THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY


06-97 06-96 05-97 Average
of last
3 months
(03\97-05\97)
Average
of last
12 months
(06\96-05\97)
1. Prices




   1.1. consumer price index 1,007 1,007 1,020 1,016 1,009
   1.2. producer price index 1,004 1,022 1,024 1,012 1,009
   1.3. export price index 1,006 0,996 1,005 1,006 1,007
   1.4. real effective exchange rate index (REER) of the kroon 0,997 1,001 1,020 1,013 1,004
2. Foreign trade (EEK mn)




   2.1. exports 2 849 1 793 3 190 3 135 2 486
   2.2. imports 4 742 2 800 4 735 4 783 3 860
   2.3. net balance -1 893 -1 007 -1 545 -1 648 -1 374
   2.4. balance / import -0,40 -0,36 -0,33 -0,34 -0,36
3. Budget (EEK mn)




   3.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1 554,3 1 432,0 1 378,7 1 284,1 1 186,1
   3.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1 587,5 1 311,5 1 422,8 1 338,4 1 211,0
    o/w social welfare 872,0 735,4 728,1 693,9 606,2
           economy 324,6 245,6 313,7 265,7 247,0
           administration 164,8 135,7 201,1 146,0 131,1
4. Population growth




   4.1. births (live) 1 059 1 108 1 110 1 094 1 066
   4.2. deaths 1 513 1 435 1 512 1 528 1 518
   4.3. natural increase of the population -454 -327 -402 -434 -452
5. Number of unemployed and unemployment rate




   5.1. number of registered unemployed (end of month) 18 693 18 349 20 515 21 546 19 657
   5.2. total number of unemployed job-seekers per month 32 279 35 092 36 454 37 764 37 190
   5.3. registered unemployed (% of the working-age
population)
2,2 2,2 2,4 2,5 2,3
   5.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of the working-age
population)
3,7 4,1 4,2 4,4 4,3
   5.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the employed and
job-seekers)
4,8 5,2 5,4 5,6 5,5
6. Nominal and real wage (EEK per month)




   6.1. nominal wage (gross) 3 933 3 287 3 594 3 431 3 218
   6.2. change compared to previous month (index) 1,094 1,147 1,042 1,047 1,019
   6.3. real wage compared to January 1994 1 834 1 698 1 688 1 642 1 608
   6.4. change compared to previous month (index) 1,087 1,139 1,021 1,031 1,010

Explanation to the Table