2012 May

15 May: GDP in Estonia up 3.9 per cent year on year to Q1 2012

According to a report on the Baltic Business News, the Estonian economy saw a growth of 3.9 per cent in Q1 of 2012, with particular emphasis on construction and also retail and wholesale trade. Citing figures from the Estonian Statistics Office, these two sectors accounted for more than half of the total growth during Q1….

11 May: Tourism Up in Tallinn and Estonia in Q1 2012

More hopeful signs of recovery come from a report on the Baltic Business News website, citing figures from Statistics Estonia, which stated that the amount of overseas visitors to Estonia was up by 11 per cent in Q1 2012. A total of 488 000 tourists visited the country in Q1, of which 288 000 were…

07 May: Statistics: 28 per cent of New Non-residential Space in Estonia is Located in Tallinn and Harjumaa

According to Tõnu Toompark’s Estonian property Adaur blog, it comes as no surprise that figures from the statistics office in Estonia show that the greatest part of non-residential permits to build originate in Harju county, the most populous county in Estonia, which includes the capital city Tallinn. Throughout the course of 2011, 720 applications for…

07 May: Statistics: 50 per cent of New Accomodation in Estonia is Made Up of 2 and 3 Room Apartments

According to a report on Tõnu Toompark’s Estonian Property Adaur blog, 50 per cent of new residential accomodation in Estonia consists of two and three room apartments. Tõnu bases his report on data from the Estonian statistics office. On the other hand, one room new apartments have diminshed in number, making up only six per…