Business survey South Norway

About the survery

Survey of 800 businesses in SR-Bank’s market area in South Norway,counties: Rogaland, Hordaland, Agder & Oslo area (from 2nd quarter2018)

Business survey including six main questions:

1. Development last 12 months compared to previous 12 months

2. Businesses expectations the coming 12 months

• Employment
• Turnover
• Profitability
• Investments
• Order backlog


• The indices are presented as a diffusion index (similar to most PMIindidices). Businesses respond whether key indicators will increase, bestable or decrease. Indices are constructed by taken share of postivebusiness and half of share of stable businesses. Indices are thereforeneutral on 50 (%). Higher than 50 implies more positive than negativebusiness.