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News releases , Product code: 4-25112013-AP, published on 25-Nov-2013

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), with between 10 to 249 persons employed, are a driver of the European economy, creating jobs and contributing to economic growth. In 2011, of the 22 million enterprises in the EU28's non-financial business economy 7% were SMEs, accounting for 38

News releases , Product code: 4-03102011-AP, published on 03-Oct-2011

The economic crisis has made it more difficult for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access banking credit. The proportion of unsuccessful loan applications rose between 2007 and 2010 in 19 of the 20 Member States for which data are available. The largest increases in unsuccessful loan

News releases , Product code: 4-26112003-BP, published on 25-Nov-2003

9.9 8.8 22.3 14.3 4.9 6.5 23.4 25.3 * 1999     ** 1998    ***2001, estimate                    : Data not available or confidential   SMEs generate 60% of value added in legal, accountancy, engineering, technical and advertising

News releases , Product code: 4-17112015-AP, published on 17-Nov-2015

Micro-enterprises, as well as small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), are considered as a driver of the economy of the European Union (EU), creating jobs and contributing to economic growth. In 2012, of the 22.3 million enterprises in the EU’s non-financial business economy, an overwhelming

News releases , Product code: 4-09122014-AP, published on 09-Dec-2014

between large enterprises4 (57%) and small and medium sized enterprises4 (38%). Large enterprises and SMEs differed also somewhat as regards other limiting factors. The uncertainty about applicable law (46%, compared with 31% for SMEs) and the location of data (46%, compared with 29...

News releases , Product code: 4-05102006-AP, published on 05-Oct-2006

(NFBE)1 in 2005, with 19% of men self-employed, compared with 11% of women. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), which employ less than 250 people, are the backbone of the EU's NFBE, as they represented 99.8% of EU25 NFBE enterprises in 2003 and employed about two thirds of the wo...

News releases , Product code: 4-08042008-AP, published on 08-Apr-2008

the duties and taxes linked to production. Alternatively it can be calculated from gross operating surplus by adding personnel costs. 3. Eurostat, Statistics in Focus, 31/2008 "Enterprises by size class – overview of SMEs in the EU". Available free of charge in PDF format on the Eurostat website

News releases , Product code: 4-08022007-AP, published on 08-Feb-2007

industries to communications, information services and media. It presents the latest available statistics from a wide selection of statistical sources describing, for each activity, production and employment, country specialisation and regional distribution, cost structures, productivity and profitability, the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), external trade etc.

News releases , Product code: 4-07032006-AP, published on 07-Mar-2006

industries to communications, information services and media. It presents the latest available statistics from a wide selection of statistical sources describing for each activity production and employment, country specialisation and regional distribution, productivity and profitability, the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), work-force characteristics, external trade etc.

News releases , Product code: 4-15012008-AP, published on 15-Jan-2008

, country specialisation and regional distribution, cost structures, productivity and profitability, the importance of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), external trade etc. The Eurostat website offers a section dedicated to European business3 where you can find the publication, the se...