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 4. 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 enero 2021PYME sin asalariados PYME con asalariados Grande feb20mar20abr20may20jun20jul20ago20sep20oct20nov20dic20ene219095100105Fuente: Secretaría General de Industria y de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa.
Fecha PYME sin asalariados PYME con asalariados Grande
feb20 100,7 101,1 101,7
mar20 101,3 93,6 98,8
abr20 100,9 93,7 98,7
may20 100,5 95,4 99,1
jun20 100,0 95,7 96,0
jul20 100,2 96,6 97,2
ago20 100,3 95,9 96,7
sep20 100,5 96,9 100,3
oct20 100,8 96,6 102,6
nov20 101,1 96,7 103,2
dic20 101,3 96,6 102,6
ene21 101,3 96,1 102,3

The number smes with employees in january is 1.278.179, a decrease with respect to the previous month the -0,99 per cent and less 12.721 companies; for its part, the number of large companies is 4,765, which is an increase of 0.19 per cent (9 enterprises more), resulting in a total of 1.282.944 companies with employees, with a monthly variation -0,98% and 12.712 companies less.

Furthermore, smes with employees in january gave employment to 8.529.959 employees, this translates into a variation of the -0,48%, and a decrease of 40.714 employees. The number of employees of big business is 5.658.917, assuming this figure decreased -0,33% (18.723 employees less). In total, companies with employees 14.188.876 ensured the employment of employees, with a monthly rate of change of -0,42%, and less 59.437 employees.

Within smes with employees, the stretch of the medium-sized (50-249 employees) is the only experiencing an increase in both the number of companies (0.31%), as in terms of employment (0.46 per cent).

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.