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Retail trade. Macromagnitudes. By branches

Retail trade. Macromagnitudes. By branches CCAE-2009 Catalonia. 2020
Non specialised establishments Food, beverages and tobacco Automotion fuels ICT and other domestic use equipment Stalls and travaelling markets Trade outside of establishments Total
Value of production 4,200,536 1,457,887 416,259 5,655,323 106,032 955,465 12,791,502
Consumption of prime materials and other supplies 39,926 130,557 28,582 151,495 4,187 8,054 362,800
Outsourcing 1,468,754 364,276 141,481 2,175,371 27,174 558,788 4,735,844
Gross value added m.p. 2,691,855 963,054 246,196 3,328,458 74,671 388,622 7,692,858
Taxes on production and products 44,628 10,179 5,095 46,850 1,930 3,214 111,897
Operating subsidies 7,391 5,296 561 42,483 747 1,400 57,877
Gross value added f.c. 2,654,618 958,171 241,662 3,324,091 73,488 386,808 7,638,838
Personnel costs 2,001,617 708,796 163,134 2,363,865 31,372 238,211 5,506,995
Gross operating surplus 653,000 249,376 78,528 960,226 42,115 148,598 2,131,842
Units: Thousands of euros.
Source: Idescat, based on the INE's Structural business statistics in the trade sector.

Methodological note

Definition of concepts

Gross operating surplus
Surplus generated by operational activities after compensating for the work factor. This can be calculated as the difference between gross value added at factor cost and personnel costs.
Gross value added at market prices
It is calculated upon the basis of the production value less intermediate consumption, which is made up of the sum of the consumption of raw materials and other supplies and expenditure on external services.
Gross value added at factor cost
Gross income from operating activities once the effects of the operating subsidies and indirect taxes have been adjusted. It is calculated upon the basis of the gross value added at market prices, deducting the taxes linked to production and products and adding the operating
Production vale
Number of final goods and services produced by the company during the year. It is equal to the turnover, plus the changes in inventories of products finished and in progress, plus the work performed by the company for its assets (capitalized production), plus accessory income and any other related to current management, less the consumption of goods and work performed by other companies.

Methodological aspects

The main source of trade statistics is the Structural business statistics in the trade sector, called the Annual Trade Survey prior to the reference year 2014, conducted by the INE in accordance with European Union regulations, whereby the statistics for Catalonia are exploited by Idescat. General information is obtained on the evolution of commerce and three main groups or sections that it is made up of:

  • sale and repair of motor vehicles and motocycles
  • wholesale
  • retail

This breakdown presents the tables showing the main results for macromagnitudes and employed persons. In turn, these large groups are subdivided into branches that cover all specialities of commerce. For this smaller breakdown, tables showing macromagnitudes and employed persons are also presented.

Since 2008, the Annual commerce survey has been adapted to the new National classification of economic activities (CNAE-2009). This change involves a shift in the series that prevents inter-annual comparison between most sectors and some variables.

The correspondences between the sectors used and the Catalan classification of economic activities (CCAE-2009) is as follows:

CCAE-2009Groups of activities
45Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
49-53Transportation and storage
58-63Information and communication
68Real estate activities
69-75Professional, scientific and technical activities
77-82Administrative and support service activities
90-93Arts, entertainment and recreation
95,96Other services

Several methodological improvements were applied to the Structural Business Statistics in 2016. The results for 2016 are therefore not strictly comparable with those for previous years.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".