Approximately 1.75 million businesses were selected for the 2012 SBO asking for information about characteristics of the businesses and their owners.
SBO data are presented by:
Please note that data are not necessarily comparable between survey periods. Please refer to the methodology section for more information.
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Number of Minority- and Women-Owned Firms on the Rise
Findings from the Survey of Business Owners show the number of minority- and women-owned firms each rose by more than 2 million from 2007 to 2012.