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Turnover in industry. By geographic destination of sales

Turnover in industry. By geographic destination of sales (CCEA-2009) Catalonia. Value
Total industry Catalonia Spain Rest of European Union Rest of the world
2017 138,825,841 .. 90,340,111 34,043,416 14,442,314
2016 130,002,368 (b) .. 84,993,848 (b) 31,484,911 (b) 13,523,609 (b)
2015 131,628,160 .. 87,519,342 (b) 31,166,041 12,942,777
2014 127,278,483 37,621,383 48,865,874 28,768,514 12,022,712
2013 125,999,712 (b) 37,528,834 (b) 48,199,882 (b) 27,773,048 (b) 12,497,948 (b)
2012 126,817,114 36,417,843 50,594,871 27,734,659 12,069,742
2011 129,125,534 39,981,664 52,800,380 26,313,748 10,029,742
2010 124,983,994 42,522,695 49,307,500 24,520,535 8,633,265
2009 116,662,011 42,284,215 45,376,975 21,966,325 7,034,497
2008 143,284,672 54,095,257 53,727,255 27,263,914 8,198,246
Units: Thousands of euros.
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Structural business statistics in the industrial sector.
Note: From 2015 onwards, the data corresponding to sales in Spain also includes sales in Catalonia.
(b) Break in time series.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Turnover in industry. By geographic destination of sales (CCEA-2009) Spain. Value
Total industry Spain European Union Rest of the world
2017 618,003,012 423,900,738 137,294,394 56,807,880
2016 571,944,418 (b) 389,518,618 (b) 129,808,092 (b) 52,617,708 (b)
2015 582,357,233 402,628,023 126,547,433 53,181,777
2014 571,921,638 401,852,710 113,912,318 56,156,610
2013 562,350,692 (b) 400,563,133 (b) 106,652,938 (b) 55,134,621 (b)
2012 570,984,367 409,672,493 105,268,371 56,043,503
2011 575,046,779 420,338,351 105,907,393 48,801,035
2010 520,864,496 384,388,303 96,771,556 39,704,637
2009 496,295,804 378,996,284 85,445,820 31,853,700
2008 628,903,124 482,153,362 108,151,525 38,598,238
Units: Thousands of euros.
Source: INE. Structural business statistics in the industrial sector.
(b) Break in time series.

Methodological note

The Structural Business Statistics in the Industrial Sector (called the Industrial Survey of Companies prior to the reference year 2014) is the main source of structural information on the industrial sectors. This sample survey is performed annually by the INE in collaboration with the Idescat. Its fundamental objective is to provide information on the main structural characteristics of industrial companies (production, sales, export, intermediate consumptions, investment, etc).

The basic unit used in the research is the company, defined as a legal entity constituting an organizational unit for the production of goods or services, one having certain autonomy in terms of decision-making, principally as to allocating the resources it has at its disposal. The company is the unit that reports -providing the data requested by the survey - and is also an observation unit (the data required by the questionnaire refers to the company).

The population examined in the Industrial Companies Survey consists of the group of companies whose main activity falls within those found from sections B to E in the Catalan Classification of Economic Activities (CCAE-2009): mining, electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning, water supply, sanitation, waste management, and decontamination. A company's main activity is understood to be the one generating its greatest added value; if this does not apply, it is the one providing employment to the greatest number of people. Until 2007, the classification used was CCAE-93.

Correspondences between the 20 economic activity groups and the CCAE-2009
Activity groupsCCAE-2009
Mining and petroleum refining05–09, 19
Food industry 10
Production of beverages and of tobacco products 11–12
Manufacture of textiles, leather, footwear. Tailoring13–15
Manufacture of wood and cork-based products, except furniture; basketry16
Manufacture of paper and graphic arts17–18
Chemicals industries20
Manufacture of pharmaceutical products21
Manufacture of rubber and plastic products22
Other non-metal mineral products industries23
Manufacture of steel products, except machinery and equipment25
Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical material and equipment26–27
Manufacture of N.E.C. machinery and equipment28
Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers29
Manufacture of other transport equipment, except motor vehicles30
Furniture making and other manufacturing industries31–32
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment33
Electricity and gas production and supply35
Water supply; sanitation and waste management36–39

Turnover refers to the total amount of the sale of products, goods and services corresponding to the ordinary activities of the company, subtracting any discounts, commissionable sales or VAT and other directly related taxes.

The changes made to Industrial Companies Surveys carried out from the 2008 results caused a methodological division within the series that hinders inter-annual comparisons, both in terms of the total amount of industry as well as most sectors and a large number of variables.

In 2011, the Survey widened and improved coverage of the energy sector (division 35 of the CCAE-2009) and, in 2013, the waste management sector (division 38 of the CCAE-2009).

Until the year 2012, the Survey focussed its field of study on industrial companies with at least one employee. From 2013 onwards, the population scope was widened to include industrial companies without employees and the territorial scope was widened to include companies in Ceuta and Melilla.

Several methodological improvements were applied to the Structural Business Statistics in 2016 as part of the Project for the integration of the structural economic surveys. The results for 2016 are therefore not strictly comparable with those for previous years.

The lack of uniformity described means it would not be appropriate to calculate the year-over-year variation for these groups of activities for the mentioned years.