24.11.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The average wage stood at 1119 euros in the third quarter and its growth rate slowed
  • The latest data show labour costs continued to increase faster than productivity

Data from Statistics Estonia show that... more

24.11.2016
The labour market review by experts from Eesti Pank covers developments in the supply, demand and prices of labour in Estonia. The central bank observes the labour market for two reasons. Firstly, labour is an important production input, as a change in the supply or activity of labour can directly... more
14.11.2016

Orsolya Soosaar

Economist at Eesti Pank

  • Data released today put the unemployment rate higher in the third quarter than it was in the second quarter
  • Jobs have been created most in the service sector since... more
21.10.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Eesti Panga ökonomist
  • Growth in employment slowed in the first half of 2016, though it was still faster than forecast
  • Employment in the industrial sector was down slightly, but it was up in services
  • Growth picked up in the average... more
30.08.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The growth rate of gross monthly wages slowed a little, especially in local government administration
  • Given that productivity declined in the second quarter, growth in the average wage remained strong
  • The... more
12.08.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Eesti Panga ökonomist
  • Employment improved despite slow economic growth
  • Registered unemployment increased in Ida-Virumaa
  • The work ability reform is expected to boost registered unemployment and the labour force participation rate... more
30.05.2016
The labour market review by experts from Eesti Pank covers developments in the supply, demand and prices of labour in Estonia. The central bank observes the labour market for two reasons. Firstly, labour is an important production input, as a change in the supply or activity of labour can directly... more
25.05.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Higher wages and lower consumer prices increased the capacity of households to consume
  • The growth in average wages in manufacturing accelerated from 5.4% to 8% in the fourth quarter of last year
  • Companies have... more
13.05.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • Seasonally adjusted employment was higher than in the final quarter of last year
  • Labour productivity declined in 2015, but has started to rise again

Figures from Statistics Estonia show unemployment was 6.5%... more

20.04.2016
Orsolya Soosaar Economist at Eesti Pank
  • The rise in employment did not slow down in the second half of 2015
  • Unemployment was low in 2015 at 6.2%, but the number of registered unemployed rose in the second half of the year
  • Productivity fell in the... more
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