Performance of enterprises by activities, 2021

Net turnover up in all activities

In 2021, net turnover increased by a fifth, the most in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply. There was also high growth in accommodation and food service activities, where net turnover from 2019 was still not achieved.

  • 30 June 2022 at 10:30
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  • provisional data
Net turnover growth the highest in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

In 2021, 185,935 enterprises with a predominantly market activity were operating in Slovenia. Compared to the previous year, net turnover increased by more than a fifth (23%), the most in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (by 45%). There was also high growth in accommodation and food service activities (30%), where net turnover from 2019 was still not achieved. Value added was higher by a fifth (20%), with the highest growth in accommodation and food service activities, followed by trade, and information and communication. Enterprises had 2% more employed and self-employed persons.

The largest number of enterprises were engaged in professional, scientific and technical activities, the largest share of them in management consultancy activities (37%). The highest net turnover was generated by enterprises in wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles: 46% in wholesale and retail trade, 38% in wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles, and 16% in retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles. The largest number of employed and self-employed persons worked in manufacturing: 17% in manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment and 11% in manufacture of electrical equipment.

New observed service activities

With the new European legislation on business statistics, the range of observed activities in structural business statistics has expanded. In the field of service activities, from 2021 on education, human health and social work activities, art, entertainment and recreation activities, and other personal service activities also began to be monitored.

In 2021, new activities generated EUR 2,463 million or 2% of total turnover in business operations. These enterprises employed 56,076 persons or 7% of all employed and self-employed persons. Enterprises with a predominantly market activity predominate in number, but they contribute less than a third of the turnover and of employed and self-employed persons. More than 70% of net turnover is generated by enterprises with non-market activity, which are not observed among the activities of structural business statistics.

Compared to the previous year, the number of enterprises in the newly observed human health and social work activities increased the most among all activities of structural business statistics (by 12%). They also recorded the highest growth in the number of employed and self-employed persons (by 10%).



Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.


Selected variables of structural business statistics by activity, Slovenia1)
EnterprisesEmployees and
self-employed persons
Net
turnover
Total purchases of
goods and services
Value added
20212021
2020
20212021
2020
20212021
2020
20212021
2020
20212021
2020
numberin %2)numberin %2)mio EURin %2)mio EURin %2)mio EURin %2)
Total - Activities according to NACE Rev.2185,9353.0752,9901.6128,94622.595,04024.934,00219.6
B Mining and quarrying891.12,334-0.23216.920211.6116-7.3
C Manufacturing20,4131.6217,3751.236,17720.726,23524.611,25621.3
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply1,312-3.98,6560.010,15744.98,90948.31,12417.3
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities4133.510,702-0.41,73924.01,28625.747519.2
F Construction21,3625.977,5525.47,60721.85,38324.52,31313.8
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles25,718-0.3121,7650.240,61019.235,05818.45,79927.8
H Transportation and storage9,0734.653,9060.17,17719.14,79322.42,48110.8
I Accomodation and food services activities13,4156.339,8210.21,89929.91,13126.893339.0
J Information and communication11,0885.833,0297.84,50119.82,52716.72,01323.2
K Financial and insurance activities2,0310.419,616-2.27,35136.13,55181.41,9396.2
L Real estate activities4,3384.96,5273.598119.852126.846920.6
M Professional, scientific and technical activities37,9033.066,0032.46,16217.23,60418.52,59616.2
N Administrative and support service activities8,7443.837,808-1.01,70120.379027.896114.3
P Education6,9640.88,9321.328619.611618.418519.8
Q Human health and social work activities5,73911.824,5909.91,28223.648029.485322.0
R Arts, entertainment and recreation8,6140.211,742-2.463417.127015.928720.5
S95 Repair of computers and personal and household goods1,2651.81,8202.610012.26412.33917.9
S96 Other personal service activities7,454-1.410,812-4.526110.312010.11638.7
1) Data for year 2021 are provisional.
2) % change.
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Under the new European legislation on business statistics No. 2019/2152, in the structural statistics of enterprises, the entire section K Financial and insurance services is observed, as well as sections P Education, Q Human health and social work activities, R Art, entertainment and recreation activities and division S96 Other personal service activities. The new legislation also prescribes new variable codes and some changes in titles.

In provisional data for 2021, data for section K by size are not available. The data in the SiStat Database for the period from 2005 to 2020 have been moved to the archive. The table Financial institutions by activities has also been removed to the archive.

Due to the newly observed activities in 2021, the data can only be compared for the same areas.


Additional explanations are available in the methodological notes.





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