THE MOST IMPORTANT INDICATORS OF THE ESTONIAN ECONOMY

  09.98 09.97 08.98 Average
of last
3 months
(06.98-08.98)
Average
of last
12 months
(09.97-08.98)
1. Prices          
   1.1. consumer price index 1,000 1,006 0,999 1,002 1,008
   1.2. producer price index 0,994 0,998 0,998 1,001 1,002
   1.3. export price index 0,992 0,995 1,000 1,007 1,001
   1.4. real effective exchange rate (REER) index of the kroon 1,090 1,014 1,009 1,007 1,009
2. Foreign trade (EEK mn)          
   2.1. exports 2 862 2 954 3 013 2 951 3 035
   2.2. imports 4 117 4 519 4 456 4 508 4 597
   2.3. net balance -1 255 -1 565 -1 443 -1 557 -1 562
   2.4. balance / exports -0,44 -0,53 -0,48 -0,53 -0,51
3. Budget (EEK mn)          
   3.1. central and municipal budget revenue 1 519,9 1 535,5 1 630,6 1 966,1 1 664,6
   3.2. central and municipal budget expenditures 1 610,5 1 308,0 1 742,2 1 888,8 1 607,6
          o/w social welfare 793,5 621,3 740,2 862,4 799,1
             economy 382,4 316,5 481,2 385,3 318,5
             administration 158,5 132,8 142,1 176,3 168,4
4. Sale of industrial production (EEK mn)          
   4.1. total in current prices 2 748 2 918 2 709 2 727 2 928
          o/w energy production and mining 376 368 306 307 482
             manufacturing 2 371 2 550 2 403 2 420 2 446
5. Population growth          
   5.1. births (live) 1 073 1 066 1 048 1 085 1 016
   5.2. deaths 1 557 1 423 1 484 1 537 1 601
   5.3. natural increase of the population -484 -357 -436 -452 -585
6. Number of unemployed and unemployment rate          
   6.1. number of registered unemployed (end of month) 17 163 16 887 16 150 16 931 18 299
   6.2. total number of unemployed job-seekers per month 30 280 30 719 28 383 28 752 31 512
   6.3. registered unemployed (% of the working-age
population)
2,0 2,0 1,9 2,0 2,1
   6.4. unemployed job-seekers (% of the working-age
population)
3,5 3,6 3,3 3,4 3,7
   6.5. unemployed job-seekers (% of the employed
and job-seekers)
4,5 4,6 4,2 4,3 4,7

Explanations to the Table