Question: How many ethnic groups are in Estonia?

The ethnic breakdown is currently 69% Estonian, 25% Russian, 2% Ukranian, 1% Belarusians, 0.8% Finns and 1.6% other. Before WW2, ethnic Estonians made up 88% of the total population, at which time the largest minority groups were Germans, Russians, Swedes, Jews, Latvians, Poles, Finns and Ingrians.

How many ethnic Estonians are there?

In 2008, thirteen of Estonia’s fifteen counties were over 80% ethnic Estonian. The counties with the highest percentage Estonians are Hiiu County (98.4%) and Saare County (98.3%).

Population of Estonia by ethnic group 1897–2021.

Ethnic group Ukrainians
census 19592 Number 15,769
% 1.3
census 19703 Number 28,086
% 2.1

What are the top 3 ethnic groups of Estonia by percentages?

Largest Ethnic Groups In Estonia

Rank Ethnic Background Number Living in Estonia, 2016
2 Russian 330,263
3 Ukrainian 23,256
4 Belarusian 12,171
5 Finnish 7,659

What is the race of Estonia?

The ethnic breakdown is currently 69% Estonian, 25% Russian, 2% Ukranian, 1% Belarusians, 0.8% Finns and 1.6% other. Before WW2, ethnic Estonians made up 88% of the total population, at which time the largest minority groups were Germans, Russians, Swedes, Jews, Latvians, Poles, Finns and Ingrians.

Why is Estonia losing population?

The main culprit is the sub-replacement fertility rate in Estonia, though factors such as lower levels of emigration and higher levels of immigration may also play a role. Statistics Estonia’s figures show an 11 percent fall in population over the next 60 years, or 145,200 people.

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What is the most religious country?

Countries/Districts

Rank Country/District Yes, important
1 Estonia 16%
2 Sweden 17%
3 Denmark 19%
4 Czechia 21%

Who rules Estonia?

Estonia

Republic of Estonia Eesti Vabariik (Estonian)
Government Unitary parliamentary republic
• President Kersti Kaljulaid
Prime Minister Kaja Kallas
• Speaker of the Riigikogu Jüri Ratas
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