Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity Data Files

The microdata file for each year includes more than 650,000 observations for U.S. adults. The variables include entrepreneurship, age, race, gender, immigrant status, education, industry, state of residence, and many additional work, demographic and geographical characteristics.

Startup Activity

Components Data
National Components Data 2015
National Demographic Components Data 2015
State Components Data 2015
Metro Area Components Data 2015
All Geographies Components Data 2015
Underlying Data
Rate and Opportunity Share of New Entrepreneurs
Kauffman Index Codebook - Version 7.0
CSV Data Files SAS Data Files (saved as .zip)
file icon KISA Data 2014 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2014 (SAS)
file icon KISA Data 2013 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2013 (SAS)
file icon KISA Data 2012 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2012 (SAS)
file icon KISA Data 2011 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2011 (SAS)
file icon KISA Data 2010 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2010 (SAS)
file icon KISA Data 2009 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2009 (SAS)
KISA Data 2008 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2008 (SAS)
KISA Data 2007 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2007 (SAS)
KISA Data 2006 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2006 (SAS)
KISA Data 2005 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2005 (SAS)
KISA Data 2004 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2004 (SAS)
KISA Data 2003 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2003 (SAS)
KISA Data 2002 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2002 (SAS)
KISA Data 2001(CSV) file icon KISA Data 2001 (SAS)
KIESA Data 2000 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 2000 (SAS)
KISA Data 1999 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 1999 (SAS)
KISA Data 1998 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 1998 (SAS)
KISA Data 1997 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 1997 (SAS)
KISA Data 1996 (CSV) file icon KISA Data 1996 (SAS)
Startup Density
KISA BDS & BEA Data Most Recent Year