Valiskaubanduse rakendus

The Tree of Truth shows how Estonia is doing

news release no 123

Today, Statistics Estonia and the Government Office presented a new web application called the Tree of Truth. It is a gauge of important national indicators, giving a simple, honest and objective picture of how the country is doing.

Tree of Truth

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Gender pay gap continues to be present in all economic activities

news release no 122

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in October 2018, the gender pay gap was present in all economic activities. The pay gap was biggest in financial and insurance activities (32.2%) and smallest in transportation and storage (1.9%).

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In August, exports decreased for the third month

news release no 120

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2019, compared to August 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 3% and imports by 7%. The trade decrease was mainly due to declined exports and imports of mineral products (shale oil, motor spirit, fuel additives and electricity).

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In August, 488,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments

news release no 119

According to Statistics Estonia, in August, 9% more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than in August 2018. The number of nights spent by tourists increased by 7%. 286,000 of the visitors of accommodation establishments were foreign tourists and 202,000 were domestic tourists.

In August, 488,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments

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In September, food and clothing had the greatest impact on the consumer price index

news release no 118

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2019 was -0.2% compared to August 2019 and 2.2% compared to September of the previous year.

In September, food and clothing had the greatest impact on the consumer price index

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Statistics Estonia presented the register-based census to technology experts

news release no 117

Today, Statistics Estonia met with technology experts and analysts to present the technical solution of the Register-based Population and Housing Census and its opportunities.

Statistics Estonia presented the register-based census to technology experts

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Pilot survey of the Estonian Labour Force Survey is about to begin

news release no 116

On 7 October, Statistics Estonia will launch a pilot Labour Force Survey, which will be conducted in parallel to the regular Labour Force Survey. The aim of the pilot survey is to test the renewed questionnaire and methodology, which will be implemented in 2021. This is the first time that the respondents can use an online questionnaire and the sample of the survey will include persons aged 75‒89.

Pilot survey of the Estonian Labour Force Survey is about to begin

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In August, the volume of industrial production was slightly higher than in July

news release no 115

According to Statistics Estonia, in August 2019, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 2% compared to August 2018. Production increased in manufacturing, but decreased in energy as well as in mining.

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In August, turnover increased the most in stores selling textiles, clothing and footwear

news release no 114

According to Statistics Estonia, in August, the turnover of retail trade enterprises was 651 million euros, having increased by 4% at constant prices compared to August 2018.

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Producer price index decreased in August

news release no 113

In August 2019, the producer price index of industrial output fell by 0.2% compared to July 2019 and by 1.3% compared to August 2018. The export and import price indices fell compared to both July 2019 and August 2018.

Producer price index

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The dwelling price index continued to increase in the 2nd quarter

news release no 112

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2019, the dwelling price index changed by 0.9% compared to the 1st quarter and by 5.8% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018.

Dwelling price index, 1st quarter 2005 – 2nd quarter 2019 (2010 = 100)

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