No. 32




Mirror of the Indicators of Sustainable Development

14 December 2015


RiTo No. 32, 2015

  • Kaia Oras

    Deputy Head of Economic and Environmental Statistics Department, Statistics Estonia

  • Evelin Enno

    Leading Specialist, Economic and Environmental Statistics Department, Statistics Estonia

The national strategy for sustainable development “Sustainable Estonia 21”, approved by the Riigikogu in 2005, determines how Estonia has planned to contribute to the sustainability of development. The trends of the indicators of sustainable development reflct how the strategy has been implemented in Estonia.

During one decade of implementing the sustainable development strategy, the signifiant trends in many spheres of sustainable development have improved in Estonia, and several targets have been reached. But there are also filds where the level of more successful Member States of the European Union, that are constantly moving ahead, has not been reached. The issue of sustainable development has again become relevant in the world, because in 2015, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its goals.

Full article in Estonian