Final table of Esiliiga season 1998
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Levadia Maardu (P)||14||9||5||0||29||7||+22||32||Promoted to
|2||Vigri Tallinn (Q)||14||8||3||3||28||12||+16||27||Qualified to
|6||Kuressaare (Q)||14||4||5||5||20||19||+1||17||Qualified to
|7||Merkuur (R)||14||5||0||9||21||31||−10||15||Relegated to
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.