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The following pages provide an overview about most of the relevant statistics regarding Mittelstand (SME) enterprises. Specifically, quantitative information on SMEs and the number of enterprises, self-employed, and freelancers is presented. Moreover, the IfM Bonn also publishes statistics about start-ups and company closures or business transfers as well as successions.

Detailed statistics and methodological remarks can be found at the corresponding webpages of the statistic of interest (currently only in German language).

Please contact presse(at) if you need additional information or ex-tended time series.