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Dwelling price index and owner-occupied housing price index, 2nd quarter 2018
– news release no 102
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2018, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 1.1% compared to the 1st quarter and by 7.4% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2017.
Information technology in enterprises and households, 2018
– news release no 100
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, the share of internet users among 16–74-year-olds reached 89%, which is 1 percentage point more than a year ago. The share of internet users who ordered accommodation and transport services from private persons increased by 4 and 3 percentage points, respectively.
According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2018, the exports of goods increased by 27% and imports by 18% compared to July 2017. The growth in trade was affected the most by a significant increase in trade in mineral products (fuel additives, shale oil, motor spirit and heavy fuel oils). Mineral products trade increased in both quantity and value, exports tripled and imports doubled.
Job vacancies and labour turnover, 2nd quarter 2018
– news release no 97
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2018, there were approximately 11,400 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2018, the number of job vacancies increased by 8%. However, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2017, the number of job vacancies decreased by 5%. The number of job vacancies has exceeded 10,000 since the 1st quarter of 2017.
According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2018, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in accommodation establishments numbered 503,000, which is 1% more than in July 2017. The number of domestic tourists increased and the number of foreign tourists decreased.
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2017, life expectancy at birth was 73.7 years for males and 82.3 years for females. In the last ten years, male life expectancy has risen by 6 and female life expectancy by 3.5 years. As a result, the difference in male and female life expectancy has decreased.
According to Statistics Estonia, in 2017, the production of electricity totalled 13 terawatt-hours, which is 8% more than in the previous year. Electricity production from renewable sources increased 13% compared to 2016.