The latest report from CBS looks at Family Businesses in the Netherlands between 2015 and 2018. In the paper, we learn, amongst other things, that 93% of family businesses in the Netherlands are owned by 1 family, and of the top 500 performing businesses in the Netherlands, half of these are owned by families or single […]
The new UK Family Business Sector Report, produced by Oxford Economics for the Institute for Family Business (IFB) Research Foundation, reveals that family businesses’ gross value added contribution to UK GDP has increased by £100 billion since 2010 – to £519 billion – meaning family firms now generate a quarter of UK GDP
Thanks to the EU COSME project, the Netherlands has determined that 276,900 of its companies are family businesses. This represents 71% of the total number of companies in the Netherlands and of these 276,900 family businesses, almost 89% employ less than ten people. However, family businesses make up just 17% of companies employing 250 people […]
Thanks to the EU COSME programme, Danmarks Statistik was able to determine that 60% of all businesses in Denmark are family owned. Family businesses in Denmark dominate the cultural activities field (84%) and the business services field (72%). Unlike the other countries taking part of the EU COSME programme, Denmark was able to track the […]
Thanks to the EU COSME programme, the Family Business Institute of Poland was able to determine that 92% of its total businesses can be defined as family businesses. However, a study showed that only 36% of businesses consider themselves to be family businesses. Families are directly involved in day-to-day business management in only 23% of […]
Thanks to the EU COSME programme, the National Statistics Institute of Bulgaria was able to determine that in 2015, there were 103,365 family businesses employing 399,414 people and making up a total of 25% of total businesses in the country. The value family businesses added to the country’s GDP is 10.5%. Family businesses in Bulgaria […]
After the release of the EU COSME programme, Finland has determined that Finnish family firms have a significant role to play in the Finnish economy. 70% of all Finnish non-financial companies can be identified as family businesses. The main objective of this project is to improve the reliable statistics on family businesses to fully understand […]
Thanks to the EU COSME programme on family business statistics, Italian authorities from the region of Veneto were able to determine that 81.3% (16,110) of the 22,440 sample companies can be defined as family businesses.
Thanks to funding from the EU’s COSME programme, the Maltese National Statistics Office was able to determine that the majority of family businesses in Malta are either micro-businesses or SMEs.
New research by Oxford Economics for the Institute for Family Business (IFB) Research Foundation reveals the vast contribution family firms make to the UK economy – employing over 11.9 million people and making up 87 percent of all private sector firms in the UK. Throughout the course of 2014, family businesses increased employment by an impressive […]