Cabinet decree no. (211) of 13-1-1437H gave the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) the right to conduct surveys in the economic, social and population fields on behalf of the kingdom and publishing them periodically. Based on this right, GASTAT has installed programs and surveys that aim to create a statistical database in all fields, including data and statistics of household economy with a view to providing support in periodically developing a study of the economic status of the households and following up and evaluating changes in the economic indicators of the households and behaviors. As part of GASTAT surveys, GASTAT is working to conduct a survey about household economy. International recommendations and standards of the International Labor Organization have been taken into account while preparing the survey methodology and designing the survey form.
Date of survey:
From 18/7/2017 to 22/8/2017
Survey of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
From 18/7/2017 to 22/8/2017
250 - 350 filed researcher
First: Establishment Information
Second: Economic activity of establishment.
Third: Number of workers
Sixth: Payable remuneration for employees in the year (data are recorded in thousands of rials)
Seventh: Commodity and service requirements used through the year (data are recorded in thousands of rials)
Eighth: Transfer expenses (data are recorded in thousands of rials)
Ninth: Goods purchased for the purpose of reselling in the same shape (data are recorded in thousands of rials)
Tenth: Operation revenues (data are recorded in thousands of rials)
Eleventh: Transfer revenues (data are recorded in thousands of rials)
Twelfth: Sales, exports and imports
b)Percentage of participation in the capital ownership
ب)Request for funding
Fifteenth: Alteration in assets and liabilities
Sixteenth: Electronic systems and services
Seventeenth: Office Work:
Eighteenth: Business development
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1-The extent of contribution of small and medium-sized enterprises in local production
2-Providing data that help in knowing the rates of growth and continuation of small and medium-sized enterprises for every economic activity
3-Determining the workforce capacity of each economic activity;
4-Knowing the volume of change in due reparations of employees according to the economic activity
5-Knowing the volume of expenses and revenues for every economic activity
6-Identifying the biggest obstacles that hinder the continuation of establishments in the labor market
7-Providing data about the benefit from electronic systems and services in small and medium-sized enterprises
This survey covers all administrative regions in the kingdom with giving a bigger importance to cities
Data of establishments census 2010 have been used in the sample given it includes all basic data necessary for taking the sample.
Scope: Recognizing the statistical requirements, and defining possible solutions
Design: Designing all subsequent steps of the statistical process.
Organization: Preparing and testing all statistical work procedures
Collection: Data collection and verification.
Categorization: Data processing for converting data from initial data to statistical data.
Review: Results verification and explanation.
Publishing Preparing outputs for publishing
Evaluation: Conducting a comprehensive evaluation of all stages of the statistical process.
Management: Administering all steps of the statistical process continuously.