“Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS)  provides annual measures of business dynamics (such as job creation and destruction, establishment births and deaths, and firm startups and shutdowns) for the economy and aggregated by establishment and firm characteristics. These measures are available for the entire economy, and by industrial sector, 3-digit and 4-digit NAICS, state, MSA, and county.  They are also available by firm and establishment size and age.”

Business Dynamics Statistics

Access to Business Dynamics Statistics

Access to BDS data is free and open to the general public; this includes data downloads as well. BDS data featured in the following works of entrepreneurship research: