Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2017

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The publication is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments related to the emergence of the "gig economy" and the use of digital tools by micro-enterprises.

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Employment by enterprise size

Although large enterprises represent only less than 1% of the total population of enterprises, they account for a significantly higher share of employment – between 47% of persons employed in the business sector in the United Kingdom and 12% in Greece. On average, across OECD countries large enterprises account for around 40% of total manufacturing employment while in services they account for around 25 %.

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