Survey Outlines

  • Wholesale and Retail Trade Survey
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  • Overview
    • Overview
      Title Wholesale and Retail Trade Survey
      Type of statistics Designated and surveyed statistics
      Purpose To obtain in-depth understanding regarding the management and structural changes for 1 year for Wholesale & Retail Trade(G), and Accommodation & Food service activities(I) so as to provide basic data required for establishing various policies and for research & analyses
      Periodicity Yearly
      History
      • 1988: The first survey
        • Contents of revision (survey object, item, method, base year, classification, and others)
      • Jul. 1988: Approved for the production of statistics
      • 1988: Developed as annual sample surveys with the results of Establishment Census as the population in the 1st Survey (by Local Offices of the Statistics Korea)
      • 1989: Dual survey system by Local Offices of the Statistics Korea (survey in Seoul only) and local governments in areas of G and H (the 2nd Survey)
      • 1992: Single survey system by local governments in areas of G and H (the 4th Survey)
      • 1994: Changed survey organizations from local governments to Local Offices of the Statistics Korea and administered the Survey in the area of G
      • 1995: Collected data on the area of H as the population from the results of the 1993 Census on Basic Characteristics of Establishments (the 7th Survey)
      • 1996: Survey in the area of G
      • 1997: Survey in areas of G and H
      • 1998: Changed survey organizations from Local Offices of the Statistics Korea to local governments to collect data on areas of G and H (the 10th Survey)
      • 1999: Changed survey system from local governments to Local Offices of the Statistics Korea to collect data on areas of G and H (the 11th Survey)
      • 2000~2007: The 12th~17th survey covered G and H.(The 9th and 10th Service Industry Census were conducted in 2002 and 2006)
      • 2005: Disaggregated the disseminating level of data by enlarging sample size(Groups of KSIC→Classes of KSIC)
      • 2007: Disaggregated the disseminating level of data by enlarging sample size(Classes of KSIC→Sub-Classes of KSIC)
      • 2008 : The 18th survey covered G, and I.
        • The 9th revision of KSIC(2007.12.28) was applied to the 18th survey.
      • Oct. 2008: Changed the Korean survey title
      • 2009: The 19th survey covered the industries of G and I.
  • Data Provision
    • Data Provision
      Announcement method
      • News releases and data upload on the Internet
      • To publish the Report on the Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade
      Announcement periodicity Yearly (excluding the Census year)
      Publication title Report on the Survey of Wholesale and Retail Trade
  • contact
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