Is Estonia economically stable?


What is Estonia economy like?

Estonia, a member of the EU since 2004 and the euro zone since 2011, has a modern market-based economy and one of the higher per capita income levels in Central Europe and the Baltic region, but its economy is highly dependent on trade, leaving it vulnerable to external shocks.

Is Estonia politically stable?

The political landscape is relatively stable, though fractured, and polarization on the left-right scale tends to be fairly weak. Most of the polarization is centered on ethnicity, which is infused with conflict over Estonia’s history and identity inherited from the Soviet Union.

Why is Estonia ranked highly?


Estonia performs most strongly in Natural Environment and Economic Quality but is weakest in Health. The biggest improvement compared to a decade ago came in Health. Visit our Rankings table to see how Estonia compares to other countries.

Is Estonia richer than Lithuania?

Liutauras Gudžinskas, head of Northern European Studies Centre at the International Relations and Political Sciences at Vilnius University, however, notes that according to the latest Eurostat stats, Lithuania has edged out Estonia on GDP per capita.

Is Estonia expensive?

Estonia has become the most expensive country in the Eastern part of the European Union, Poland being cheapest. As confirmed by personal experience and fresh Eurostat data.

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Are there slums in Estonia?

Twentieth century towns include two opposite phenomena, both very typical of an Estonian town: slums and garden suburbs. Just as a hundred years ago most peasants still lived in chimney-less dwellings, the Estonian townsman largely remained a slum-dweller, at least until the early 20th century.

Is healthcare free in Estonia?

The Estonian health insurance system is a solidarity-based social insurance system. This means it provides healthcare for everyone. Estonia is quite covered by health care and treatment is equally available in all regions.

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