Statistics and Publications on SMEs

The General Office support for the tourist regularly publishes monthly and annual various statistics and reports, with the aim of disseminating the figures and most relevant indicators of the Spanish KEY, as for the monitoring and evaluation of policies undertaken by the General direction of industry and small and medium enterprises.

Annually, the report is issued "structure and dynamics of business in Spain" from the exploitation of Central directory medida1 companies (DIRCE) to 1 January each year, provided by the national statistical institute (INE).

This report was previously published under the name of "KEY Statistics: evolution and indicators". The "report on the tourist" is part of the collection KEY Picture, which annually has been publication, with the aim of making an analysis of entrepreneurship in Spain, paying special attention to KEY behavior.

Likewise, annually produces the "portrait of the tourist that summarizes the SME sector also on the basis of information to measure of DIRCE, on the following parameters: 1. Companies, 2. Sectors, 3. Volume of income, and 5. Typology of company by their legal status, 5. Companies by CCAA.

Monthly manner, is published document "KEY Figures" compiled from monthly data published by the ministry of Inclusion, Social security and migration on companies registered in Social security.

Evolución del empleo por tamañoCifras PYME. Datos a 30 de octubre de 2020PYME sin asalariados PYME con asalariados Grande sep19oct19nov19dic19ene20feb20mar20abr20may20jun20jul20ago20sep20oct209095100105Fuente: Secretaría General de Industria y de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa.
Fecha PYME sin asalariados PYME con asalariados Grande
sep19 100,0 100,0 100,0
oct19 100,7 99,0 100,6
nov19 101,3 100,3 102,8
dic19 102,0 100,0 101,7
ene20 102,7 98,5 100,1
feb20 103,3 99,6 101,8
mar20 104,0 92,2 98,9
abr20 103,5 92,3 98,8
may20 103,1 94,0 99,2
jun20 102,7 94,2 96,1
jul20 102,7 95,1 97,3
ago20 102,7 94,4 96,8
sep20 102,7 95,4 100,4
oct20 102,5 96,1 102,1

The number SMEs with employees in October is 1.281.653, a slight decrease from the previous month of -0,02% and 279 businesses less; for his part, the number of large companies is 4.783, implying a growth of 1.18% (56 companies more), resulting in a total of 1.286.436 businesses with employees, with a monthly variation of -0,02% and 223 businesses less.

Moreover, SMEs with employees hired in September to 8.584.075 employees, this translates into a variation of the -0,25%, and a drop of 21,502 employees. The number of employees of large companies totalled 5.676.787, assuming this figure a growth of 2.29% (126.925 employees more). In total, businesses with employees hired to 14.260.862 employees, with a rate of monthly variation of 0.74%, and 105.423 employees more.

Within SMEs with employees, the stretch of microenterprises (1-9 earners) is the only experiencing growth in the number of companies (0.08%), however, are the medium (50-249) the only that grow in terms of employment (0.44%). Previous data relating to companies with employees, are extracted from the monthly statistics "companies registered in Social security", updated monthly.

1 Data that the INE develops specifically at the request of the DGIPYME, as the breakdown of companies until 249 employees for approval with the definition Eurostat and its comparison with the HAT.