Statistics pertaining to entrepreneurship range from broad economic indicators on small business activity on a global or national basis to metrics which enable small business owners to track their performance.
The sources listed here provide access to raw data sets or reports which are largely statistical in nature. Other sources for locating data include the journals and books and index/abstract databases covered elsewhere in this guide.
All data sources must be properly credited and cited in any research product that draws on the data.
U.S. and Global reports containing statistics on entrepreneurship and related topics. Publishers include government agencies, NGOs, research institutes, and commercial publishers. As of 2013, is part of the same ProQuest suite that includes the U.S. Statistical Abstract.
Archive of social science data in raw data formats for research and instruction. Coverage includes various topics related to entrepreneurship and is particularly useful for longitudinal studies of political and sociological aspects of small businesses.