Table 1
Entry and exit measures, 2000-to-2008 average

Table 1
Entry and exit measures, 2000-to-2008 average

Table summary
This table displays entry and exit measures. The information is grouped by Number of firms, Employment, Entry and Exit appearing as column headers, calculated using percent as a unit of measure.
  Number of firms Employment
Entry Exit Entry Exit
percent
Goods and services industries  
Agriculture 8.4 9.3 2.8 2.8
Mining 13.1 8.7 1.4 1.8
Utility 11.6 10.4 0.7 0.6
Construction 12.1 8.5 3.0 2.0
Manufacturing, durables 7.3 6.9 1.1 0.9
Manufacturing, non-durables 6.6 8.1 0.9 1.1
Wholesale trade 8.0 7.9 1.2 1.2
Retail trade 9.6 9.1 1.5 1.3
Transportation and warehousing 12.7 10.0 1.4 1.3
Information and cultural 12.3 9.8 1.9 1.2
Financial, insurance and real estate 11.0 9.1 1.7 1.6
Professional services 13.5 9.5 3.2 2.3
Administrative services 12.0 9.4 2.6 1.8
Education 12.9 8.8 3.4 2.2
Health 8.5 6.0 2.5 1.7
Food and accommodation 9.9 8.2 1.9 1.4
Arts and entertainment 12.0 11.0 3.4 2.6
Personal services 10.5 9.1 3.0 2.6
Goods 10.0 8.4 1.6 1.4
Services 11.2 9.2 2.1 1.7
Total business 10.8 9.0 1.9 1.6
Source: Statistics Canada, authors' calculations.
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