The information below only concern the Business and Enterprise Register.
On September 3, 2018 the BER contains 916'946 active local units.
Number of units in BER
Data on the number of units in the BR are regularly updated and posted on this page.
Status of units (economic):
- active (includes units with person employed above the compulsory threshold for enterprise statistics from AVS data, units with personnel below the AVS threshold or active administrative units where it is not possible to determine the employment)
- inactive (existing local unit without person employed, "enterprise mailbox", or real estate company or a dormant unit, or a local of business without a permanent job or a unit which ceased activity but the legal unit is still active, if a warehouse, in the case of an investment company or financial (Special purpose entity - SPE)
- unknown (new enterprise / reactivation, it is not know if there is any person employed)
- fictive (administrative unit, local unit legal in relationship with the legal unit)