Facts and stats about Estonia

1.27 million

Population. Ranked 157th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 40th in 2012.


Latvia 343 km, Russia 290 km
Largest city Tallinn - 471,608
Capital city Tallinn - 471,608
Major language Estonian, Russian
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit Estonian kroon
Prime minister Andrus Ansip
Alternative names Estonia, Republic of Estonia, Eesti, Eesti Vabariik
Groups Cold countries, Emerging markets, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Former Soviet republics, High income OECD countries, NATO countries, Tourist destinations, World

Interesting observations about Estonia

  • Estonia ranked first for GDP per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2012.
  • Estonia ranked first for death rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2013.
  • Estonia ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions from electricity and heat production, total > million metric tons per million amongst Europe in 2011.
  • Estonia ranked first for war deaths amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Estonia ranked first for age structure > 65 years and over amongst Former Soviet republics in 2013.
  • Estonia ranked first for labor force amongst Tourist destinations in 2013.
  • Estonia has ranked last for illiterate population by sex > aged 15+ > women per 1000 since 1980.
  • Estonia ranked first for inflation rate > consumer prices amongst Eurozone in 2012.
  • Estonia ranked 10 places from the bottom for population amongst Cold countries in 2013.
  • Estonia ranked second for GDP > real growth rate amongst NATO countries in 2012.