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ENTERPRISE – EUROSTAT

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French Equivalent: Enterprise – Eurostat

Definition:
An enterprise is defined as 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.

Source Publication:
Council Regulation (EEC) No 696/93 of 15 March 1993 on the statistical units for the observation and analysis of the production system in the Community, OJ No L 76, p.1, section III/A of the annex.

Cross References:
Enterprise – ISIC Rev. 3
Enterprise – SNA

Version Indicator: Eurostat

Statistical Theme: Classifications

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 22, 2001