Entrepreneurial activity participation in China 2018, by business stage

This statistic displays the share of entrepreneurs in China as of June 2018, by phase of business. During the survey period, 3.2 percent of the respondents aged 18 to 64 years reported to be an owner-manager of an established business for more than 42 months.

Share of entrepreneurs in China as of June 2018, by phase of business

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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

China

Survey time period

April to June, 2018

Number of respondents

2,000+ adults

Age group

18-64 years

Special properties

based on 2018 GEM adult population survey

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

Definitions of listed indicators according to the source:
- Nascent entrepreneurship rate:
percentage of the 18-64 population who are currently nascent entrepreneurs, i.e., actively involved in setting up a business they will own or co-own; this business has not paid salaries, wages, or any other payments to the owners for more than three months;
- New business ownership rate:
percentage of the 18-64 population who are currently owner-manager of a new business, i.e., owning and managing a running business that has paid salaries, wages, or any other payments to the owners for more than three months, but not more than 42 months;
- Total early-stage entrepreneurial activity (TEA) rate:
percentage of the 18-64 population who are either a nascent entrepreneur or owner-manager of a new business (as defined above);
- Entrepreneurial employee activity (EEA) rate:
percentage of the 18-64 population who, as employees, have been involved in entrepreneurial activities such as developing or launching new goods or services, or setting up a new business unit, a new establishment, or a subsidiary;
- Established business ownership rate (EB):
percentage of the 18-64 population who are currently owner-manager of an established business, i.e., owning and managing a running business that has paid salaries, wages, or any other payments to the owners for more than 42 months;
- Discontinuation of businesses rate:
percentage of the 18-64 population who have discontinued a business in the past 12 months, either by selling, shutting down, or otherwise discontinuing an owner/management relationship with the business.

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