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Table 1 Overview of the sample of firms

From: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on firms: a survey in Guangdong Province, China

  Field of business Number of Firms Percentage
Industry Sub-industry   
IT / Software and hardware services / E-commerce / Internet operations 94 17.94%
Manufacture Main Manufacture 88 16.79%
  Electronic technologies / Semiconductors / Integrated circuits 14 2.67%
  Clothing / Textiles / Leather 7 1.34%
  Aerospace / Aviation / Energy / Chemical 10 1.91%
  Machinery / Equipment / Heavy industry 10 1.91%
  Electric appliances 5 0.95%
  Furniture / Crafts / Toys 6 1.15%
  FMCG (food / beverage / cosmetics) 12 2.29%
  Automobiles and spare parts 9 1.72%
  Medical / Nursing / Health / Sanitation 8 1.53%
  Instrumentation / Industrial Automation 5 0.95%
  Pharmaceutical / Bioengineering / Medical Equipment 15 2.86%
   181 34.6%
Service and Commercial Publishing / Printing / Packaging 5 0.95%
  Advertising / PR / Media / Art 4 0.76%
  Law 1 0.19%
  Accounting / Auditing 1 0.19%
  Traffic / Transportation / Logistics 11 2.10%
  Education / Training / Scientific research / Colleges 15 2.86%
  Trading / Import & Export 13 2.48%
  Wholesale / Retail 13 2.48%
  Communication / Telecommunications / Network equipment 21 4.01%
  Property Management / Commercial Centers 8 1.53%
  Agency / Consulting / Headhunting / Certification 12 2.29%
   124 23.7%
Finance Bank / Insurance / Securities / Investment Bank / Risk Fund 65 12.40%
Real estate and Architecture Real estate development / Architectural engineering / Design 35 6.68%
Other industry   25 4.77%
  Employees   
  50 and below 141 26.91%
  51–100 54 10.31%
  101–300 71 13.55%
  301–500 37 7.06%
  501–1000 42 8.02%
  1001–4999 87 16.60%
  5000 and above 92 17.56%
  Total 524 100%