Key indicators of business structural statistics in 2005

25.09.2007

The information on key indicators of business structural statistics* compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in 2005 in surveyed activities there were working 62 thsd enterprises, 36% of which in the field of trade and 33% in the field of services. Mostly those were enterprises with 1 to 9 employees - 52 thsd or 83% of the total enterprise number, followed by the enterprises with10 to 49 employees – 9 thsd or 14% and enterprises with 50 and more employees – only 2 thsd or 3% of the total enterprise number.

Enterprises by kind of activity and number of employed
(% of total number in corresponding activity)

In 2005 there were produced goods or provided services on 11761.9 mln lats. The most of the money come from industry (34%) and trade (20%), followed by construction (16%) and transport, storage and telecommunication (16%), business services (12%) and hotels and restaurants (2%).

The value added produced by the enterprises at current prises in the surveyed activities totally constituted 4747.5 mln lats, of which 29% in trade, 27% in industry and 21% in transport, storage and telecommunication. The biggest part of the value added as 2691.2 mln lats or 7% were produced by the enterprises with 50 and more employees, and of the total value added 26% were produced in the enterprises with 10 to 50 employees, but 17% - in enterprises with 1 to 9 employees.

Enterprise value added by kind of activity and number of employed
(% of total value added in corresponding activity at current prices)

Activities with the highest labour force productivity were transport, storage and telecommunication with 12.2 thsd lats per one employed and trade with 7.7 thsd lats per one employed, but in the field of hotels and restaurants there was the lowest productivity of labour force - 3.7 thsd lats.

Labour force productivity (value added per one employed) is calculated on the bases of simple labour force input, not taking into account if the employees of the enterprise have worked full or part-time working hours.

Labour force productivity by kind of activity

Activities

Employed
(thsd persons)

Labour force productivity (thsd lats)

Total

Of which by employed in the enterprise

1 to 9

10 to 49

50 and more

Industry

186

6.9

3.1

5.2

8.0

Construction

62

6.6

6.5

5.4

7.4

Trade

178

7.7

5.1

9.8

8.8

Hotels and restaurants

29

3.7

2.1

2.8

6.5

Transport, storage and telecommunication

80

12.2

9.0

13.2

12.6

Business activities

88

6.9

6.6

8.0

6.3

In 2005 the biggest part of the enterprise costs in the structure of main costs constituted costs for the purchase of goods and services - 16734 mln lats, followed by the gross capital investment in material goods - 2128.3 mln lats and costs for personnel -1793.2 mln lats.

Costs by kind of activity (%)

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* Number of enterprises, turnover, production value, value added, gross capital investment, costs for purchased goods and services, costs for personnel, number of employed, etc. indicators. Data are compiled on all economically active enterprises and self-employed physical persons by their basic activity engaged in the business activities like industry (NACE 1.1.red. C, D, E), construction (NACE 1.1.red. F), trade (NACE 1.1.red. G), hotels and restaurants (NACE 1.1.red. H), transport, storage and telecommunication (NACE 1.1.red. I) and other business activities (NACE 1.1.red. K).

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