Engineering Construction Survey

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Purpose of the survey

The Engineering Construction Survey is conducted every quarter with businesses throughout Australia. Information from this survey is used to measure the contribution of the engineering construction industry to the national economy and its major input into the Australian National Accounts. Data from this survey are published in Construction Work Done, Australia and Engineering Construction Activity, Australia.

Thank you for your participation. We acknowledge and value your time and effort participating in this survey. It is only with the support of people like you that we can continue to produce Australia’s major economic statistics, which enable industry, business and government to make informed decisions.

Frequently asked questions

About this survey

What kinds of questions are asked in the Engineering Construction Survey?

Why has this business been included in the Engineering Construction Survey?

We are only a small business: should we be included in this survey?

How is the information from this survey used? Why is it important?

Do we have to answer the questions?

How long will we need to participate in this survey?

Do we have to provide figures for this survey right now?

Will the information we provide be kept safe, secure, and confidential?

Do we still need to complete the survey if the business was sold before the beginning of, or during the reference period?

Do we still need to complete the survey if the business is still operating but didn't trade during the reference period?

Do we still need to complete the survey if the business has gone into liquidation or administration during the reference period?

Will we be paid for our time?

We have already completed the Engineering Construction Survey this quarter and have received a reminder notice. What should we do?

How to complete this survey

How do we answer the Engineering Construction Survey?

We’re having trouble completing the survey online – where can we find help?

About the questions in the survey

How accurate do the figures need to be?

Why can't we see the figures we provided last time in the current survey form?

Can we use the statistics produced from this survey?

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How can we provide feedback about our involvement in this survey?

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