- Type of operation: continuous on an annual basis.
- Population scope: companies resident in Spain that are subsidiaries of foreign companies and whose main activity is included in sections B to E (industry) and G to J and L to N (non-financial market services) of CNAE-2009.
- Geographical scope: national territory, except Ceuta and Melilla.
- Reference period: the calendar year covered by the survey. Exceptionally, companies that operate on a seasonal basis that covers two different years, and have their data accounted for in this way, refer the information to the season that ends in that year.
- Collection method: through the comprehensive information collected on subsidiaries in the structural surveys of industry, trade and services.
Methodology documents and questionnaires