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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 17.02.2019, 22:23

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SEB: Estonians' spending rose in excise duty related goods groups

SEB: Estonians' spending rose in excise duty related goods groups

30.01.2019

According to a SEB client base analysis, the expenses of Estonians rose the most in excise duty and leisure related goods groups in 2018, writes LETA/BNS.

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295,000 Estonian residents lived at risk of poverty last year

295,000 Estonian residents lived at risk of poverty last year

19.12.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, 22.6% of the Estonian population lived at risk of poverty in 2017. The percentage of people at risk of poverty increased 1.6 percentage points compared to the previous year.

In 2017, household disposable income increased by 11.8 %

In 2017, household disposable income increased by 11.8 %

19.12.2018

Results of the survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) in 2018 show that, compared to 2016, in 2017 household disposable income1 increased by 11.8%, reaching 489 euros per household member monthly. The growth rate of household income was the largest, compared to the increase recorded in the previous years – 4.9% in 2016, 7.6% in 2015, 9.3% in 2014.


1 in 4 young people in overcrowded households

1 in 4 young people in overcrowded households

12.12.2018

In 2017, the proportion of young people in the European Union (EU) aged 15-29 living in overcrowded households was estimated to be 26.7 %. This is just over 9 percentage points higher than the overcrowding rate for the population as a whole (17.5%), informed Eurostat.

Ombudsman informs European Commission on poverty risks in Latvia

Ombudsman informs European Commission on poverty risks in Latvia

06.11.2018

Ombudsman Juris Jansons has outlined to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs his perspective on poverty risks in Latvia and human rights-related budget priorities for 2019, informs LETA.


26.10.2018

Immigration quota may be irrelevant already in 10 years

According to Bank of Estonia economist Rasmus Kattai, the standard of living in Estonia in all probability will increase by such an amount that more and more people from other European Union countries will also want to come work or live here, cities LETA/BNS.

16.10.2018

Share of Baltic residents at risk of poverty higher than EU average – Eurostat

In 2017, 112.9 mln people, or 22.5% of the population, in the European Union (EU) were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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