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02-07-2020 12:58

Results of the Services and Transport Survey 2018

According to the results of the Services and Transport Survey, the tertiary sector of the economy registered in 2018 a positive growth rate compared to 2017.

In particular, production value showed an increase of 6,8% in transportation and storage (sector H), 6,6% in accommodation and food service activities (sector I), 8,8% in information and communication (sector J), 16,3% in real estate activities (sector L), 10,4% in professional, scientific and technical activities (sector M) and 16,9% in administrative and support service activities (sector N).

Similarly, value added at current prices also recorded a rise. An increase of 6,6% to €823,8 million was observed in transportation and storage, 5,6% to €1.280,3 million in accommodation and food service activities, 6,5% to €1.183,9 million in information and communication, 16,7% to €117,2 million in real estate activities, 9,7% to €1.242,6 million in professional, scientific and technical activities and 14,7% to €342,3 million in administrative and support service activities.

Furthermore, the number of persons engaged also exhibited an increase. Employment in transportation and storage reached 19.374 persons recording an increase of 6,0%, in accommodation and food service activities 48.462 (+9,0%), in information and communication 12.097 (+14,3%), in real estate activities 2.561 (+15,5%), in professional, scientific and technical activities 29.401 (+9,8%) and in administrative and support service activities 12.977 persons (+10,4%).

Table

NACERev.2

Economic Activity

Production Value

Value Added at Current Prices

Employment

€mn

%*

€mn

%*

Number

%*

H

Transportation and Storage

3.142,4

6,8

823,8

6,6

19.374

6,0

I

Accommodation and Food Service Activities

2.520,9

6,6

1.280,3

5,6

48.462

9,0

J

Information and Communication

3.529,0

8,8

1.183,9

6,5

12.097

14,3

L

Real Estate Activities

181,4

16,3

117,2

16,7

2.561

15,5

M

Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities

2.197,1

10,4

1.242,6

9,7

29.401

9,8

N

Administrative and Support Service Activities

574,3

16,9

342,3

14,7

12.977

10,4

* Annual percentage change of 2018 compared to 2017.

METHODOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Definitions

Employment – The average number of all persons employed during the year, in full time equivalent terms.

Production value –The value of services produced, net receipts from the sale of goods sold in the same condition as purchased and other income.

Value added at current prices – Derived by deducting from the production value the production expenses as well as the administrative expenses and rents paid for buildings and machinery.

Coverage and collection of data

The Services and Transport Survey is carried out on an annual basis and covers enterprises with the main activity falling under sections H (Transportation and storage), I (Accommodation and food service activities), J (Information and communication), L (Real estate activities), M (Professional, scientific and technical activities) and N (Administrative and support service activities) of the classification system of economic activities NACE Rev. 2 of the European Union.

The Survey for 2018 covered a sample of around 2.410 enterprises. The collection of data by the Statistical Service was done by personal interview with the use of a special questionnaire.

For more information:

Statistical Service (CYSTAT) Website, subthemes Other Services, Transport and Communications

Contact

Margarita Georgiou: Tel: +35722602217, Email: mgeorgiou@cystat.mof.gov.cy

Kalomyra Frangou: Tel: +35722602220, Email: kfrangou@cystat.mof.gov.cy

 

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