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Montana Has High Rate of Entrepreneurial Activity

According to the Kauffman Index of Enterpreneurial Activity, the five states with the highest rates of entrepreneurial activity in 2006 were

1) Montana (0.60 percent)

2) Mississippi (0.52 percent)

3) Georgia (0.44 percent)

4) Oklahoma (0.43 percent)

5) Maine (0.42 percent)

According to the Kauffman Index, Montanans began more companies per person than residents of any other state, averaging 7 percent of people beginning small businesses each year in Montana.

The five states with the lowest rates of entrepreneurial activity were 1) Michigan (0.16 percent), 2) Pennsylvania (0.17 percent), 3) South Carolina (0.18 percent), 4) Illinois (0.18 percent), 5) Delaware (0.19 percent).

Information for 2007 has yet to be released

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Comment balloon 1 commentTaunya Fagan • February 03 2008 07:31PM
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