Type of shop 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010a 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of retail shops
Predominantly food and beverages 33,838 32,787 29,047 26,324 25,388 25,398 25,320 24,086 22,910 22,298 21,359 20,608 19,982 19,430 18,967 18,468
Food, beverages 14,784 14,494 16,552 17,118 18,129 19,008 19,885 19,561 19,730 19,973 19,611 19,352 19,005 18,710 18,425 17,794
Fruits and vegetables shops 3,324 3,215 3,733 3,768 4,389 4,631 4,945 5,154 5,156 5,103 4,986 4,899 4,816 4,680 4,633 4,407
Meat and meat products shops 2,989 2,893 3,100 3,169 3,177 3,218 3,298 3,336 3,335 3,393 3,319 3,248 3,186 3,155 3,120 3,037
Fish shops 220 205 212 202 214 220 220 216 219 221 220 218 225 225 234 227
Bread, cakes and confectionery shops 2,463 2,531 3,493 3,923 4,540 5,007 5,381 5,656 5,671 5,703 5,500 5,354 5,265 5,198 5,098 4,958
Alcoholic and other beverages shops 2,077 2,062 2,477 2,490 2,569 2,658 2,685 2,724 2,680 2,648 2,591 2,608 2,540 2,514 2,483 2,410
Tobacco shopsb 1,985 1,777 1,508 1,469 1,173 1,132 1,053
Shops for other food 1,726 1,811 2,029 2,097 2,067 2,142 2,303 2,475 2,669 2,905 2,995 3,025 2,973 2,938 2,857 2,755
Specialised and non-specialised food shops, total 48,622 47,281 45,599 43,442 43,517 44,406 45,205 43,647 42,640 42,271 40,970 39,960 38,987 38,140 37,392 36,262
Manufactured goods in non-specialized shops 5,680 6,161 5,103 4,675 5,035 5,061 5,313 5,234 5,163 4,804 4,738 4,667 4,620 4,616 4,588 4,522
Specialized shops for textile, clothing and footwear products
Textile shops 2,912 2,806 1,930 1,854 1,663 1,702 1,722 1,643 1,592 1,528 1,468 1,412 1,361 1,307 1,228 1,166
Clothes shops 22,719 22,356 22,140 21,419 20,293 20,103 19,806 19,162 18,167 17,277 16,222 15,542 15,018 14,549 13,666 12,904
Shops for footwear and leather goods 3,714 3,779 3,708 3,533 3,325 3,264 3,253 3,215 3,049 2,950 2,848 2,710 2,609 2,498 2,329 2,171
Specialized stores for furniture, household and technical articles
Furniture, household and lighting equipment shops 5,335 5,333 4,860 4,823 4,375 4,434 4,361 4,183 3,970 3,871 3,730 3,652 3,533 3,476 3,362 3,258
Paint, ironware, do-it-yourself and building material shops 10,815 10,983 11,585 11,725 10,519 10,380 10,222 9,882 9,610 9,382 9,094 8,826 8,587 8,512 8,466 8,572
Electrical household articles shops 4,654 4,407 3,421 3,234 3,202 3,165 3,109 2,976 2,876 2,824 2,674 2,560 2,489 2,459 2,391 2,356
Electrical appliance shops 2,619 2,571 2,411 2,310 2,335 2,339 2,326 2,243 2,181 2,153 2,059 1,988 1,951 1,952 1,920 1,915
Audio and video equipments shops 1,320 1,175 744 704 648 612 592 558 537 516 478 446 423 406 376 353
Music and video recordings shops 715 661 266 220 219 214 191 175 158 155 137 126 115 101 95 88
Books, computer equipment and others
Book, newspaper and stationery shops 6,676 6,772 6,328 6,345 5,536 5,357 5,240 4,919 4,617 4,458 4,096 3,858 3,682 3,577 3,428 3,235
Book shops 3,582 3,490 2,394 2,207 1,647 1,577 1,525 1,464 1,369 1,324 1,247 1,196 1,146 1,123 1,039 970
Newspaper and stationery shops 3,094 3,282 3,934 4,138 3,889 3,780 3,715 3,455 3,248 3,134 2,849 2,662 2,536 2,454 2,389 2,265
Shops for other non-food products 35,706 35,382 36,482 35,712 33,554 33,742 33,682 33,005 32,011 31,548 30,740 30,124 29,416 29,079 28,225 27,413
Telecommunications equipments shops 1,052 1,196 1,837 1,878 2,007 2,027 2,047 2,087 2,030 2,077 2,033 2,047 2,001 1,953 1,889 1,845
Shops for computers, periheral units and software 2,723 2,835 2,961 2,912 2,793 2,720 2,675 2,602 2,488 2,354 2,200 2,100 2,041 1,972 1,885 1,799
Shops for carpets, rug, wall and floor covering 273 269 1,095 1,062 1,036 1,003 991 945 913 875 831 799 786 812 796 782
Watches and jewellery shops 1,769 1,890 2,326 2,348 2,392 2,406 2,317 2,239 2,188 2,103 2,024 1,959 1,883 1,840 1,751 1,676
Sporting equipment shops 1,262 1,367 1,946 1,960 2,165 2,180 2,221 2,224 2,219 2,218 2,204 2,158 2,113 2,085 2,048 2,002
Games and toys shops 506 530 693 740 848 887 861 828 789 811 787 760 725 699 687 652
Flowers shops 6,461 6,436 6,618 6,549 6,413 6,416 6,428 6,232 6,030 5,907 5,783 5,664 5,590 5,549 5,374 5,292
Pet shops 2,332 2,399 1,892 1,814 1,720 1,709 1,734 1,668 1,653 1,652 1,601 1,561 1,543 1,544 1,538 1,525
Other goods shops 19,328 18,460 17,114 16,449 14,180 14,394 14,408 14,180 13,701 13,551 13,277 13,076 12,734 12,625 12,257 11,840
Pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetics articles, total
Shops for cosmetic articles 2,635 2,710 2,903 2,893 2,562 2,595 2,623 2,579 2,501 2,522 2,477 2,436 2,416 2,395 2,346 2,336
Human medical products store 343 437 555 622 643 682 740 838 910 916 944 970 952 947
Veterinary products store 106 118 167 166 138 147 151 162 173 186 189 190 196 203 206 211
Second-hand shops 5,883 5,970 6,567 6,600 6,580 7,042 7,416 7,182 6,902 6,612 6,310 5,979 5,697 5,462 4,992 4,549
Specialized and non-specialized non-food shops, total 106,835 106,777 105,537 103,416 97,337 97,614 97,541 94,824 91,371 88,800 85,496 82,872 80,568 79,103 76,179 73,640
Food and non-food shops, total 155,457 154,058 151,136 146,858 140,854 142,020 142,746 138,471 134,011 131,071 126,466 122,832 119,555 117,243 113,571 109,902
Automotive fuel 2,152 2,210 2,135 1,999 2,180 2,206 2,257 2,134 2,090 2,146 2,125 2,077 2,054 2,062 2,051 2,047
Retail shops, total 157,609 156,268 153,271 148,857 143,034 144,226 145,003 140,605 136,101 133,217 128,591 124,909 121,609 119,305 115,622 111,949
Motor vehicle shops 3,326 3,456 3,413 3,551 3,421 3,412 3,331 3,134 2,989 2,957 3,009 3,071 3,220 3,330 3,325 3,314
Shops for motor vehicle parts 5,214 5,288 5,110 5,047 4,814 4,783 4,776 4,625 4,533 4,417 4,300 4,029 3,900 3,871 3,790 3,743
Shops for motorcycle and parts 589 634 679 696 642 644 625 595 567 542 520 499 491 491 486 467
Motor vehicles and vehicle parts 9,129 9,378 9,202 9,294 8,877 8,839 8,732 8,354 8,089 7,916 7,829 7,599 7,611 7,692 7,601 7,524
Total 166,738 165,646 162,473 158,151 151,911 153,065 153,735 148,959 144,190 141,133 136,420 132,508 129,220 126,997 123,223 119,473
Of which: shops operated by entrepreneur
Predominantly food and beverages 17,157 16,041 14,129 12,620 11,045 10,602 10,087 9,398 8,874 8,513 8,107 7,779 7,471 7,222 6,874 6,525
Food, beverages 6,645 6,225 6,932 6,736 6,604 6,551 6,637 6,306 6,376 6,466 6,389 6,378 6,415 6,304 6,217 5,991
Fruits and vegetables shops 2,075 1,942 2,206 2,123 2,298 2,268 2,369 2,430 2,496 2,518 2,509 2,533 2,556 2,502 2,506 2,382
Meat and meat products shops 1,325 1,219 1,298 1,267 1,152 1,134 1,132 1,129 1,114 1,136 1,086 1,075 1,083 1,061 1,045 1,033
Fish shops 123 114 120 114 108 110 108 101 104 109 108 105 101 103 108 92
Bread, cakes and confectionery shops 928 880 1,096 1,114 1,115 1,145 1,156 1,165 1,154 1,162 1,120 1,087 1,105 1,099 1,060 1,037
Alcoholic and other beverages shops 1,016 961 1,091 1,045 917 908 886 845 810 784 753 744 730 705 695 667
Tobacco shopsb 569 497 484 436 431 408 383
Shops for other food 609 612 637 637 583 578 603 636 698 757 813 834 840 834 803 780
Specialised and non-specialised food shops, total 23,802 22,266 21,061 19,356 17,649 17,153 16,724 15,704 15,250 14,979 14,496 14,157 13,886 13,526 13,091 12,516
Manufactured goods in non-specialized shops 1,594 1,682 1,539 1,449 1,650 1,567 1,547 1,468 1,422 1,283 1,229 1,183 1,155 1,116 1,071 1,004
Specialized shops for textile, clothing and footwear products
Textile shops 1,191 1,109 818 772 672 673 698 672 679 653 638 614 601 590 562 536
Clothes shops 9,344 8,730 8,254 7,517 6,417 6,239 6,051 5,696 5,517 5,401 5,234 5,112 5,113 5,015 4,624 4,323
Shops for footwear and leather goods 1,439 1,372 1,301 1,182 984 941 926 868 842 801 763 717 701 679 621 572
Specialized stores for furniture, household and technical articles
Furniture, household and lighting equipment shops 1,576 1,509 1,274 1,224 980 975 946 878 854 844 814 807 787 767 720 680
Paint, ironware, do-it-yourself and building material shops 3,244 3,181 3,157 3,036 2,388 2,283 2,171 2,053 2,011 1,965 1,914 1,835 1,791 1,732 1,631 1,603
Electrical household articles shops 1,245 1,138 886 807 746 700 667 632 611 584 547 524 508 493 464 438
Electrical appliance shops 710 661 610 567 533 518 499 476 461 439 412 399 388 382 363 345
Audio and video equipments shops 228 213 180 168 149 135 130 120 112 111 104 99 96 92 82 74
Music and video recordings shops 307 264 96 72 64 47 38 36 38 34 31 26 24 19 19 19
Books, computer equipment and others
Book, newspaper and stationery shops 1,792 1,699 1,530 1,397 1,191 1,141 1,084 1,011 958 919 882 854 818 780 715 666
Book shops 937 863 437 369 289 281 265 257 243 234 216 211 193 183 157 145
Newspaper and stationery shops 855 836 1,093 1,028 902 860 819 754 715 685 666 643 625 597 558 521
Shops for other non-food products 16,958 16,232 16,196 15,253 12,937 12,742 12,447 11,971 11,771 11,668 11,494 11,430 11,321 11,232 10,803 10,360
Telecommunications equipments shops 153 175 250 223 211 219 215 194 215 224 257 273 286 286 286 290
Shops for computers, periheral units and software 342 350 373 341 293 267 254 251 254 253 239 244 248 232 221 204
Shops for carpets, rug, wall and floor covering 98 94 336 299 289 278 274 259 248 243 225 225 223 248 231 206
Watches and jewellery shops 403 407 603 576 546 540 524 533 522 527 516 506 500 496 463 436
Sporting equipment shops 542 570 850 799 824 794 797 779 795 799 791 781 783 759 726 688
Games and toys shops 212 199 253 250 274 283 274 253 253 253 254 257 244 235 229 210
Flowers shops 4,622 4,499 4,558 4,416 4,129 4,029 3,973 3,803 3,716 3,668 3,638 3,613 3,594 3,598 3,496 3,429
Pet shops 1,371 1,407 1,105 1,038 896 865 823 787 766 752 725 708 707 695 680 657
Other goods shops 9,215 8,531 7,868 7,311 5,475 5,467 5,313 5,112 5,002 4,949 4,849 4,823 4,736 4,683 4,471 4,240
Pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetics articles, total
Shops for cosmetic articles 1,010 980 982 887 665 657 639 603 583 577 560 548 547 545 512 506
Human medical products store 37 39 45 47 41 42 49 53 46 47 49 49 45 44
Veterinary products store 26 29 36 36 26 26 24 22 24 23 25 27 23 24 22 22
Second-hand shops 3,348 3,238 3,346 3,187 3,092 3,314 3,420 3,273 3,245 3,208 3,169 3,078 3,032 2,960 2,666 2,395
Specialized and non-specialized non-food shops, total 42,767 40,899 39,356 36,786 31,793 31,305 30,661 29,189 28,566 27,979 27,315 26,776 26,446 25,982 24,456 23,149
Food and non-food shops, total 66,569 63,165 60,417 56,142 49,442 48,458 47,385 44,893 43,816 42,958 41,811 40,933 40,332 39,508 37,547 35,665
Automotive fuel 165 157 141 129 116 116 114 112 112 107 95 94 91 86 78 71
Retail shops, total 66,734 63,322 60,558 56,271 49,558 48,574 47,499 45,005 43,928 43,065 41,906 41,027 40,423 39,594 37,625 35,736
Motor vehicle shops 378 357 309 314 261 258 256 249 290 328 396 501 639 732 764 748
Shops for motor vehicle parts 1,865 1,818 1,733 1,655 1,370 1,356 1,324 1,263 1,237 1,203 1,180 1,114 1,082 1,076 1,036 999
Shops for motorcycle and parts 193 193 194 191 159 160 154 153 150 144 144 143 143 149 147 135
Motor vehicles and vehicle parts 2,436 2,368 2,236 2,160 1,790 1,774 1,734 1,665 1,677 1,675 1,720 1,758 1,864 1,957 1,947 1,882
Total 69,170 65,690 62,794 58,431 51,348 50,348 49,233 46,670 45,605 44,740 43,626 42,785 42,287 41,551 39,572 37,618

Footnotes

a
Data for the 31st of December, 2009 are not published. Further information available in the methodology.
b
Since October 2009, the source of business data is the administrative data reception established on those municipal records, which are based on government regulation 210/2009. (IX. 29) on the conditions of performing commercial activities. The National Tobacco Shops are not subject to this regulation, therefore the number of the retail shops excludes them.
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