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Economy > Micro > Small and medium enterprises > Per 1,000 people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Micro, small, and medium-size enterprises are business that may be defined by the number of employees. There is no international standard definition of firm size; however, many institutions that collect information use the following size categories: micro enterprises have 0-9 employees, small enterprises have 10-49 employees, and medium-size enterprises have 50-249 employees..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 IndonesiaIndonesia 195.27 per 1,000 people 2002
2 SwedenSweden 99.56 per 1,000 people 2005
3 ParaguayParaguay 98.44 per 1,000 people 2002
4 CyprusCyprus 88.31 per 1,000 people 2005
5 KenyaKenya 87.39 per 1,000 people 2002
6 IcelandIceland 87.13 per 1,000 people 2004
7 EcuadorEcuador 83.57 per 1,000 people 2001
8 BelizeBelize 82.93 per 1,000 people 1993
9 New ZealandNew Zealand 82.25 per 1,000 people 2004
10 ItalyItaly 77.88 per 1,000 people 2003
11 MaltaMalta 77.18 per 1,000 people 2004
12 TanzaniaTanzania 74.58 per 1,000 people 2002
13 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 73.79 per 1,000 people 2004
14 SpainSpain 73.02 per 1,000 people 2005
15 El SalvadorEl Salvador 72.1 per 1,000 people 2001
16 BermudaBermuda 71.71 per 1,000 people 2004
17 GreeceGreece 69.94 per 1,000 people 2003
18 CanadaCanada 69.51 per 1,000 people 2005
19 NorwayNorway 68.4 per 1,000 people 2005
20 IsraelIsrael 67.64 per 1,000 people 2005
21 BoliviaBolivia 67.01 per 1,000 people 1995
22 PortugalPortugal 66.37 per 1,000 people 2003
23 BelgiumBelgium 66.16 per 1,000 people 2003
24 MalawiMalawi 64.92 per 1,000 people 2000
25 AustraliaAustralia 63.16 per 1,000 people 2004
26 South KoreaSouth Korea 62.36 per 1,000 people 2004
27 MauritiusMauritius 62.19 per 1,000 people 2002
28 LebanonLebanon 59.39 per 1,000 people 1996
29 LuxembourgLuxembourg 53.68 per 1,000 people 2004
30 EstoniaEstonia 48.43 per 1,000 people 2005
31 RussiaRussia 48.15 per 1,000 people 2005
32 DenmarkDenmark 47.76 per 1,000 people 2004
33 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 46.87 per 1,000 people 2003
34 SloveniaSlovenia 45.63 per 1,000 people 2003
35 NetherlandsNetherlands 45.05 per 1,000 people 2005
36 JapanJapan 44.71 per 1,000 people 2004
37 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 43.62 per 1,000 people 1999
38 ChileChile 43.41 per 1,000 people 2004
39 PolandPoland 43.26 per 1,000 people 2001
40 FranceFrance 43.17 per 1,000 people 2004
41 UruguayUruguay 42.8 per 1,000 people 2000
42 FinlandFinland 42.39 per 1,000 people 2003
43 HondurasHonduras 40.15 per 1,000 people 2000
44 Hong KongHong Kong 38.35 per 1,000 people 2004
45 GermanyGermany 38.34 per 1,000 people 2005
46 JamaicaJamaica 37.1 per 1,000 people 1996
47 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 36.31 per 1,000 people 1998
48 United Arab EmiratesUAE 34.19 per 1,000 people 1995
49 ArmeniaArmenia 33.09 per 1,000 people 2005
50 NicaraguaNicaragua 32.84 per 1,000 people 1999
51 SingaporeSingapore 32.16 per 1,000 people 2004
52 AustriaAustria 30.88 per 1,000 people 2004
53 LaosLaos 30.41 per 1,000 people 1996
54 GuyanaGuyana 29.77 per 1,000 people 1998
55 MexicoMexico 28.33 per 1,000 people 2004
56 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 28.28 per 1,000 people 2003
57 BulgariaBulgaria 27.67 per 1,000 people 2003
58 BrazilBrazil 27.41 per 1,000 people 2002
59 JordanJordan 26.42 per 1,000 people 2004
60 EgyptEgypt 25.47 per 1,000 people 1998
61 ArgentinaArgentina 24.49 per 1,000 people 1999
62 IrelandIreland 24.28 per 1,000 people 2003
63 PeruPeru 23.9 per 1,000 people 2004
64 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 23.19 per 1,000 people 2002
65 South AfricaSouth Africa 22.01 per 1,000 people 1997
66 CroatiaCroatia 21.18 per 1,000 people 2005
67 IranIran 20.62 per 1,000 people 1997
68 MalaysiaMalaysia 20.48 per 1,000 people 2005
69 United StatesUnited States 19.99 per 1,000 people 2004
70 PakistanPakistan 18.98 per 1,000 people 2005
71 AlgeriaAlgeria 18.76 per 1,000 people 2001
72 RomaniaRomania 18.1 per 1,000 people 2004
73 GuamGuam 17.15 per 1,000 people 2002
74 LithuaniaLithuania 16.53 per 1,000 people 2005
75 YemenYemen 16.24 per 1,000 people 2002
76 GuatemalaGuatemala 15.92 per 1,000 people 1999
77 MoroccoMorocco 15.8 per 1,000 people 2002
78 ColombiaColombia 15.01 per 1,000 people 2003
79 TajikistanTajikistan 14.77 per 1,000 people 2002
80 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 14.72 per 1,000 people 2004
81 LatviaLatvia 13.81 per 1,000 people 2001
82 PanamaPanama 13.7 per 1,000 people 1999
83 ThailandThailand 13.46 per 1,000 people 2002
84 SlovakiaSlovakia 13.11 per 1,000 people 2004
85 AlbaniaAlbania 12.32 per 1,000 people 2004
86 PhilippinesPhilippines 10.09 per 1,000 people 2003
87 Costa RicaCosta Rica 9.62 per 1,000 people 2004
88 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 8.42 per 1,000 people 2003
89 UzbekistanUzbekistan 8.31 per 1,000 people 2003
90 GeorgiaGeorgia 7.57 per 1,000 people 2005
91 BotswanaBotswana 7.44 per 1,000 people 2005
92 UkraineUkraine 7.3 per 1,000 people 2005
93 ChinaChina 6.34 per 1,000 people 2000
94 Sri LankaSri Lanka 6.31 per 1,000 people 2003
95 UgandaUganda 6.18 per 1,000 people 2002
96 MoldovaMoldova 6.07 per 1,000 people 2003
97 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 6.01 per 1,000 people 2003
98 East TimorEast Timor 4.48 per 1,000 people 2004
99 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 3.82 per 1,000 people 2003
100 KazakhstanKazakhstan 3.4 per 1,000 people 1994
101 TurkeyTurkey 3.12 per 1,000 people 2000
102 OmanOman 2.91 per 1,000 people 2004
103 BelarusBelarus 2.53 per 1,000 people 2002
104 BangladeshBangladesh 1.27 per 1,000 people 2004
105 GhanaGhana 1.19 per 1,000 people 2004
106 VietnamVietnam 1.11 per 1,000 people 2004
107 TunisiaTunisia 0.91 per 1,000 people 1999
108 SudanSudan 0.67 per 1,000 people 2001
109 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 0.54 per 1,000 people 2002
110 VenezuelaVenezuela 0.47 per 1,000 people 2000
111 IndiaIndia 0.3 per 1,000 people 1998
112 NepalNepal 0.12 per 1,000 people 2001

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