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The most common cause of work accidents is the loss of control over a machine, device or animal

21 MARCH 2019

In the course of last year a total of 5,134 workplace accidents occurred. Of them, 4,020 accidents resulted in employees sustaining only minor injuries. 1,105 employees were severely injured and nine people died. The compensation totalled 4.9 million euros through Estonian Health Insurance Fund. The Labour Inspectorate 2018 data is published in Health Statistics and Health Research Database.

The most accident-prone locations were Tallinn and Harju County, but the rate per 100 000 employed persons were the highest in Järva and Lääne-Viru counties.

Most of the accidents happened in the metal industry, trade and construction sector. The most common cause of work accidentswas the loss of control over a machine, device or animal. Second cause was slipping, stumbling and falling. 

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Detected cancer cases in cancer screening programmes 2016

24 JANUARY 2019

Estonian Cancer Screening Registry's 2016 data about detected cancer cases in breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening programme and this year target population of cancer screening programmes are published in Health Statistics and Health Research Database.

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Acute myocardial infarction morbidity, 2017

28 NOVEMBER 2018

Statistics about acute myocardial infarction morbidity, hospitalized patients, also patients' risk factors and treatment quality indicators of 2017 is available in database. The data source is Estonian Myocardial Infarction Registry.

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Health promoting kindergartens, schools and workplaces 2018

24 JANUARY 2019

Health promoting kindergartens, schools and workplaces network statistics for 2018 has added to database.

During 2018, 7 kindergartens, 1 school and 24 workplaces joined with the health promoting institutions networks and at the end of the year 2018 the cumulative number of health promoting kindergartens was 292, schools 207 and health promoting workplaces was 304 in Estonia.

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Health care providers’ revenues, costs and fixed assets 2017

21 NOVEMBER 2018

Data on health care providers’ revenues, costs and fixed assets in 2017 were published in the Health Statistics and Health Research Database. Data is available also by Hospital Master Plan hospitals.

The main economic indicators of health care providers improved in 2017 compared to 2016. The health care providers’ revenues amounted to 1.2 billion euros, which is 9% more than a year earlier. Funding from the Estonian Health Insurance Fund comprises the largest share, namely 67% of all the health care providers’ revenues in 2017. The revenues from individuals were 18% larger than in 2016 mostly due to payments for services of dental care providers. The increase in total revenue outpaced the increase in costs, therefore the health care providers closed the financial year with a positive result. The net gain of health care providers in 2017 was almost 65 million euros. The hospitals generated the largest gain (25 million euros) which is 2.5 times more than a year earlier. 14% of health care providers ended the year with loss. The investments in fixed assets amounted to more than 56 million euros. Of investments 43% were investments in machinery and equipment, most of which in medical devices.

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