Explore Current and Future WBES Projects

The Enterprise Analysis Unit of the World Bank Group conducts the Enterprise Surveys (WBES) around the world, along with Informal, Micro Enterprise, and other surveys. The most recent and upcoming WBES in each economy shown below will be used in the World Bank’s new flagship report, Business Ready (B-READY).

For information on all the projects carried out by the Enterprise Analysis Unit, see the data details

Africa

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase**

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Angola

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

AfricaScope (with Key Research)

Q1 2025

Benin

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd

Q1 2025

Botswana

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Burkina Faso

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd

Q1 2025

Burundi

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Cabo Verde

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd

Q1 2025

Cameroon

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd

Q1 2025

Central African Republic (CAR)

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

 

 

Micro Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Published (2023 data)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q1 2027

 

 

 

 

 

Chad

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Comoros

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Congo, Dem. Rep.

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

 

 

Micro Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

 

 

Fieldwork

 

 

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd (with New Generation)

 

Ipsos Kenya Ltd (with New Generation)

 

Ipsos Kenya Ltd (with New Generation)

Q1 2025

 

 

Q1 2025

 

 

Q1 2025

Congo, Rep.

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd (with New Generation)

Q1 2025

Côte d’Ivoire

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Equatorial Guinea

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd (with Servicios de Salud Global)

Q1 2025

Eritrea

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Eswatini

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

AfricaScope (with Sedibeng Sa Tsebo Research Company)

Q1 2025

Ethiopia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Gabon

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

The Gambia

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Ghana

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Q1 2027

 

 

Guinea

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Guinea-Bissau

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Kenya

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Lesotho

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Liberia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Madagascar

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Malawi

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Mali

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd

Q1 2025

Mauritania

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Mauritius

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Mozambique

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Namibia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

AfricaScope (with Vision Africa Research Services Namibia)

Q1 2025

Niger

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Nigeria

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Rwanda

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

São Tomé and Príncipe

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Senegal

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Kenya Ltd

Q1 2025

Seychelles

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Sierra Leone

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Somalia

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2025

South Africa

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

South Sudan

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2025

Sudan

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Tanzania

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Fieldwork

 

 

 

 

Ipsos Tanzania

Q1 2027

 

 

Q2 2024

Togo

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Uganda

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Zambia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Zimbabwe

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

East Asia & Pacific

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase**

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Australia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Australia

Q1 2025

Brunei Darussalam

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Cambodia

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Fieldwork

 

 

 

 

Mekong Economics

Q1 2027

 

 

Q2 2024

China

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) China

Q1 2025

Fiji

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Hong Kong SAR, China

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Indonesia

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Fieldwork

 

 

 

 

PT IPSOS Indonesia

Q1 2027

 

 

Q2 2024

Japan

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Kiribati

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mekong Economics Ltd

Q1 2025

Korea, Rep.

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Gallup Korea

Q1 2025

Lao PDR

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Indochina Research Lao CO.LTD

Q1 2025

Malaysia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Malaysia

Q1 2025

Micronesia, Fed. Sts.

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mekong Economics Ltd

Q1 2025

Mongolia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Myanmar

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

New Zealand

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Papua New Guinea

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Tebbutt Research Pty Ltd

Q1 2025

Philippines

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Samoa

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data is available)

 

Q1 2027

Singapore

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Solomon Islands

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Taiwan, China

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Taiwan

Q1 2025

Thailand

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Timor-Leste

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Tonga

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mekong Economics Ltd

Q1 2025

Vanuatu

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Viet Nam

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Europe & Central Asia

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase**

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Albania

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Armenia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

MPG (with ACT-Georgia)

Q1 2025

Austria

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Azerbaijan

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

SIAR: Research and Consultancy

Q1 2025

Belarus

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Belgium

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

IPSOS NV

Q1 2025

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Bulgaria

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Croatia

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Cyprus

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2025

Czechia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kapa Research (SC&C Market Research)

Q1 2025

Denmark

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Estonia

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Finland

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

France

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Georgia

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Germany

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Greece

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Hungary

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Iceland

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

GI Rannsóknir (Gallup Iceland)

Q1 2025

Ireland

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Red C Research 

Q1 2025

Italy

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Format Research Srl

Q1 2025

Kazakhstan

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

ACT-Kazakhstan (with ACT-Georgia)

Q1 2025

Kosovo

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Kyrgyz Republic

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Latvia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kapa Research (B&B Research and Tribus Research)

Q1 2025

Lithuania

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Luxembourg

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Moldova

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

CIVIS (with ACT-Georgia)

Q1 2025

Montenegro

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Netherlands

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

North Macedonia

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Norway

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Poland

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kapa Research (MASMI Poland)

Q1 2025

Portugal

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Romania

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Russian Federation

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Serbia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Strategic Marketing

Q1 2025

Slovak Republic

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Slovakia s.r.o.

Q1 2024

Slovenia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Ipsos Strategic Marketing

Q1 2025

Spain

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Cámara de Comercio de España

Q1 2025

Sweden

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Norstat Sverige AB

Q1 2025

Switzerland

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Tajikistan

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

M-Vector (with ACT-Georgia)

Q1 2025

Türkiye

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Yöntem Araştırma

Q1 2025

Turkmenistan

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2025

Ukraine

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

United Kingdom

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kapa Research (with Perspective Research Services)

Q1 2025

Uzbekistan

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

M-Vector (with ACT-Georgia)

Q1 2025

Latin America & Caribbean

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase**

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Antigua and Barbuda

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mercadeo Planificado (Mercaplan)

Q1 2025

Argentina

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

The Bahamas

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Barbados

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Belize

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Bolivia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Brazil

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kampo Brasil Research 

&

Oppen Social

Q1 2025

Chile

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Colombia

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Costa Rica

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Dominican Republic

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2025

Ecuador

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

NORC (with Clima Social)

Q1 2025

El Salvador

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Grenada

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mercadeo Planificado (Mercaplan)

Q1 2025

Guatemala

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Guyana

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Haiti

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Honduras

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Jamaica

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Market Research Services Limited

Q1 2024

Mexico

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Nicaragua

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Panama

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2025

Paraguay

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Preparation

 

 

 

Q1 2027

 

 

Q2 2025

Peru

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Published (2023 data)

 

 

 

Q1 2027

 

 

St. Lucia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mercadeo Planificado (Mercaplan)

Q1 2025

Suriname

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Trinidad and Tobago

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Mercadeo Planificado (Mercaplan)

Q1 2025

Uruguay

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

NORC (with Equipos Consultores)

Q1 2025

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Middle East & North Africa

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase**

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Afghanistan

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Algeria

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Bahrain

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

MTI Consulting

Q1 2025

Djibouti

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Egypt, Arab Rep.

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Iran, Islamic Rep.

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Iraq

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Israel

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

PORI

Q1 2025

Jordan

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Gallup International (with IMR Infographic Market Research)

Q1 2025

Kuwait

Enterprise Survey

Procurement

 

Q1 2026

Lebanon

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Libya

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Malta

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Verian

Q1 2025

Morocco

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Oman

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Qatar

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Saudi Arabia

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Syrian Arab Republic

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Tunisia

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Gallup International (with IMR Infographic Market Research and Emrhod Consulting)

Q1 2025

United Arab Emirates

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

West Bank and Gaza

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Yemen

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

North America

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase**

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Canada

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kapa Research (with Logit Group)

Q1 2025

United States

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Kapa Research (with NORC)

Q1 2025

South Asia

Economy

Survey Type*

Phase** 

Firm Implementing Ongoing Surveys

Next expected data publication date***

Bangladesh

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Published (2023 data)

 

 

 

Q1 2027

 

 

Bhutan

Enterprise Survey

Fieldwork

Bhutan Interdisciplinary Research & Development

Q1 2025

India

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Maldives

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

Nepal

Enterprise Survey

 

 

Informal Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

 

Preparation

 

 

 

Q1 2027

 

 

Q1 2025

Pakistan

Enterprise Survey

Published (2023 data)

 

Q1 2027

Sri Lanka

Enterprise Survey

Preparation

 

Q1 2026

* Survey types are:

  • Enterprise Surveys: a standard establishment-level survey that is representative of the non-agricultural, non-extractive private sector, covering registered establishments with 5 or more employees. The Methodology page contains technical details, including sectoral coverage.
  • Informal Sector Enterprise Surveysa survey of unregistered businesses. All business activities are covered, including any production or service activity that is sold, traded or bartered with another party.
  • Micro Enterprise Surveys: a survey of Micro Enterprises – registered establishments with less than five employees.

** Survey phases are:

  • Preparationphase before the start of procurement.
  • Procurementphase regarding hiring a survey firm via a competitive selection process.
  • Fieldwork: face-to-face interviews with business owners or top managers are underway.
  • Published: survey data are available on the WBES data portal, and the timeline for the next round of data collection is given.

*** Next expected date: Q refers to quarter. When this field is empty, the timeline is unknown.

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