The following document describes the development of a new system for electronic raw data collection with a main focus on short-term statistics surveys at Statistics Austria.
An update on the implementation of this system for the short-term production survey can be found at:
In 2002 retail trade companies were invited to use the internet each month as a reporting method in STS. After about one year 50 % of the reporting units are responding this way. Access to the interface can be obtained through:
This initiative is part of the broader project E-Quest which is described in the following paper:
An update on the implementation of this system at as February 2004 can be found at:
The e-Quest system can also be seen online at:
In addition, information on web questionnaires that were developed for short-term economic statistics surveys and have been operative since January 2005 can be found at: