Informations

DATA DESCRIPTION
Short-term business statistics (STS) give information on a wide range of economic activities according to NKD 2007. (National Classification of Activities, 2007 version), identical at all levels to the NACE Rev.2 (Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community). In this database, data are presented in line with the Council Regulation (EC) No. 1165/98 concerning short-term statistics and its amendments. The data on indices are generally presented in the following forms:
  • Unadjusted indices
  • Seasonally adjusted indices
  • Working-day adjusted indices
  • Trend indices

Depending on the STS regulations, data are available as monthly, quarterly and annual data. This heading covers the indicators listed below in four different sectors:

INDUSTRY
  • Industrial production volume index
  • Industrial turnover index
  • Industrial producer price index
  • Index of hours worked in industry
  • Index of persons employed in industry
  • Index of gross wages and salaries in industry
CONSTRUCTION
  • Volume index of construction works
  • Building permits issued
  • Index of hours worked in construction
  • Index of persons employed in construction
  • Index of gross wages and salaries in construction
RETAIL TRADE
  • Retail trade turnover indices
  • Retail trade deflated turnover indices
  • Index of hours worked in retail trade
  • Index of persons employed in retail trade
  • Index of gross wages and salaries in retail trade
SERVICES
  • Turnover indices of service activities
  • Services producer price indices
  • Index of hours worked in services
  • Index of persons employed in services
  • Index of gross wages and salaries in services

CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
NKD 2007. classification (National Classification of Activities, 2007 version), identical at all levels to the NACE Rev.2 (Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community), is used for all the STS indicators. Constructions and works are classified according to the Classification of Types of Constructions – KVG, which is harmonised with the appropriate classification prescribed by Eurostat (Classification of Types of Constructions − CC, final version).

COVERAGE – SECTOR
INDUSTRY
The indicators in this sector cover economic activities listed in sections B to E of the NKD 2007. (B - Mining and quarrying, C - Manufacturing, D - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, E - Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities).

CONSTRUCTION
The indicators in this sector cover economic activities listed in section F of the NKD 2007. (Construction). Constructions and works are classified according to the Classification of Types of Constructions – KVG, which is harmonised with the appropriate classification prescribed by Eurostat (Classification of Types of Constructions − CC, final version).

RETAIL TRADE
The indicators in this sector cover economic activities listed in section G of the NKD 2007. (division 47).

SERVICES
The indicators in this sector cover economic activities listed in the NKD 2007. sections: G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (except division 47), H Transportation and storage (for reasons of confidentiality divisions H51 and H53 are not published), I Accommodation and food service activities, J Information and communication, L Real estate activities, M Professional, scientific and technical activities (except group 70.1 and divisions 72 and 75) and N Administrative and support service activities.

BASE PERIOD
In this STS database, data are presented on the fixed base year 2015 = 100, in line with the Council Regulation (EC) No. 1165/98 concerning short-term statistics and its amendments.
Data on the previous base year 2010 = 100 are available in the STS database, but these time series are not updated anymore after the change to the new base year with the 2018 data. Time series with the previous base year cover the period until the end of 2017.

RELEASE POLICY
The Calendar of Statistical Data Issues provides a precise overview of all the publications due to be released by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics for the entire statistical year, one year in advance. It is available on the website of the Croatian Bureau of Statistics, free of charge.