THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY

  04.98 04.97 03.98 Average
of last
3 months
(01.98-03.98)
Average
of last
12 months
(04.97-03.98)
1. Prices          
   1.1. consumer price index 1,004 1,019 1,008 1,016 1,011
   1.2. producer price index 1,001 1,008 0,996 1,005 1,006
   1.3. export price index 1,002 1,003 0,998 1,007 1,003
   1.4. real effective exchange rate (REER) index of the kroon 1,002 1,013 1,001 1,011 1,007
2. Foreign trade (EEK mn)          
   2.1. exports 2 760 2 486 2 893 2 640 2 563
   2.2. imports 4 766 4 043 4 402 4 154 4 166
   2.3. net balance -2 006 -1 557 -1 509 -1 514 -1 603
   2.4. balance / exports -0,73 -0,63 -0,52 -0,57 -0,63
3. Budget (EEK mn)          
   3.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1 693,6 1 355,5 1 464,8 1 341,9 1 536,2
   3.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1 654,9 1 347,0 1 571,9 1 380,1 1 462,2
          o/w social welfare 814,3 694,7 812,6 735,5 739,6
             economy 436,9 245,8 281,4 238,2 293,3
             administration 172,9 100,6 170,9 163,2 158,2
4. Sale of industrial production (EEK mn)          
   4.1. total in current prices 2 969 2 676 3 153 2 978 2 812
          o/w energy and mining industry 495 484 578 613 483
             processing industry 2 474 2 192 2 575 2 365 2 329
5. Population growth          
   5.1. births (live) 1 026 1 164 1 087 999 1 039
   5.2. deaths 1 868 1 493 1 855 1 661 1 560
   5.3. natural increase of the population -842 -329 -768 -662 -521
6. Number of unemployed and unemployment rate          
   6.1. number of registered unemployed (end of month) 20 285 21 899 20 423 19 848 18 774
   6.2. total number of unemployed job-seekers per month 34 381 38 480 34 850 33 776 32 857
   6.3. registered unemployed (% of the working-age
population)
2,4 2,5 2,4 2,3 2,2
   6.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of the working-age
population)
4,0 4,5 4,1 4,0 3,8
   6.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the employed
and job-seekers)
5,1 5,7 5,2 5,0 4,9

Explanations to the Table