Key areas of support

  • Developing and increasing the use of eco-friendly technologies
  • Improving healthcare services and reducing health inequalities
  • Assisting vulnerable children and youth at risk
  • Improving the environmental standard of marine and inland waters
  • Increasing intercultural awareness and dialogue and supporting integration of national minorities
2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €48.6 M Total allocation: €32.8 M
EEA Grants: €23 M EEA Grants: €10.1 M
Norway Grants: €25.6 M Norway Grants: €22.7 M

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Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Estonia? Project partnerships between entities in Estonia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

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Map and facts

  Estonia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 73 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 2.2 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 7.4 10.2
Youth unemployment (%)* 15 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 10.1 85.4
Gender pay gap (%)* 29.9 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 23.5 24.5
Human development index 18 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 11 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Distribution of funding 2009-14




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Annual report 2014-2015 out now


Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are contributing to future growth and development in Europe through the EEA and Norway Grants. Our annual report gives you an insight into the progress and achievements over the past year.