On key indicators of structural business statistics in 2009

01.12.2010

Central Statistical Bureau has compiled active business sector enterprise, including also self-employed natural persons, data on structural business statistics in 2009 by main kind of economic activity, covering following sectors - industry1, construction, trade and services2.

Value added produced by the enterprises in surveyed economic activities at constant prices in 2009 comprised LVL 4850 mln, of which highest share – LVL 2381 mln or 49.1% of total value added was formed by services. In industry and trade value added constituted LVL 1281 mln (26.3%) and LVL 809 mln (16.7%), respectively. But in construction it comprised LVL 379 mln or 7.8% of total volume.

Compared to 2008, enterprise value added in 2009 reduced by 35.7%, of which in construction - by 59.2%, in trade - by 55.4%, in industry - by 30.3%, in services - by 19.6%.

Value added by main kind of economic activity in 2008 and 2009 (mln LVL)

Expenditure structure of enterprises show that the highest share in it was formed by costs of purchase of goods and services – LVL 19133 mln or 80.3%. But personnel costs, in turn, constituted 12.0% (LVL 2851 mln) and gross capital investment in tangible assets – 7.7% (LVL 1847 mln).

Expenditure structure of enterprises by main kind of economic activity (%)

Compared to 2008, in 2009 total costs of enterprises (at current prices) reduced by 34.5%: gross capital investment in tangible assets diminished by 58.3%, costs of purchase of goods and services – by 31.8%, and personnel costs – by 27.3%.

 

Changes of enterprise expenditure in 2009 by main kind of economic activity in comparison with 2008 (%)

 

Total in sectors

Industry

Construction

Trade

Services

Total costs

-34.5

-28.9

-47.8

-35.2

-31.3

Costs of purchase of goods and services

-31.8

-24.8

-44.8

-34.6

-22.2

Personnel costs

-27.3

-27.3

-46.4

-29.5

-18.6

Gross capital investment in tangible assets

-58.3

-49.0

-66.8

-61.9

-60.1


More information on key indicators of business by main kind of economic activity is available in the data base of CSB.

 

Prepared by Enterprise Finance and Structural Statistics Section
Elīna Markaine
Tel. 67366825


1 mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
2 transport and storage, accommodation and food service activities, information and communication, real estate, professional, scientific and technical activities, administrative and support service activities, repair of computers and personal and household goods