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October - December, 2008 (details):Business Outlook Survey

Response Rate

    The area of this survey is business enterprises that establish their headquarters or principal offices in Japan and have capital stock 10 million yen or more.

  All Enterprises Large Enterprises Medium-sized Enterprises Small Enterprises
All industries Estimate Enterprises 1,146,302 6,069 30,051 1,110,182
Sample enterprises 14,337 5,064 3,418 5,855
Response enterprises 11,408 4,435 2,678 4,295
Response rate (%) 79.6 87.6 78.3 73.4
Manufacturing Estimate Enterprises 198,892 2,258 7,164 189,470
Sample enterprises 4,323 1,934 896 1,493
Response enterprises 3,637 1,750 770 1,117
Response rate (%) 84.1 90.5 85.9 74.8
Non-Manufacturing Estimate Enterprises 947,410 3,811 22,887 920,712
Sample enterprises 10,014 3,130 2,522 4,362
Response enterprises 7,771 2,685 1,908 3,178
Response rate (%) 77.6 85.8 75.7 72.9
note:
  • Large enterprises are corporations with capital of 1 billion yen or over
  • Medium-sized enterprises are corporations with capital of 100 million yen to 1 billion yen
  • Small enterprises are corporations with capital of 10 to 100 million yen

Contact

For further details
Please contact the Department of Business Statistics, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office.
Cabinet Office, Government of JapanEconomic and Social Research Institute
1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8914, Japan.