News releases 2017

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Dwelling price index and owner-occupied housing price index, 3rd quarter 2017

news release no 137

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2017, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 3.4% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2017 and by 4.7% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Dwelling Price Index, 1st quarter 2005 – 3rd quarter 2017 (2010 = 100)

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, November 2017

news release no 136

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.3% compared to October and by 3.3% compared to November 2016.

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Relative poverty, 2016

news release no 135

According to Statistics Estonia, 21.1% of the Estonian population, i.e. nearly 276,000 persons lived in relative poverty in 2016. The percentage of people living in relative poverty decreased 0.6 percentage points compared to the previous year.

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Gross domestic product of counties, 2016

news release no 134

According to Statistics Estonia, 64%, i.e. the majority of the value added generated in the Estonian economy in 2016 was created in Harju county. The share of the service sector continues to grow, having increased in 2016 by more than 2 percentage points in most counties.

<br>Estonia’s GDP by county, 2016

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Foreign trade, October 2017

news release no 133

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2017, the exports and imports of goods increased both by 11% compared to October 2016. This year Finland has been the most important trade partner for Estonia. In October, exports to Finland increased by 18% and imports from Finland by 15%.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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Marketing of pesticides, 2016

news release no 132

According to Statistics Estonia, 834 tonnes of pesticides (by active substance) were placed on the market in Estonia in 2016, which is 17% more than in the previous year. The quantity of sold pesticides continues to increase.

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Job vacancies and labour turnover, 3rd quarter 2017

news release no 131

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2017, there were approximately 12,700 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. This is the highest number of job vacancies in recent years.

Rate of job vacancies by economic activity, 3rd quarter, 2016–2017

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Consumer price index, November 2017

news release no 130

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in November 2017 was 0.5% compared to October 2017 and 4.2% compared to November of the previous year.

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Accommodation, October 2017

news release no 129

According to Statistics Estonia, 271,100 domestic and foreign tourists stayed in the accommodation establishments of Estonia in October 2017, which is 1% more than in October 2016.

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Expenditures of research and development activity, 2016

news release no 128

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the expenditure on research and development (R&D) in Estonia amounted to 270.3 million euros, which is 11% less than in 2015.

Share of R&D expenditure in GDP, 2008–2016

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Retail trade, October 2017

news release no 127

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2017, compared to October of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 2% at constant prices.

Turnover volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend, January 2007 – October 2017

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