Construction growth slowed down

news release no 64

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased by 2% compared to the 1st quarter of 2018. Construction volume increased due to the work done in foreign countries. On the Estonian construction market, construction volume decreased.

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Last year, a record amount of aquaculture production was sold

news release no 62

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, aquaculture enterprises sold 944 tonnes of commercial fish and crayfish, with a total value of 4.2 million euros. The volume of aquaculture production sold in 2018 was highest in the last twenty five years.

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Enterprises can now compare themselves in eSTAT

news release no 61

Statistics Estonia’s data submission environment eSTAT now allows respondent enterprises to compare their wages, profit and turnover with indicators of the same economic activity and Estonian averages. eSTAT displays personalised statistics currently to nearly 20,000 enterprises.

Personalised statistics in eSTAT

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Statistics Estonia invites students to participate in the competition for the young statistician’s grant

news release no 60

Statistics Estonia announces the competition for the young statistician’s grant named after Albert Pullerits.

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Producer price index increased in April

news release no 59

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2019, the change in the producer price index of industrial output was 0.7% compared to March 2019 and 1.6% compared to April 2018.

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Museums continue to be popular in Estonia

news release no 58

According to Statistics Estonia, there were 3.4 million museum visits in 2018. Compared to the record year 2017, the number of visits has decreased by 100 thousand.

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The number of unemployed persons is falling in Estonia

news release no 57
File added with corrected data

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, the labour force participation rate was 70.8%, the employment rate 67.5% and the unemployment rate 4.7%. The labour force participation rate and the employment rate remained at a similar level compared to the same quarter of the previous year. The unemployment rate, however, decreased by 2.1 percentage points.

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A little over a tenth of dwellings were built in this century

news release no 56

According to Statistics Estonia, on 1 January 2018, there were 718,600 dwellings in Estonia, of which nearly 76%, or 542,500, were occupied. Of these, 99.1% were conventional dwellings and other housing units, and 0.9% were collective living quarters.

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Average monthly gross income per employee increased by 6.8%

news release no 55

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, the average monthly gross income per employee was 1,234 euros, which is 79 euros more than in 2017. Gross income has been on the rise since 2011.

The average monthly gross income per employee

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In March, trade increased with EU countries

news release no 54

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2019, compared to March 2018, the exports of goods increased by 8% and imports by 5%. The trade growth was due to increased exports and imports with the European Union countries.

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