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Selected Indicators - Methodological notes

The branch of posts and telecommunications includes incorporated enterprises providing post transport, financial services, ensured electronic communication, and electronic communication network and services. Data are presented for state post, courier activity, telecommunication services in fixed and mobile telephone network, and technical equipment within telecommunication and radiocommunication service.


Turnover at current prices without VAT are receipts for own products, receipts from sale of services, and receipts for goods.

Post office is the independent postal establishment on a determined place carrying out receiving and delivery service. Some post offices also provide clearing service.

Dispatched letters items are all kinds of items containing paper documents or tiny objects sent by post offices or by mail boxes.

Letter - boxes are public boxes for the deposit of mail.

Main telephone lines are subscriber lines as a set of technical facilities for the public telephone services access network in both fixed network and exchange termination of the relevant service nodes.

Mobile telephones are lines of public radiotelephone network (NMT - Nordic Mobile Telephone, GSM - Global System of Mobile Communication), whose call number is registered in the organizations which operate public radio/telephone networks NMT, GSM.

SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a telecommunications service enabling the sending of alphanumeric short messages to phones.

MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a telecommunications service enabling the sending of multimedia messages (as text, digital photos, voice messages, melodies, multiphoto documents) to other phones or equipment, which enable this service.

Internet is a complex computer network enabling communication between public and private networks on different types of communication media and different technical platforms.

Turnover includes all receipts from self-manufactured goods and services and receipts for goods, which are conducted by an enterprise for all its activities. Data are aggregated in accordance with main economic activity of enterprises and are without value added tax.

Average number of employed persons includes average registered number of employees and self-employed persons.

Average registered number of employees in natural persons includes permanent and temporary employees who have a contract of employment or service with the employing organisation regardless they were really at work or not, e.g. due to illness, recovery holidays etc. and also the employees who were not working e.g. due to work stoppage, strikes or disputes as well as part-time employees who had their working time not divided into each working day and the employees carried out the work only occasionally on call or by needs of organisation. Excluded are persons on maternity leave, apprentices and students in practice, private entrepreneurs and their associates, persons with the agreement on work performed outside an employment relationship.

Average nominal monthly wage includes an amount of wage expenditures, paid to own employees as a compensation for work or its recompensation on the basis of legal relationships (work, service or membership relation) to the employer. It is a gross wage, including legal or with employee agreed deductions.

Source of data

All published data are the result of the statistical surveys of the Statistical Office of the SR, except performance data on posts and telecommunications, which are taken from the Ministry of Transport, Posts and telecommunications of the SR. More informations can be obtained in Yearbook of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications.

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