DEFINITIONS

Postal item – one of the following addressed items deposited to a postal service provider for forwarding:

- written communication (hereinafter letter);

- postal parcel;

- registered item;

- insured item;

- cash transfer performed pursuant to the procedure provided by law;

- electronic message for forwarding in the form of a letter through a postal network where physical delivery is used, and a message dispatched in the form of a letter through a postal network where physical collection is used for forwarding to an electronic network;

- express postal item.

Postal service – as an economic activity means the forwarding of addressed postal items from the senders of postal items or other postal service providers to the addressees or other postal service providers.

Postal service provider – a person who engages in the forwarding of addressed postal items as an economic activity.

METHODOLOGY

Communication statistics cover all enterprises whose main activities are post and courier activities or telecommunication services. Enterprises whose main activities are postal or telecommunication services are enumerated completely.

CLASSIFICATIONS

EMTAK – Estonian Classification of Economic Activities based on NACE, Rev. 1.

64

 

Post and telecommunications

64.1

641

Post and courier activities

64.11

6411

National post activities

 

64111

National post activities

64.12

6412

Courier activities other than national post activities

 

64121

Courier activities other than national post activities

MORE DATA

Eesti statistika aastaraamat. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia

CONTACT PERSON

Tiina Pärson

Enterprise and Agricultural Statistics Department

Tel +372 625 9233

tiina.parson@stat.ee

Updated: 20.12.2013