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Establishment Entry Rate
The establishment entry rate of new businesses has been mostly level for the past four years
The establishment of new businesses (as a percentage of existing businesses) is a measure of business growth.
- The establishment business rate dipped during the years following the Great Recession, but recovered and peaked in 2012 (10.3%).
- The establishment business rate has remained level, with a slight uptick in the most recent year data are available (2016).