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: 4-07032006-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.