Quarterly economic indicators of tourism and accommodation (until 2015)
Statistical activity code: 22106
Sale of accommodation, catering and touring services by type of service; accommodation, catering and touring services volume index by type of service, compared to previous period and corresponding period of previous year
Estonian Classifcation of Economic Activities (EMTAK 2008) based on NACE Rev. 2
Tourism, accommodation and catering enterprises (NACE 55, 56 and 79).
Lodging units – provide lodging or short-term accommodations for travellers, holiday makers and others.
Restaurant activities – provide complete meals meant for immediate consumption, whether traditional restaurants, self-service or take-away restaurants as well as permanent or temporary fish and chips stands and the like with or without seating.
Sale of accommodation services – including cost for breakfast if it is sold together with accommodation
Sale of catering services – sale of ready-to-eat foodstuff (merchandise and own production) for consumption in the place of sale. Merchandise – goods that purchaser enterprise sells without further processing.
Turnover (formerly ‘net sales’) – income from sale of all products, goods and services received or to be received, which does not include VAT and excises. Turnover is equal with the pay received or to be received and is calculated on a accrual basis accounting. Turnover excludes subsidies.
Enterprises whose main activity is accommodation and food service activities, or travel agency, tour operator and other reservation service and related activities.
List of active enterprises whose main activity is accommodation and food service activities, or travel agency, tour operator and other reservation service and related activities. The list is generated from the Business Register for Statistical Purposes.
Estonia as a whole
The calculations were based on the data of the year 2010
DIRECTLY APPLICABLE LEGAL ACT
Council Regulation (EC) No 1165/98 of 19 May 1998 concerning short-term statistics
Regulation (EC) No 1158/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2005 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1165/98 concerning short-term statistics
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Data are related to statistical activities 20007 „Quarterly Financial Statistics of Enterprises”
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DATA FROM OTHER STATISTICAL ACTIVITIES
Data from statistical activities 20007 „Quarterly financial statistics of enterprises” and 20407 „Consumer Price Index” are used.
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The indicators to be published are calculated on the basis of the collected data.
Adjustment is carried out for the series of sales revenue and number of people occupied with work. Time series are seasonally and calendar adjusted (ie working day effect is removed).