First census results out today

Today, on June 1, Statistics Estonia will publish the first results of the population census. We will reveal the size of population of Estonia, sex and age distribution of the population, location of inhabitants, representation of various ethnic nationalities, mother tongues, and countries of citizenship in the Estonian society, and the changes that have occurred over the decades. On the occasion of the International Day for Protection of Children, we will also highlight census data on children.
Read more 1. June 2022

Enumerators are out and about, but there are no home visits

There is exactly one week left until the end of the Population and Housing Census, as data collection continues with phone interviews. Due to the epidemic, there will be no home visits during this census. But enumerators are visiting the addresses included in the mandatory random sample to post notes that ask residents to make contact.
Read more 23. February 2022

Whom will enumerators call in February, and why?

The Population and Housing Census continues in February but on a smaller scale and mainly as phone interviews. Home visits, which were used during the previous census, will be kept to a minimum by Statistics Estonia, to prevent the spread of any viruses.
Read more 10. February 2022

The census continues: enumerators start their work today

The Population and Housing Census, which started at the end of last year, continues on a smaller scale in February. Throughout the month, enumerators are contacting the people who did not respond to the e-census but live at mandatory sample addresses.
Read more 1. February 2022

Tomorrow is the last day to complete the e-census

Today and tomorrow are the last days when it is still possible to participate in the Estonian e-census. All Estonian residents are invited to complete the survey. By today, January 21, more than 530,000 persons, i.e. 40% of the population, have been enumerated on the basis of the census e-questionnaire.
Read more 21. January 2022

This Saturday is the last day to complete the e-census

Statistics Estonia invites all Estonian residents to fill in the census e-questionnaire by Saturday. So far (by January 16), 450,000 persons, or around 35% of the Estonian population, have been enumerated based on the short five-minute questionnaire.
Read more 20. January 2022

Around 150,000 people have responded to the e-census

By today, January 6, approximately 150,000 people have submitted answers to the Population and Housing Census e-questionnaire. Women have been considerably more active in filling in the questionnaire than men. The short questionnaire can be answered until January 22.
Read more 6. January 2022

5 important reminders for a safe census

The Estonian e-census starts tomorrow, December 28. All Estonian residents can participate in the census. To make sure that answering the census survey is as safe as possible, Liina Osila, project manager of the Population and Housing Census, goes over safety principles and shares useful tips.
Read more 27. December 2021

E-census is open from the end of December

At the end of the year, on 28 December, the Population and Housing Census, conducted every ten years, starts in Estonia. Everyone living in Estonia is invited to complete an online questionnaire for the census by 22 January 2022. In February, census takers will call or visit the people for whom filling in the questionnaire is mandatory.
Read more 15. December 2021