Business services (Business Services Monitor)

The turnover figures presented in the Monitor Business Services on the entire branch of Business services are a weighted average of all branches in Business services on which quarterly figures are published separately.

The turnover figures of various sectors in business services are based on NACE 2008 starting from reporting period
1st quarter 2009. NACE 2008 is derived from classifications as applied by the European Union and the United Nations. These classifications are actualized about once every 15 years.

The figures about economic climate are still based on NACE 1993.

The following branches are included in the turnover figure of Business services as a whole:

  •             Computer services (NACE 62)
  •             Legal services (NACE 691)
  •             Accountancy (NACE 692)
  •            Management and business consultancy (NACE 702)
  •             Architects and engineers (NACE 711)
  •             Inspection and monitoring services (NACE 712)
  •             Advertising agencies (NACE 731)
  •            Market research and opinion polling (NACE 732)
  •            Other professional activities (NACE 74)
  •             Temp agencies (NACE 781, 78201, 78202)
  •             Travel agency, tour operators (NACE 79)
  •             Investigation and security activities (NACE 80)
  •             Cleaning branch (NACE 812)
  •            Other business service activities (NACE 82)

Business sentiment survey

The aggregate of Business services is a weighted average of the economic figures of the branches mentioned below:

  •             Computer services (NACE 72, excl. 724 en 726)
  •             Accountancy and economic services (NACE 7412 - 7414)
  •             Architects and engineers (NACE 742)
  •             Inspection and monitoring services (NACE 743)
  •             Advertising agencies (NACE 744)
  •             Temp agencies (NACE 74501-74502)
  •             Cleaning branch (NACE 747)
  •             Business services not mentioned elsewhere (NACE 748)
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