Business Demography

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Number of enterprises, number of enterprise births and deaths, the survival rates of newly born enterprises, along with employment figures related to each of these statistics.

Source

The data for Business Demography is based on the CSO Central Business Register. The Business Register is a register of all enterprises that are active in the State. There is no lower size limit, but for practical reasons, Business Demography data is based on enterprises that are registered with the Revenue Commissioners.

Scope

All enterprises in NACE Rev 2 sectors B - N excluding K64.20.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

2006

Timeliness

Between 18 and 21 months after the end of the reference year

Classifications

  • Economic activity (NACE)
    Based on NACE Rev.2.
  • Employment size
    0 employees; 1-4; 5-9; 10+ employees.
  • Legal form of ownership
    Individual proprietorship; Other legal forms of ownership; Public and private limited companies.

Theme

Business Sectors - Services

Page Created

2010-10-20

Page Modified

2015-08-05

Keywords

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