Share of high growth enterprises (in employment)

National data

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Share of high growth enterprises

in employment %

United Kingdom11.712.312.910.811.911.5
Europe 28----9.29.910.711.3

Regional data

No regional data available


  •  03/12/2019

European Commission implementing regulation (EU) No 439/2014 set the definition and compalsory collection of high-growth enterprises with at least 10 employees in the beginning of their growth and having average annualised growth in number of employees greater than 10% per annum, over a three year period.

The Business demographic statistics provided by Eurostat, are drawn from business registers, although some individual countries improve the availability or freshness of data on employment and turnover by integrating other sources. Data covers the sections B to S (Industry, construction and services except insurance activities of holding companies) (Data for sections P, Q, R and S are provided on a voluntary basis).

Other languages

  • Part des entreprises à haute croissance
  • Aandeel van snelgroeiende bedrijven

Source: Eurostat, Business demography statistics.