Business Employment Dynamics

Entrepreneurship and the U.S. Economy

Chart 5. Quarterly establishment births and deaths, 1993–2010
Quarter Births Deaths

Mar 1993

175,000 155,000

Jun 1993

186,000 144,000

Sep 1993

174,000 147,000

Dec 1993

180,000 157,000

Mar 1994

186,000 162,000

Jun 1994

192,000 151,000

Sep 1994

188,000 166,000

Dec 1994

187,000 156,000

Mar 1995

189,000 162,000

Jun 1995

186,000 164,000

Sep 1995

190,000 168,000

Dec 1995

194,000 169,000

Mar 1996

191,000 166,000

Jun 1996

199,000 166,000

Sep 1996

204,000 170,000

Dec 1996

202,000 173,000

Mar 1997

195,000 174,000

Jun 1997

196,000 166,000

Sep 1997

196,000 184,000

Dec 1997

206,000 178,000

Mar 1998

206,000 167,000

Jun 1998

201,000 178,000

Sep 1998

192,000 180,000

Dec 1998

198,000 184,000

Mar 1999

206,000 184,000

Jun 1999

206,000 186,000

Sep 1999

203,000 183,000

Dec 1999

211,000 186,000

Mar 2000

205,000 180,000

Jun 2000

212,000 199,000

Sep 2000

200,000 194,000

Dec 2000

205,000 203,000

Mar 2001

204,000 204,000

Jun 2001

204,000 207,000

Sep 2001

197,000 200,000

Dec 2001

203,000 190,000

Mar 2002

209,000 187,000

Jun 2002

201,000 184,000

Sep 2002

203,000 191,000

Dec 2002

192,000 186,000

Mar 2003

192,000 186,000

Jun 2003

193,000 179,000

Sep 2003

201,000 180,000

Dec 2003

205,000 180,000

Mar 2004

202,000 185,000

Jun 2004

210,000 186,000

Sep 2004

212,000 180,000

Dec 2004

210,000 185,000

Mar 2005

216,000 180,000

Jun 2005

220,000 186,000

Sep 2005

224,000 186,000

Dec 2005

220,000 180,000

Mar 2006

220,000 194,000

Jun 2006

210,000 196,000

Sep 2006

222,000 194,000

Dec 2006

212,000 193,000

Mar 2007

204,000 201,000

Jun 2007

218,000 203,000

Sep 2007

209,000 207,000

Dec 2007

207,000 210,000

Mar 2008

199,000 228,000

Jun 2008

191,000 223,000

Sep 2008

193,000 240,000

Dec 2008

171,000 235,000

Mar 2009

177,000 226,000

Jun 2009

169,000

Sep 2009

180,000

Dec 2009

172,000

Note: Dashes indicate not applicable.

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Last Modified Date: May 7, 2014

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