Regional Economy

Surveys of Business Conditions

 

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The Regional Economics division of the Richmond Fed's Research Department surveys business owners throughout the Fifth District. Survey participants share their first-hand knowledge of recent changes in economic conditions, plus their expectations for the next six months.

Fifth District Survey of Manufacturing Activity

This monthly survey is sent to contacts whose firm type, firm size and location collectively match the profile of overall manufacturing in the Fifth District.

Fifth District Survey of Service Sector Activity

This monthly survey is sent to retail, wholesale, and services firms that are selected for participation according to their type of business, location, and firm size.

Fifth District Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions

This survey is mailed quarterly to agricultural lenders throughout the Fifth District.

Carolinas Survey of Business Activity

Each month, this survey is sent to contacts whose firm type, firm size and location collectively match the profile of businesses in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Maryland Survey of Business Activity

Each month, this survey is sent to contacts whose firm type, firm size and location collectively match the profile of businesses in Maryland.

Learn More About Our Surveys

For those who regularly refer to the Richmond Fed's manufacturing and service sector surveys, we recently published background information on them and their relationship to similar surveys conducted by other institutions.

Contact Us

Richmond

Aileen Watson
Senior Economic Analyst
(804) 697-7995