Statistics on small and medium enterprises, 2016

Statistics on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) based on the results of Structural Survey of Enterprises, for the year 2016, state that:

  • 9 % of active enterprises are SMEs, the same percentage with the previous year. The sector with the highest number of enterprises in SMEs is the trade sector with 41.5 %, followed by services sector with 20.0 %. Mining and quarrying sector has the lowest percentage of the number of active enterprises with 0.5 % followed by electricity gas, water supply and waste management sector with 0.6 %.
  • 81,0 % of total number of employed are employed from SMEs, from 3 % in the previous year. Trade sector employed 23.0% of SMEs, followed by services sector by 16.1% and manufacturing sector by 15.1%. The sectors with the lowest number of employed in SMEs are mining and quarrying sector by 1.3% and electricity gas, water supply and waste management sector by 2.2 %...
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