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4 Surprising Facts About Small Businesses In The U.S.

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Today we want to share with you some amazing small business facts:

amazing facts about small businesses


  • There are 28 million small businesses in the U.S. — which outnumber corporations 1162 to 1
  • 70% of small businesses are owned and operated by a single person
  • Small businesses employ 57% of the country’s private workforce
  • The 77 million people that make up the US small business workforce would rank as the 17th most populous country in the world, just ahead of Iran

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