Country Estonia
Year 2016
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In 2016, a study report was published by the Estonian Institute of Open Society Research on the cost of domestic violence in Estonia. The study was prepared in the framework of an open call project "Building a uniform system for the prevention of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Estonia“, financed from the Norway Grants domestic and gender-based violence programme. According to the study, the yearly cost of domestic violence in Estonia is 116.5 million euros. Studies on the prevalence and awareness of sexual violence and of awareness and attitudes of the Estonian population concerning gender-based violence and trafficking in human beings were conducted in 2014 and 2016.

Source of Information

Estonia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.51.

For more information: The report of the study „The Cost of Domestic Violence in Estonia“ is available in Estonian