Main results: Employer enterprise births and deaths 2004 to 2012 by legal form
Legal formActive enterprisesPersons employed in the population of active enterprisesEnterprise birthsPersons employed in the population of enterprise birthsEmployees in the population of enterprise births Enterprise deathsPersons employed in the population of enterprise deathsEnterprise
birth rate (percent)
Enterprise death rate (percent)Persons employed per enterprise birth1) Persons employed per enterprise death1)
2012
Total236 2723 193 22918 42368 66950 11017 98566 8917.87.63.73.7
Sole proprietors140 029688 19012 26938 36826 09912 25641 2958.88.83.13.4
Limited liability companies62 4191 733 8313 52615 62713 7973 08110 8965.64.94.43.5
Partnerships and other legal forms33 825771 2092 62814 67410 2142 64814 7007.87.85.65.6
2011
Total237 9563 168 20618 40664 68447 83118 19681 1257.77.63.54.5
Sole proprietors133 630646 17311 96633 79321 82712 15038 3279.09.12.83.2
Limited liability companies68 6201 748 6693 70017 31217 3123 28422 9745.44.84.77.0
Partnerships and other legal forms35 707773 3642 74013 5798 6922 76219 8247.77.75.07.2
2010
Total236 0243 148 32717 64058 51842 40217 25773 4397.57.33.34.3
Sole proprietors133 518649 23911 67832 35120 67310 83634 2078.78.12.83.2
Limited liability companies67 1231 711 7653 45814 59414 5943 57020 6875.25.34.25.8
Partnerships and other legal forms35 383787 3242 50411 5737 1352 85118 5457.18.14.66.5
2009
Total233 9283 104 04718 05066 12649 73817 41997 3107.77.43.75.6
Sole proprietors132 856637 38311 63431 96820 33411 24033 1678.88.52.73.0
Limited liability companies65 8301 695 7713 79919 47419 4743 40839 7035.85.25.111.6
Partnerships and other legal forms35 242770 8932 61714 6849 9302 77124 4407.47.85.68.8
2008
Total231 6163 126 99718 16466 14449 93116 40561 8967.87.13.63.8
Sole proprietors132 324638 54811 40631 30619 90010 66730 7298.68.12.72.9
Limited liability companies64 2691 729 4954 11720 43720 4373 04916 0566.44.85.05.3
Partnerships and other legal forms35 024758 9552 64114 4019 5942 68915 1117.57.65.55.6
2007
Total227 5233 029 71719 19275 16158 04214 70166 1778.46.53.94.5
Sole proprietors130 452626 36512 10632 49520 3898 97024 8459.36.92.72.8
Limited liability companies62 1831 650 3794 31929 10329 1032 81321 8906.94.56.77.8
Partnerships and other legal forms34 888752 9732 76713 5638 5502 91819 4427.98.34.96.7
2006
Total222 5542 942 11519 28769 86652 57614 21249 0178.76.43.63.4
Sole proprietors128 390629 88911 63730 63018 9939 26324 4359.17.22.62.6
Limited liability companies59 5951 580 3304 54323 36823 3682 36811 0137.64.05.14.7
Partnerships and other legal forms34 569731 8963 10715 86810 2152 58113 5699.07.45.15.3
2005
Total218 8412 841 87119 97777 61959 74114 19047 7149.16.53.93.4
Sole proprietors127 765606 05712 00132 11420 1139 46925 8989.47.42.72.7
Limited liability companies56 7661 500 0964 76325 52225 5222 0909 3848.43.75.44.5
Partnerships and other legal forms34 310735 7183 21319 98314 1062 63112 4329.47.66.24.7
2004
Total215 9282 806 21520 63872 36952 44314 20845 3929.66.63.53.2
Sole proprietors127 355632 37713 44935 43821 9899 54425 08710.67.52.62.6
Limited liability companies54 6021 424 2013 71020 07720 0772 1448 7466.83.95.44.1
Partnerships and other legal forms33 972749 6383 47916 85410 3772 52011 55910.27.44.84.6