Central Data Catalog
Enterprise Survey 2010
September 26, 2013
September 26, 2013
Data file: Bahamas-2010-full data-
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WEB STD FIRMID
Language Of The Interview
Region Of The Establishment
Size Of Locality
Industry Sampling Sector
Industry Screener Sector
Sector Match Between Screener Information And Sample Frame
Establishment Is Part Of A Large Firm
Number Of Establishments In The Firm
Type Of Establishment
Establishment's Financial Statements Prepared Separately from HQ Statements
Establishment's Financial Statements Separate from Other Establishments
If HQ, Financial Statements Independent Of The Rest Of Establishment
How Many Establishments Are Included In The Financial Statements?
Legal Status of the Firm
What Percentage Of This Firm Does The Largest Owner(s) Own?
% owned by Private Domestic Individuals, Companies Or Organizations
% owned by Private Foreign Individuals, Companies Or Organizations
% owned by Government/State
% owned by Other
Among owners of the firm, any females?
Are you the founder or one of the founders of this establishment?
Prior to starting this establishment’s business, what was your previous oc
When you left prior establishment , No. of full-time employees of establishment
Was your prior establishment formally registered?
Establishment started due to lack of better employment opportunities
which best describes the idea that motivated this establishment’s business?
Year Establishment Began Operations
Number Of Full-Time Employees Of The Establishment When It Started Operations
No. of full-time employees at start-up that were family members of the founder
Was Establishment Formally Registered When It Began Operations?
In What Year Was This Establishment Formally Registered?
Most important factor that motivated decision to register
How Many Years Of Experience Working In This Sector Does The Top Manager Have?
Is The Top Manager Female?
Does Establishment Have An Internationally-Recognized Quality Certification?
Fiscal Year End Day
Fiscal Year End Month
Application To Obtain An electrical connection Submitted Over The Last 2 Years
How Many Days Did It Take For You To Receive An Electrical Connection Service?
Informal Gift/Payment Expected Or Requested For An Electrical Connection?
Over last FY, Did This Establishment Experience Power Outages?
Number Of Power Outages Experienced In A Typical Month In Last Fiscal Year
How Long Did The Average Power Outage Last?
In last FY, losses as % of annual sales due to power outages
In last FY, value of losses due to power outages
Generator Shared Or Owned Over The Course Of Last Fiscal Year?
% Electricity From Generator Owned/Shared By The Establishment In Last Fiscal Yr
Application To Obtain A Water Connection Submitted Over The Last 2 Years
How Many Days Did It Take For You To Obtain A Water Connection?
When You Applied For A Water Connection, Was An Informal Gift/payment Requested?
Did You Experience Insufficient Water Supply For Production In Last Fiscal Yr?
Frequency Of Incidents Of Water Shortages In A Typical Month In Last Fiscal Yr
Average Length Of Water Shortages (Affecting Production) In Last Fiscal Year
% Of Water Supply (Used In Production) From Public Sources In Last Fiscal Year
Application To Obtain A Telephone Connection Submitted Over The Last 2 Years
How Many Days Did It Take For You To Receive A Telephone Connection?
When You Applied For A Tele. Connection Was An Informal/payment Gift Requested?
Do You Currently Communicate With Clients And Suppliers By E-Mail?
Establishment has its own website
Does The Firm Have A High-Speed Internet Connection On Its Premises?
Internet Connection To: make Purchases For This Establishment?
Internet Connection To: Deliver Services To Your Clients?
Internet Connectrion To: Do Research/Develop Ideas On New Products & Services?
Cell phones used in operations of the establishment
Financing Source For The Cell Phones Used For Operation Of The Establishment
How Much Of An Obstacle: Electricity To Operations Of This Establishment?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Telecommunications To Operations Of This Establishment?
Main Product/Service (By The Largest % Of Annual Sales) In Last Fiscal Year
First Product/Service Isic Code
First Product/Service, Percent Of Total Annual Sales
In Last Fiscal Year, What Were This Establishment’S Total Annual Sales?
Establishment's total annual sales (in words)
In fiscal year 2009, % of establishment’s total annual sales paid in cash?
% of sales: National sales
% o sales: Indirect exports
% of sales: Direct exports
In last FY, avg. num. of days for exported goods to clear customs?
In last FY, Export Losses Due To Theft As % Of value of products
In last FY, Export Losses Due To Breakage Or Spoilage As % Of value of products
In What Year Did This Establishment First Export Directly Or Indirectly?
In last FY, % of value of products lost in transit due to theft
In last FY, % of value of products lost in transit due to breakage or spoilage?
% Of Material Inputs And Supplies Of Domestic Origin In Last Fiscal Year
% Of Material Inputs And Supplies Of Foreign Origin In Last Fiscal Year
Were Any Of These Material Inputs And Supplies Imported Directly?
Avg. num. of Days For Imported Goods To Clear Customs In Last Fiscal Year
Avg. days of inventory of most important input kept by establishment
Avg. days of inventory of main sales item kept by establishment
How Much Of An Obstacle: Transport?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Customs And Trade Regulations?
Last 3 years new/significantly improved products (goods or services) introduced?
FY09, % of sales new/significantly improved products (introduced last 3 yrs)?
Last 3 yrs: new/significantly improved products new to establishment’s market?
Last 3 yrs: new/significantly improved process for producing/supplying products?
Last 3 yrs: new/significantly improved processes also new to your industry?
FY09, did this establishment spend on R&D activities within the establishment?
FY09, how much was spent on R&D activities performed within this establishment?
Last 3 yrs:cooperate on innovation w/other enterprises/science&tech institutions
Last 3 yrs: receive any public support for innovation-related activities?
In last FY, main market for establishment's main product
In main market, number of competitors faced by establishment's main product
Do You Use Technology Licensed From A Foreign-Owned Company?
Does The Establishment Have Any Patents Abroad?
Does The Establishment Have Any Patents Registered In (Insert Name Of Country)?
FY09 establishment spent on purchases of licenses to use intellectual property?
FY09, how much spent on purchases of licenses to use intellectual property?
Last 3 yrs: filed for patent/trademark/copyright for product/process innovations
Does This Establishment Compete Against Unregistered Or Informal Firms?
Compete against registered firms selling goods/services w/o records or receipt?
Compete against registered firms hiring workers without formal contracts?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Practices of competitors in informal sector?
In last FY, What Was The Capacity Utilization (%) Of This Establishment?
Number Of Hours Per Week Operated By The Establishment In Last Fiscal Year
Percentage Of The Land Occupied: Owned By This Establishment
Percentage Of The Land Occupied: Rented Or Leased By This Establishment
Percentage Of The Land Occupied: Other
Applic. To Obtain A Construction-Related Permit Submitted Over The Last 2 Years
How Many Days Did It Take For You To Obtain A Construction-Related Permit?
Informal Gift/Payment Expected Or Requested For A Construction-Related Permit
What Is The Total Selling Area In This Establishment?
The Area Is Measured In:
Specify Other Units (If Not Included Above) The Area Is Measured In
Percentage Of The Building Occupied: Owned By This Establishment
Percentage Of The Building Occupied: Leased or Rented By This Establishment
Percentage Of The Building Occupied: Other
Acquired Additional Land Or Buildings To Expand Operations In The Last 3 Years?
In last 3 yrs, Has This Establishment Been Successful In Acquiring Land ?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Access To Land?
In last FY, Did This Establishment Pay For Security?
Percentage Of Total Annual Sales Paid For Security In Last Fiscal Year
In Last Fiscal Year, What Is The Total Annual Cost Of Security?
Losses Due To Theft, Robbery, Vandalism Or Arson Experienced In Last Fiscal Year
Losses Due To Theft, Robbery, Vandalism Or Arson In Last Fiscal Yr (% Of Sales)
Value Of Losses Due To Theft, Robbery, Vandalism Or Arson In Last Fiscal Yr
How Much Of An Obstacle: Crime, Theft And Disorder?
In last FY, % Of Material Inputs Or Services Paid For Before Delivery
In last FY, % Of Material Inputs Or Services Paid For On Delivery
In last FY, % Of Material Inputs Or Services Paid For After Delivery
In last FY, % Of Total Annual Sales Paid For Before Delivery
In last FY, % Of Total Annual Sales Paid For on Delivery
In last FY, % Of Total Annual Sales Paid For After Delivery
% Of Working Capital Financed From Internal Funds/Retained Earnings
% Of Working Capital Borrowed From Banks
% Of Working Capital Borrowed From Non-Bank Financial Institutions
% Of Working Capital Purchased On Credit/Advances From Suppliers /Customers
% Of Working Capital Financed By Other (Money Lenders, Friends, Relatives, Etc)
Did This Establishment Purchase Any Fixed Assets In Last Fiscal Yr?
Total Annual Expenditure For Purchases Of Land And Buildings In Last Fiscal Yr
Total Annual Expenditure For Purchases Of Equipment In Last Fiscal Yr
FY09 % of purch. of machinery/vehicles/equip used for product&process innovation
Last FY, % Fixed Assets Funded By: Internal Funds/Retained Earnings
Last FY, % Fixed Assets Funded By: Owners’ Contributions Or Issued New Equity
Last FY, % Fixed Assets Funded By: Bank Borrowing
Last FY, % Fixed Assets Funded By: Non-Bank Financial Institutions
Last FY, % Fixed Assets Funded By: Credit From Suppliers/Advances From Customers
Last FY, % Fixed Assets Funded By: Other (Money Lenders\Friends\Relatives\Etc)
Does This Establishment Have A Checking And\Or Saving Account?
At This Time, Does This Establishment Have An Overdraft Facility?
Establishment has A Line Of Credit Or Loan From A Financial Institution?
Type Of Financial Institution That Granted The Line Of Credit Or Loan
Year When The Most Recent Loan/Line Of Credit Approved
For The Most Recent Loan, What Was The Value At The Time Of Approval?
Financing Required For The Most Recent Line Of Credit Or Loan
Type Of Collateral Required For The Most Recent Loan? Land, Buildings
Type Of Collateral Required For The Most Recent Loan? Equipment
Type Of Collateral Required For The Most Recent Loan? Accounts
Type Of Collateral Required For The Most Recent Loan? Personal Assets
Type Of Collateral Required For The Most Recent Loan? Other
Value Of Collateral Required For The Most Recent Credit/Loan
In Last Fiscal Yr, Did Establishment Apply For New Loans/Lines Of Credit?
Main Reason For Not Applying For New Loans Or New Lines Of Credit
Financial Statements Checked & Certified By External Auditor In Last Fiscal Yr?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Access To Finance
Last 3 yrs: services to improve qlty control/training to obtain qlty certifictn
How were these services and programs financed?
Next 3yrs:foresee using services improving qlty control/training for qlty certif
Last 3 yrs: use any services to make bus. alliances w/other suppliers/clients?
How were these services and programs financed?
Next 3yrs foresee using services to make bus alliances w/other suppliers/clients
Last 3 yrs: did this establishment use any services to support innovation?
How were these services and programs financed?
Next 3 yrs: foresee using any services to support innovation?
Last 3 yrs: did this establishment use any services to promote exports?
How were these services and programs financed?
Next 3 yrs: foresee using any services or programs to promote exports?
Last 3 yrs: use programs/tech assist/training on IT/mgmt/accnting/other
How were these programs financed?
Next 3yrs:foresee using programs/tech assist/training on IT/mgmt/accnting/other
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Increased no. of goods/services offered
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Opened new foreign markets
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Increased sales in domestic market
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Improved quality of goods or services
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Reduced unit production costs
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Reduced energy consumption
Impact of services used in last 3 yrs: Obtained quality or export certification
The Court System Is Fair, Impartial And Uncorrupted
What % Of Senior Management Time Was Spent In Dealing With Govt Regulations?
Over The Last 12 Months, Was This Establishment Inspected By Tax Officials?
Frequency Of Inspections/Requirement For Meeting By Tax Officials
In Any Of These Inspections Was A Gift/Informal payment Requested ?
Government Contract Secured (Or Attempted) In The Last 12 Months?
% Of Contract Value Avg. Firm Pays In Informal Gifts To Govt To Secure Contract?
Percent Of Total Annual Sales Paid In Informal Payments
Total Annual Informal Payment
Application To Obtain An Import License Submitted Over The Last 2 Years?
How Many Days Did It Take To Obtain Your Import License?
When You Applied For An Import License, Was An Informal Gift/payment Requested?
Application To Obtain An Operating License Submitted Over Last 2 Years?
How Many Days Did It Take To Obtain Your Operating License?
When You Applied For Operating License Was An Informal Gift/payment Requested?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Tax Rates
How Much Of An Obstacle: Tax Administrations
How Much Of An Obstacle: Business Licensing And Permits
How Much Of An Obstacle: Political Instability
How Much Of An Obstacle: Corruption
How Much Of An Obstacle: Courts
Num. Permanent, Full-Time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Year
Num. Permanent, Full-Time Employees At End Of 3 Fiscal Years Ago
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: production workers
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: non-production workers
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: Skilled Production Workers
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: Unskilled Production Workers
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: female
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: female production workers
Num. Full-time Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr: female non-production workers
Num. Full-Time Temporary Employees At End Of Last Fiscal Yr
Avg. Length Of Employment Of All Full-time Temporary Employees In Last Fiscal Yr
Average Years Of Education For Typical Production Worker
% Of Full Time Workers Completed High School
% of full time permanent workers w/at least a bachelor degree at end of FY09
Does this establishment currently have any unfilled vacancies?
How many unfilled vacancies does this establishment currently have?
Have any of these unfilled vacancies being vacant for more than four months?
Most difficult skill to find when filling vacancies
Next 12 months: no. of unfilled vacancies this establishment expects to have?
Formal Training Programs For Permanent, Full-time Employees In Last Fiscal Yr
% Permanent Full-time Production Employees Received Formal Training In Last FFY
% Permanent Fulltime NonProduction Employees Received Formal Training In Last FY
FY09 Training programs: offered ext. training partially/fully funded by govt
FY09 Training programs partially/fully funded by govt: av. hours spent in FY09
FY09 Training prgrms:offered ext. training partially/fully funded by establshmnt
FY09Training programs partially/fullyfunded by estblshmnt: av. hrs spent in FY09
FY09 Training Programs: any internal training programs offered?
FY09 internal training programs: av. hrs spent in FY09
Main reason why this establishment did not run any training programs in FY09
Estimate which of the following categories requires the most to be trained?
Last 3 yrs: received any public support for training-related activities?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Labor Regulations?
How Much Of An Obstacle: Inadequately Educated Workforce?
Biggest Obstacle Affecting The Operation Of This Establishment
Total Labor Cost (Incl. Wages, Salaries, Bonuses, Etc) In Last Fiscal Year
Cost Of Raw Materials And Intermediate Goods Used In Prod. In Last Fiscal Year
Total Annual Costs Of Fuel In Last Fiscal Year
Total Annual Cost Of Finished Goods/Materials Bought To Resell In Last Fiscal Yr
Total Annual Costs Of Electricity In Last Fiscal Year
Other Cost Of Production
What Were the Establishment Sales 3 years ago
Net Book Value Of Machinery Vehicles, And Equipment In Last Fiscal Year
Net Book Value Of Land And Buildings In Last Fiscal Year
Cost For Establishment To Re-Purchase All Of Its Machinery
Cost For Establishment To Re-Purchase All Of Its Land And Buildings
Third Respondent Years Working In The Firm:
Third respondent: gender
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