Import Survey Profiles (Business Analyst)

Available with Business Analyst license.


Imports segmentation profiles consisting of survey variable data.


  • This tool requires a locally installed Business Analyst dataset.

  • Imported survey profiles contain count and percent values for the distribution of segments.

  • Multiple survey profiles can be selected to be imported simultaneously on the Add Data dialog box.

  • Survey profiles to be imported can only be selected from within the active Business Analyst dataset. Manually constructed profiles cannot be imported with this tool.

  • When summed across all segments, survey profile values in the count column include all survey respondents in the country.

Syntax, out_folder)
ParameterExplanationData Type

Categories of survey variables that can be selected for importing as profiles.


The folder selected to contain the profiles being created.


Derived Output

NameExplanationData Type

The output folder containing the segmentation profile project items.


Code sample

ImportSurveyProfiles example (Python window)

The following Python window script demonstrates how to use the ImportSurveyProfiles function.

import arcpy"12190;34002",r"C:\Users\MyProject\ImportSurveyProfiles")

Licensing information

  • Basic: Requires Business Analyst
  • Standard: Requires Business Analyst
  • Advanced: Requires Business Analyst

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