BICS weighted Scotland estimates: data to wave 96

Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) weighted Scotland estimates containing data to wave 96.

Trading Status

The BICS asks businesses about their trading status. Businesses were asked for their current trading status at the time of completion of the survey questionnaire (13 November to 26 November 2023 in Wave 96).

Overall, the share of businesses ‘currently trading’ was estimated at 99.1% in Wave 96. The share of businesses reporting that they were fully trading was estimated at 94.3%. Accommodation & Food Services was the industry sector with the lowest share of “fully trading” businesses, estimated at 81.7%.


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