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Experimental quarterly estimates of business entry and exit, fourth quarter 2015

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Released: 2016-04-01

Experimental quarterly estimates for the fourth quarter on the number of firm entries and exits in the business sector, with associated employment, broken down by North American Industrial Classification System industry, are available upon request.

Revised data for the first, second and third quarters are also available, along with historical quarterly data for the period from 2001 to 2014.

  Note to readers

The data mentioned in this release are part of an experimental quarterly program and are subject to revision. On June 29, revised historical estimates will be published for the period from 2001 to 2015, along with estimates for the first quarter of 2016.

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For more information contact us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 514-283-8300;

To request data tables, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact Anne-Marie Rollin (613-951-3116;, Economic Analysis Division.

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