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Guidelines on the use of statistical business registers for business demography and entrepreneurship statistics

Published: January 2019

The Guidelines provide practical guidance on how to develop and maintain statistical business registers to support the production of business demography and entrepreneurship statistics. The Guidelines contain definitions and compilation guidance for key demographic events and propose business demography indicators that can be produced directly from the register. They also describe the requirements for the statistical business register to produce business demography indicators and give guidance on linking the register with other data sources.

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