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Economic Census

Objectives of the Economic Census are to identify the actual situation of business activities of establishments and enterprises as well as identifying the comprehensive industrial structure in Japan, and to organize information on the population for conducting various statistical surveys for establishments and enterprises.

The Economic Census consists of two surveys -- the "Economic Census for Business Frame" to identify the basic structure of establishments and enterprises and the "Economic Census for Business Activity" to identify the situation of economic activities of establishments and enterprises.

The Economic structure statistics produced by the Economic Census, as important statistics equivalent to the Population Census Statistics (Population Census) and the National Accounts Statistics, are positioned to fundamental statistics pursuant to the Statistics Act (Act No.53 of 2007).

Economic Census for Business Frame

Economic Census for Business Activity

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