Concept selected: Economic activity
DefinitionThe economic activity carried out by a company is defined as the creation of added value through the production of goods and services.
The main economic activity is understood to be that which generates greatest added value. Facing the difficulty of calculated the added value for those companies that perform several activities, this considers the main activity to be that which generates the greatest turnover, or failing this, that which occupies the most employees.
The classification used in the National Classification of Economic Activities (CNAE-2009), prepared according to the conditions set out in the Regulation passing NACE Rev.2. This classification serves to determine who is carrying out the research.
In the case of research associations and companies whose main activity is the performance of R&D activities, mainly at the service of a given company or group of companies, units with CNAE 7211, 7219 or 7220; information is also requested on the main activity of those companies or groups of companies that benefit from their R&D activities, and their results will be computed within the branch of activity benefited by the research
SourceNational Classification of Economic Activities (CNAE-2009), compiled according to the conditions set out in the Regulation passing NACE Rev.2
Statistical operations(enlaces al Inventario de Operaciones Estadísticas)
- 30049 - Annual Industrial Products Survey
- 30057 - Statistics on R&D Activities in the Business Sector
- 30061 - Technological Innovation in Companies Survey
- 30103 - Retail Trade Indices
- 30203 - Statistical Use of the Central Business Directory
- 30219 - Bankruptcy Proceedings Statistics