Social life

Estonian feature film “Class Reunion” broke many records last year

news release no 70

According to Statistics Estonia, the most popular film in Estonian cinemas in 2016 was the Estonian comedy “Class Reunion”. In the cinema attendance rankings since the restoration of independence, “Class Reunion” came second after James Cameron’s “Avatar”.

Films screened in Estonian cinemas by country of origin, 2005–2016

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Last year, the growth of the average monthly gross income continued

news release no 56

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the average monthly gross income per employee was 1,073 euros. The growth of gross income continued at the same rate as in previous years (6%), however, the number of people receiving income started to decrease for the first time since the years of the economic crisis.

Average monthly gross income per employee, 2016

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Employment indicators improved at the beginning of the year

news release no 55

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2017, the unemployment rate was 5.6%, the employment rate 66.3% and the labour force participation rate 70.2%. The labour force participation rate reached a record level in comparison with the 1st quarters of previous years.

Labour force participation rate, employment rate, unemployment rate, 1st quarter, 2002–2016

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The number of museum visits was up last year

news release no 54

Museums continue to be popular in Estonia. According to Statistics Estonia, there were 3.5 million museum visits in 2016, which is 6% more than the year before.

Museum visits by type of museum, 2016

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Expenditure on high-sugar products in households with different self-reported health statuses

Märt Leesment
– Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 1/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 109)
Nutrition is an interesting, multi-faceted and complex area, which is at the same time intriguing on both an existential and political level. The article aims at examining the connections between the consumption of high-sugar products in households and self-reported health. Irrespective of restrictions, the results were surprising and contradictory.
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