Statistical Repertoire of Economic Enterprises in Kosovo, Q1 2018

  • 30/04/2018

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KSA) has published "Statistical Repertoire on Economic Enterprises in Kosovo for Q1 2018".

In the first quarter of 2018 (Q1 2018) a total of 2 556 enterprises were registered.

Compared to the previous quarter, Q4 2017, there was an increase of 33.1% of registered enterprises.

Compared with the same quarter last year (Q1 2017), there was a decrease of 10.3% of registered enterprises.

The most preferred economic activities during this quarter were: trade with 722 registered enterprises (28.2%); manufacturing with 316 registered enterprises (12.4%); construction with 266 registered enterprises (10.4%); accommodation and food service activities with 247 registered enterprises (9.7%); professional, scientific and technical activities with 204 registered enterprises (8.0%); while other activities take part in smaller scale.

The category of number of employees from 1 to 4 constitutes 2 462 registered enterprises or 96.3%; category of 5 to 9 employees with 57 registered enterprises (2.2%); with 10 to 19 employees were 24 registered enterprises (0.9%); with 20 to 249 employees were 13 registered enterprises (0.5%). Whereas, in category 250+ employees there are no enterprises registered during this quarter.

Regarding the geographic extent of the enterprises registered at the municipal level, as in every quarter, Prishtina prevails with 705 registered enterprises (27.6%); Ferizaj with 224 registered enterprises (8.8%); Prizren with 208 registered enterprises (8.1%); Peja with 147 registered enterprises (5.8%); Gjilan with 144 registered enterprises (5.6%); and Gjakova with 113 registered enterprises (4.4%). Meanwhile, other municipalities have lower number of enterprises registered in this quarter.

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