Survey on Research and Development
Structure and Response Burden20052007200820102012201420162018
Statistical UnitsEnterprises
PeriodicityBiennial
Sampling Population2.0282.3522.3772.8563.1253.0623.5193.433
Reporting Device (Share in %)
eQuest-Web, Excel-Form (only 2005)26,049,953,163,599,199,199,599,3
Paper74,050,146,936,50,90,90,50,7
Mean Reporting Time per Enterprise
per year in Minutes165,1193,3166,8162,7163,3162,3184,0194,0
Total Response Burden
per year in hours5.5807.5766.6097.7468.5068.28410.79411.101
Change to previous year in %-35,8-12,817,29,8-2,630,32,8