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Business Dynamics, Business Statistics
Jesper Moltrup-Nielsen
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Business Demography

The statistic is used by ministries and governmental agencies, regional and county authorities as well as private sector institutions and enterprises

The statistic is a central indicator for entrepreneurship and for sustainability in the economy, and there is a large demand for using the output in combination with other sources, and following the development of enterprises who survive.

User Needs

The statistics is used by ministries and governmental agencies, regional and county authorities as well as private sector institutions and enterprises. The statistics is also used for service tailor made statistics, where data are combined with different sources of data. Further, the statistics is used by researchers.

User Satisfaction

There is a large demand for this statistic as a central indicator for entrepreneurship. The national publication covers the entire economy, but many users get tailor-made subpopulations to shed light on different parts of the economy.

There is also a large demand to combine data about the new enterprises with all of our other business statistics, and follow the development for enterprises who survive.

Data completeness rate

Concerning data completeness the statistics lives up to requirements in regulations and guidelines.

The compilation method used in connection with submitting data to the EU differs from the present national compilation method, mainly on sector and ownership cut-off. The national dissemination covers all sectors and ownership structures, where method used for data transmitted to EU follows the definition by the OECD and Eurostat (cf. Eurostat OECD Manual on Business Demography Statistics, 2007 edition).