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Lowest entrepreneurial activity

Percentage of population aged 18-64 who are either a nascent entrepreneur or owner-manager of a new business Average 2013-18

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Suriname
    Result
    3.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Kosovo
    Result
    4.0
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    4.3
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    4.4
  5. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    4.4
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    4.5
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    4.9
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    5.0
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    France
    Result
    5.1
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    5.5
  11. Rank
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    5.5
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    5.6
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    5.7
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    5.9
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    6.1
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    6.2
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Macedonia
    Result
    6.4
  18. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    6.4
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    6.7
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Bosnia & Herz.
    Result
    7.2
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Czech Republic
    Result
    7.3
  22. Rank
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    7.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Cyprus
    Result
    7.7
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    7.8
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Georgia
    Result
    7.9
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    8.2
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Malaysia
    Result
    8.3
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Taiwan
    Result
    8.4
  29. Rank
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    8.4
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Croatia
    Result
    8.5
  31. Rank
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    8.5

Index key & notes

Notes

A nascent entrepreneur is an individual who has started a new firm which has not paid wages for over three months.

Source: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.