Business Tendency Indicators in Tourism in Małopolska Voivodship for Q4 of Year 2011

Summary In the fourth edition of the research 209 interview s were conducted. Each group of the subjects constituted about one – third of the sample: 33,5 % 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), 37,8% with subjects included in division 55 section I (accommodation service) and 28,7% with subjects included in division 56 section I (food service). 29,2% of the businesses from the Małopolska Voivodeship in the study were local businesses, 8,1% regional businesses, 28,2% countrywide businesses and 34,4% international businesses. Businesses hiring from 1 to 9 employees dominated in the study (56%). There were 22,5% one-man businesses in the sample. Bigger businesses accounted for 21,5% altogether, including 17,7 % businesses hiring from 10 to 49 employees and 3,8% businesses hiring 50 employees or more. One business out of three (30,6%) had incomes below PLN 50 thousands. 14,8% of respondents declared business’ income from PLN 51 to 100 thousands, 8,1% from PLN 101 to 250 thousands and 8,1% from PLN 251 to 500 thousands. Income over PLN 500 thousands was declared by 38,3% respondents.

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