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Theme: Structural Business Statistics


Structural business statistics, 2016
- preliminary data -


According to the preliminary data of the State Statistical Office, within the structural business statistics, business entities in 2016
generated 3.0% more turnover and 7.0% more value added than in the previous year.

A total of 55 308 enterprises with predominantly market activities engaged 375 129 employees, generated 1 107 197 million
denars of turnover and 246 489 million denars of value added.

The biggest share of enterprises operated in the Wholesale and retail trade sector (41.0%), engaging 26.0% of the total number
of employees and generating 42.9% of the total turnover and 24.0% of the total value added.

The most employees, 30.6%, were engaged in the Manufacturing sector, which created 26.4% of the total value added. A significant
share of value added was also generated in the sectors Construction (11.1%), Transport and storage (8.6%) and Electricity, gas,
steam and air conditioning supply (7.1%).

Micro enterprises with less than 10 employees were dominant (90.3%), almost half of which were in the Trade sector. Engaging
32.8% of the total number of employees, they created 22.0% of the value added. On the other hand, the large companies (0.3%),
mostly in the Manufacturing sector, engaged 24.1% of the total number of employed persons and generated 34.2% of the total
value added in the business sector.

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