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Data Updates

 

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) team has released three sets of surveys – standard ES, Micro and Informal – for Zambia. Additionally, the ES team has also released new survey data for Bulgaria, Lebanon, and the Slovak Republic, collected in partnership with EBRD and EIB. New survey data on Micro enterprises from Armenia is also now available. A new data for Bosaso and Mogadishu, Somalia, covering formal and informal businesses are also released.

 

These new surveys include country-specific questions in addition to the core questions included in all standard ES. Specifically, the surveys from Bulgaria, Lebanon, and the Slovak Republic include additional questions on the green economy, regulatory governance, and the use of managers’ time. And the Zambia survey includes questions on trade, competition, regulatory uncertainty, and mobile money.

 

Panel data for the Czech Republic 2009-2013-2019, Estonia 2009-2013-2019, Georgia 2008-2013-2019, Latvia 2009-2013-2019, North Macedonia 2009-2013-2019, Slovenia 2009-2013-2019, and Uzbekistan 2008-2013-2019 are also now available. All datasets are available on the data portal.  The status of several Enterprise Surveys can be found on the current projects page.


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What’s Holding Back the Private Sector in MENA? Lessons from the Enterprise Survey

This report presents the findings of Enterprise Surveys conducted in eight economies in the region in 2013 and 2014: Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, the West Bank and Gaza, and Yemen. By analyzing detailed information on more than 6,000 private firms in the manufacturing and services sectors, the report provides fine-grained insights into the key drivers of firms’ performance and the major challenges of the business environment in which they operate.

View main findings and download the report

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CURRENT SURVEY PROJECTS

We are currently gathering data in 22 countries around the world.
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Enterprise Surveys Partners

The Enterprise Surveys implemented in European and Central Asian countries are also known as Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Surveys (BEEPS) and are jointly conducted by the World Bank Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the European Commission (EC). Enterprise Surveys in Latin America are jointly funded with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Enterprise Surveys in the Middle East and North Africa are jointly funded with EBRD and the EIB. In the past, other institutions have contributed to the Enterprise Surveys: the UK's Department for International Development(DFID) in South Asia and a subset of African countries, the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) in a subset of francophone West African countries (DGGF), and COMPETE Caribbean in the Caribbean.

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