News releases 2015

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, November 2015

news release no 138

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2015, the producer price index of industrial output changed by -0.3% compared to October 2015 and by -1.7% compared to November 2014.

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Dwelling price index and owner-occupied housing price index, 3rd quarter 2015

news release no 137

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2015, the Dwelling Price Index changed by -1.9% compared to the 2nd quarter and by 4% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2014.

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Gross domestic product of counties, 2014

news release no 136

According to Statistics Estonia, based on the gross domestic product, the differences in the economic structure of the counties are increasing, but the majority of the value added was created in Harju county in 2014 as well.

Diagram: GDP per capita, 2014

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Accommodation, October 2015

news release no 135

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2015, 251,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments which is 5% more than in October 2014. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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Foreign trade, October 2015

news release no 134

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2015, exports of goods decreased by 12% and imports by 13% compared to October of the previous year. The decrease in exports and imports was mostly influenced by a decrease in the trade of mineral products and electrical equipment.

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Gross domestic product, 3rd quarter 2015

news release no 133

According to the second estimates of Statistics Estonia, the gross domestic product (GDP) of Estonia increased 0.7% in the 3rd quarter of 2015 compared to the 3rd quarter of the previous year.

Diagram: Contribution of economic activity to GDP growth, 3rd quarter 2015

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Job vacancies and labour turnover, 3rd quarter 2015

news release no 132

According to Statistics Estonia, there were almost 8,900 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 3rd quarter of 2015. The number of job vacancies increased by 4.8% compared to the previous quarter and by 3.3% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2014.

Diagram: Rate of job vacancies, 1st quarter 2006 – 3rd quarter 2015

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Consumer price index, November 2015

news release no 131

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in November 2015 was -0.3% compared to October 2015 and -0.2% compared to November of the previous year.

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Business, 3rd quarter 2015

news release no 130

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2015, the total profit of the business sector was 892 million euros, which was 5% more than in the same period a year ago.

Diagram: Total profit of the business sector, 1st quarter 2010 – 3rd quarter 2015

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Expenditures of research and development activity, 2014

news release no 129

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2014 the expenditure on research and development (R&D) in Estonia amounted to 286.7 million euros, which was 12% less than in 2013.

Diagram: R&D expenditure, 2002–2014

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Production of industrial output and energy, October 2015

news release no 128

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2015, the production of industrial enterprises decreased 2% compared to October of the previous year. Production decreased in manufacturing, energy and mining.

Diagram: Volume index of production in manufacturing and its trend

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Retail trade, October 2015

news release no 127

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2015 compared to October of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 8% at constant prices.

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

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