Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2016

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This publication presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship and its determinants, produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme. The 2016 edition introduces data from a new online small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) survey prepared by Facebook in co-operation with the OECD and the World Bank. It also features a special chapter on SME productivity, and indicators to monitor gender gaps in entrepreneurship.

English Also available in: French

New enterprise creations

Trend start-ups remain below pre-crisis rates in most OECD economies, with rates in Belgium, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy and Spain between 20% and 50% lower, according to the most recent data. Only Canada, France, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom had higher rates at the end of 2015 and beginning of 2016.

English Also available in: French


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