THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY


09\95 09\94 08\95 Average of
last 3 months
06\95 - 08\95
Average of
last 12 months
09\94 - 08\95
1. Index of economic growth 1.025 1.043 0.988 1.012 0.998
2. Number of the unemployed and jobless rate




2.1. receiving unemployment benefits (end month) 13232 12376 13404 14430 14481
2.2. total jobless and job-seekers per month 30937 33393 32974 33585 35272
2.3. receiving unemployment benefits (% of work-age population) 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7
2.4. jobless and job-seekers (% of work-age population) 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.1
2.5. jobless and job-seekers (% of the total working population
and job-seekers)
4.6 4.9 4.8 4.9 5.2
3. Prices




3.1. consumer price index 1.021 1.032 1.006 1.015 1.020
3.2. producer price index 1.014 1.065 1.012 1.003 1.018
3.3. export price index 1.013 1.020 1.011 1.009 1.011
3.4. real effective exchange rate index (REER) of the kroon 1.003 1.026 0.964 0.982 1.008
4. Foreign trade (million kroons)




4.1. export 2043.0 1649.4 1904.6 1684.0 1660.7
4.2. import 2544.0 1999.9 2361.8 2379.4 2248.5
4.3. net balance -501.0 -350.5 -457.2 -695.4 -587.8
4.4. balance / import -0.20 -0.18 -0.19 -0.29 -0.26
5. Foreign debt (million kroons, excluding IMF)




5.1. government debt (total) 4004.0 3336.0 4065.0 4139.0 3805.0
5.2. debt service costs 15.4 0.0 26.7 13.2 11.6
6. Budget (million kroons)




6.1. central and municipal budget revenues
665.1 1020.6 1003.1 855.1
6.2. central and municipal budget expenditures
620.2 843.7 946.8 858.8
o/w social welfare
326.7 434.3 481.9 433.8
economy
144.8 202.9 205.4 176.3
administration
75.5 75.5 94.8 94.9
7. Population growth




7.1. births (live) 1054 1022 1211 1184 1136
7.2. deaths 1557 1742 1569 1613 1819
7.3. natural population growth rate -503 -720 -358 -429 -683
8. Real and nominal wages (kroons per month)




8.1. nominal wages (gross) 2360 1730 2207 2445 2178
8.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1.069 1.058 0.894 0.991 1.025
8.3. real wages compared to January 1993 1052 970 1004 1124 1093
8.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1.047 1.025 0.888 0.976 1.005
9. Cash income per 1 member of family (kroons per month)




9.1. nominal net income 1265 1011 1177 1254 1148
9.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1.075 1.194 1.008 0.990 1.028
9.3. real net income compared to January 1993 563 567 535 576 576
9.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1.053 1.157 1.002 0.974 1.007
10. Economic inequality




10.1. Gini coefficient 0.373 0.409 0.384 0.382 0.367
10.2. income decile X / decile I 14.1 14.8 14.4 14.0 11.9
11. Average loan interest rate in commercial banks (%)


low and high for the period
11.1. average 17.24 21.47 16.98 16.98-18.04 16.98-22.70
11.2. short-term (up to 12 months) 17.82 22.97 17.78 17.78-19.44 17.78-24.00
11.3. long-term 16.39 17.34 15.87 15.87-15.92 15.54-18.30
12. Deposit rates in commercial banks (%)




12.1. demand deposits 2.60 2.74 2.60 2.59-2.65 2.57-2.76
12.2. time deposits 8.26 11.16 8.35 8.35-8.78 8.35-10.92