Financing Statistics–November 2013 is a special edition of Key Small Business Statistics that presents various statistics on the financing of Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises including credit request and approval rates, average value of loan requests and intended use of financing. Some statistics are presented …

3. Key Small Business Statistics—July 2012. Highlights. Industry Canada's definition of “small business” is firms that have fewer than 100 employees. Number of Businesses. •. There are just over one million small businesses in Canada that have employees (excludes self-employed entrepreneurs). Ninety-eight percent of …

Figure 5.1-1: Percentage of Total Expenditures ($ billions) on R&D by Business Size, 2011–2013 …..17 …. Key Small Business Statistics provides statistical data on the business sector in Canada, focusing on small and … 1.14 million (97.9 percent) were small businesses, 21,415 (1.8 percent) were medium-sized businesses.