The Estonian economy shrank 0.7 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, following a 3.9 percent growth in the previous period. It was the first contraction in the economy since the first quarter 2010, as both government spending (-0.3% vs 1.4% in Q4 2019) and fixed investment (-6.9% vs 6.7%) contracted while private consumption growth eased (0.3% vs 2.2%). On the other hand, exports fell 2.6 percent (vs 0.5%), while imports dropped at a faster 5.2 percent (vs 0.3%). On the production side, negative contributions to GDP came from the energy sector and manufacturing. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the GDP contracted by 3.7 percent in the first quarter, reversing from a 0.9 percent growth in Q4.

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Estonia averaged 4.21 percent from 1996 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 13.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 1997 and a record low of -19.30 percent in the third quarter of 2009. This page provides - Estonia GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Estonia GDP Annual Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020.

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Estonia is expected to be -11.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Estonia to stand at 12.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Estonia GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2021 and 4.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Estonia GDP Annual Growth Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.70 3.90 13.20 -19.30 1996 - 2020 percent Quarterly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-08-30 05:00 AM Q2 3.6% 5.0% 3%
2019-11-29 06:00 AM Q3 4.2% 3.8% 2.9%
2020-02-28 06:00 AM Q4 3.9% 4.8% 4%
2020-05-29 05:00 AM Q1 -0.7% 3.9% 1%
2020-08-31 05:00 AM Q2 -0.7% -12.5%
2020-11-30 06:00 AM Q3 -11%


News Stream
Estonian Economy Shrinks for 1st Time Since 2010
The Estonian economy shrank 0.7 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, following a 3.9 percent growth in the previous period. It was the first contraction in the economy since the first quarter 2010, as both government spending (-0.3% vs 1.4% in Q4 2019) and fixed investment (-6.9% vs 6.7%) contracted while private consumption growth eased (0.3% vs 2.2%). On the other hand, exports fell 2.6 percent (vs 0.5%), while imports dropped at a faster 5.2 percent (vs 0.3%). On the production side, negative contributions to GDP came from the energy sector and manufacturing. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the GDP contracted by 3.7 percent in the first quarter, reversing from a 0.9 percent growth in Q4.
2020-05-29
Estonian GDP Growth Slows to 3.9% in Q4
The Estonian economy advanced 3.9 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, following an upwardly revised 4.8 percent growth in the previous period. On the production side, the main contributors to economic growth were information and communication; wholesale and retail trade, and professional, scientific & technical activities; and manufacturing. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the GDP went up by 0.9 percent in the fourth quarter, easing from an upwardly revised 1.2 percent growth in Q3. Considering 2019 full year, the economy grew 4.3 percent year-on-year.
2020-02-28
Estonian Q3 GDP Annual Growth Accelerates to 4.2%
The Estonian economy advanced 4.2 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019, following an upwardly revised 3.8 percent growth in the previous period. Government spending expanded faster (3.8% vs 0.9% in Q2). Meantime, both of fixed investment (8.1% vs 24.6%) and private consumption (1.2% vs 2.4%) increased softer. On the other hand, net exports contributed positively to the GDP growth, as exports grew by 7.0 percent (vs 3.3%), while imports rose at a softer 4.4 percent (vs 5.4%). On the production side, the main contributors to economic growth were information and communication; agriculture, forestry and fishing; professional, scientific & technical activities; wholesale and retail trade, and manufacturing, transportation and storage. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the GDP went up by 1.0 percent in the third quarter, accelerating from an upwardly revised 0.8 percent growth in Q2.
2019-11-29
Estonian Q2 GDP Growth Weakest in 5 Quarters
The Estonian economy advanced 3.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, following an upwardly revised 5 percent growth in the previous period. It was the weakest annual GDP growth rate since the first quarter 2018, amid a slowdown in private consumption (1.1% vs 5.4%) and government spending (0.7% vs 5.9%), while net exports contributed negatively to the GDP growth, as exports grew by 2.2 percent (vs 4.7%), while imports rose at a faster 5.0 percent (vs 4.1%). Meantime, fixed investment continued to rise (24.6% vs 17.8%). On the production side, the main contributors to economic growth were information and communication; professional, scientific & technical activities; wholesale and retail trade, and manufacturing. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the GDP went up by 0.4 percent in the second quarter, slowing from an upwardly revised 0.9 percent growth in Q1.
2019-08-30

Estonia GDP Annual Growth Rate
More than 71 percent of the Estonian GDP is derived from the service sectors, 25 percent from industry and 4 percent from agriculture. The most important sectors of the Estonian economy are: real estate, rental and letting, and business services (21 percent of GDP); the processing industry (15 percent), commerce (14 percent); transport, warehousing and communications (10 percent) and construction (7 percent). On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of GDP and accounts for 52 percent of its total use, followed by gross fixed capital formation (25 percent, one of the highest among EU countries) and government expenditure (20 percent). Exports of goods and services account for 84 percent of GDP while imports account for 81 percent, adding 3 percent of total GDP.