University of Tokyo

Survey Number 0173
Survey Title Survey on State of New Business Start-ups, 2000
Depositor Japan Finance Corporation Research Institute
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Summary Since 1969, the Research Institute of National Life Finance Corporation has conducted surveys from various viewpoints in order to investigate how new start-ups are actually doing. The Institute has been publishing "White Paper on New Start-ups," which contains the results of the surveys, annually since 1991. The survey of real estate renting business has been excluded since this year, and all chronological data have been re-produced excluding real estate renting business.
Data Type quantitative research
quantitative research: micro data
Universe New start-ups
Unit of Observation Individual,Organization
Sample Size A sample of 10,086 of which 2,148 (21.3%) returned valid responses.
Date of Collection 2000-07-01 ~ 2000-07-01
Time Period 2000 ~ 2000
Spatial Unit Japan
Throughout Japan
Sampling Procedure Non-probability: Availability
A total of 10,086 companies which were, among others the NLFC financed between April and September, 1999, either less than one year old or before opening at the time of financing.
Mode of Data Collection Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
Self-administered questionnaires were distributed, and collected by mail.
Investigator NLFC Research Institute
DOI 10.34500/SSJDA.0173
Sponsors (Funds)
Related Publications (by the Investigator) NLFC Research Institute (December 2000) "Survey on State of New Business Start-ups, anketo kekka no gaiyou: 2000 nendo" Kokumin Seikatsu Kinyu Koko Report ("The Abstract of the Results of the Survey of New Start-ups" Year 2000" Report of the NLFC Research Institute).
Related Publications (based on Secondary Analysis) List of related publications (based on Secondary Analysis)
Documentation [Chosa-hyo]
Major Survey Items (1) Company outline : type of industry, contents and feature of enterprises, industrial field, a management form (at the time of commencement of business - present), existence of franchise chain affiliation, a place-of-business installation place, use situation of the Internet and an E-mail.
(2) Manager: sex, the last school education, existence of experience of the enterprise management to commencement of business, and the number of offices worked for, existence of flotation experience and years of experience, occupation just before the commencement of business (the number of employees, whether listed on the big board or not, job description), time of unemployment, unemployment form, relation of unemployment and restructuring.
(3) Circumstances of commencement of business: time of commencement-of-business years, commencement-of-business preparation start age, age at the time of commencement-of-business, age which aimed at the entrepreneur first, occupation of the parents at the time of his/her teens, process and the commencement-of-business motive, reason decided to be the present enterprise, the most serious consideration matter which is in charge of commencement of business, thing which became a fair wind in commencement of business, use situation of a private sector support organization and contents which were helpful, participating situation of an entrepreneur seminar and the results.
(4) Commencement-of-business expense: commencement-of-business expense, financing.
(5) Employees: number of employees and temporary employees at the time of commencement of business and present, employees' course of job getting, device on the management for an employee's morale upsurge.
(6) The situation after commencement of business: present monthly turnover, target yearly turnover at the time of commencement of business, income-and-outgo situation, point of suffering troubles now, degree of satisfaction to the situation of the present enterprise, future enterprise deployment intention (enterprise scale, stock public presentation), official support system which wants to be substantial for new start-ups.
Date of Release 2001/04/17
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Version 1 : 2001-04-17
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