During the last hundred years the working culture as well as the meaning of work has significantly changed for people. Work is meant not merely for satisfying people’s main needs, but also a challenge for development and satisfaction through self-realisation.
More and more men receiving parental benefit
According to Statistics Estonia, 27,989 women and 3,920 men received parental benefit in Estonia in 2019. The average monthly parental benefit paid to men was a third higher than that paid to women.
Quality of work life of the young in post-crisis Europe
Labour market changes are related to the economy as well as the population’s age and lifelong learning. Therefore, labour market analyses are always based on the comparison of various types of socio-demographic indicators, be they age, sex, education or social status. Bearing in mind that the working-age population is declining and the general population is ageing, the article focuses on young people’s entry into the labour market and their activity on the labour market. The analysis is based on the data of the Estonian Labour Force Survey (2011–2015) and the Estonian Working Life Survey (2015).
Seminar on gender pay gap held today
Today, on 26 January, in Tallinn, Statistics Estonia holds a seminar on the gender pay gap. The seminar, called “Lahkame lõhet”, presents the results of the pay gap surveys carried out and discusses the gender pay gap both on the global scale and in terms of the situation in Estonia.
Approximately three quarters of employees consider a good relationship with employer to be very important
According to Statistics Estonia, 85% of employees are very or rather satisfied with their job. In the last 12 months, every fifth employee has had conflicts interfering with the relations and work of enterprise and employees.
The native and immigrant population in the labour market
The article analyses the labour market positions of the native and immigrant population in Estonia, and the impact of the ongoing recession on these positions. The main aim is to determine which labour group – natives or immigrants – has suffered more due to the economic crisis.