Legal basis
Legal basis for conducting this statistical survey is the Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12).


Purpose of survey
The purpose of survey is to enable the GDP calculation and to define the share of gross investments in GDP, by the use of investment activity in the country. Investments in fixed assets are acquisitions performed by legal and natural persons with the aim to obtain new fixed assets, and to increase value or replacement of existing fixed assets.

Coverage of survey
Annual reports on investment in fixed assets (Form INV-01) at current prices covers legal persons, if they are direct investors, regardless of regular or temporary work, construction or liquidation. The criteria for coverage of legal persons are the number of employees (five or more). Realized investments by the private sector without legal persons (investments from natural persons) are result of estimation done by Statistical Office of Montenegro and include investments built by citizen and private sector. 

Data sources
The data on realised and paid investments are collected by Annual Survey on Investments (INV-01) from legal persons in country if they are direct investors. Investments by the private sector without legal persons (investments from natural persons) are collected on the basis of specific instructions of the Statistical Office of Montenegro using available data from existing surveys.
Obligation to protect individual data
Results of the surveys are published in aggregated form it is completely provided the secrecy of individual data. 

For more details on published data, methodology, and releases please see the sections below.

Data Methodology Releases Forms Quality reports Metadata