1 Subjects of survey as of June 30, 2001 are domestic ordinary corporations listed below, which ended each accounting periods between February 1, 2000 and January 31, 2001 (except for special corporations such as the Bank of Japan, Securities exchange, Commodities exchange, Financial futures market, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institution, the Institution of Physical and Chemical Reserch, Japan Information Center for Science and Technology, and Teito Rapid Transit Authority).
2 Sampling ratio and Classification of business type
(1) Sampling ratio
Sample corporations were picked out from all the taxation offices at sampling ratio listed in the following table by capital range.
,P Total number of sample corporations is 49,088.
,Q Average sampling ration are simple averages based on the numbers of corporations by capital range.
(2) Classification of industries, etc.
The industries to which corporations, etc. belong are classified into 17 based on the "Japan Standard Industrial Classification" (Ministry of Public Management), and joint business cooperatives, mutual companies and medical corporations are grouped in "other corporations" as an independent classification.
|Name of industry||Industrial classification|
|Agriculture, forestry and fisheries||Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and fish breeding|
|Mining||Metal mining, coal and lignite mining, crude oil and natural gas mining, and non-ferrous metal mining|
|Construction||General engineering, specialized engineering, and installation works|
|Chemical||Pulp, paper and paper products; chemicals; petroleum and coal products; rubber products; ceramics stone and clay products|
|Steel and metals||Steel, non-ferrous metals, and metal products|
|Machinery||General machinery and equipment, electrical machinery and equipment, and transportation machinery and equipment|
|Food||Food, and beverages and feed|
|Publishing and printing||Publishing, printing and related business|
|Other manufacturing||Other manufacturing|
|Wholesale||Wholesale of various products; wholesale of textiles, machinery, equipment, construction materials, etc.; wholesale of clothes, food, furniture, etc.; export and import business; other wholesale business|
|Retail||Retail of various products; retail of fabrics, clothes and accessories; retail of beverages and food; retail of automobiles and bicycles; retail of furniture, fittings and fixtures; other retail business|
|Restaurant and hotel||General restaurants, other restaurants, and hotel business|
|Financial and insurance||Banking and trust business; other financial business; securities business; commodity trading; insurance business; insurance agent business; insurance services|
|Real estate||Real estate brokerage, and real estate leasing and management business|
|Railroad business; road-based passenger transportation business; road-based cargo transportation business; shipping; air transportation business; warehousing; transportation-related services; telecommunications; broadcasting; electric supply; gas supply; heat supply; water supply|
|Service||Rental service, movie, leisure, repair, education, other service, and industries that cannot be properly classified|
|Other corporations||Joint business cooperatives, mutual companies, and medical corporations|