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Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA)

The SEFA is the most important source of statistical information available on the nearly $1 trillion equipment leasing and finance industry. Put the data to work for you: benchmark your company, discover which sectors are most profitable and stay on top of industry trends.

New! Complete the 2020 SEFA survey and get your free report!

All ELFA regular members are encouraged to complete the 2020 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity questionnaire by April 3, 2020. Respondents receive a free copy of the results (a $1,395 value), as well as a customized MySEFA dashboard. The streamlined questionnaire is quick and easy to complete. Questions? Contact Bill Choi at

Three Options to Order

Both Reports
Save! Purchase both reports combined ($795 Member/$1,495 Nonmember)
Regular SEFA Only
Small Ticket SEFA Only

Survey Highlights

SEFA Webinar
Listen to a recording of the 2019 SEFA webinar held on Aug. 6, 2019, featuring highlights from the report.
Download the 2019 SEFA infographic for a visual snapshot of key takeaways from the survey.

New Online Tools

Interactive Dashboard

View highlights from over a decade of industry benchmark data in our powerful online platform. Drill down into the data you care about, in just a few clicks.


This innovative tool lets companies that participate in the SEFA track their own operational and performance statistics and compare them against their peers.

Get the Most Out of the SEFA

Top 6 Ways to Use the SEFA

Download an infographic on the top ways to leverage the SEFA for your business.

2018 SEFA Infographic
Members Speak Out

We asked ELFA members to explain the value of the SEFA report in their own words. If you’re wondering why you should download the report, here's what your colleagues have to say.

SEFA Webinar Recording

Watch a webinar from February 2019 on how equipment finance companies can use the SEFA to solve practical business problems and benchmark their businesses for success.

Members Enjoy Special Benefits

Participation in the survey is a benefit of ELFA membership, and ELFA member respondents receive a complimentary copy of both reports. They also receive MySEFA, an interactive tool that lets companies track their own operational and performance statistics against their peers. Non-respondents may purchase the survey report. For more information about the SEFA, including how you can participate, please contact Bill Choi at


For more information about the SEFA, please contact Bill Choi at