THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY

  05.98 05.97 04.98 Average
of last
3 months
(02.98-04.98)
Average
of last
12 months
(05.97-04.98)
1. Prices          
   1.1. consumer price index 1,004 1,020 1,004 1,007 1,010
   1.2. producer price index 0,997 1,024 1,001 1,000 1,005
   1.3. export price index 0,982 1,005 1,002 1,004 1,003
   1.4. real effective exchange rate (REER) index of the kroon 1,011 1,019 1,002 1,005 1,006
2. Foreign trade (EEK mn)          
   2.1. exports 3 123 2 569 2 968 2 994 2 874
   2.2. imports 4 615 3 956 4 766 4 468 4 384
   2.3. net balance -1 492 -1 387 -1 798 -1 474 -1 510
   2.4. balance / exports -0,48 -0,54 -0,61 -0,49 -0,53
3. Budget (EEK mn)          
   3.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1 700,7 1 378,7 1 693,6 1 480,9 1 564,4
   3.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 2 085,4 1 422,8 1 654,9 1 533,8 1 487,9
          o/w social welfare 937,3 728,1 814,3 791,4 749,5
             economy 262,6 313,7 436,9 321,5 309,2
             administration 162,9 201,1 172,9 170,6 164,2
4. Sale of industrial production (EEK mn)          
   4.1. total in current prices 2 917 2 538 2 969 2 989 2 836
          o/w energy and mining industry 363 381 495 558 484
             processing industry 2 554 2 157 2 474 2 431 2 352
5. Population growth          
   5.1. births (live) 1 004 1 110 1 026 1 000 1 028
   5.2. deaths 1 441 1 512 1 868 1 730 1 591
   5.3. natural increase of the population -437 -402 -842 -730 -563
6. Number of unemployed and unemployment rate          
   6.1. number of registered unemployed (end of month) 18 769 20 515 20 285 20 213 18 640
   6.2. total number of unemployed job-seekers per month 31 984 36 454 34 381 34 101 32 516
   6.3. registered unemployed (% of the working-age
population)
2,2 2,4 2,4 2,4 2,2
   6.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of the working-age
population)
3,7 4,2 4,0 4,0 3,8
   6.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the employed
and job-seekers)
4,8 5,4 5,1 5,1 4,8

Explanations to the Table