About the survey sample

About the survey sample

Segment details about our survey participants.


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Survey responses were gathered through a combination of face-to-face and online interviews in 2018/2019 with 223 senior leaders — many of them chief executive officers. Thirty-seven percent of respondents are from organizations carrying out significant capital construction projects (owners); 63 percent are from engineering & construction companies (contractors).

Organization category
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Respondent organizations’ turnover/ income ranged from less than USD1 billion to more than USD20 billion, with a mix of operations from global through regional to purely domestic.

Approximate entity revenue from operations in the last 12 months
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Regions of operation
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The annual capital expenditure budget varied from around USD10 million to over USD5 billion. We observed twenty percent of project owners from public bodies — typically government agencies — and some of the main industries represented include energy and natural resources, technology and healthcare.

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Industry sector
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