tableaupublic            

Menu

Official Statistics Website - On the “statistical information” menu the press releases, tables and time series are available in English. The Statistical Yearbook and the Tourism Statistics publications also have information in English.

tableaupublic            

Newsletters

Subscribe to our newsletter and get statistical data as soon as it is available!...

In 2016

Employment and turnover in the large–sized commercial units located in the Autonomous Region of Madeira increased

In 2016, there were 84 retail trade establishments in the Autonomous Region of Madeira classified as large-sized commercial units (the same number as in 2015), 65.5% of which dedicated to the non retail sale of food (or without predominance in retail sale of food) and the remaining specialised in the retail sale of food (or with predominance in retail sale of food). Please note that a substantial share of these units (81.0%) belonged to enterprises headquartered in Mainland Portugal.

In 2016, Madeira’s large-sized commercial units employed 2,714 persons - up by 0.5% from 2015 - the majority of which (70.7%) working in food retail. There were more women (69.5%) than men employed in the sector, both in the retail sale of food (70.3%) and in the non retail sale of food segment (67.4%). 

This sector generated a turnover of 411.8 million euros in 2016 (up by 5.2% from 2015), 99.1% of which coming from the sale of goods and the rest from services to customers. 71.7% (292.9 million euros) of the total amount of sale of goods (408.2 million euros) derived from food retail, of which 81.8% (239.5 million euros) came from sales of “Food products, beverages and tobacco”.

In 2016, sales deriving from own-brand products reached 135.1 million euros (139.8 million euros in 2015), 56.4% of which coming from the retail sale of food.

Concerning the means of payment used, the debit or credit cards were the most preferred means used in the retail sale of food (49.6%) and in the non retail sale of food (62.5%).

The preliminary results for 2016 of the Integrated Business System Accounts – which refer only to enterprises headquartered in the Autonomous Region of Madeira – show that, in the year of 2016, there were 3,535 enterprises operating which generated 1.5 billion euros of turnover and concentrated 11,817 jobs.


For more information, please click on:

International Statistical Cooperation

MAC14 20

International Statistical Cooperation

MAC14 20

Statistical Literacy

formation3

Statistical Literacy

formation3
Go to top