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Total Entrepreneurial Activity per Country

To see data for one region at a time click ….. Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Pacific

 

Country Flag Average 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
Algeria 9.2% 9.0% 9.3% - - - - - - - - - -
Angola 29.0% 32.0% - 32.4% - 22.7% - - - - - - -
Argentina 14.5% 19.0% 20.8% 14.2% 14.7% 16.5% 14.4% 10.2% 9.5% 12.8% 17.0% 14.2% 10.5%
Australia 11.2% - 10.5% 7.8% - - - 12.0% 10.9% 13.4% 9.9% 8.7% 16.2%
Austria 5.9% 10.0% - - - - 2.4% - 5.3% - - - -
Bangladesh 12.8% - 12.8% - - - - - - - - - -
Barbados 13.2% 17.0% 9.3% - - - - - - - - - -
Belgium 4.8% 5.0% 5.7% 3.7% 3.5% 2.9% 3.2% 2.7% 3.9% 3.5% 3.4% 3.0% 4.5%
Bolivia 34.2% - - 38.6% 29.8% - - - - - - - -
Bosnia & Herz. 6.9% 8.0% 8.1% 7.7% 4.4% 6.4% - - - - - - -
Botswana 28.0% 28.0% - - - - - - - - - - -
Brazil 13.7% 15.0% 14.9% 17.5% 15.3% 12.0% 12.7% 11.7% 11.3% 13.5% 13.2% 13.5% 14.2%
Canada 8.9% - - - - - - 7.1% 9.3% 8.9% 8.5% 8.8% 10.9%
Chile 15.8% 23.0% 23.7% 16.8% 14.9% 14.1% 13.4% 9.2% 11.1% - 16.3% 15.7% -
China 15.6% 13.0% 24.0% 14.4% 18.8% - 16.4% 16.2% 13.7% - 12.0% 12.3% -
Colombia 20.5% 20.0% 21.4% 20.6% 22.4% 13.8% 22.7% 22.5%
Costa Rica 14.3% 15.0% 13.5%
Croatia 6.0% 8.0% 7.3% 5.5% 5.6% 7.6% 7.3% 8.6% 6.1% 3.7% 3.1% 3.6%
Czech Republic 7.8% 7.6% 7.9%
Denmark 5.2% 5.0% 4.6% 3.8% 3.6% 4.4% 5.4% 5.3% 4.8% 5.3% 6.2% 6.5% 8.0%
Dominican Rep. 18.2% 17.5% 20.4% 16.8%
Ecuador 18.4% 27.0% 11.5% 15.8% 8.7% 27.2%
Egypt 7.6% 8.0% 7.0% 7.9%
El Salvador 15.0% 15.0%
Estonia 14.0% 14.0%
Ethiopia 15.0% 15.0%
Finland 6.0% 6.0% 6.3% 5.7% 5.2% 7.3% 6.9% 5.0% 5.0% 4.4% 5.7% 4.6% 9.3%
France 4.9% 5.0% 5.7% 5.8% 4.3% 5.6% 3.2% 4.4% 5.4% 6.0% 2.4% 3.2% 7.2%
Germany 4.9% 5.0% 5.6% 4.2% 4.1% 3.8% 4.2% 5.4% 4.5% 5.2% 5.2% 7.0%
Ghana 35.5% 37.0% 33.9%
Greece 7.4% 7.0% 8.0% 5.5% 8.8% 9.9% 7.9% 6.5% 5.8% 6.8%
Guatemala 17.8% 19.3% 16.3%
Hong Kong 4.7% 3.6% 10.0% 3.0% 3.3% 3.4%
Hungary 6.8% 9.0% 6.3% 7.1% 9.1% 6.6% 6.9% 6.0% 1.9% 4.3% 6.6% 6.6% 11.4%
Iceland 11.4% 10.6% 11.4% 10.1% 11.3% 13.6% 11.3% 11.3%
India 12.1% 6.9% 8.5% 10.4% 17.9% 17.9% 11.2%
Indonesia 19.3% 19.3%
Iran 11.2% 11.0% 14.5% 12.4% 12.0% 5.9%
Ireland 8.1% 6.0% 7.2% 6.8% 7.6% 8.2% 7.4% 7.7% 8.6% 9.1% 12.1%
Israel 6.4% 7.0% 5.7% 6.1% 6.4% 5.4% 6.6% 7.1% 7.1% 5.9%
Italy 4.8% 4.0% 2.3% 3.7% 4.6% 5.0% 3.5% 4.3% 4.6% 5.9% 10.1%
Jamaica 16.6% 13.7% 10.5% 22.7% 15.6% 20.3% 17.0%
Japan 3.4% 4.0% 5.2% 3.3% 3.3% 5.4% 4.3% 2.9% 2.2% 1.5% 2.2% 1.8% 5.0%
Jordan 14.3% 10.2% 18.3%
Kazakhstan 9.4% 9.4%
Latvia 8.7% 13.0% 11.9% 9.7% 10.5% 6.5% 4.5% 6.6% 6.6%
Lithuania 9.2% 7.0% 11.3%
Macedonia 9.8% 7.0% 8.0% 14.5%
Malawi 36.0% 36.0%
Malaysia 6.5% 7.0% 4.9% 5.0% 4.4% 11.1%
Mexico 11.2% 12.0% 9.6% 13.1% 5.3% 5.9% 12.4% 12.4% 18.7%
Montenegro 14.9% 14.9%
Netherlands 6.2% 10.0% 8.2% 7.2% 7.2% 5.2% 5.2% 5.4% 4.4% 5.1% 4.1% 4.6% 6.3%
Namibia 18.0% 18.0%
New Zealand 15.7% 17.6% 14.7% 13.8% 14.0% 18.2%
Nigeria 35.0% 35.0%
Norway 8.0% 7.0% 6.9% 7.7% 8.5% 8.7% 6.5% 9.1% 9.2% 7.0% 8.1% 8.7% 8.7%
Pakistan 10.1% 12.0% 9.1% 9.1%
Palestine 10.0% 10.0%
Panama 14.9% 9.0% 20.8%
Peru 27.9% 20.0% 22.9% 27.2% 20.9% 25.6% 25.9% 40.2% 40.3%
Philippines 20.4% 20.4%
Poland 7.9% 9.0% 9.0% 8.8% 4.4% 4.4% 9.9%
Portugal 6.6% 8.0% 7.5% 4.5% 8.8% 4.0% 7.0%
Puerto Rico 3.1% 3.1%
Romania 6.0% 9.0% 9.9% 4.3% 5.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Russia 3.9% 4.0% 4.6% 3.9% 3.9% 3.5% 2.7% 4.9% 2.5% 2.5% 6.9%
Saudi Arabia 9.4% 9.4%
Serbia 7.0% 4.9% 7.6% 8.6%
Singapore 6.6% 12.0% 6.6% 4.9% 7.2% 5.7% 5.4% 5.9% 5.1%
Slovakia 10.0% 10.0%
Slovenia 4.6% 5.0% 3.7% 4.7% 5.4% 6.4% 4.8% 4.6% 4.4% 2.6% 4.3% 4.6%
South Africa 6.9% 7.0% 9.1% 8.9% 5.9% 7.8% 5.3% 5.1% 5.4% 5.7% 6.5% 9.3%
South Korea 10.3% 7.0% 7.8% 6.6% 7.0% 10.0% 14.5% 14.5% 14.8%
Spain 6.1% 6.0 5.8% 4.3% 5.1% 7.0% 7.6% 7.3% 5.7% 5.2% 6.3% 4.6% 7.7%
Sweden 4.7% 6.0% 5.8% 4.9% 4.2% 3.5% 4.0% 3.7% 4.1% 4.0% 6.6%
Switzerland 6.5% 6.0% 6.6% 5.0% 7.7% 6.3% 6.1% 7.3% 7.1%
Taiwan 6.6% 8.0% 7.9% 8.4% 4.3% 4.3%
Thailand 19.9% 19.0% 19.5% 26.9% 15.2% 20.7% 18.9% 18.9%
Trinidad & Tobago 17.6% 15.0% 22.7% 15.1%
Tunisia 5.6% 5.0% 6.1%
Turkey 8.4% 12.0% 11.9% 8.6% 6.0% 5.6% 6.1%
UAE 7.9% 6.2% 13.3% 8.4% 3.7%
Uganda 32.3% 36.0% 31.3% 33.6% 31.6% 29.3%
United Kingdom 6.4% 9.0% 7.3% 6.4% 5.7% 5.9% 5.5% 5.8% 6.2% 6.3% 6.0% 5.4% 7.6%
United States 10.7% 13.0% 12.3% 7.6% 8.0% 10.8% 9.6% 10.0% 12.4% 11.3% 11.3% 10.5% 11.6%
Uruguay 13.2% 15.0% 16.7% 11.7% 12.2% 11.9% 12.2% 12.6%
Venezuela 21.3% 15.4% 18.7% 20.2% 25.0% 27.3%
Zambia 36.8% 41.0% 32.6%

 

To see data for one region at a time click ….. Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Pacific
All data taken from the annual Global Entrepreneurship Monitor series.

 

 

 

 

 

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