Entrepreneurial incentives in early stage in China 2018, by gender

This statistic displays the motivation for early-stage entrepreneurial activity in China as of June 2018, by gender. During the survey period, 72.4 percent of Chinese female early stage entrepreneurs replied that they started their own business because they had an opportunity.

Motivation for early-stage entrepreneurial activity in China as of June 2018, by gender

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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:
- Necessity-driven:
percentage of the population aged 18–64 years who have started a business out of necessity because they had no other option.
- Opportunity-driven:
percentage of the population aged 18–64 years who have started a business out of an opportunity.

The survey data shows that 10.4 percent of the total respondents reported to be involved in early stage of entrepreneurial activity, either in the process of starting a business or already started a business which is less than 42 months old.

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