16,000 Estonians lost to emigration

  • 2009-04-22
  • TBT Staff Tallinn
TALLINN- A recent study released from Statistics Estonia reports that overthe last eight years, approximately 16,000 people have been lost due toemigration.

Early census data did not account for migration in populationtallies.

As of January 2008, the population was 1.34 million without emigrationstatistics and 1.32 with the migrations accounted for.

The statistics bureau reported that the biggest changes were seenin cities Tallinn, Tartu, and Narva .