Challenges facing U.S. SME owners in 2017

This statistic shows the challenges small and medium sized business owners in the United States expect their enterprise to face in the next 12 months, based on the Statista survey conducted between September 28th and October 7th, 2016. 51.9 percent of SME owners felt that the current economic climate would present a challenge to their ability to run their business in the coming 12 months.

Which issues do you expect to be a challenge to running your enterprise in the next 12 months?

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Source

Release date

October 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 28 to October 7, 2016

Number of respondents

104 respondents

Special properties

Owners of small and medium sized enterprises with at least 1 employee

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Small to medium businesses are defined as those having less than 500 employees.
SME owners were asked "Which of the following issues do you expect to be a challange to running your enterprise in the next 12 months?"
Data shows the top-2-boxes: Respondents who felt that the issue was either a major or a moderate challenge.

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