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Q: # of Small Businesses in Canada ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: # of Small Businesses in Canada
Category: Business and Money > Accounting
Asked by: matthew_p-ga
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Posted: 14 Nov 2006 14:16 PST
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Question ID: 782746
How many small businesses of up to 20 employees are there in Canada?
Subject: Re: # of Small Businesses in Canada
Answered By: scriptor-ga on 14 Nov 2006 14:34 PST
Dear matthew_p,

Here are the best and most recent official statistics I could find:

As of June 2005, there are 1,048,286 employer businesses in Canada.

Of these 1,048,286 small businesses:

- 56.5% have 1-4 employees
- 17.1% have 5-9 employees
- 12.1% have 10-19 employees


Industry Canada: Small Business Research and Policy - Key Small
Business Statistics - July 2006; How many businesses are there in
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