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Estonia : People : Population Statistics
Population Statistics
14 May 2008

Total population: 1.342 million
Population density: 30.9 people per km²
Births: 14 877
Deaths: 17 316
Total fertility rate: 1.55
Multiple births: 128.9 per 10 000 deliveries
Infant mortality: 4.4 per 1 000 births
Marriages: 6 954; 5.2 per 1 000 population
Mean age at the first marriage: 26.5 women
                                                    29.0 men
Divorces: 3 811; 2.8 per 1 000 population
Ethnic composition:* Estonians: 68.6% (922 000)
Russians: 25.6% (345 000)
Ukrainians: 2.1% (28 000)
Belorussians: 1.2% (16 000)
Finns: 0.8% (11 000)
Most typical family names: : Tamm, Saar, Mägi, Sepp, Ivanov(a), Smirnov(a), Kask, Petrov(a), Kukk, Rebane
Most popular boys’ names (2000–2006): Markus, Rasmus, Martin, Aleksandr, Nikita
Most popular girls’ names (2000–2006): Anastasia, Laura, Maria, Sandra, Lisette



*Data according to Population census in 2000, Statistical Office of Estonia
All other information concerning population from the year 2006: Statistical Office of Estonia
Information about Estonian names provided by the Ministry of the Interior

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