2. Frames and Business Registers: An Overview

  1. Brenda G. Cox2,
  2. David A. Binder3,
  3. B. Nanjamma Chinnappa3,
  4. Anders Christianson4,
  5. Michael J. Colledge5 and
  6. Phillip S. Kott6
  1. Michael J. Colledge

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch2

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Colledge, M. J. (1995) Frames and Business Registers: An Overview, in Business Survey Methods (eds B. G. Cox, D. A. Binder, B. N. Chinnappa, A. Christianson, M. J. Colledge and P. S. Kott), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  2. 3

    Statistics Canada

  3. 4

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 5

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

  5. 6

    U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Author Information

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 FEB 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471598527

Online ISBN: 9781118150504



  • business registers;
  • survey frame;
  • survey data;
  • capital expenditure surveys;
  • standard statistical units


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Business Survey Frames: General Concepts

  • Types of Units and Standardized Statistical Units

  • Industrial Classification Systems

  • Geographical Classification Systems

  • Business Register Creation and Maintenance

  • Other Uses of Business Registers

  • Quality and Performance Measurements

  • Research and Development