Despite the wide reach of digital media in Estonia, traditional TV and radio programmes are still popular. Everyone can find something they like from the selection of television broadcasters and radio stations. TV and radio also promote other areas of culture, offering quality films, music and plays as well as live broadcasts of the most important events. Television and radio statistics cover all radio and TV stations in Estonia. The statistics include information, such as: how many TV and radio broadcasters there are in Estonia; what is the duration of broadcasting; how is the duration
Statistics Estonia publishes short-term labour market statistics since November 2022. Interactive charts give an overview of the labour market in Estonia based on the data of the employment register. They show changes in the number of employment relationships: how many were started, suspended or terminated. There is also a time series of the changes in these indicators. The number of employment relationships is based on entries in the employment register, meaning that people with several jobs are represented several times in the dataset. Type of contract Reason for termination Economic
Since the first quarter of 2023, Statistics Estonia uses the data from the employment register of the Tax and Customs Board and the income and social tax declarations to publish the average wages and salaries. People working under employment contracts, the Civil Service Act*, and service contracts are included.
According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2022, the Estonian general government deficit was 1% and the debt level was 18% of the gross domestic product (GDP). At the end of last year, the total expenditures of the general government exceeded revenues by 335 million euros.
Coronavirus and the ensuing economic crisis have affected the labour market also in Estonia. Since April, Statistics Estonia is publishing short-term statistics on changes in the labour market. Interactive charts give an overview of the current labour market situation on the basis of weekly data from the employment register. The charts show weekly changes in the number of employment relationships: how many were started, suspended or terminated. The time series starts from 6 January 2020, the beginning of the first full working week of the year. For comparison, the weekly data of 2019 have been
Article 104 of The Treaty establishing the European Community comprises a commitment for the EU Member States to avoid excessive budgetary deficits. In particular, Member States shall comply with budgetary discipline by respecting two criteria defined in the Annex to the Treaty, the Protocol no 20 on the excessive deficit procedure . The reference values not to be exceeded are: 3% for the ratio of the public deficit to the GDP at market prices 60% for the ratio of the public debt to the GDP at market prices Article 104 also sets out a procedure, known as Excessive Deficit Procedure, to be