A collection of recent family business surveys collected from around the globe.

Name Year Institution or Sponsoring Organization
On the Minds of Family Enterprise Owners 2013 Family Enterprise USA
Succession Planning the Next Gen Way (PDF) 2013 SEI
Coming home or breaking free (PDF) 2012 Ernst & Young, University of St. Gallen
On the Minds of Family Business 2012 Family Enterprise USA
Family firm: A resilient model for the 21st century (PDF) 2012 PwC
Family Business Confidence Survey (PDF) 2012 Elizabethtown College
Annual Family Business Survey (PDF) 2011 Family Enterprise USA

Family Business-Best-in-Class with Minor Flaws (PDF)

2011 Egon Zehnder International
When Is a Family Business Not a Family Business (PDF) 2011 Rothstein Kass
The MGI Australian Family and Private Business Survey (PDF) 2010 RMIT University
Kin in the Game (PDF) 2010 PwC
Australia's Top 100 Private Family Firms (PDF) 2009 Dealin University
Women in Family Enterprises (PDF) 2009 Family Business Solutions
Family Business Program Survey (PDF) 2009 University of Connecticut, Connecticut Business and Industry Association
KPMG and Family Business Australia Survey of Family Businesses (PDF) 2009 KPMG
Barclays Wealth Insights (PDF) 2009 Barclays Wealth
Emotional Ownership (PDF) 2008 Institute for Family Business(UK)
Family Business Management Perspectives Succession (PDF) 2008 Institute for Family Business
MGI New Zealand Family & Private Business Survey (PDF) 2007 RMIT University
Laird Norton Tyee Family to Family Survey (PDF) 2007 Laird Norton Tyee
Next-Generation Wealth Management (PDF) 2007 IBM and Actuate
American Family Business Survey (PDF) 2007 MassMutual, Kennesaw State University and Family Firm Institute
Women in Family Owned Businesses (PDF) 2003 Babson College
American Family Business Survey (PDF) 2003 Loyala University Chicago, Kennesaw State University and Babson College

If you have conducted a large sample Family Business survey and wish to share your findings through this site, please send the link to: psharma@bsad.uvm.edu