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 Proportion of enterprises with 10 and more persons employed using e-commerce to make sales through orders/reservations (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Proportion of enterprises with 10 and more persons employed using e-commerce to make sales through orders/reservations (%) by Employment size class; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Survey on ICT usage in enterprises
First available period 2019
Last available period 2023
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization
  • Employment size class
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • STAFF:  The persons who during the reference period participated in the business of the enterprise/institution, regardless of the duration of this participation, under the following conditions: a) staff bound to the enterprise/institution by na employment contract, receiving remuneration in return; b) staff which has ties to the enterprise/institution, who, for not being bound by na employment contract, does not receive regular remuneration for the hours worked or the labour supplied (e.g. owner-managers, unpaid family workers, active members of cooperatives); c) staff with ties to other enterprises/institutions who worked at the enterprise/institution and receive remuneration directly from it; d) persons in the above situations, absent for a period of no more than one month due to holidays, labour dispute, vocational training, as well as disease and occupational accident. The following persons are not considered to be staff: i) those in the situations described in a), b), and c) above and who are absent for a period of over one month; ii) workers with ties to the enterprise/institution who moved to other enterprises/institutions, receiving remuneration directly from the latter; iii) workers in the enterprise/institution whose remuneration is borne by other enterprises/institutions (e.g. temporary workers); iv) self-employed workers (e.g. service providers, that use the so-called 'recibos verdes', which is the popular name of the receipt form).
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • ELECTRONIC COMMERCE:  Business process conducted via Internet Protocol-based networks or via other computer-mediated networks. The goods and services are ordered over those networks, but the payment and the ultimate delivery of the good or service may be conducted on or off-line. Orders received via telephone, facsimile, or manually typed e-mails are not counted as electronic commerce.
Formule Enterprises with 10 and more persons employed excluding financial activities using e-commerce to receive orders/ Enterprises with 10 and more persons employed (NACE Rev. 2 C, D and E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, S)]*100
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 21/11/2023

information presented in 7/12/2023