Border crossings registered at border checkpoints (until 2016)
Statistical activity code: 22102
Border crossings to Estonia
International Standard Codes for the Representation of the Names of Countries (ISO 3166)
The number of persons arriving from outside the Schengen Area
Border crossing – arrival in Estonia through a border checkpoint of Estonia. Arrivals are divided into arrivals of foreigners and Estonian nationals.
Estonian citizen – a person who has Estonian citizenship or, in the case of missing citizenship, permanent residence in Estonia.
Foreign visitor – a person travelling to a place other than that of his/her state of residence and usual environment for less than 12 consecutive months and whose main purpose of visit is other than exercising of an activity remunerated from within the place visited. Border crossings of foreign visitors do not include regular border crossings (usually by pedestrians) by residents living near the border who have regular attendance at work, school, shop, church, etc.
Foreigner – a person who has a citizenship of a foreign country or, in case of missing citizenship, permanent residence abroad.
Persons who have arrived in Estonia through checkpoints on the Estonian border according to the data of the Police and Border Guard Board
Vehicles arrived and departed through checkpoints on the Estonian border according to the data of the Police and Border Guard Board
Estonia as a whole
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The Police and Border Guard Board does not register the citizens of the member states of European Economic Area and Switzerland and their family members in the database of border crossings.
The data are nationally comparable.
The data are comparable across time.
There is one part of the persons arrived in Estonia. Started at 01.05.2004 the Police and Border Guard Board does not register the citizens of the member states of European Economic Area and Switzerland and their family members in the database of border crossings.
The outputs of the statistical activity are coherent.
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The published data may be revised if the methodology is modified, if errors are discovered, if new or better data become available within a year from the end of the reference period.
Border crossings database
The number of persons arriving from outside the Schengen Area by citizenship or country of origin (in the absence of citizenship) is received from the Police and Border Guard Board.
DATA FROM OTHER STATISTICAL ACTIVITIES
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The data are validated by the data administrator.
The indicators to be published are calculated on the basis of the collected data.