Most Small Businesses Really Are Small


Indiana Department of Workforce Development statistics for the first quarter of 2013 revealed that of nearly 160,000 businesses in the state, more than 87,000 had four or fewer employees. Building Indiana magazine published this breakdown:

  • 0 to 4 employees: 87,211 businesses; 54.5% of total
  • 5 to 9 employees: 28,258; 17.7%
  • 10 to 19 employees: 20,160; 12.6%
  • 20 to 49 employees: 14,328; 9.0%
  • 50 to 99 employees: 5,451; 3.4%
  • 100-plus employees: 4,529; 2.8%
  • Total: 159,947 businesses

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