Statistical Repertoire of Economic Enterprises in Kosovo, Q4 2018

  • 30/01/2019

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published the Statistical Repertoire of Economic Enterprises in Kosovo in the fourth quarter of 2018 (Q4 2018).

In the fourth quarter (Q4), a total of 2 401 enterprises were registered, showing an increase by 8.5% compared to the previous quarter (Q3 2018).

Meanwhile, compared to Q4 2018 with the same quarter of the previous year (Q4 2017), there was an increase by 25.0% of registered enterprises.

Also, compared to 2017, in 2018 there was an increase by 6.3% of registered enterprises.

The most preferred economic activities during this quarter were: trade with 561 registered enterprises (23.4%); manufacture with 280 registered enterprises (11.7%); accommodation and food service activities with 252 registered enterprises (10.5%); construction with 244 registered enterprises (10.2%); professional, scientific and technical activities with 212 registered enterprises (8.8%); agriculture, forestry and fishing with 156 registered enterprises (6.5%); while other activities take part in the smaller scale.

In the category of 1 to 4 employees there are 2 318 enterprises registered in this quarter (96.5%); with 5 to 9 employees are 58 registered enterprises (2.4%); 10 to 19 employees 19 registered enterprises (0.8%); 20 to 249 employees with 6 registered enterprises (0.2%); while in the category of 250 or more employees there are no enterprises registered during this quarter.

Regarding the geographic extent of registered enterprises at the municipal level, as in every quarter, the municipality of Prishtina prevails with 766 registered enterprises (31.9%); Prizren with 212 registered enterprises (8.8%); Ferizaj with 188 registered enterprises (7.8%); Peja with 124 registered enterprises (5.2%); Gjilan with 109 registered enterprises (4.5%); while other municipalities have smaller number of enterprises registered in this quarter.