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Meet our Director General


Mr Mart Mägi has been appointed as the new Director General of Statistics Estonia. Mr Mägi took up his post on 10 April 2017. The temporary acting Director General, Ms Tuulikki Sillajõe continues on her long-time position of Deputy DG.

Mart Mägi assumed office as the Director General of Statistics Estonia on 10 April 2017. Since 2015, he has been a member or the chairman of the board of many enterprises, including state enterprises, and has advised various enterprises on strategic management. Mart Mägi graduated from the University of Tartu with a degree in finance and credit in 1993 and from the Master of Business Administration programme in 2004, both cum laude. In addition, in 2001, he received an MBA cum laude in banking and insurance from the University of Insurance and Banking in Warsaw.

Mart Mägi has had a long career in management. He has worked in many enterprises, including in the financial sector, as well as a management consultant. He has given lectures at the University of Tartu and Estonian Business School. Mart Mägi has worked as the Managing Director of Amserv Grupi AS, member of the management board of Swedbank AS and chairman of the board of Swedbank Liising Eesti AS. He has also served as the chairman of the board of PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisors AS. In addition, he has worked as the Business Controller for the Baltics at Sampo Enterprise Ltd and as the head of AS Eesti Kindlustus.

CV of Mart Mägi





About Statistics Estonia


Statistics Estonia (abbreviation SE) is a government agency at the area of administration of the Ministry of Finance. The main task of Statistics Estonia is to provide the public institutions, business and research spheres, international organisations and individuals with reliable and objective information service on economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia. Official statistics is in compliance with international classifications and methods.

Official statistics is in accordance with the principles of impartiality, reliability, relevancy, profitability, confidentiality and transparency. In producing statistics, Statistics Estonia is guided by the Official Statistics Act. The values that the work of the office is based on are reliability, openness and co-operation.

More about Statistics Estonia




Strategy of Statistics Estonia



The main task of Statistics Estonia is to provide reliable and objective information about Estonia.



Official statistics are the primary source of reliable information.


Core values

The implementation of Statistics Estonia's mission and vision is based on three core values which underlie our decision-making and communication with stakeholders. These core values are:


  • Reliability
  • Cooperation
  • Innovation


Read more:

Strategy of Statistics Estonia 2015–2020.




Organisation chart


Statistics Estonia is headed by a Director General and divided into eight departments.


Organisation chart (as of March 2015).