SME-Data

 

NACE rev. 2 is a EU harmonised systematic economic classification. NACE is derived from the French name (= nomenclature générale des activités économiques dans les communautés européennes).

Total business economy comprises scections B-N as well as division 95 of NACE rev. 2 (i.e. for example without agriculture, forestry and fishing, public administration and defence, education, human health and social work activities and other service activities)

SMEs total
Data profile

SMEs1 327,500
(99.7% of business economy in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 1,933,100
(68% of business economy in total)
thereof: employees in SMEs1 1,627,900
(64% of business economy in total)
turnover of SMEs1 € 453 billion
(64% of business economy in total)
value added at factor costs1 € 117 billion
(61% of business economy in total)
equity ratio2 30 %
return on sales2 3.8 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values of ca. 67,400 SMEs of total business economy (without real estates and holdings) financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

SMEs and persons employed in SMEs by sector 2015
Data profile

  SMEs percentage pers.employed
in SMEs
percentage
Wholesale and retail trade 77,700 23.7 431,100 22.3
Professional, scientific, techn. activ. 65,400 20.0 223,500 11.6
Accommodation and food service 47,300 14.4 281,200 14.5
Construction 34,500 10.5 241,500 12.5
Manufacturing 24,800 7.6 317,800 16.4
Information and comunication 18,500 5.6 74,800 3.9
Administrative and support service activities 15,000 4.6 126,300 6.5
Transportation and storage 14,000 4.3 113,000 5.8
Other sectors 30,300 9,3 123,900 6.4
Total business economy 327,500 100.0 1,933,100 100.0

Comment: rounded values
Source: Statistics Austria

Wholesale and retail trade
Data profile

SMEs1 77,700
(99,7% of wholesale and retail trade in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 431,100
(66% of wholesale and retail trade in total)
turnover from SMEs1 € 182 billion
value added at factor costs € 24 billion
equity ratio2 31 %
return on sales2 2.6 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values from approx. 19,000 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

Professional, scientific and technical activities
Data profile

SMEs1 65,400
(99,9% of professional,scientific and technical activities in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 223,500
(93% of professional,scientific and technical activities in total)
turnover from SMEs1 € 28 billion
value added at factor costs from SMEs1 € 13 billion
equity ratio2 31 %
return on sales2 10.5 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values from 6.500 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

Accomodation and food service activities
Data profile

SMEs1 47,300
(99,9% of accomodation and food service activities in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 281,200
(95% of accomodation and food service activities in total)
turnover of SMEs1 € 17 billion
value added at factor costs from SMEs1 € 8 billion
equity ratio2 17 %
return on sales2 3.4 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values from approx. 8,600 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

Construction
Data profile

SMEs1 34,500
(99,8% of construction in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 241,500
(84% of construction in total)
turnover from SMEs1 € 35 billion
value added at factor costs from SMEs1 € 12 billion
equity ratio2 27 %
return on sales2
3.6 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values of approx. 10,600 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

Manufactoring
Data profile

SMEs1 24,800
(98,1% of manufactoring in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 317,800
(51% of manufactoring in total)
turnover from SMEs1 € 73 billion
value added at factor costs from SMEs1 € 21 billion
equity ratio2 35 %
return on sales 2 3.6 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2 Average values from approx. 10,200 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

Information and communication
Data profile

SMEs1 18,500
(99,8% of information and communication in total)
number of persons employed in SMEs1 74,800
(68% of information and communication in toal)
turnover from SMEs 1 € 12 billion
value added at factor costs from SMEs1 € 5 billion
equity ratio2 34 %
return on sales2 6.9 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values from approx. 2,600 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database

Transportation and storage
Data profile

SMEs1 14,000
(99,6% of transportation and storage in total)
number of employees in SMEs1 113,000
(58% of transportation and storage in total)
turnover from SMEs1 € 22 billion
value added at factor costs from SMEs1 € 7 billion
equity ratio2 34 %
return on sales2 3.8 %

[1] 2015 (Source: Statistics Austria)
[2] Average values from approx. 4,000 SMEs
financial statement date between 01/07/2015 and 30/06/2016
Source: Austrian Institute for SME Research, Balance Sheet Database