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The industrial producer price index increased in October

news release no 120

According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.4% compared to September and by 3.7% compared to October 2016.

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Employment rate at highest for 20 years

news release no 119

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2017, the employment rate was 68.3%, the unemployment rate 5.2% and the labour force participation rate 72%. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016, the unemployment rate fell and the employment rate reached its highest level for 20 years.

Employment rate by sex and age group, 3rd quarter, 2013–2017

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In the 3rd quarter, trade growth slowed

news release no 118

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter, compared to the 3rd quarter of the previous year, exports grew 4% and imports 6%. Compared to the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2017, trade slowed in the 3rd quarter.

Estonia’s foreign trade by month, 2015–2017

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

news release no 117

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in October 2017 was -0.2% compared to September 2017 and 3.8% compared to October of the previous year.

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In September, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

news release no 116

According to Statistics Estonia, 281,400 tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in September 2017, i.e. 10% more than in September 2016. The number of both foreign and domestic tourists increased.

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In September, the volume of industrial production was greater than a year ago

news release no 115

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2017, the production of industrial enterprises increased 4% compared to September 2016. Production increased in mining and quarrying but decreased in the energy sector.

Volume index of production in manufacturing and its trend, January 2008 – September 2017

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In September, stable turnover growth of retail trade enterprises continued

news release no 114

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2017, compared to September of the previous year, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. For the third month in succession, turnover has shown a stable one-percent growth compared to the same month of the previous year.

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

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European statistics users’ conference taking place in Tallinn

news release no 113

Conference “Small Estonia, big Europe – what do statistics show?” of Statistics Estonia and Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, is taking place today, 24 October. The conference focuses on consumers of statistics.

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The industrial producer price index did not change in September

news release no 112

According to Statistics Estonia, in September 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.0% compared to August and by 4.5% compared to September 2016.

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Wage pressure keeps the construction price index rising

news release no 111

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the construction price index in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was 0.9% compared to the previous quarter and 1.7% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016.

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