WHO/Europe has supported health system development in Estonia since 1991.

During the 1990s, it supported health care reform in close collaboration with national authorities and international partners such as the World Bank.

WHO is one of the few international agencies with permanent representation in Estonia.owned and operated by the regions.s.


Capital:  Tallinn
Geographical size: 45.227 km2
Population: 1.315.819 (2014)
Population as % of total EU population: 0,3 % (2014)
GDP: € 18.613 billion (2013)
Official EU language(s): Estonian
Political system: Parliamentary Republic
EU member country since: 1 May 2004
Seats in the European Parliament: 6
Currency: Eurozone member since 1 January 2011
Schengen area member? Yes, Schengen Area member since 21 December 2007
Presidency of the Council:  Estonia will hold the revolving presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time in the first half of 2018

Total population (2013) 1.287.000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 24.230
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2012) 72/82
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 0) not available
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2012) 195/64
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2012) 1.385
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2012) 5,9