SDBS Structural Business Statistics (ISIC Rev. 4)
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The OECD Secretariat collects a wide range of statistics on businesses and business activity. This database features the data collection of the Statistics Directorate relating to a number of key variables, such as, for example, value added, operating surplus, employment, and the number of business units, broken down by 4-digit International Standard of Industrial Classification (ISIC Revision 4) industry groups, referred to as the Structural Statistics on Industry and Services (SSIS) database; and by economic sector and enterprise size class; referred to as the Business Statistics by Size Class (BSC) database.

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STD.IndServStat@oecd.org

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Annual

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For most countries the main sources of information used in the compilation of structural business statistics are business surveys, economic censuses and business registers.

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Enterprises, or establishments (when no data on enterprises). The enterprise is the smallest combination of legal units that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations. An enterprise may be a sole legal unit.

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For most countries: business economy corresponding to 05-82 excluding 64-66 of ISIC Rev.4 and more detailed sectors up to 4-digit ISIC Rev.4 classes.

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Structural Business Statistics

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Data from Eurostat are received in NACE Rev.2 and converted to ISIC Rev.4; Australian data were received in ANZICS and converted to ISIC Rev.4, Japansese data are converted form JSIC to ISIC Rev.4, Korean data form KSIC to ISIC Rev.4, Canadian and Mexican data from NAICS to ISIC Rev.4

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Correspondence with Eurostat Structural Business Statistics tables (SBS): data corresponding to size class "1-9 persons employed" are published by Eurostat under size class "0-9 persons employed" to reflect the rounding of annual values.

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SDBS Structural Business Statistics (ISIC Rev. 4)Abstract

The OECD Secretariat collects a wide range of statistics on businesses and business activity. This database features the data collection of the Statistics Directorate relating to a number of key variables, such as, for example, value added, operating surplus, employment, and the number of business units, broken down by 4-digit International Standard of Industrial Classification (ISIC Revision 4) industry groups, referred to as the Structural Statistics on Industry and Services (SSIS) database; and by economic sector and enterprise size class; referred to as the Business Statistics by Size Class (BSC) database.

Contact person/organisation

STD.IndServStat@oecd.org

Data source(s) used

For most countries the main sources of information used in the compilation of structural business statistics are business surveys, economic censuses and business registers.

Name of collection/source

Structural Business Statistics

The OECD Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS)http://www.oecd.org/std/business-stats/structuralanddemographicbusinessstatisticssdbsoecd.htm
Source Periodicity

Annual

Unit of measure used

Enterprises, or establishments (when no data on enterprises). The enterprise is the smallest combination of legal units that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations. An enterprise may be a sole legal unit.

Geographic coverage

Sector coverage

For most countries: business economy corresponding to 05-82 excluding 64-66 of ISIC Rev.4 and more detailed sectors up to 4-digit ISIC Rev.4 classes.

Key statistical concept

Structural Business Statistics

Structural and Demographic Business Statisticshttps://www.oecd.org/std/business-stats/36919795.pdf
Classification(s) used

International Standard Industrial Classification, Revision 4 (ISIC Rev.4)

ISIC Rev. 4 structurehttps://unstats.un.org/unsd/cr/registry/isic-4.asp
Transformations

Data from Eurostat are received in NACE Rev.2 and converted to ISIC Rev.4; Australian data were received in ANZICS and converted to ISIC Rev.4, Japansese data are converted form JSIC to ISIC Rev.4, Korean data form KSIC to ISIC Rev.4, Canadian and Mexican data from NAICS to ISIC Rev.4

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Correspondence with Eurostat Structural Business Statistics tables (SBS): data corresponding to size class "1-9 persons employed" are published by Eurostat under size class "0-9 persons employed" to reflect the rounding of annual values.