Statistical Repertoire on Economic Enterprises in Kosovo, Q3 2019

  • 30/10/2019

The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has published Statistical Repertoire on Economic Enterprises in Kosovo in Q3 2019.

In the third quarter of 2019 (Q3 2019) a total of 2 379 enterprises were registered, where compared to the previous quarter (Q2 2019) there was a decrease by (-10.4%) of registered enterprises. Whereas, compared to the same quarter of the previous year (Q3 2018) there is an increase by 6.29% of registered enterprises.

The most favorable economic activities during this quarter were: wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles with 572 registered enterprises, or 24.04%; manufacturing with 294 registered enterprises (12.35%); accommodation and food service activities with 275 registered enterprises (11.55%); construction with 245 registered enterprises (10.29%); professional, scientific and technical activities with 197 registered enterprises (8.28%), etc.

In terms of enterprises with the number of employees, in the category of 1 to 4 employees there are 2 287 registered enterprises (96.1%); with 5 to 9 employees are 51 registered enterprises (2.1%); 10 to 19 employees are 26 registered enterprises (1.1%); with 20 to 249 employees are 14 registered enterprises (0.6%); and in the category of 250 or more employees is one (1) enterprise registered during this quarter.

Regarding the geographical extent of the enterprises registered at the municipal level, as in each quarter the municipality of Prishtina is dominated by 740 registered enterprises (29.3%); Ferizaj with 177 registered enterprises (7.4%); Prizren with 175 registered enterprises (7.4%); Gjilan with 156 registered enterprises and Peja with 127 registered enterprises (5.3%), and Mitrovica with 122 registered enterprises (5.1%); while other municipalities have smaller number of enterprises registered in this quarter.