Training sessions

Statistics Estonia organises free training sessions for users of statistics and data providers: individuals and representatives of institutions, enterprises or organisations. The training sessions take place at Statistics Estonia or at the location of the client.

Training sessions for the users of statistics

The goal is to teach the user to find information independently on the websites of Statistics Estonia and Eurostat, in statistical databases and products, and to inform the user of the principles of producing official statistics and of important changes in the use or methodology of statistics.

Examples of information sessions for the users of statistics

  1. How to find and use statistics?
    The session covers the basics of using statistics and is meant for anyone with interest in statistics: the media, students, teachers, government employees, enterprises, etc.

    Expected result: The user is familiar with the products and services offered by Statistics Estonia, can find information on the websites of Statistics Estonia and Eurostat as well as in statistical databases and products.

    Content: Overview of the principles of official statistics; statistical products and services; website as an important source of new and previously published statistics; breakdown of the statistical subject matter domains (environment, economy, population, social life); presentation and instructions on how to use statistical databases and products. The programme can be customised to include more information on a particular topic.

    Method: Lecture and demonstration.
  2. ABCs of using statistical databases
    The theoretical and practical training session is meant for anyone who wants to use statistical databases.

    Expected result: The user can find statistical information and use the databases of Statistics Estonia and Eurostat.

    Content: Introduction to the databases of Statistics Estonia and Eurostat; choosing information sources; solving data search and database use tasks. The programme can be customised to include more information on a particular topic.

    Method: Lecture, demonstration and practical exercises on the computer.

The training sessions are free of charge and are organised if there are at least ten participants. For additional information and registration send an e-mail to stat [at] stat.ee or call +372 625 9300.

Training sessions for data providers

The goal is to introduce and give instructions on filling in questionnaires, loading data from CSV-tables, etc. During the training session, the purposes of data collection are explained.

Examples of information sessions for data providers

  1. How to use data submission environment eSTAT?

    Content: What is eSTAT and how to join it; principles of managing eSTAT main users and users; instructions on filling in questionnaires in eSTAT.

    Method: Lecture and demonstration.
  2. Questionnaire “Road transport”

    Content: Instructions on filling in and checking the questionnaire in eSTAT; principles of pre-filling the questionnaire; principles of using the collected data.

    Method: Lecture and demonstration.
  3. Questionnaire “EKOMAR”

    Content: Instructions on filling in and checking the questionnaire in eSTAT; principles of pre-filling the questionnaire with annual report data; principles of using the collected data.

    Method: Lecture and demonstration.
  4. Questionnaire “Intrastat”

    Content: Changes in the questionnaire; principles of using eSTAT; using statistics produced on the basis of the questionnaire.

    Method: Lecture and demonstration.

The training sessions are free of charge and are organised if there are at least ten participants. For additional information send an e-mail to stat [at] stat.ee or call +372 625 9100.

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