In 2017, a total of
In terms of the effect on employment, in 2017, an average of 3.7 jobs (for self-employed persons and employees) was affected per enterprise death. The highest average number of employed persons affected by enterprise deaths was recorded in the economic activities „Transportation and storage“ (4.8), “Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply“ (4.7), „Financial and insurance activities“ (4.6) and „Administrative and support service activities“ (4.5).
In 2017, above-average employer enterprise death rates can be found for example for the economic activities “Accommodation and food service activities“ (10.3%), „Transportation and storage“ and „Arts, entertainment and recreation“ (9.9% each) or „Education“ (9.6%). The rates were below average in the sectors „Mining and quarrying“ (2.5%), „Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities“ (2.6%), „Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply“ and „Manufacturing“ (4.9% each).
The numbers of enterprise deaths for the last two reporting years (here: 2016 and 2017) and those for enterprise births, active enterprises and survival for the most recent reporting year (here: 2017) are provisional.
Since 2015 a revised method to produce employer business demography statistics was used. The data were recalculated with the new method back to reporting year 2007. For enterprise deaths the recalculation of the new methodology for the years 2007 to 2009 was ex post only possible in a limited way. That is why there is a break in time series for the year 2010.
|Employer enterprise deaths 2007-2017 by NACE activity|
|Employer enterprise deaths 2007-2017 by legal forms (grouped)|
|Employer enterprise deaths 2007-2017 by employee size classes|
|Employer enterprise deaths 2007-2017 by provinces|
|Employer enterprise deaths 2007-2017 by NUTS3|
|Employer enterprise deaths 2007-2017 by gender of the sole proprietor|
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