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Surveying by enumerators

An enumerators carrying an enumerator's ID will deliver the census questionnaire form?? directly to businesses not having branches or other outlets and to newly established businesses by January 31, 2012. Enumerators will visit to collect the questionnaire forms directly beginning February 1, 2012.


Surveying by national, prefecture, and city governments


By January 31, 2012, questionnaire forms will be sent by mail to companies that have branch offices. Respond by mail or through the Internet beginning February 1, 2012.