THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY

  03.98 03.97 02.98 Average
of last
3 months
(12.97-02.98)
Average
of last
12 months
(03.97-02.98)
1. Prices          
   1.1. consumer price index 1,008 1,008 1,010 1,016 1,011
   1.2. producer price index 0,996 1,004 1,003 1,006 1,006
   1.3. export price index 0,998 1,009 1,012 1,009 1,004
   1.4. real effective exchange rate (REER) index of the kroon 1,001 1,006 1,010 1,011 1,008
2. Foreign trade (EEK mn)          
   2.1. exports 2 893 2 177 2 505 2 545 2 503
   2.2. imports 4 402 3 538 4 074 4 196 4 084
   2.3. net balance -1 509 -1 361 -1 569 -1 651 -1 581
   2.4. balance / exports -0,52 -0,63 -0,63 -0,65 -0,63
3. Budget (EEK mn)          
   3.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1 464,8 1 118,1 1 284,2 1 469,4 1 507,3
   3.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1 571,9 1 245,3 1 374,5 1 592,3 1 435,0
          o/w social welfare 812,6 658,9 747,3 816,8 726,8
             economy 281,4 237,7 246,1 276,0 289,7
             administration 170,9 136,4 168,0 191,4 155,3
4. Sale of industrial production (EEK mn)          
   4.1. total in current prices 3 153 2 480 2 844 2 959 2 756
          o/w energy and mining industry 578 502 601 654 477
             processing industry 2 575 1 978 2 243 2 305 2 279
5. Population growth          
   5.1. births (live) 1 083 1 007 888 947 1 033
   5.2. deaths 1 855 1 580 1 466 1 631 1 537
   5.3. natural increase of the population -772 -573 -578 -684 -504
6. Number of unemployed and unemployment rate          
   6.1. number of registered unemployed (end of month) 20 423 22 223 19 931 19 145 18 924
   6.2. total number of unemployed job-seekers per month 34 850 38 359 33 071 32 372 33 150
   6.3. registered unemployed (% of the working-age
population)
2,4 2,6 2,3 2,2 2,2
   6.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of the working-age
population)
4,1 4,5 3,9 3,8 3,9
   6.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the employed and
job-seekers)
5,2 5,7 4,9 4,8 4,9

Explanations to the Table