Fast and Exceptional Enterprise Survey - COVID-19

June 6, 2021

IREE (Inquérito Rápido e Excecional às Empresas) is a survey of a representative sample of non-financial companies headquarted in Portugal. It is implemented by Banco de Portugal and Statistics Portugal (INE) and aims at identifying some of the main effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on firms’ economic activity. The data is available at the firm level, starting April 2020. The most recent information dates the first fortnight of February 2021. Each wave counts about 5 thousand firms.

The microdata is provided to researchers under the protocol between INE, FCT and DGEEC (further information available at