index, November 2014

news release no 138

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in November 2014 was -0.8% compared to October 2014 and -0.6% compared to November of the previous year.

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Business, 3rd quarter 2014

news release no 137

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2014, the total profit of the business sector was 859 million euros, 7% less than the same time a year ago.

Diagram: Total profit of the business sector, 1st quarter 2010 – 3rd quarter 2014

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A publication on census results was released

news release no 136

Today, on 3 December, Statistics Estonia presents the publication “Eesti rahvastik. Hinnatud ja loendatud” (“Population of Estonia. Estimated and enumerated”), which summarises the results of the last population census and provides comparisons with other countries of the European Union.

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Expenditures of research and development activity, 2013

news release no 135

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2013 the expenditure on research and development (R&D) in Estonia equalled 326 million euros, which is 14% less than in 2012.

Diagram: Research and development intensity, 2002–2013

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Production of industrial output and energy, October 2014

news release no 134

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2014, the production of industrial enterprises rose 3% compared to October of the previous year. The production increased in manufacturing, but decreased in mining and energy.

Diagram: The volume index and trend of production in manufacturing

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Retail trade, October 2014

news release no 133

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2014 compared to October of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 6% at constant prices. In September the retail sales increased 5% compared to the same month of the previous year, while in October the retail sales growth accelerated a little.

Diagram: Retail sales volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend

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