Estonia

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 1,100,998
1960 1,216,831
1970 1,360,236
1980 1,474,487
1990 1,565,320
2000 1,399,145
2010 1,332,089
2020 1,295,159
2025 1,272,241
2050 1,129,047
2075 987,910
2100 903,682
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Republic of Estonia
Capital Tallinn
Region Northern Europe
ISO code EE
Statistical agency Statistics Estonia


Administrative units

codemaakond (county)administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2000-03-31
census
population
2010-01-01
estimate
population
2011-12-31
census
0037Harju maakondTallinn4,333.13525,682526,505552,927
0039Hiiu maakondKärdla1,023.2610,44010,0328,482
0044Ida-Viru maakondJõhvi3,364.08179,702168,656149,172
0051Järva maakondPaide2,459.5838,78136,05830,537
0049Jõgeva maakondJõgeva2,603.8338,29736,67131,376
0057Lääne maakondHaapsalu2,383.1428,64427,36624,140
0059Lääne-Viru maakondRakvere3,627.8067,80166,99659,842
0067Pärnu maakondPärnu4,806.6891,21288,42882,598
0065Põlva maakondPõlva2,164.7732,69530,88927,448
0070Rapla maakondRapla2,979.7037,59336,62034,914
0074Saare maakondKuressaare2,922.1935,95134,64431,317
0078Tartu maakondTartu2,992.75149,602150,074150,528
0082Valga maakondValga2,043.5335,79634,04830,123
0084Viljandi maakondViljandi3,422.4957,97455,44747,599
0086Võru maakondVõru2,305.4439,88237,69333,452
 total 43,432.371,370,0521,340,1271,294,455
source: Statistics Estonia.
note: total area with lakes is 45,227.63 sq.km., the total above excludes the lakes.
note: Maakond = county; linn = city; r.m. = vald = rural municipality; alev/alevik = city-like rural settlement; küla = village.

Main cities

namepopulation
2000-03-31
census
population
2007-01-01
estimate
population
2010-01-01
estimate
Tallinn400,378396,852399,340
Tartu100,100101,965103,284
Narva..66,71265,881
Kohtla-Järve..45,39944,492
Pärnu46,70044,07444,083
Viljandi20,50020,19019,963
source: Statistics Estonia.