Key figures on European business with a special feature on SMEs
This publication summarises the main features of European business and its different activities in a concise and simple manner. It consists of three main parts. The first chapter presents a special feature on SMEs, which presents an analysis of the different characteristics of micro, small, medium and large enterprises. The second presents an overview of the EU’s business economy based on structural business statistics (SBS). In addition, it details patterns of national and regional specialisation and concentration. The third chapter presents a sectoral analysis looking in more detail at... specific sectors within the EU’s business economy on the basis of a comprehensive set of key variables, describing monetary and employment characteristics, as well as a set of derived indicators, for example, productivity and profitability measures, also at a more detailed activity level, as well as by Member States.
- Corporate author(s): Eurostat (European Commission) Themes: Industry, trade and services, Enterprise
- Subject: business administration, economic cycle, economic statistics, economic structure, labour market, type of business