Business Employment Dynamics

Entrepreneurship and the U.S. Economy

Chart 3. Survival rates of establishments, by year started and number of years since starting, 1994–2010, in percent
Number of years since starting Year
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

1

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

2

79.8 79.2 79.0 78.8 80.6 79.6 78.9 75.5 78.4 79.2 79.1 80.0 78.3 77.2 74.4 76.3

3

68.5 68.5 67.6 68.7 69.1 67.6 66.3 64.5 67.5 68.4 69.1 68.7 66.2 63.4 62.4

4

61.2 60.5 60.4 60.6 60.2 59.0 58.5 57.5 60.2 61.4 61.3 60.1 56.1 54.9

5

54.9 54.7 54.1 53.5 53.6 53.2 53.1 52.4 55.0 55.3 54.7 52.2 49.3

6

50.2 49.5 48.8 48.1 48.7 48.7 48.6 48.2 50.4 50.1 48.2 46.5

7

45.8 45.0 44.5 44.2 45.0 45.0 45.1 44.5 46.3 44.7 43.7

8

42.1 41.4 41.2 41.0 41.9 42.1 42.1 41.2 42.0 40.9

9

38.9 38.6 38.5 38.2 39.4 39.3 39.1 37.6 38.7

10

36.4 36.3 36.0 36.2 37.0 36.8 36.0 34.7

11

34.2 34.1 34.0 34.0 34.8 33.9 33.4

12

32.4 32.2 32.1 32.1 32.2 31.7

13

31.0 30.5 30.4 29.8 30.3

14

29.3 29.0 28.6 28.1

15

27.8 27.1 26.9

16

26.0 25.7

17

24.6

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Last Modified Date: May 7, 2014

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