News releases 2011

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Production of industrial output and energy, December 2010

news release no 14

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2010 the production of industrial enterprises grew 23% compared to the previous year. The growth of production was mainly influenced by the external demand, but the domestic demand also increased continually during the year.

Diagram: Volume index trends of production in manufacturing in the European Union

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Retail trade, December 2010

news release no 13

According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2010 compared to the same month of the previous year the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 5% at constant prices. Retail sales grew for the fourth month in succession.

Diagram: Retail sales volume index of retail trade enterprises and its trend

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Crop production, 2010

news release no 12

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, the cereal production was 670,000 tons in 2010, which was 23% less than in the previous year.

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Livestock farming, 2010

news release no 11

According to preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, the number of dairy cows did not change significantly in 2010 compared to the previous year, but milk production per cow increased substantially.

Diagram: Milk production per cow, 1994–2010

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Foreign trade, November 2010

news release no 10

According to Statistics Estonia, in November last year exports of goods from Estonia amounted to 861 million euros and imports to Estonia to 901 million euros at current prices. Exports to the euro area countries comprised 29% of Estonia’s total exports and imports from euro area 38% of total imports.

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Preliminary population, 1 January 2011

news release no 9

According to Statistics Estonia, by preliminary data, five births less than deaths were registered in Estonia in 2010. By preliminary estimation, the population of Estonia was 1,340,100 on 1 January 2010.

Diagram: Births, deaths and natural increase, 1990–2010

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Producer price index of industrial output, export and import price index, December 2010

news release no 8

According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2010, the change in the producer price index of industrial output was 0.0% compared to November and 5.4% compared to December of the previous year.

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Construction price index, 4th quarter 2010

news release no 7

According to Statistics Estonia, the construction price index increased 0.6% in the 4th quarter of 2010 compared to the 4th quarter of 2009 as well as compared to the 3rd quarter of 2010.

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A fault in the electrical power system caused a suspension in the supply of Statistics Estonia’s IT services

news release no 6

According to Statistics Estonia, in connection with a fault that occurred in the electricity supply system of the State Infocommunication Foundation today, access to Statistics Estonia’s web services was suspended.

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Participation of population in culture, 2010

news release no 5

According to Statistics Estonia, urban people are more eager to take part in cultural events, rural people are more active media observers compared to urban people.

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Foreign trade (preliminary data), November 2010

news release no 4

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2010 exports of goods from Estonia amounted to 860 million euros (13.5 billion kroons) at current prices and imports to Estonia reached 900 million euros (14.1 billion kroons). The turnover of exports per month has not been so big before, but imports were bigger last in October 2008.

Diagram: Estonian foreign trade, January 2009 – November 2010

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Accommodation, November 2010

news release no 3

According to Statistics Estonia, in November 2010, 164,000 tourists stayed in the accommodation establishments of Estonia exceeding the results of November 2007 i.e. the best November month for accommodation establishments of the past decade by 6%.

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Consumer price index, 2010

news release no 2

According to Statistics Estonia, the consumer price index increased 3.0% in 2010 compared to the average of 2009.

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Consumer price index, December 2010

news release no 1

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of consumer price index was 5.7% in December 2010 compared to December of the previous year and 0.5% compared to November 2010.

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