Business Employment Dynamics

Entrepreneurship and the U.S. Economy

Chart 7. Percent distribution of private sector employment by size of firm, 1993–2015, in percent
Year Firms with 1 to 249 employees Firms with 250 or more employees

1993

50.7 49.3

1994

50.6 49.4

1995

50.3 49.7

1996

50.0 49.9

1997

49.6 50.4

1998

48.8 51.2

1999

48.4 51.5

2000

48.0 52.0

2001

47.7 52.2

2002

48.3 51.7

2003

48.5 51.4

2004

48.7 51.3

2005

48.5 51.5

2006

48.3 51.7

2007

48.0 51.9

2008

47.7 52.3

2009

47.5 52.5

2010

47.5 52.5

2011

47.2 52.8

2012

47.0 53.0

2013

46.7 53.3

2014

46.5 53.5

2015

46.2 53.7

Note: Values may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

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Last Modified Date: April 28, 2016

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