THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY*

  11-96 10-96 09-96 11-95 Average
of last
3 months
(08\96-10\96)
Average
of last
12 months
(11\95-10\96)
1. Prices            
1.1. consumer price index 1,006 1,006 1,006 1,014 1,003 1,013
1.2. producer price index 1,001 1,012 1,010 1,010 1,008 1,011
1.3. export price index 1,004 1,014 1,013 1,006 1,008 1,008
1.4. real effective exchange rate index (REER) of the kroon 1,011 0,994 0,999 0,997 1,000 1,007
2. Foreign trade (EEK mn)            
2.1. exports 2 659 2 540 2 098 1 997 2 256 1 950
2.2. imports 4 158 4 037 3 170 3 152 3 430 2 986
2.3. net balance -1 499 -1 497 -1 072 -1 154 -1 174 -1 035
2.4. balance / import -0,36 -0,37 -0,34 -0,37 -0,34 -0,35
3. Budget (EEK mn)            
3.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1 276,7 1 354,6 1 259,3 1 051,8 1 254,7 1 148,0
3.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1 326,5 1 251,6 1 171,5 1 085,9 1 214,4 1 180,0
o/w social welfare 615,4 625,2 601,7 540,7 532,3 595,5
economy 256,7 302,1 312,7 225,4 263,8 258,5
administration 139,4 130,3 116,9 128,2 107,2 119,5
4. Population growth            
4.1. births (live) 931 1 093 1 003 1 063 1 067 1 103
4.2. deaths 1 382 1 536 1 402 1 663 1 445 1 624
4.3. natural increase of the population -451 -443 -399 -600 -378 -521
5. Number of unemployed and unemployment rate            
5.1. number of registered unemployed (end of month) 19 131 18 466 17 336 14 948 17 696 17 848
5.2. total number of unemployed job-seekers per month 37 610 37 709 35 867 36 741 36 174 37 550
5.3. registered unemployed (% of the working-age
population)
2,2 2,1 2,0 1,8 2,0 2,1
5.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of the working-age
population)
4,4 4,4 4,2 4,3 4,2 4,4
5.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the unemployed
and job-seekers)
5,6 5,6 5,3 5,4 5,4 5,6
6. Nominal and real wage (EEK per month)            
6.1. nominal wage (gross) 3 143 3 128 3 070 2 460 2 986 2 889
6.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,005 1,039 1,094 1,006 1,002 1,021
6.3. real wage compared to January 1993 1 150 1 152 1 137 1 048 1 106 1 113
6.4. change compared to previous month (index) 0,999 1,033 1,088 0,992 0,999 1,007
7. Disposable income per household member (EEK)            
7.1. nominal net income 1 646 1 493 1 408 1 234 1 437 1 366
7.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,103 1,061 0,998 1,058 1,027 1,020
7.3. real net income compared to January 1993 603 550 521 526 532 526
7.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1,096 1,054 0,992 1,043 1,024 1,007
8. Economic inequality            
8.1. Gini coefficient 0,421 0,383 0,369 0,347 0,373 0,367
8.2. income decile X / decile I 15,7 14,7 13,9 10,6 14,2 13,3

* Data on Estonia's foreign debt are published once a quarter in the statistical appendix of the bulletin.

Explanation to the Table of the Most Important Economic Indicators of the Estonian Economy