Estonia (Eesti)

EstoniaThis section provides relevant information and links about Estonia for those wishing to move there. In addition there are a number of blogs linked to which can provide first-hand experience in life in Estonia as an expat.

Estonia at a glance

Population: 1,274,709 (July 2012 est.)
Major cities – population: TALLINN (capital) 399,000 (2009)
Languages: Estonian (official) 67.3%, Russian 29.7%, other 2.3%, unknown 0.7% (2000 census)
Time difference: UTC+2
Labour force – by occupation: agriculture: 4.2%
industry: 20.2%
services: 75.6% (2010)
Unemployment rate: 12.1% (2011 est.)
Currency: Kroon (EEK)
Internet users: 971,700 (2009)

Governmental Information

Estonian Government website in English – Also available in Estonian and Russian.

Recommended Blogs

French in Estonia
A blog written in English by a French person living in Estonia!!
Tartu – City of Good Food
A guy who eats in Estonia with his family.
Lilja
About impressions from a foreign country and my life right now as a medical student in Tartu/Estonia.

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