Prices

The industrial producer price index fell in June

news release no 81

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

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A moderate increase in the construction price index continued

news release no 80

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was 0.2% compared to the previous quarter and 1.5% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016.

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In June, the annual change of the consumer price index was affected the most by food

news release no 78

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in June 2017 was -0.1% compared to May 2017 and 2.9% compared to June of the previous year.

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The Dwelling Price Index was influenced the most by apartments in Tallinn

news release no 74

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2017, the Dwelling Price Index changed by -0.1% compared to the 4th quarter of 2016 and by 7.7% compared to the 1st quarter of 2016.

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Prices

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Eveli Šokman
– Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 2/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 69)

In 2016, the biggest increase among price indices occurred in the dwelling price index. However, the rise of the index slowed down and was the smallest of the last six years – 4.7% in 2016 compared to the average of 2015. In 2016, the biggest increase occurred in the prices of houses (5.4%). The prices of apartments increased by 4.5%. The dwelling price index dropped in 2016 compared to the average of the previous year by 0.8%. There was an increase in the cost of labour (1.2%) and a decrease in the cost of using building machines (−1.1%) and of building materials (−1.8%). The repair and reconstruction work price index fell 0.9%.

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