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Statistics: Electricity had biggest impact on producer price index in June

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The producer price index of industrial output rose by 9.4 percent on-year to June 2021, state agency Statistics Estonia reported on Tuesday. The index rose by 2.6 percent between May and June. “Falling prices in mining and quarrying and in the manufacture of beverages had an opposite effect on the index,” Eveli Šokman, leading analyst at Statistics Estonia, said, adding that between May and June, the index was affected the…

Imports, exports up by half on year to May in Estonia

Friday, July 9, 2021

Exports and imports both rose by around a half on year to May, state agency Statistics Estonia reports, driven by fuels, electrical and transport equipment in particular, as well as 2020’s low reference base – the result of the pandemic. Exports totaled €1.5 billion on year to May 2021, a rise of 47 percent, while imports came to €1.6 billion, a rise of 50 percent. Leading analyst at Statistics Estonia…

30 new Covid-19 cases recorded on Monday in Latvia

Monday, June 28, 2021

On Monday, June 28, Latvia recorded 30 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 137,240. Of 4.023 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.7% were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants continued its decline, from 62.3 Sunday to 60.0 Monday. There were no more deaths from Covid-19 confirmed Monday,…

Dwelling Price Index in Estonia rose by 6.6 percent

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

In the first quarter of 2021, the Dwelling Price Index increased by 6.6 percent compared both to the fourth and the first quarter of 2020, data from Statistics Estonia shows. The Dwelling Price Index expresses the changes in the square meter prices of transactions made by households for the purchase of dwellings and it is compiled for apartments and houses (detached, semi-detached and terraced houses). Egne Säinast, analyst at Statistics…

Statistics: Estonians have started to consume more domestic meat

Monday, May 24, 2021

79 percent of the meat consumed in Estonia in 2020 was locally produced, state agency Statistics Estonia reports, the highest percentage in the last five years. Last year, meat production in Estonia amounted to 82,700 tons, including 45,200 tons of pork, 22,300 tons of poultry meat and 11,900 tons of beef. According to Ege Kirs, an analyst at Statistics Estonia, the total production of meat increased by 5 percent compared to…

Statistics Estonia: verage monthly income rose to €1,380 in 2020

Thursday, May 13, 2021

In 2020, the average monthly gross income per employee was €1,380, which is €63 more than in 2019, data from Statistics Estonia shows. Income was highest in Harju county (€1,541) and lowest in Ida-Viru county (€1,088). The average gross income covers wages and salaries paid to employees and civil servants, work-related stipends, support and other payments. The largest gross income was earned in Rae rural municipality in Harju county, where…

Estonia had positive net migration for sixth year running in 2020

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Estonia had positive net migration for the sixth year in a row in 2020, revised data of Statistics Estonia shows. However, there were also fewer births than deaths last year. Last year, 16,209 people immigrated to Estonia and 12,427 persons emigrated from Estonia, resulting in positive net migration. Compared to the previous year, immigration decreased by 1,963 people and emigration by 374 people. Estonian citizens represented the biggest share of…

Statistics: Foreign trade grew on year to March 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Imports rose 20 percent on year to March, while exports were just behind at 19 percent growth, state agency Statistics Estonia reports. Increases in trade in electrical equipment, mineral products, timber and wood-based products and also transport-related items were the driving factors in the growth, the agency says. Evelin Puura, leading analyst at Statistics Estonia, said that higher prices of materials, as well as increased volumes, had had a significant…

Industrial production output rose by 4.7 % in Latvia

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Data published May 5 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB ) show that, compared to March 2020, in March 2021 industrial production output rose by 4.7% according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. Production output increase was registered in manufacturing – by 3.8 %, in mining and quarrying – by 11.2 %, and in electricity and gas supply – by 7.4 %. In March 2021, compared to February 2021, according to seasonally adjusted data at…

Statistics: Households spend more on food, housing costs in 2020

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Last year, the average expenditure per household member each month was €477, which is €12 less than in 2019, data from Statistics Estonia shows. Food and housing expenses increased by €7 year on year. Anet Müürsoo, lead analyst at Statistics Estonia, said expenditure on food and housing accounted for 39 percent of the total household budget, which is 2.2 percentage points higher than in 2019. Compulsory expenditure per household member…