Business Tendency Indicators in Tourism in Małopolska Voivodship for Q1 of Year 2012

In the fourth edition of the research 200 interviews were conducted. Each group of the subjects constituted about one-third of the sample: 35% of the interviews were conducted with subjects included in division 79 section N of PCEA (travel agency, tour operator and other reservation service and related activities), 35% with subjects included in division 55 section I (accommodation service) and 30% with subjects included in division 56 section I (food service). 26,5% of the businesses from the Małopolska Voivodeship in the study were local businesses, 9,5% regional businesses, 29,5% countrywide businesses and 34,5% international businesses. Businesses hiring from 1 to 9 employees dominated in the study (55,5%). There were 25% one-man businesses in the sample. Bigger businesses accounted for 19,5% altogether, including 15,5% businesses hiring from 10 to 49 employees and 4% businesses hiring 50 employees or more. One business out of three (27%) had incomes below PLN 50 thousands. 14,5% of respondents declared business’ income from PLN 51 to 100 thousands, 12,5% from PLN 101 to 250 thousands and 9,5% from PLN 251 to 500 thousands. Income over PLN 500 thousands was declared by 15,5% respondents.

The study was conducted with CATI method (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview).