Survey at a glance
The E-commerce survey aims to measure the usage of information and communication technology (ICT) by businesses and the value of business conducted electronically (whether buying or selling).
The survey also enables analysis of the impact of e-commerce and the use of technology on businesses.
The main customer is Eurostat, who use the results for the measurement of ICT and e-commerce across all EU member states.
The information is also used by other UK government departments.
Selection Criteria - UK trading businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE
Population - Approximately 181,000
Sample - Approximately 7,700
Frequency - Annually