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Research and Statistics

Part of Advocacy’s mission is to conduct, sponsor, and promote economic research that provides an environment for small business growth. Follow the links and information below for additional data.

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Small...

    This document sketches the ecosystem or life-cycle of small business financing. The FAQ format allows users to browse through topics and learn about specific issues. The financial needs of small...

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers to basic and frequently asked questions about small business.

  • State Economic Profiles

    The Office of Advocacy’s Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories supply data on small businesses in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The publication also provides...

  • Firm Size Data

    Statistics of U.S. Businesses, Business Dynamics Statistics, Business Employment Dynamics, and Nonemployer Statistics.

  • Quarterly Bulletins

    Quarterly Bulletins

  • Research Issues

    Part of Advocacy’s mission is to conduct, sponsor, and promote economic research that provides an environment for small business growth. This page lists Advocacy research published since 2008. To...

  • Requests For Quotations

    The Office of Advocacy’s mission includes providing research documenting the status of small businesses and the impact of important trends. To fulfill this task, Advocacy periodically funds small...

  • Small Business Facts and Infographics

    Periodically, we present these one-pagers to focus on one specific small business issue. These Facts enable small business champions and others to better understand the plight of small businesses.

  • Small Business Data Resources

    Advocacy’s Small Business Data Resources Download Adobe Reader to read this link contentis a listing of online databases by federal agency or private sector source and topic. The listed databases...

  • Annual Report of the Office of Economic...

    This publication profiles the 2014 Advocacy research reports, publications, conferences, data, and research functions.

  • Annual Report of the Office of Economic...

    This publication profiles the 2013 Advocacy research reports, publications, conferences, data, and research functions.

  • Issue Briefs

    Advocacy’s Issue Briefs provide timely and concise information on important small business economic issues. These briefs are relevant to small business researchers, policymakers and decision...