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Summary of the sample's evolution in the years 1990-2015
All the firms
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  1991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
1. Current sample 2188 2059 1977 1869 1876 1703* 1716 1920 1776 1754 1870 1724 1708 1380 1374 1911 2023 2013 2009 2015 2006 1816 1869 1683 1525
  1.1 Firms which answer 1888 1898 1768 1721 1693 1584 1596 1764 1631 1634 1693 1635 1380 1374 1277 1716 1892 1853 1791 1817 1816 1605 1683 1524 1404
  (86,3) (92,2) (89,4) (92,1) (90,3) (93) (93) (91,9) (91,8) (93,1) (90,5) (94,8) (80,8) (100) (92,9) (89,8) (93,5) (92,1) (89,2) (90,2) (90,5) (88,4) (90) (90,5) (92,1)
  1.2 Firms which disappear and not accessible1 62 52 72 53 51 28 35 18 45 38 20 18 51 4 17 35 30 57 127 67 48 71 54 37 33
  1.3 Firms which do not collaborate 187 62 124 45 55 33 54 22 35 24 0 12 88 0 12 14 18 10 45 38 43 53 37 18 7
  1.4 No access2 51 47 13 50 77 58 31 116 65 58 157 59 189 2 68 146 83 93 46 93 99 87 95 104 81
2. Firms recovered3 129 99 73 46 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
3. Entries in the current year 42 79 101 56 9 132 324 12 123 236 31 0 0 0 588 307 118 154 222 189 0 264 0 0 262
File total records 2359 2438 2539 2595 2604 2736 3060 3072 3195 3431 3462 3462 3462 3462 4050 4357 4475 4629 4851 5040 5040 5304 5304 5304 5566
Source: ESEE (Fundación SEPI)

Notes: 1. Closures, firms in liquidation, change to a non-manufacturing activity, disappearance through merger or acquisition.
  2. Can not be found, provisional close-up.
  3. In 1991 they are large-sized firms to which the questionnaire was already submitted in 1990, but which did not answer it. In 1994 it is made up of large-sized firms which had filled the questionnaire before but which at some time they stopped doing it.
  * Includes a company which did not collaborated in 1995 but which collaborated in 1996.