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Table 4 Job creation and job destruction rates in Estonia during the crisis

From: Labour market and labour market policies during great recession: the case of Estonia

  Job creation Job destruction Net change Gross change Excess reallocation rate
2005-7 2009 2005-7 2009 2005-7 2009 2005-7 2009 2005-7 2009
Northern Estonia 16.9% 8.8% 9.3% 19.4% 7.6% −10.6% 26.2% 28.2% 18.6% 17.6%
Central Estonia 11.4% 4.9% 8.9% 17.3% 2.5% −12.4% 20.3% 22.2% 17.8% 9.8%
North-Eastern Estonia 8.6% 4.3% 8.3% 24.7% 0.4% −20.3% 16.9% 29.0% 16.5% 8.7%
Western Estonia 14.3% 6.3% 10.0% 21.9% 4.4% −15.6% 24.3% 28.2% 19.9% 12.6%
Southern Estonia 14.6% 7.0% 9.3% 20.1% 5.3% −13.1% 23.9% 27.1% 18.6% 14.0%
Ownership           
State 3.0% 0.7% 4.7% 7.4% −1.7% −6.7% 7.7% 8.1% 6.0% 1.4%
Domestic private 15.1% 7.1% 9.9% 20.7% 5.2% −13.6% 25.0% 27.8% 19.8% 14.2%
Foreign 16.1% 7.0% 7.4% 18.8% 8.8% −11.8% 23.5% 25.8% 14.7% 14.0%
Firm size           
1-9 16.2% 7.0% 10.5% 20.2% 5.7% −13.2% 26.7% 27.2% 21.0% 14.0%
10-19 14.5% 5.7% 8.1% 20.2% 6.5% −14.5% 22.6% 25.9% 16.1% 11.4%
20-49 12.9% 4.5% 7.3% 18.3% 5.5% −13.8% 20.2% 22.8% 14.7% 9.0%
50-99 11.1% 4.6% 5.1% 14.6% 6.0% −9.9% 16.2% 19.2% 10.2% 9.3%
100-249 11.2% 6.9% 8.0% 18.0% 3.2% −11.1% 19.2% 24.9% 16.0% 13.8%
More than 250 8.7% 6.6% 4.6% 9.4% 4.1% −2.8% 13.3% 16.0% 9.2% 13.2%
Total economy 14.8% 6.9% 9.2% 19.8% 5.5% −12.9% 24.0% 26.7% 18.5% 13.8%
  1. Source: Masso and Krillo (2011), author`s calculation.