11 July 2012
The Business Tendency Survey (BTS) for June 2012 has been published by the States of Jersey Statistics Unit.
The latest report shows that in June 2012 the headline all-sector Business Activity Indicator was -23 percentage points (pp), implying that the proportion of businesses in Jersey reporting a decline in business activity compared with 3 months previously was 23 pp greater than the proportion reporting an increase. Half of businesses reported ‘no change’.
The Jersey Business Tendency Survey (BTS) is a quarterly survey which provides qualitative information about the Island’s economy in a timely manner. It enables a set of indicators to be produced that can be used to monitor economic performance.
The survey covers private sector businesses in Jersey. It asks the chief executive or managing director of sampled businesses for their opinions on the current situation of their business compared to 3 months previously and also for their expectations for the next 3 months.
Business Tendency Survey report June 2012 (government and administration section)