Statistical Repertoire on Economic Enterprises in Kosovo, Q1 2021

  • 30/04/2021

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published the Statistical Repertoire on Economic Enterprises in Kosovo in the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021).

In the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, a total of 2 941 enterprises were registered. Compared to the previous quarter (Q4 2020) there is an increase by 2.54% of registered enterprises. Whereas, compared to the same quarter of the previous year (Q1 2020) there is an increase by 27.26% of registered enterprises.

In terms of economic activities, the most preferred during this quarter were: Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles with 804 registered enterprises (27.33%); Manufacturing with 344 registered enterprises (11.69%); Construction with 340 registered enterprises (11.56%); Accommodation and food service activities with 293 registered enterprises (9.96%); Professional, scientific and technical activities with 293 registered enterprises (9.96%); Information and communication activities with 173 (5.88%), etc.

During this quarter, in the category with 1 to 4 employees are a total of 2 831 registered enterprises (96.3%); with 5 to 9 employees are 65 of registered enterprises (2.2%); with 10 to 19 employees are 31 registered enterprises (1.1%); with 20 to 249 employees are 13 registered enterprises (0.4%); while in the category with 250 and more employees there is only 1 registered enterprise.

In terms of geographical distribution of registered enterprises at the municipal level, as in every quarter, the municipality of Prishtina dominates with 860 registered enterprises (29.24%); Ferizaj with 258 registered enterprises (8.77%); Prizren with 236 registered enterprises (8.02%); Gjilan with 156 registered enterprises (5.3%); Peja with 148 registered enterprises (5%); and Fushë Kosova with 125 registered enterprises (4.2%); while other municipalities have a smaller number of enterprises registered in this quarter.