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Sharp increase in the number of people leaving work on employer’s initiative

According to Statistics Estonia, in the second quarter of 2020, there were 8,088 vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. Compared to the second quarter of 2019, the number decreased by 28%. In the second quarter, 39,540 persons were hired and 50,184 persons left work. Every fourth person left on the employer’s initiative.
Read more 8. September 2020
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In July, domestic tourism was popular

According to Statistics Estonia, in July, 346,000 tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments. Their total number of nights spent was 652,000. Compared to July 2019, the number of tourists dropped by a third, but the number was higher than in the last few months.
Read more 7. September 2020
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Growth in wages and salaries stalled across Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2020, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 1,433 euros, which is 1% higher than last year. While in county comparison, both increase and decrease in wages could be observed, the year-on-year growth has not been as modest in ten years.
Read more 27. August 2020
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We live longer but not healthier

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, life expectancy at birth was 74.4 years for males and 82.8 years for females. Life expectancy has increased for both sexes, slightly more for males. Men are expected to live disability-free for 54.1 and women for 57.6 years.
Read more 27. August 2020
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In the second quarter, construction volume decreased by 8%

According to Statistics Estonia, in the second quarter of 2020, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and abroad decreased by 8% year on year. Considering only the Estonian construction market, the construction volume decreased by 5%.
Read more 26. August 2020
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Reliable data found a new home

As of today, 25 August, the new website of Statistics Estonia is available to the public. The purpose of the upgraded website is to ensure more effective dissemination of reliable data and offer a better user experience.
Read more 25. August 2020
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Our website is being upgraded

 

As of today, 25 August, the new website of Statistics Estonia is available to the public. The website might experience some issues at first, but please bear with us.

Read more 25. August 2020
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Unemployment rate reached 7.1 percent

According to Statistics Estonia, in the second quarter of 2020, the labour force participation rate was 70.4%, the employment rate was 65.4%, and the unemployment rate was 7.1%. There were 49,400 unemployed persons, which is 14,400 more than in the first quarter.
Read more 14. August 2020
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Exports of goods reached last year’s level

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2020, compared to June 2019, the exports of goods remained at the same level and imports decreased by 8%. In the second quarter of 2020, exports decreased by 15% and imports by 18% year on year.
Read more 10. August 2020