- Type of survey: continuous on an annual basis.
- Population scope: companies whose main activity is described in section G of CNAE-2009, which includes the sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, wholesale trade and commission trade and retail trade.
- Geographical scope: the entire national territory.
- Reference period: the calendar year, which, with some exceptions, coincides with the accounting year of the company.
- Sample size: 62,500 units (73% with direct collection and 27% with administrative data).
- Collection method: completion of the questionnaire by the informant, mainly via the Internet (IRIA system), and use of administrative sources.
Methodology documents, questionnaires, classifications...
- Structural Business Statistics:
- Methodology Annual Trade Survey (valid until 2014)
- National Classification of Economic Activities CNAE-2009 / CNAE-93