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  • 31-December-2011


    Number of establishments and enterprises in OECD member countries

    Includes data at the 2-digit level of the ISIC Rev 3 Classification, for the number of establishments and the number of enterprises, by size class and total, for OECD member countries, from 1995 onwards. Source: OECD Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS)

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  • 14-November-2011


    Start-up rates begin to show signs of slowdown in most OECD countries in 2011

    “Timely Indicators of Entrepreneurship” measures quarterly the number of new enterprises across a number of countries where updated information is available. The values are presented as trend-cycle (2006=100), which is the underlying path reflected in data over the longer term, i.e. the combined long-term (trend) and medium-to-long-term (cycle) movements in the original series.

  • 29-June-2011


    Indicators of entrepreneurial determinants

    This page presents a comprehensive list of indicators of entrepreneurial determinants. The list draws from the reports "Quality Assessment of Entrepreneurship Indicators" prepared by FORA (Denmark). Indicators are classified into the six categories of determinants set by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP)

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  • 29-April-2011


    Business Demography Statistics

    The OECD's Business Demography database contains information on variables such as birth rates (business entries), death rates (business exits) survival rates, or High-Growth enterprises rate for most OECD countries.

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  • 2-February-2011

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    Selling to Foreign Markets: a Portrait of OECD Exporters - Statistics Brief No. 16

    The OECD-Eurostat Trade by Enterprise Characteristics database (TEC) reveals that 4.5% of US firms sell to foreign markets (Figure 1). On average, a similar share of EU firms exports to other European Union member countries, but only 2.7% of EU firms export outside EU markets.

  • 15-November-2010

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    Measuring Entrepreneurship - Statistics Brief No. 15

    The recent global crisis has heightened interest in entrepreneurship as an essential element to foster economic recovery and employment growth throughout the world. But, in order to understand and promote entrepreneurship, government analysts and policymakers require sound statistical indicators, preferably comparable across countries. The OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP) develops measures of entrepreneurship

  • 4-May-2010


    Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS), OECD

    The Structural and Demographic Business Statistics database (SDBS) provides information at a very detailed sectoral level including: turnover, value-added, production, operating surplus, employment, labour costs and investment to name but a few. The breakdown by industrial sector, including services, is supplemented by a further breakdown into size classes.

  • 25-March-2010


    The OECD ORBIS database: responding to the need for firm-level micro-data in the OECD

    Statistics Working Paper N. 30 - 2010/1 - Firm-level micro-data have become increasingly important in OECD activities not only for econometric analysis that captures heterogeneity across enterprises but also in order to conduct different and more detailed types of data aggregation (e.g. by geographical unit, firm size, industry). This paper describes the development of the OECD ORBIS micro database. This database includes more than

  • 2-October-2008


    Measuring Determinants of Entrepreneurial Activity - the Area of R&D and Technology, Copenhagen, 30-31 October 2008

    This workshop has been organised by Eurostat and FORA and the results input directly to the joint Eurostat-OECD Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP).

  • 29-January-2008


    Eurostat-OECD Manual on Business Demography Statistics

    Demand for statistics on business demography has grown and developed considerably in recent years. This joint manual reflects these growing needs and developments and the agreement between Eurostat and the OECD for a common methodological framework for business demography statistics that maximises their international comparability and relevance, recognising and addressing the different conditions and legal frameworks that govern the

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