Central Data Catalog
Micro and Small Enterprises Survey, MSEs 2003
Micro and Small Enterprises Surveys
Economic Research Forum
October 30, 2014
October 30, 2014
phase 1, 2003
phase 1, 2003
data phase 1,
data phase 1,
Data file: Egypt enterprise data phase 1, 2003
result of interview
day of interview
month of interview
year of interview
q4: economic activity
q5a: permanency of enterprise
q5b1: the 1st most important product
q5b2: the 2nd most important product
q5b3: the 3rd most important product
q6: engaged in other activities
q7: other economic activity
q8: is this the only location to operate
q9: number of other locations
q10a1: number of workers in the 1st location
q10b1: activity of the 1st location
q10c1: link of the 1st location with enterprise
q10a2: number of workers in the 2nd location
q10b2: activity of the 2nd location
q10c2: link of the 2nd location with enterprise
q10a3: number of workers in the 3rd location
q10b3: activity of the 3rd location
q10c3: link of the 3rd location with enterprise
q11: work hours per day
q12: work days per week
q13: work weeks per month
q14: work months per year
q15: sector of ownership
q18: is this the owner/manager's sole economic activity
q19: the most important other economic activity
q21: age at starting first job
q22: where born
q23: birth place were rural or urban?
q25: marital status
q26: number of children less than 18
q27: number of years of education
q28: formal technical or vocational educ.
q29: number of years of formal technical or vocational educa
q30: training-apprenticeship experience( related to present
q31: number of months of training
q32: type of enterprise provided training
q33: labour force participation
q34: previous status in employment
q35: previous occupation
q36: sector of ownership
q37: in establishment
q38: previous economic activit
q39: previous geographic location
q40: reason for changing previous job
q41: present status in employment
q42: reasons for choosing present job
q43: number of years working in present job
q44: work at home?
q45: minutes it takes to arrive work place
q46: description of work place
q47: ownership of work place
q48: has partners
q49: number of other partners
q50: who are those parteners?
q51: belongs to a business association
q52: the most important business association
q53: benefit of association
q54: need support of association in
q55: how to settle business disputes
q56: legal form
q57: neighbouring enterprises engaged in activities related
q58: name of cluster or estate
q60: is the cluster or estate useful to your business?
q61: benefit of cluster or estate
q62: need support of cluster or estate in
q63: year of setting-up enterprise in the current location
q64: at start-up: industrial or commercial registration
q65: reasons for not being registered
q66: at start-up: acquiring an official business license
q67: reasons for not acquiring a license
q68: at start-up: acquiring a tax card
q69: reasons for not acquiring a tax card
q70: at start-up: joining social insurance scheme
q71: reasons for not joining social insurance scheme
q72: who was covered?
q73: at start-up: number of persons engaged
q74: at start-up: area of economic unit
q75: sources of initial capital
q76: source of formal loan
q77a: interest rate of formal loan
q77b: time period of formal loan
q77c: currency of formal loan
q77co: other currency
q78: was collateral required?
q79: source of informal loan
q80a: interest rate of informal loan
q80b: time period of informal loan
q80c: currency of informal loan
q80co: other currency
q81: is collateral required for informal loan?
q82: business support service provided
q83: most important business support service provided
q84: at present: industrial or commercial registration
q85: when registered
q86: reasons for registration
q87: at present: acquiring an official business license
q88: when got licensed
q89: reasons for acquiring an official business license
q90: at present: acquiring a tax card
q91: when got a tax card
q92: reasons for acquiring a tax card
q93: at present: joining social insurance scheme
q94: when joined
q95: reasons for joining social insurance scheme
q96: who is covered?
q97: having departments with responsible managers
q98: keeping regular accounts
q99: using mechanical equipment
q100: using electric equipment
q101: using electronic equipment
q102: technology used in the production process
q103: using the latest technology in business
q104: reasons for not using the latest technology in busines
q105: value of land
q106: value of buildings
q107: value of tools
q108: value of other equipment
q109: value of inventory
q110: value of cash
q111: total value of assets
q112a: main customers: households
q112b: percent goes to households
q113b: percent goes to government
q114a: public enterprises
q114b: percent goes to government
q115a: public enterprises
q115b: percent goes to domestic ngos
q116a: foreign ngos
q116b: percent goes to foreign ngos
q117b: percent goes to co-operative
q118a: home-based workers
q118b: percent goes to home-based workers
q119a: micro private sector enterprises
q119b: percent goes to micro private sector enterprises
q120a: small private sector enterprises
q120b: percent goes to small private sector enterprises
q121a: large private sector enterprises
q121b: percent goes to large private sector enterprises
q122a: foreign firms
q122b: percent goes to foreign firms
q123b: percent goes to other
q124a: scope of market: local market
q124b: percent of share of local market
q125a: scope of market: regional market
q125b: percent of share of regional market
q126a: scope of market: national market
q125b: q125b: percent of share of regional market
q126a: q126a: scope of market: national market
q127b: percent of share of international market
q128: did you get credits during the last 12 months?
q129: source of credit
q130: satisfied with credit?
q131: did you have savings during the last 12 months?
q132: where do you put savings?
q133: satisfied with the place you put savings in?
q134: did you get leasing during the last 12 months?
q135: source of leasing
q136: satisfied with leasing services?
q137: did you get venture capital during the last 12 months?
q138: source of venture capital
q139: satisfied with information services?
q140: did you get information -knowhow, technology-services
q141: source of information services
q142: satisfied with information services?
q143: did you get management services during the last 12 mon
q144: source of management services
q145: satisfied with management services?
q146: got training of workers services in the last 12 months
q147: source of training services
q148: satisfied with training services?
q149: did you get production services during the last 12 mon
q150: source of production services
q151: satisfied with production services?
q152: did you get promoting inter-firm linkages services dur
q153: source of promoting inter-firm linkages services
q154: satisfied with promoting inter-firm linkages services
q155: did you get domestic marketing services during the las
q156: source of domestic marketing services
q157: satisfied with domestic marketing services?
q158: did you get exporting services during the last 12 mont
q159: source of exporting services
q160: satisfied with exporting services?
q161: valu of own savings (excluding remittances)
q162: value of liquidation of assets
q163: value of suppliers
q164: value of contractors
q165: value of formal loan
q166: value of informal loan
q167: value of own remittances and profits
q168: value of others remittances
q169: value of revenue & customers
q170: value of other sources of working capital
q171: total value of working capital
q171 categories: categories of total value of assets
q172: source of formal loan
q173a: interest rate of formal loan
q173b: time period of formal loan
q173c: currency of formal loan
q173co: other currency
q174: was collateral required?
q175: source of informal loan
q176a: interest rate of informal loan
q176b: time period of informal loan
q176c: currency of informal loan
q176co: other currency
q177: was collateral required?
q178: business support service provided
q179: most important business support service provided
q180: do you have links with other enterprises
q181: number of linkages
q182: type of linkages
q183: percentage of purchases
q184: type of most important linked enterprises
q185: subject to a contract
q186: activity of most important linked enterprises
q187: is this enterprise in the same cluster-estate?
q188: percentage of turnover
q189: type of most important linked enterprises
q190: subject to a contract
q191: percentage of subcontracted goods to your production
q192: activity of most important linked enterprises
q193: is this enterprise in the same cluster-estate?
q194a: access of water
q194b: adequacy of water
q195a: access of electricity
q195b: adequacy of electricity
q196a: access of telephone
q196b: adequacy of telephone
q197a: access of sewage
q197b: adequacy of sewage
q198a: access of roads
q198b: adequacy of roads
q199a: access of transportation for warkers
q199b: adequacy of transportation for warkers
q200a: access of transportation for goods
q200b: adequacy of transportation for goods
q201a: access of day care center
q201b: adequacy of day care center
q202: severity of securing initial capital
q203: severity of licensing and registration procedures
q204: severity of labour law
q205: of labour inspection
q206: severity of labour cost
q207: severity of meeting environmental requirements
q208: severity of finding qualified workers
q209: severity of retaining qualified workers
q210: severity of raw materials availability
q211: severity of raw materials cost
q212a: percent of unutilised capacity
q212: severity of unutilised capacity
q213: severity of low demand for output
q214: severity of strong domestic competition from micro ent
q215: severity of strong domestic competition from small ent
q216: severity of strong domestic competition from large ent
q217: severity of strong competition from imports
q218: severity of financial services
q219: severity of other business support services
q220: severity of profitability
q221: severity of tax rates
q222: severity of custom duties
q223: severity of tax administration
q224: severity of other
q225: financial service most needed
q226: other business support services
q227a: the most important suggestions to improve business
q227b: the most important suggestions to improve business
q227c: the most important suggestions to improve business
q228: know any woman entrepreneur?
q229: do women entrepreneur have certain advantages in this
q230: the most important advantage
q231: do women entrepreneurs face special problems?
q232: problems in setting-up enterprise?
q233: problems in hiring workers?
q234: problems in managing business?
q235: problems in marketing?
q236: problems in benefiting from financial services?
q237: problems in benefiting from other business services?
q238: problems in securing contracts?
q239: problems in joining business associations?
q240: personal harassment?
q242: needs permission from household to work?
q243: needs permission from who?
q244: needs permission from community to work?
q245: needs permission from whom?
q246: the worst constraints on business come from
q247: suffer from conflicts between home and work duties?
q248: feels empowered by earnings?
q249a: number of persons engaged at interview time?
q249b: number of persons engaged one year ago
q250a: area of economic unit at interview time
q250b: area of economic unit one year ago
q251a: value of assets at interview time
q251b: value of assets one year ago
q252a: output per month at interview time
q252b: output per month one year ago
q253a: wage bill per month at interview time
q253b: wage bill per month one year ago
q254a: raw materials and intermediate goods c at int
q254b: raw materials and intermediate goods per month one ye
q255a: energy consumption per month at interview time
q255b: energy consumption per month one year ago
q256a: rent per month at interview time
q256b: rent per month one year ago
q257a: value added taxes per month at interview time
q257b: value added taxes per month one year ago
q258a: cost of financial services per month at interview tim
q258b: cost of financial services per month one year ago
q259a: other expenditures per month at interview time
q259b: other expenditures per month one year ago
q260a: total other expenditures per month at interview time
q260b: total other expenditures per month one year ago
q261a: total expenditures per month at interview time
q261b: total expenditures per month one year ago
q262a: sales-revenues per month at interview time
q262b: sales revenues per month one year ago
q263a: exports per month at interview time
q263b: exports per month one year ago
q264a: added new products or goods preceding year at intervi
q264b: added new products or goods preceding year one year a
q265a: value of new assets acquired during preceding year at
q265b: value of new assets acquired during preceding year on
q266: intends to stay in present activity?
q268: area of economic unit
q271: acquisition of modern technology
q273: domestic sales
q275: adding new products
q276a: female workers <15
q276b: male workers <15
q277a: female workers 15 to 24
q277b: male workers 15 to 24
q278a: female workers 25 to 59
q278b: male workers 25 to 59
q279a: female workers 60 years or more
q279b: male workers 60 years or more
q280a: total female workers
q280b: total male workers
q281a: permanent female workers
q281b: permanent male workers
q282a: temporary female workers
q282b: temporary male workers
q283a: casual female workers
q283b: casual male workers
q283at: total female workers
q283bt: total male workers
q284a: national female workers
q284b: national male workers
q285a: non-national female workers
q285b: non-national male workers
q285at: total female workers
q285bt: total male workers
q286a: number of skilled female workers
q286b: average wage skilled female worker
q286c: time period of paying skilled female workers
q286d: average wage skilled female worker per month
q287a: number of semi-skilled female workers
q287b: average wage semi-skilled female worker
q287c: time period of paying semi-skilled female workers
q287d: average wage semi-skilled female worker per month
q288a: number of unskilled female workers
q288b: average wage unskilled female worker
q288c: time period of paying unskilled female workers
q288d: average wage unskilled female worker per month
q289a: number of female apprentices
q289b: average wage female worker apprentices
q289c: time period of paying female apprentices
q289d: average wage female apprentices per month
q290a: total female workers
q291a: number of skilled male workers
q291b: average wage skilled male worker
q291c: time period of paying skilled male workers
q291d: average wage skilled male worker per month
q292a: number of semi-skilled male workers
q292b: average wage semi-skilled male worker
q292c: time period of paying semi-skilled male workers
q292d: average wage semi-skilled male worker per month
q293a: number of unskilled male workers
q293b: average wage unskilled male worker
q293c: time period of paying unskilled male workers
q293d: average wage unskilled male worker per month
q294a: number of male apprentices
q294b: average wage of male worker apprentices
q294c: time period of paying male apprentices
q294d: average wage male apprentices per month
q295a: total male workers
q296a: criterion of employing skilled workers
q296b: criterion of employing unskilled workers
q297: number of workers related to entrepreneur
q298: number of workers unrelated to entrepreneur
q299: total number of workers
q300: number of workers who had technical or vocational educ
q301: number of workers who did not have technical education
q301a: total number of workers
q302: number of workers who have written contracts
q303: number of workers who do not have written contracts
q303a: total number of workers
q304: number of workers who have social security
q305: number of workers who do not have social security
q305a: total number of workers
q306: number of workers who have health care provisions
q307: number of workers who do not have health care provisio
q307a: total number of workers
q308: number of workers who have paid vacations
q309: number of workers who did not have paid vacations
q309a: total number of workers
q310a: is food available?
q310b: costs of food during last month
q311a: is lodging available?
q311b: costs of lodging during last month
q312a: is transportation available?
q312b: costs of transportation during last month
q313a: is clothes available?
q313b: costs of clothes during last month
q314a: is allowance for children education available?
q314b: costs of allowance for children education during last
q315a: is cash payments on special occasions available?
q315b: costs of cash payments on special occasions during la
q316a: are other benefits available?
q316b: costs of other benefits during last month
q317: is work environment safe?
q318: is work environment comfortable?
q319: accidents likely to happen?
q320: how often accidents happen?
q321: accidents lead to injury?
q322: first aid arrangements are adequate?