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 286 465 151 278 376,300
Total SIC '93 January 1st 1995 325 546 143 232 386,360
Total SIC '93 January 1st 2000 385 646 . . 473,095
Total SIC '93 January 1st 2002 375 585 . . 486,575
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 1993 24 44 11 26 41,280
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 1995 23 41 14 23 43,035
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 2000 25 49 . . 45,600
C/D Mining and quarrying/manufacturing January 1st 2002 22 39 . . 46,700
F Construction January 1st 1993 30 53 14 30 40,875
F Construction January 1st 1995 42 83 13 22 43,940
F Construction January 1st 2000 74 108 . . 63,380
F Construction January 1st 2002 66 92 . . 69,440
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 1993 9 14 6 9 19,340
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 1995 12 19 4 11 19,165
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 2000 10 16 . . 23,350
50 Sale, maintenance, repair of cars January 1st 2002 11 18 . . 22,840
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 1993 47 71 24 43 48,105
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 1995 49 84 21 36 47,785
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 2000 34 60 . . 55,195
51 Wholesale trade and commission trade January 1st 2002 39 64 . . 55,965
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 1993 47 78 34 59 87,090
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 1995 48 79 31 44 85,325
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 2000 36 55 . . 85,720
52 Retail trade (including repair) January 1st 2002 45 70 . . 80,730
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 1993 18 36 12 23 37,220
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 1995 15 33 12 23 36,785
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 2000 13 32 . . 39,745
H Hotels and restaurants January 1st 2002 15 38 . . 37,140
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 1993 14 25 8 26 21,835
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 1995 21 42 9 15 22,125
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 2000 21 41 . . 27,585
I Transport, storage and communication January 1st 2002 16 27 . . 27,855
74 Commercial services January 1st 1993 68 102 28 41 53,365
74 Commercial services January 1st 1995 83 116 28 43 58,890
74 Commercial services January 1st 2000 117 187 . . 89,460
74 Commercial services January 1st 2002 112 173 . . 98,535
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 1993 14 21 6 10 10,440
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 1995 17 28 6 7 11,005
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 2000 38 75 . . 19,070
71/72/90 Letting of property and ICT January 1st 2002 27 40 . . 22,810
93 Other services January 1st 1993 14 20 7 10 16,750
93 Other services January 1st 1995 15 18 5 7 18,305
93 Other services January 1st 2000 17 23 . . 24,000
93 Other services January 1st 2002 21 24 . . 24,560
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.