In 2012 there were 1 086 452 enterprises in Portugal, 4.4% less than in the previous year. Survival rate of enterprises born one year before decrease both in companies (from 91.7% in 2011 to 90.6% in 2012) and individual enterprises (from 65% to 64.0% in 2012).
GVAmp generated in the non-financial sector in 2012 reached 76 thousand million Euros, showing a decrease of about 8% when compared to the previous year. Decrease observed in companies was lower (-7.3%). However, it should be stressed out that exporting companies have attained a growth in GVAmp of 2.1%.