Establishment and closure of businesses

Establishment and closure of businesses

SIC '93 Periods Establishment of businesses Number of businesses (x 1000) Establishment of businesses Persons employed (x 1000) Closure of businesses Number of businesses (x 1000) Closure of businesses Persons employed (x 1000) Total number of businesses (x 1)
Total SIC '93 January 1st 1993 28,6 46,5 15,1 27,8 376300
Total SIC '93 January 1st 1995 32,5 54,6 14,3 23,2 386360
Total SIC '93 January 1st 2000 38,5 64,6 . . 473095
Total SIC '93 January 1st 2002 37,5 58,5 . . 486575
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 1993 2,4 4,4 1,1 2,6 41280
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 1995 2,3 4,1 1,4 2,3 43035
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 2000 2,5 4,9 . . 45600
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 2002 2,2 3,9 . . 46700
F Construction January 1st 1993 3,0 5,3 1,4 3,0 40875
F Construction January 1st 1995 4,2 8,3 1,3 2,2 43940
F Construction January 1st 2000 7,4 10,8 . . 63380
F Construction January 1st 2002 6,6 9,2 . . 69440
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 1993 0,9 1,4 0,6 0,9 19340
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 1995 1,2 1,9 0,4 1,1 19165
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 2000 1,0 1,6 . . 23350
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 2002 1,1 1,8 . . 22840
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 1993 4,7 7,1 2,4 4,3 48105
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 1995 4,9 8,4 2,1 3,6 47785
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 2000 3,4 6,0 . . 55195
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 2002 3,9 6,4 . . 55965
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 1993 4,7 7,8 3,4 5,9 87090
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 1995 4,8 7,9 3,1 4,4 85325
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 2000 3,6 5,5 . . 85720
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 2002 4,5 7,0 . . 80730
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 1993 1,8 3,6 1,2 2,3 37220
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 1995 1,5 3,3 1,2 2,3 36785
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 2000 1,3 3,2 . . 39745
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 2002 1,5 3,8 . . 37140
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 1993 1,4 2,5 0,8 2,6 21835
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 1995 2,1 4,2 0,9 1,5 22125
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 2000 2,1 4,1 . . 27585
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 2002 1,6 2,7 . . 27855
74 Commercial services January 1st 1993 6,8 10,2 2,8 4,1 53365
74 Commercial services January 1st 1995 8,3 11,6 2,8 4,3 58890
74 Commercial services January 1st 2000 11,7 18,7 . . 89460
74 Commercial services January 1st 2002 11,2 17,3 . . 98535
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 1993 1,4 2,1 0,6 1,0 10440
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 1995 1,7 2,8 0,6 0,7 11005
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 2000 3,8 7,5 . . 19070
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 2002 2,7 4,0 . . 22810
93 Other services January 1st 1993 1,4 2,0 0,7 1,0 16750
93 Other services January 1st 1995 1,5 1,8 0,5 0,7 18305
93 Other services January 1st 2000 1,7 2,3 . . 24000
93 Other services January 1st 2002 2,1 2,4 . . 24560
Source: CBS.
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Table description

Establishment and closure of enterprises by economic
activities (SIC '93)
1993 - 2002
Changed on May 13 2008.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Description topics

Establishment of businesses
Establishment of enterprises by economic activity.
Establishment of an enterprise implies a new entry in the population of
enterprises, not the continuation of one or more existing enterprises.
Number of businesses
Persons employed
Closure of businesses
Closure of enterprises by economic activity.
Closure of an enterprise implies discontinuation of all activities or
marginalisation of the enterprise (no persons employed for more than 15
hours a week).
Number of businesses
Persons employed
Total number of businesses
Detailed data on the number of enterprises is presented in other
publications on Demography of enterprises. These publications contain
elaborate information on the number of enterprises and branches by
economic activity, number of employees, legal form and region.