Estonia: Ratings of Center, Reform even out
The ratings of the Center Party, senior member of Estonia's three-party ruling coalition, and the opposition Reform Party effectively became equal in March, it appears from a survey taken by Kantar Emor for BNS and Postimees.
Center Party again tops popularity ratings in February
Estonia's most popular party in February was the Center Party which was supported by 27 percent of respondents, results of a survey commissioner by BNS and the daily Postimees and carried out by pollster Kantar Emor show.
Center studying loyalty of young Russians
The International Center for Defense and Security (ICDS) is conducting a survey to determine attitudes of young Russian-speaking people in Estonia towards national defense and security, as well as their loyalty to the state. Executive manager of the center Dmitri Teperik said that some politicians and public figures have speculated at length on young Russians and a potential security risk, whereas there is no reliable data on the subject.
18.01.2017, Andres EinmannPM
Legal certainty held in esteem
Estonia occupies 14th place among 113 countries in the World Justice Project's recent Rule of Law Index published last week. The pack is led by four Nordic countries: Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Sweden, while other countries ahead of Estonia all sport a far higher standard of living than the Baltic Sea country.
28.10.2016, Joosep VärkPM
Survey: Center Party is still Estonia's most popular party
The Center Party and the Reform Party were Estonia's most popular parties in September, while support for the opposition Conservative People's Party (EKRE) and the Free Party is declining, results of a survey commissioned by the public broadcaster ERR and carried out by pollster Turu-uuringute AS show.
Poll: Reform Party becomes Estonia's most popular party in April
The Reform Party became Estonia's most popular party in April as according to a fresh poll taken by TNS Emor for BNS it would get 23 percent of the vote if elections were held tomorrow.
1 in 5 respondents in Estonian survey see refugee issue as biggest problem
Twenty-one percent of the respondents in a survey taken in Estonia last month consider the topic of refugees to be the biggest problem that the Estonian society is faced with at the moment.
Estonians think the world has become more unstable - poll
Estonians perceive the world around them as less stable and many fear flare-up of new armed conflicts, it appears from a recent public opinion poll on national security.
EKRE sole parliamentary party to grow support
The Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE) was the only parliamentary party whose support grew in November, it appears from a survey taken by TNS Emor for BNS.
Support for Estonia's Center Party higher than for 2 coalition parties combined - survey
Estonia's opposition Center Party enjoyed higher support than two most popular ruling coalition parties between them in November, it appears from a survey Turu-uuringute AS pollsters conducted for the public broadcaster ERR.
Nine out of 10 smokers in Estonia would like to kick the habit - survey
Nine out of 10 smokers in Estonia are thinking about giving it up and eight have taken a decisive step to kick the habit, it appears from the latest tobacco-themed study commissioned by the National Institute for Health Development (TAI) and the Social Affairs Ministry.
Estonians trust police, volunteer rescuers the most - survey
Of the institutions responsible for internal security, the police and volunteer rescuers are trusted the most by Estonians whereas trust in assistant police officers has weakened, it appears from a security study commissioned by the Interior Ministry.
Survey: difficulty of identifying immigrants a major hazard
Survey ordered by interior ministry says strongest security threat related to intake of immigrants is entry of unidentified individuals.
23.07.2015, Helen MihelsonPM
University of Tartu tops Estonian university rankings for 7th consecutive year
The University of Tartu is the most highly regarded university in Estonia for the seventh year running, a survey by TNS Emor pollsters shows.
Estonian children are critical of school, parents - survey
Researchers of the Institute of Social Studies of the University of Tartu participated in an international survey of children's subjective well-being and found out that compared to children of other countries Estonian children are rather satisfied with their use of time and their friendships, but are more critical of how their parents take into account what children say and are the most critical of school.
Fall in support to 19 pct leaves Reform Party 2nd in popularity rankings
The Reform Party which in March was still the most popular party in Estonia with 28 percent support has since fallen to second place, ranking far behind the Center Party with 19 percent, it appears from a survey conducted by TNS Emor for BNS.
Estonia maintains high place in Freedom House press freedom index
Estonia ranks in a tie for places 14-17, unchanged from last year, on the scoreboard of the Freedom of the Press 2015 report published by Freedom House.
Most Finns living in Estonia would recommend moving to the country - survey
According to the results of a survey carried out by Enterprise Estonia most of the Finns living in Estonia would recommend moving to the Baltic country to their acquaintances because abodes are better in Estonia and the purchasing power greater, the Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat reports.
Survey: 80 pct of Estonians support banning alcohol ads
According to a survey commissioned by the Terve Eesti national health foundation 80 percent of Estonian residents support banning alcohol advertisements like it has been done with tobacco ads.
Small party popularity surges
A fresh TNS EMOR survey ordered by Postimees on party ratings serves surprise with joy to newcomers.
23.01.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Among Baltic states' residents Estonians have the most savings - Swedbank survey
According to a survey of the Institute for Private Finances at Swedbank most Estonians or 83 percent have savings while 66 percent of Lithuanians and 53 percent of Latvians have set money aside.
Study: Estonians more content with life than Latvians, less than Lithuanians
According to a recent study carried out by insurer Ergo which assessed the contentment of people with life, the average score of Estonians was 6.26 out of the maximum score of 10, while Lithuanians got an average score of 6.74 and Latvians 6.12.
Estonians: united by song and dance
As revealed by groundbreaking study into durability of song and dance festivals, the tradition is very strong indeed for now – but cannot be taken for granted.
23.10.2013, Anneli AmmasPM
E-voting favours no party
Fears of e-elections being biased by nature not scientifically proven.
09.10.2013, Argo IdeonPM
Estonians less energy-drink-thirsty than expected
National Institute for Health Development study reveals Estonians opt to get their caffeine from coffee.
25.09.2013, Tiina KaukverePM
Support for Center Party and IRL grows in September - survey
Support for Estonia's Center Party and Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) increased most in September, it can be seen from a survey ordered by the Estonian public broadcaster ERR and conducted by pollster Emor.
Only 24 pct of people trust Estonian pension system - Swedbank survey
Of residents of Estonia only 24 percent trust the country's pension system, 51 percent do not trust it and a quarter cannot say anything about its trustworthiness, it appears from a survey commissioned by the Swedbank Institute for Private Finance.
Survey: Pay offers increase 24 pct on year in Q2
The pay offers of Estonian employers increased 24.4 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, it appears from a study by the recruitment portal CV Keskus.
Large Estonian parties lose popularity in August
The four Estonian parliamentary parties combined had 7 percent less supporters in August than in July, whereas the ratings of two unrepresented parties climbed nearer to the 5 percent parliamentary threshold, it appears from a nationwide survey by TNS Emor for the public broadcaster ERR.
Estonians optimistic about future of EU - survey
Close to half or 49 percent of the citizens of the European Union are optimistic about the future of the union while in Estonia and Lithuania optimists make up 64 percent, the newly-published Standard Eurobarometer Spring 2013 survey shows.
Rising prices main concern in Estonia - survey
Residents of Estonia are the most concerned about rising prices, the spring Standard Eurobarometer survey showed.
Survey: 18 pct of Estonians ready to accept cash in hand wages
Fully 18 percent of Estonians would be prepared to cheat the state and receive a bigger part of their wages as cash in hand, it appears from a survey by the recruitment portal CV Keskus.
Trust rating of Estonian police remains above 80 pct
Public trust in the Estonian police has stayed above 80 percent in the first six months of 2013.
Young Estonians giving up idea of buying a dwelling - survey
Of the young people who were planning to buy real estate still at the beginning of this year almost half have abandoned the idea by now, it appears from a survey commissioned by the Association of Real Estate Companies of Estonia.
Foreign investors' interest in Estonia has grown 19 pct - survey
The interest of foreign investors toward Estonia has increased 19 percent compared with 2012, whereas in Lithuania the number of foreign direct investments dropped 7 percent and in Latvia 50 percent, a Baltic business attractiveness survey conducted by Ernst & Young Baltic AS shows.
Every eighth wage earner in Estonia considers going to work abroad - survey
One out of eight wage earners in Estonia or approximately 65,000 people are ready to look for work abroad, it appears from TNS Emor's annual survey of wage earners' expectations.
Survey: 86 pct of Estonian consumers have used e-commerce
Of residents of Estonia 86 percent have bought goods or services via electronic channels, and it's services that are bought online the most often in Estonia, it appears from a study the findings of which were published on Wednesday.
Survey: 60 pct of Estonian companies want more tax guidance
The vast majority of businesses would welcome more global cooperation and guidance from tax authorities on what is acceptable and unacceptable tax planning, even if this provided less opportunity to reduce tax liabilities across borders, it appears from the latest research from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR).