BICS weighted Scotland estimates: data to wave 97

Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) weighted Scotland estimates containing data to wave 97.

Business Performance

In Wave 97 businesses were asked how they expect their business’s overall perfomance to change over the next 12 months.

Figure 5: In Wave 97, 37.7% of respondents thought their business’s performance would increase over the next 12 months. An estimated 7.6% 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 97.

A line chart showing that in December 2023, 37.7% of businesses expected their business performance to increase over the next 12 months

Source: BICS Weighted Scotland Estimates - Wave 97 from the Scottish Government. For Figure 5 data see table ‘BusinessPerformanceExpect’.

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


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