Current Projects

The Enterprise Analysis Unit of the World Bank Group is currently conducting surveys in 55 economies listed in the table below. The table provides information on the type of survey, project phase, and estimated date of data delivery for each economy.


Types of surveys include:

  • 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.

  • Micro Enterprise Surveys: a survey of Micro Enterprises – registered establishments with less than five employees.

  • Informal Sector Enterprise Surveys: a survey of unregistered businesses. All business activities are covered, including any production or service activity that is sold, traded or bartered with another party.

Project phases include:

  • Preparations: the initial project phase for laying groundwork for fieldwork.

  • Fieldwork: the project phase where face-to-face interviews with business owners or top managers are being conducted.



Survey Type

PhaseEstimated Data Delivery
AngolaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
BotswanaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Central African Republic (CAR)Enterprise, Micro, and Informal SurveysFieldworkSummer 2023
ChadEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Côte d’IvoireEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Gambia, TheEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
GhanaEnterprise, Micro, and Informal Surveys FieldworkFall 2023
LesothoEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
MauritiusEnterprise Survey ProcurementSummer 2023
RwandaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
SeychellesEnterprise Survey ProcurementSummer 2023
Sierra LeoneEnterprise Survey Fieldwork Spring 2023
SudanEnterprise and Informal SurveysFieldworkSummer 2023
TanzaniaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
TogoEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023

East Asia & Pacific

EconomySurvey TypePhaseEstimated Data Delivery
CambodiaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Hong Kong SAR, ChinaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Indonesia Enterprise Survey, Informal Sector Enterprise SurveyFieldwork Summer 2023
New ZealandEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
PhilippinesEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Samoa Enterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
SingaporeEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Timor-Leste Enterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Vanuatu Enterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
VietnamEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023

Europe & Central Asia

EconomySurvey TypePhaseEstimated Data Delivery
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
BulgariaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
CroatiaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
EstoniaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
GeorgiaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
GreeceEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
HungaryEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Kyrgyz RepublicEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
MontenegroEnterprise Survey ProcurementSummer 2023
North MacedoniaEnterprise Survey ProcurementSummer 2023
PortugalEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
RomaniaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Slovak RepublicEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023

Latin America & Caribbean

EconomySurvey TypePhaseEstimated Data Delivery
BarbadosEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
ColombiaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Costa RicaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
El SalvadorEnterprise SurveysFieldworkSpring 2023
JamaicaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
MexicoEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
ParaguayEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
PeruEnterprise and Informal SurveysFieldworkSpring 2023

Middle East & North Africa

EconomySurvey TypePhaseEstimated Data Delivery
IsraelEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
JordanEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
MoroccoEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Saudi ArabiaEnterprise SurveyFieldwork Spring 2023
United Arab EmiratesEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
West Bank and GazaEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023

South Asia

EconomySurvey TypePhaseEstimated Data Delivery
BangladeshInformal SurveyFieldworkWinter 2022/2023
NepalEnterprise Survey ProcurementFall 2023
Pakistan Enterprise Survey Fieldwork Winter 2022/2023

Notes: Data collection in the following economies will be conducted during 2023-2024 for the second edition of the Business Enabling Environment (BEE) report.

EAP: China, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, China, Tonga

ECA: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, Tajikistan, Türkiye, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

LAC: Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Panama, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay

MENA: Algeria, Kuwait, Malta, Oman, Tunisia

OECD: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Rep., Latvia, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

SAR: Bhutan

SSA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan


Data collection in the following economies will be conducted during 2024-2025 for the third edition of the Business Enabling Environment (BEE) report.

EAP: Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Mongolia, Myanmar, Solomon Islands, Thailand

ECA: Albania, Kosovo, Ukraine

LAC: Argentina, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, St. Lucia, Suriname

MENA: Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., Iran, Islamic Rep., Lebanon, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Rep.

OECD: Austria, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland

SAR: Bangladesh, India, Maldives

SSA: Burundi, Comoros, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe