News releases 2010

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Production of industrial output and energy, December 2009

news release no 17

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2009 compared to the previous year, the production of industrial enterprises decreased 26%.

Diagram: The volume index and trend of production in manufacturing, January 2000 – December 2009 (2005 = 100)

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Retail trade, December 2009

news release no 16

According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2009 compared to December of the previous year the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises decreased 15% at constant prices. The decline in retail sales which had stood within the limits of 17% during the previous months slowed down to some extent in December.

Diagram: Retail sales volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend, January 2002 – December 2009

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Crop production, 2009

news release no 15

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, the cereal production was 879,000 tons in 2009, which was 2% more than in the previous year. The yield of rape and turnip rape seed was the largest of the last decade — 135,700 tons.

Diagram: Yield of rape and turnip rape seed, 1998–2009

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Livestock farming, 2009

news release no 14

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, there were 95,800 dairy cows in Estonia in 2009, which makes 5% less compared to the previous year.

Diagram: Cattle and dairy cows, 1991–2009

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Foreign trade, November 2009

news release no 13

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2009 exports of goods from Estonia at current prices totalled 9.1 billion kroons and imports to Estonia amounted to 10.3 billion kroons. Compared to November 2008, total exports declined by 8% but exports of mineral products (incl. petroleum products) and of wood and products thereof increased.

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Preliminary population, 1 January 2010

news release no 12

According to Statistics Estonia, by preliminary estimation the population in Estonia on 1 January 2010 was 1,340,000. Due to the decrease in the number of deaths the decline in population number slowed down last year.

Diagram: Births, deaths and natural increase, 1991–2009

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Over 2,000 persons have participated in the pilot Census of PHC 2011

news release no 11

According to Statistics Estonia, over 2,000 persons have been enumerated in the pilot Census of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC 2011). The population of Rae rural municipality have participated the most in electronic census that is going on until the mid-February.

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, December 2009

news release no 10

According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2009 the percentage change in the producer price index was 0.0% compared to November and -1.8% compared to December of the previous year.

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Construction price index, 4th quarter 2009

news release no 9

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 4th quarter of 2009 the construction price index fell 10.0% compared to the 4th quarter of 2008. In 2009, the index fell 8.5% compared to the average of 2008.

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Today the Partner Day "How to Measure Regional Development" took place

news release no 8

According to the discussions on today’s Partner Day of Statistics Estonia “How to Measure Regional Development”, the information to be collected in the course of the 2011 Population and Housing Census (PHC 2011) will provide significantly more detailed information on the necessities of the population of local governments.

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Today the Partner Day "How to Measure Regional Development" takes place

news release no 7

Today, on 12 January Statistics Estonia organises the Partner Day “How to Measure Regional Development” addressed to local governments and other persons interested in regional development.

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Foreign trade (preliminary data), November 2009

news release no 6

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in November 2009 exports of goods from Estonia amounted to 9.1 billion kroons at current prices and imports to Estonia made up 10.3 billion kroons. The decline in exports and imports slowed down.

Diagram: Estonian foreign trade, January 2008 – November 2009

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Accommodation, November 2009

news release no 5

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2009, 140,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which was 9% less than in the same month of the previous year.

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Consumer price index, 2009

news release no 4

According to Statistics Estonia, the consumer price index decreased by 0.1% in 2009 compared to the average of 2008.

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Consumer price index, December 2009

news release no 3

According to Statistics Estonia, the consumer price index increased 0.1% in December 2009 compared to November and decreased 1.7% compared to December 2008.

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Crime and Security Survey, 2009

news release no 2

According to the results of the Security Survey of Statistics Estonia, 26% of the adults i.e. of the 15–74-year-old population of Estonia fall victim to some act of crime in a year.

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Retail trade, November 2009

news release no 1

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2009 compared to November of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises decreased 17% at constant prices. Since July 2009, the decrease in retail sales has been relatively stable compared to the same month of the previous year.

Diagram: Retail sales volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend, January 2002 – November 2009

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