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The economic crisis had deep impacts on the Estonian labour market, but the recovery has been equally remarkable. The employment rate dropped from 70.3% in Q3 2008 to 59.5% in Q1 2010, but has since been increasing strongly
Specific country notes have been prepared using data from the database OECD Health Statistics 2015, July 2015 version. The notes are available in PDF format.
This report is the first joint OECD Public Governance Review between two countries. The Report discusses challenges in whole-of-government strategy steering and the opportunities of digital government.
The underlying strengths of the Estonian economy have helped it bounce back from the crisis, but some challenges remain to finding a steeper, more inclusive and more sustainable growth path, according to the latest OECD Economic Survey of Estonia.
The Secretary-General of the OECD was in Tallinn on 28 January to launch the Economic Survey of Estonia 2015.
The average worker in Estonia faced a tax burden on labour income (tax wedge) of 39.9% in 2013 compared with the OECD average of 35.9%. Estonia was ranked 15 of the 34 OECD member countries in this respect.
These country notes contain indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.
Education at a Glance 2013 - Country notes and key fact tables
These country notes present the recent changes in migration policies as well as a table showing the most recent statistics on migration flows and on the results of the immigrants in the labour market.
As a further sign of international efforts to crack down on tax offenders, 12 more countries have signed, or committed to sign, the OECD’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. In addition, another 6 countries have ratified the Convention.