Enterprise Surveys offers an expansive array of economic data on 169,000 firms in 146 countries

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Data Updates

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) team has released new survey data for Belgium, Luxembourg, and South Africa. In addition to the core questions included in all standard ES, the Belgium and Luxembourg surveys have questions on business-government relations, management practices, technology adoption, and COVID-19; while the South Africa survey has questions on skills, competition, and COVID-19.

 

The ES team has also released the second round of the ES follow-up survey data which measures the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Malta, and Nicaragua. These surveys re-interview, for the second time, the respondents of the recently completed ES to collect information about closures (temporary or permanent), changes in sales, employment and finance, along with policy responses, expectations, and other topics. The ES team has similar, ongoing surveys in 44 countries. The data are released as soon as they become available.

 

Additionally, panel data for Zambia 2007-2013-2019, and the combined panel data for the MENA region (last two rounds of ES) 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 14 countries around the world.
Current projects list »


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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.