Submitting data to the Federal Statistical Office as a company in the construction industry Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If the Federal Statistical Office asks you to do so, you as a company in the construction industry must submit certain data.

The Federal Statistical Office (StBA) continuously collects and analyzes data on the German economy and other areas of society. The StBA prepares the data and makes it available. Among other things, these statistics serve as a basis for action by policymakers.

For this reason, there is an obligation for companies to provide information. Not all companies are surveyed. Depending on the industry, a different number of companies are selected at random. If your company receives a corresponding request from the StBA, you must provide the data requested.

This concerns:

  • Construction companies of the main construction trade as well as construction companies of other companies - in each case excluding finishing trade companies and property developers.
  • Companies in the construction industry

Different information is required depending on the type of business or company. In addition, the StBA requests certain data at different intervals, such as monthly, annually or at intervals of several years. Among other things, you may have to provide the following data on your business or company:

  • the persons working
  • the hours worked
  • the wage and salary totals
  • the turnover
  • the investments
  • material and goods received

You do not need to submit any documents.

Forms: yes

Online procedure possible: yes

Written form required: no

Personal appearance required: no



Preconditions

The obligation to provide information to the Federal Statistical Office applies to:

  • Construction companies in the main construction trade as well as construction companies of other enterprises - in each case excluding finishing trade companies and property developers.
  • Companies in the construction industry



Related Links

  • § 4 Gesetz über die Statistik im Produzierenden Gewerbe (ProdGewStatG)
  • § 5 Gesetz über die Statistik im Produzierenden Gewerbe (ProdGewStatG)
  • § 11 Absatz 1 Gesetz über die Statistik im Produzierenden Gewerbe (ProdGewStatG)
  • § 15 Bundesstatistikgesetz (BStatG)

Related Links

  • Informationen zur Datenübermittlung mit IDEV auf dem Erhebungsportal der Statistischen Ämter des Bundes und der Länder
  • Informationen zu den Methoden der Erhebung auf der Internetseite des Statistischen Bundesamtes

If your company is selected, submit your data as follows:

  • You will receive a letter requesting you to submit your data to the Federal Statistical Office. You can find out which information is required in your case from the IDEV questionnaire.
  • Log in to the survey portal of the federal and state statistical offices. Follow the respective instructions to use the online reporting procedure IDEV.
    • You have received the access data for IDEV with the letter.
  • If necessary, the Federal Statistical Office will ask you to complete your data.
  • You will receive a confirmation that your data have been submitted.

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Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK)

Last update or date of publication
21.07.2022