Entrepreneurial Demographics, National

Entrepreneurs are people, coming from many different backgrounds and life experiences. The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship captures changing demographic trends for six major demographic dimensions.

Change the view by clicking on the buttons along the top, choosing among demographic groups and between the Kauffman Index reports on Startup Activity and Main Street Entrepreneurship.

Each Kauffman Index report presents demographics for a different type of business owner.

Kauffman Index of Startup Activity presents demographics for new entrepreneurs, those who started a new business in a given year.


LATEST! Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship presents demographics for all active businesses owners at a given point in time, including new entrepreneurs and existing small business owners.



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