? Duty to report, protection of confidentiality | About the Economic Census | 2012 Economic Census for Business Activity

Duty to report

Pursuant to a law called the Statistics Act, reporting data as part of the Economic Census for Business Activity is a duty of census subjects. Failure to answer the census will result in inaccurate census results, which could lead to mistaken policy measures. For this reason, recipients are asked to be sure to answer the census.

Protection of confidentiality

All parties involved in the census are obligated not to leak to any other parties any information obtained in the census. In addition, the content of questionnaire forms filled out will not be used for any purpose other than preparation of statistics.