The data for 2010 show important growth in the number of enterprises sending and/or receiving e-invoices. There are important differences between the EU-27 countries. While countries like Italy and Lithuania record values over 50%, others like Hungary, Cyprus and Slovenia hardly reach 10%. Spain records an increase of 8 percentage points compared to the previous year, up to 25% and similarly to Bulgaria or Portugal.
Number of enterprises, expressed as a percentage of the total, sending and/or receiving e-invoices in the last three months.
Last update: February 2011
Data provided to Eurostat by the competent authorities of the Member States (Eurostat: Statistical Office of the European Communities responsible for providing the European Union with statistical information at European level and promoting the harmonisation of statistical methods across the Member States).
The sample is composed of enterprises with ten or more employees.