BICS weighted Scotland estimates: data to wave 106

Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) weighted Scotland estimates containing data to wave 106 (including data for Wave 105).

Business Performance

In Wave 106 businesses were asked how they expect their business’s overall perfomance to change over the next 12 months.

Figure 4: In Wave 106, 34.2% of respondents thought their business’s performance would increase over the next 12 months. An estimated 8.5% of businesses expected performance to decrease.

Estimated share of businesses by expected business performance over the next 12 months. Businesses currently trading - with 10+ employees and a presence in Scotland. Applicable waves 55 to 106.

A line chart showing that in April 2024, 34.2% of businesses expected their business performance to increase over the next 12 months.

Source: BICS Weighted Scotland Estimates - Wave 106 from the Scottish Government. For Figure 4 data see table ‘BusinessPerformanceExpect’.

Note that those answering ‘Not sure’ are not included in the chart.


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