The Most Important Indicators of the Estonian Economy





Last 3 months Last 12 months

03\95 03\94 02\95 average average




12\94 - 02\95 03\94 - 02\95
1. Index of economic growth 0,962 1,004 0,988 0,999 1,003
2. Number of the unemployed and jobless rate




2.1. receiving unemployment benefits (end month) 16778 19521 16123 14634 15261
2.2. total jobless and job-seekers per month 38399 42914 36622 35975 37285
2.3. receiving unemployment benefits (% of work-age population) 2 2,32 1,92 1,74 1,82
2.4. jobless and job-seekers (% of work-age population) 4,6 5,1 4,4 4,3 4,4
2.5. jobless and job-seekers (% of the total working population




and job-seekers) 5,6 6,2 5,4 5,3 5,4
3. Prices




3.1. consumer price index 1,024 1,089 1,029 1,026 1,026
3.2. producer price index 1,008 1,042 1,017 1,039 1,025
4. Foreign trade (million kroons)




4.1. export 1807 1370 1572 1613,5 1500,4
4.2. import 2465 1820 2004 2145,8 1918,2
4.3. net balance -657,8 -449,8 -431,1 -532,3 -417,9
4.4. balance / import -0,27 -0,25 -0,22 -0,25 -0,22
5. Foreign debt (million kroons)




5.1. government debt (total) 3089 2324 3212 3204 2735,4
5.2. debt service costs 43,44 25,4 0,57 15,74 8,5
6. Budget (million kroons)




6.1. central and municipal budget revenues 853,1 610,4 781,8 804,7 733,5
6.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1042 607,5 772,2 853,8 735,8
o/w social welfare 521,6 356,9 404,1 421,3 361,2
economy 171,6 146,9 137,7 152,5 145,3
administration 110,9 85,5 115,9 110,1 82,9
7. Population growth




7.1. births (live) 1229 1335 1030 1063 1154
7.2. deaths 1996 1870 1747 1878 1800
7.3. natural population growth rate -767 -535 -717 -815 -646
8. Real and nominal wages (kroons per month)




8.1. nominal wages (gross) 2090 1470 1905 2115 1826
8.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,097 1,061 1,05 1,006 1,027
8.3. real wages compared to January 1993 1031 927 962 1106 1032
8.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1,071 0,974 1,021 0,981 1,001
9. Cash income per 1 member of family (kroons per month)




9.1. nominal net income 1284 811 1026 1112 983
9.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,251 1,154 0,979 0,997 1,043
9.3. real net income compared to January 1993 633 512 518 581 557
9.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1,222 1,06 0,951 0,973 1,013
10. Economic inequality




10.1. Gini coefficient 0,364 0,367 0,359 0,36 0,377
10.2. income decile X / decile I 11,2 10,5 11,6 11,3 12,7
11. Average loan interest rate in commercial banks (%)




11.1. average 19,09 23,27 21,16 19.59-21.37 19.56-23.27
11.2. short-term (up to 12 months) 20,35 24,83 23,11 20.49-23.11 20.49-24.83
11.3. long-term 16,18 17,15 16,7 16.55-17.50 16.55-18.30
12. Deposit rates in commercial banks (%)




12.1. demand deposits 2,57 2,74 2,59 2.59-2.74 2.59-2.76
12.2. time deposits 8,67 11,58 9,72 9.72-10.13 9.72-11.58