News releases 2009

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Retail trade, December 2008

news release no 13

According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2008 compared to December of the previous year the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises decreased 9% at constant prices.

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Crop production, 2008

news release no 12

According to preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2008 the cereal production was 862,300 tons, which was 2% smaller than in the previous year.

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Foreign trade, November 2008

news release no 11

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2008 compared to November 2007, both exports and imports of goods decreased by one fifth at current prices. Imports of goods were last on such a low level at the beginning of 2006.

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Preliminary population, 1 January 2009

news release no 10

According to Statistics Estonia, by preliminary estimation the number of population in Estonia on 1 January 2009 was 1,340,300. Due to the increase in the number of births and to the decrease in the number of deaths the decline in population number slowed down last year.

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, December 2008

news release no 9

According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2008 the percentage change in the producer price index was -0.2% compared to November and 5.2% compared to December of the previous year.

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Consumer price index, 4th quarter 2008

news release no 8

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 4th quarter of 2008 the percentage change of the consumer price index was 0.6% compared to the 3rd quarter and 8.3% compared to the 4th quarter of the previous year.

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Construction price index, 4th quarter 2008

news release no 7

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2008 compared to the average of the previous year, the percentage change of the construction price index was 3.4%. The index was mainly influenced by the decrease in the labour costs.

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Participation in culture, 2007

news release no 6

According to Statistics Estonia, proceeding from the Estonian Adult Education Survey, the persons’ attendance of cultural institutions is dependent on their level of education.

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Production of industrial output and energy, November 2008

news release no 5

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2008 compared to November of the previous year, the production of industrial enterprises decreased 18%.

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Accommodation, November 2008

news release no 4

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2008 92,000 foreign tourists and 62,000 Estonian residents stayed in accommodation establishments of Estonia. The total number of tourists did not change significantly compared to the November of the previous year.

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Consumer price index, 2008

news release no 3

According to Statistics Estonia, the percentage change of the consumer price index in 2008 compared to the average of 2007 was 10.4%.

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Consumer price index, December 2008

news release no 2

According to Statistics Estonia, the percentage change of the consumer price index in December 2008 compared to November was -0.2% and compared to December 2007 was 7.0%.

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Retail trade, November 2008

news release no 1

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2008 compared to November of the previous year the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises decreased 9% at constant prices.

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