This is the first Business Conditions and Sentiments release since June 2021. A summary of question themes included in each monthly release between March 2020 to January 2022 is available in Data downloads.
The January collection was conducted through a telephone based survey between 27 January and 4 February.
In responding to the survey, businesses are asked to provide a best estimate only, without accessing records or reports.
Business size categories used in this release:
- Small (0-19 persons employed);
- Medium (20-199 persons employed); and
- Large (200 or more persons employed).
For information on survey sample, response rates and the questionnaire, see Methodology.