Shram Bureau Bhawan

Area Frame Establishment Survey

Area Frame Establishment Survey (AFES)

  • Objective of AFES:
    • To provide employment estimates for a sizeable segment of the economy covering establishments employing 9 or less workers.
    • To assess relative change in employment over successive quarters.
  • Nine Sectors covered in AFES:
    • Manufacturing, Construction, Trade, Transportation, Education, Health, Accommodation & Restaurants, IT/BPO and Financial Service activities.
  • Sample Size allocation of AFES
    • Total 15992 FSUs (bifurcated in urban and rural area) covering about 2.5 lakh establishments.