THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY





Average of Average of

11\95 11\94 10\95 last 3 months last 12 months




08\95 - 10\95 11\94 - 10\95
1. Economic growth index 0.999 1.025 1.045 1.024 1.007
2. Number of the unemployed and jobless rate




2.1. officially registered unemployed (end of month) 14948 12141 13643 13426 14709
2.2. unemployed job-seekers per month 36741 36111 32614 32175 34936
2.3. receiving unemployment benefits (% of work-age population) 1.8 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.7
2.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of work-age population) 4.3 4.3 3.8 3.8 4.1
2.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the total working population




and job-seekers) 5.4 5.3 4.8 4.7 5.1
3. Prices




3.1. consumer price index 1.014 1.016 1.031 1.019 1.021
3.2. producer price index 1.010 1.002 1.031 1.019 1.015
3.3. export price index 1.006 1.009 1.021 1.015 1.010
3.4. real effective exchange rate index (REER) of the kroon 0.994 0.990 1.032 0.999 1.006
4. Foreign trade (million kroons)




4.1. export 2027 1716 2124 2024 1719
4.2. import 3153 2122 2851 2586 2325
4.3. net balance -1126 -405 -727 -562 -606
4.4. balance / import -0.36 -0.19 -0.25 -0.22 -0.26
5. Foreign loans (million kroons, excluding IMF)




5.1. government loans (total) 4051 3362 3974 4014 3625
5.2. foreign loans' servicing costs 5.3 23.2 1.0 14.4 13.0
6. Budget (million kroons)




6.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1051.8 738.2 1130.3 974.3 882.9
6.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1085.9 821.5 903.9 890.6 904.8
o/w social welfare 540.7 417.5 484.8 446.9 453.1
economy 225.4 134.6 183.5 193.1 181.3
administration 128.2 98.4 81.1 76.4 96.4
7. Population growth




7.1. births (live) 1063 1084 1113 1125 1139
7.2. deaths 1663 1850 1745 1622 1786
7.3. natural population growth rate -600 -766 -632 -497 -647
8. Real and nominal wage (kroons per month)




8.1. nominal wage (gross) 2460 1870 2445 2337 2289
8.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1.006 1.044 1.036 0.990 1.026
8.3. real wage compared to January 1993 1048 1020 1057 1037 1107
8.4. change compared to previous month (index) 0.992 1.027 1.005 0.971 1.005
9. Cash income per family member (kroons per month)




9.1. nominal net income 1332 1069 1305 1249 1200
9.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1.021 1.148 1.031 1.038 1.029
9.3. real net income compared to January 1993 567 583 563 554 580
9.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1.007 1.130 1.000 1.018 1.016
10. Economic inequality




10.1. Gini coefficient 0.339 0.373 0.338 0.365 0.364
10.2. income decile X / decile I 10.6 11.5 9.9 12.8 12.0
11. Average loan interest rate in commercial banks (%)


low and high for the period
11.1. average 16.7 20.9 16.6 17.0-17.2 17.0-22.7
11.2. short-term (up to 12 months) 17.7 22.9 17.7 17.7-17.8 17.8-24.0
11.3. long-term 15.6 16.7 15.4 15.4-15.9 15.4-18.3
12. Deposit rates in commercial banks (%)


low and high for the period
12.1. demand deposits 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6-2.7
12.2. time deposits 8.0 10.7 7.5 7.5-8.4 8.4-10.7