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Decrease in producer price index affected the most by fall in electricity prices

news release no 94

According to Statistics Estonia, in July, the producer price index of industrial output decreased by 1.0% compared to June 2020 and by 3.4% compared to July 2019.

Decrease in producer price index affected the most by fall in electricity prices

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Unemployment rate reached 7.1 percent

news release no 93

According to Statistics Estonia, in the second quarter of 2020, the labour force participation rate was 70.4%, the employment rate was 65.4%, and the unemployment rate was 7.1%. There were 49,400 unemployed persons, which is 14,400 more than in the first quarter.

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Exports of goods reached last year’s level

news release no 92

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2020, compared to June 2019, the exports of goods remained at the same level and imports decreased by 8%. In the second quarter of 2020, exports decreased by 15% and imports by 18% year on year.

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In July, electricity was cheaper but food more expensive

news release no 91

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in July 2020 was 0.0% compared to June 2020 and -0.9% compared to July 2019. Goods were 0.2% and services 2.0% cheaper.

In July, electricity was cheaper but food more expensive

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Domestic tourism helped Estonian accommodation establishments

news release no 90

According to Statistics Estonia, in June, 121,000 domestic tourists and 42,000 foreign tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments. Their total number of nights spent was 301,000. Compared to June 2019, the number of tourists dropped by 60%, but their number was higher than in the last few months.

Domestic tourism helped Estonian accommodation establishments

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Industrial production increased in a third of manufacturing activities

news release no 89

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2020, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 6% compared to June 2019. Production decreased in manufacturing and mining, while energy production increased owing to last year’s low comparison basis.

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In June, the turnover of retail trade enterprises resumed growth

news release no 88

According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2020, the turnover of retail trade enterprises was 671 million euros. Compared to June 2019, turnover increased by 7% at constant prices.

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Gender pay gap is slowly narrowing

news release no 87
The news release was corrected on 22.07.2020. Please consider the data marked in red as correct.

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, the gross hourly earnings of female employees were 17.1% lower than the gross hourly earnings of male employees. The gender pay gap decreased by 0.9 percentage points year on year.

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