THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY





Average of Average of

10\95 09\95 10\94 last 3 months last 12 months




07\95 - 09\95 10\94 - 09\95
1. Index of economic growth 1,045 1,025 1,014 1,010 1,007
2. Number of the unemployed and jobless rate




2.1. receiving unemployment benefits (end month) 13643 13232 11766 13666 14553
2.2. total jobless and job-seekers per month 32614 30937 33657 32386 35048
2.3. receiving unemployment benefits (% of work-age population) 1,6 1,6 1,4 1,6 1,7
2.4. jobless and job-seekers (% of work-age population) 3,8 3,6 4,0 3,8 4,1
2.5. jobless and job-seekers (% of the total working population




and job-seekers) 4,8 4,6 4,9 4,8 5,1
3. Prices




3.1. consumer price index 1,031 1,021 1,011 1,015 1,019
3.2. producer price index 1,031 1,014 1,016 1,009 1,014
3.3. export price index 1,021 1,013 1,014 1,002 1,010
3.4. real effective exchange rate index (REER) of the kroon 1,032 1,003 1,026 0,988 1,006
4. Foreign trade (million kroons)




4.1. export 2124,5 2043,0 1491,1 1750,0 1666,4
4.2. import 2851,2 2544,0 1988,8 2406,5 2252,9
4.3. net balance -726,7 -501,0 -497,7 -656,5 -586,5
4.4. balance / import -0,25 -0,20 -0,25 -0,27 -0,26
5. Foreign debt (million kroons, excluding IMF)




5.1. government debt (total) 3974 4004 3277 4082 3844
5.2. debt service costs 1,0 15,4 0,5 15,3 12,9
6. Budget (million kroons)




6.1. central and municipal budget revenues 2043,4 771,9 797,6 893,1 788,7
6.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 903,9 888,2 709,8 904,4 829,4
o/w social welfare 484,8 421,6 349,1 436,6 412,6
economy 183,5 192,8 172,1 199,9 165,9
administration 81,1 72,7 61,8 78,7 89,6
7. Population growth




7.1. births (live) 1109 1054 1109 1152 1139
7.2. deaths 1741 1557 1954 1580 1803
7.3. natural population growth rate -632 -503 -845 -428 -664
8. Real and nominal wages (kroons per month)




8.1. nominal wages (gross) 2445 2360 1792 2410 2247
8.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,036 1,041 1,036 0,961 1,026
8.3. real wages compared to January 1993 1057 1052 993 1091 1107
8.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1,005 1,020 1,025 0,947 1,007
9. Cash income per 1 member of family (kroons per month)




9.1. nominal net income 1305 1265 931 1203 1169
9.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,031 1,075 0,920 0,963 1,019
9.3. real net income compared to January 1993 563 563 516 544 576
9.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1,000 1,053 0,910 0,949 0,999
10. Economic inequality




10.1. Gini coefficient 0,338 0,373 0,339 0,376 0,364
10.2. income decile X / decile I 9,9 14,1 8,8 14,5 11,9
11. Average loan interest rate in commercial banks (%)


low and high for the period
11.1. average 16,57 17,24 21,54 16.98-18.04 16.98-22.70
11.2. short-term (up to 12 months) 17,66 17,82 23,56 17.78-19.32 17.78-24.00
11.3. long-term 15,35 16,39 17,22 15.87-16.39 15.54-18.30
12. Deposit rates in commercial banks (%)




12.1. demand deposits 2,59 2,60 2,67 2.60-2.65 2.57-2.76
12.2. time deposits 7,49 8,26 10,70 8.26-8.73 8.35-10.92