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How happy is the Estonian man?

International Men's Day is celebrated this coming Sunday, 19 November. Epp Remmelg, leading analyst at Statistics Estonia, took the opportunity to find out how the Estonian man is doing.
Read more 17. November 2023
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GDP flash estimate: economy contracted by 2.5% in Q3

According to Statistics Estonia's preliminary estimate, gross domestic product (GDP) continued to decline in the third quarter of 2023. Robert Müürsepp, team lead of national accounts at Statistics Estonia, said that, compared with the third quarter of 2022, GDP fell by around 2.5%.
Read more 30. October 2023
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Largest and most comprehensive relationship survey to date reveals: it is in intimate partnerships that people in Estonia experience the most violence

The first-ever relationship survey*, conducted by Statistics Estonia, points to several areas of concern in Estonian people's intimate relationships. Among other things, the results of the survey revealed that both women and men suffer physical, psychological, and sexual violence most often in couple relationships.
Read more 11. October 2023
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The economy contracted by 3% last year

According to Statistics Estonia, in the fourth quarter of 2023, the gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 2.7% compared with the same period of 2022. The GDP at current prices was 9.9 billion euros in the fourth quarter. In 2023 as a whole, Estonia’s GDP decreased by 3% and amounted to 37.7 billion euros at current prices.
Read more 1. March 2024
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Producer price index of industrial output down by 1.5% from last year

According to Statistics Estonia, the producer price index of industrial output, which expresses changes in the producer prices of industrial goods manufactured in Estonia for the domestic market and for export, rose by 2.0% in January 2024 compared with December 2023 and fell by 1.5% compared with January last year.
Read more 29. February 2024
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Construction volume fell by 6% last year

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2023, the total production value of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and abroad decreased by 6% at constant prices compared with 2022. Considering only the domestic market, the fall in construction volume was 7%.
Read more 23. February 2024
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Foreign trade decreased significantly in 2023

According to Statistics Estonia, exports of goods in 2023 decreased by 16% and imports by 17% compared with the year before. Exports of goods amounted to 18 billion and imports to 21 billion euros at current prices. The trade deficit was 3 million euros, which is 695 million euros lower than in 2022.
Read more 9. February 2024
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Foreign tourists have found their way back to Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2023, Estonian accommodation establishments served over 3.43 million tourists, which is 5% more than in 2022. The number of foreign tourists increased last year, while the number of domestic tourists decreased.
Read more 8. February 2024