Key indicators of business structural statistics in 2006

25.09.2008

The information on key indicators of business structural statistics* compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in 2006 in surveyed activities there were working 67 thsd enterprises, 46% of which in the field of services and 34% in the field of trade. Mostly those were enterprises with the number of employees 1 to 9 - 56 thsd or 83% of the total number of enterprises, followed by the enterprises with the number of employees 10 to 49 – 9 thsd or 14% and enterprises with the number of employees 50 and more – only 2 thsd or 3% of the total number of enterprises.

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

In 2006 there were goods produced and services provided for 16121 mln lats. The most of the money come from industry (31%) and trade (20%), followed by construction (18%), business activities** (15%), transport, storage, communications (14%) and hotels and restaurants (2%).

The value added produced by the enterprises at current prises in the surveyed activities in total constituted 6081 mln lats, of which 28% - in trade, 25% - in industry and 17% - in transport, storage and communications. The largest part of the value added as 3316 mln lats or 55% were produced by the enterprises with the number of employees 50 and more, and of the total value added 27% were produced in the enterprises with the number of employees10 to 50, but 19% - in enterprises with the number of employees 1 to 9.

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

Activities with the highest labour force productivity were transport, storage and communications with 12.5 thsd lats per one employee and business activities** with 10.5 thsd lats per one employee. But in the sector of hotels and restaurants there was the lowest productivity – 5.1 thsd lats.

Labour force productivity (value added per one employee) is calculated on the basis of 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

Employee (thsd persons)

Labour force productivity (thsd lats)

Total

of which by employee in the enterprise

1 to 9

10 to 49

50 and more

Industry

182

8.3

4.7

6.6

9.4

Construction

73

9.3

8.3

7.5

10.9

Trade

181

9.5

6.2

10.6

10.9

Hotels and restaurants

31

5.1

3.3

4.7

6.7

Transport, storage and communications

83

12.5

11.8

11.5

13.0

Business activities**

93

10.5

11.9

11.3

8.1

In 2006 the largest part of the enterprise expenditure constituted costs for the purchase of goods and services - 22289 mln lats or 81%, followed by the gross capital investment in tangible assets - 2865 mln lats or 10% and personnel costs -2319 mln lats or 8%.

Expenditure by kind of activity(%)

More information on main enterprise indicators by kinds of activity can be found in the data base of CSB.

* Data are compiled on all economically active enterprises and self-employed natural persons by their main kind of activity engaged in the following sectors: industry, construction, trade, hotels and restaurants, transport, communications and storage and in other sectors of business activities, excluding financial intermediation.

** Real estate, renting and business activities; computers, legal, accounting, advertisements related services, i.e. business activities (NACE 1.1.rev. K)

Prepared by Enterprise Finance and Structural Statistics Section
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