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Central Balance Sheet Annual Data. Extraction: June 2020

Resource Type
  • Banco de Portugal Microdata Research Laboratory (BPLIM)
Publication Date
Publication Place
  • Banco de Portugal - BPLIM
Free Keywords
Firm; Balance Sheet; Profit; Loss; Employment; Cash Flow
Temporal Coverage
  • 2006 / 2018
Geographic Coverage
  • Portugal (PT)
    The data refers to firms located in the Mainland Portugal and Autonomous Regions - Azores and Madeira.
Sampled Universe

CB covers the population of all Portuguese non-financial corporations. The classification of non-financial corporations follows the guidelines on the “European System of National and Regional Accounts” (ESA 2010). It includes market producers mainly dedicated to the production of non-financial goods and/or services, such as private and public corporations, cooperatives and partnerships recognized as independent legal entities, non-profit institutions or associations serving non-financial corporations, public independent legal entities, private and public quasi-corporations, and head offices.

Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based

    CB is constructed and made available by Banco de Portugal. This data set is mostly based on the information reported through the Annex A of Informação Empresarial Simplificada (IES, Simplified Corporate Information). IES contains tax, accounting and statistical information and firms are required to submit it electronically to the Ministry of Finance every year.

Remote access also possible.
  • Is new version of
    DOI: (Dataset)
  • Central Balance Sheet Annual Data Manual, Banco de Portugal.

Update Metadata: 2020-07-02 | Issue Number: 14 | Registration Date: 2020-07-01

Banco de Portugal Microdata Research Laboratory (BPLIM) (2020): Central Balance Sheet Annual Data. Extraction: June 2020. Version: V1. BANCO DE PORTUGAL. Dataset.