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Welcome to SME Survey

SME Survey is the original representative survey of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa.

Since 2003, SME Survey conducts South Africa's original and largest annual study of the impact of business factors on the competitiveness and success of SMEs. Each year a focus area is identified and developed into a core research question or hypothesis. The findings are then published in a report that is made available to clients, while headline findings and executive summaries are made publicly available.

Year-on-year findings are based on 1,400 telephonic interviews with a randomly selected sample of decision-makers at South African SMEs, consisting of companies across all vertical sectors with 2 to 200 staff.

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