Statistics on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Albania for the year 2015, state that:
SMEs comprise 99.9 % of active enterprises. The sectors with the highest and lowest number of enterprises in SMEs are the same as those of employment.
SMEs comprise 81.3 % of total number of employed. Three are the sectors that engaged over 50 % of employed in small and medium enterprises.
SMEs realized 77.6 % of turnover. Trade sector prevails in the percentage of total turnover realized by small and medium enterprises with 44.3 %.
SMEs invested 66.5 % of total investments realized during the year. Despite other indicators, the sector with the highest percentage realized in small and medium enterprises is electricity, water and waste management sector by 21.1 %.
SMEs realize 66.3 % of value added. Trade sector occupies the highest percentage of value added realized by small and medium enterprises with 22.2 %, followed by other services with 11.5 %, construction with 10.1 % and manufacturing industry with 10.0 %.
INSTAT Albania released a monthly statistical information on transport providing an overview of the progress of freights and passengers by air, maritime and land transporting (represented by rail transports).
In January 2017, the volume of freight loading /unloading in ports is 218 thousand / tonnes. Compared with January 2016, this indicator decreased by 10.3%. In the port of Durres are loadeding /unloading 97.7% of the quantity of freights loading / unloaded in all ports.
The publication “Results of structural survey of economic enterprises” contains detailed information for nonagricultural enterprises broken down by economic activities and size class of enterprises. A large number of indicators are provided by annual survey of enterprises. The main aim is to show the structure of business sector through information gathered from the survey of active enterprises engaged in an economic activity.
Structural Business Statistics serve for business community, policy makers and academics to undertake detailed analysis for economic structure of enterprises.
INSTAT Albania released a publication on Road accidents: On February 2017 were counted 117 road accidents. Compared with February 2016, the number of road accidents decreased by 13.3 %. The number of casualities in February 2017 was 159 persons from 172 that was previous year.The number of caulities in period January - February 2017 decreased 14.5 %, compared with the same period previous year.