Statistics on smes and publications

The Sub-Department of enterprise and SMEs service monthly and annual statistics and various reports, both with the purpose of disseminating the figures and indicators most relevant spanish SMEs, as for the monitoring and evaluation of policies undertaken by the General directorate of Industrial Strategy and small and medium-sized enterprises.

On a yearly basis, is published the report "structure and dynamics in spain" business from the exploitation as1 of Central directory of companies (DIRCE) to 1 january each year, provided by the national institute of statistics (INE). This report has been previously issued under the name of "SMES: Statistics and indicators".

The "Report on smes" it is smes that Picture on an annual basis has been published, with the objective of an analysis of business in Spain, paying particular attention to the conduct SMES.

Likewise, with an annual basis is developed "Portrait of smes" that summarizes the SME sector also based on information as DIRCE, of the following parameters:

  • Companies
  • Sectors
  • Ups and downs of companies
  • Amount of revenue
  • Typology of business at your status
  • By NATIONAL companies

Monthly, is published document "SMES Figures" based on monthly data published by the ministry for the inclusion, Social security and migration on companies registered in the Social security.

Figure - trends in employment by establishment

Trends in employment by establishment Figures SMES.


Record companies with employees, are extracted from statistics "monthly Companies registered in the Social Security".

With regard to the SMEs without employees, the latest data available on the date of preparation of this report on "Self-sustaining itself".

1 The dataINE specifically developed at the request of the DGEIPYME, as the breakdown of companies to 249 employees for the approval to the definition Eurostat and its comparison with the EU.