Stock, births and death of companies by economic sector. Year 2017
||Stock of companies
||Births rate (%)
||Deaths rate (%)
|Rest of services
The Harmonised Business Demography aim at providing aggregate information regarding the population of companies established in the national territory, considering aspects linked to business dynamism, and applying a methodology agreed on within the scope of the European Union. This methodology enables the development of indicators regarding the stock, creation, closure and survival of companies, through harmonised statistical mining of the Company Directories managed in Statistics Offices.