BACH - Bank for the Accounts of Companies Harmonized - is a database containing harmonized annual accounts statistics of European non-financial enterprises. Hence, the database was conceived as a useful tool both for country comparisons and to analyze the structure and performances of the non-financial companies in Europe.

Available data:

  1. Aggregated values: Income statement, Balance-sheet and financial ratios;
  2. Measures: absolute values, weighted averages and quartiles;
  3. 10 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain;
  4. Period: from 2000 onwards;
  5. Breakdowns by 4 size classes (Small, Medium, SMEs, Large) and business sectors (NACE sections and divisions);
  6. Complete set of methodological notes;
  7. Countries’ details and specificities.

You may access the BACH database and find more information on BACH database in the documents “Brochure” (about database content) and “Userguide ” (about technical insights) available free of charge at the BACH website