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ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT The OECD is a unique forum where governments work together to address the economic, social andenvironmental challenges of globalisation. The OECD is also at the forefront of efforts to understand andto help governments respond to new developments and concerns, such as corporate governance, theinformation economy and the challenges of an ageing population. The Organisation provides a settingwhere governments can compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify goodpractice and work to co-ordinate domestic and international policies. The OECD member countries are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic,Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea,Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia,Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. The European Commissiontakes part in the work of the OECD. OECD Publishing disseminates widely the results of the Organisation’s statistics gathering andresearch on economic, social and environmental issues, as well as the conventions, guidelines andstandards agreed by its members. OECD PUBLISHING, 2, rue André-Pascal, 75775 PARIS CEDEX 16 (30 2011 02 1 P) ISBN 978-92-64-09576-2 – No. 58055 2011
Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2011Entrepreneurship at a Glance is a new, recurrent publication that presents an original collection of indicatorsfor measuring the state of entrepreneurship along with explanations of the policy context and interpretationof the data. This publication also includes special chapters that address measurement issues, and solutions,concerning entrepreneurship and its determinants. In this ﬁrst issue the special topics covered are: businessdemography and green entrepreneurs.This new publication is a product of the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme, which isa long-term programme of internationally-comparable policy-relevant entrepreneurship statistics. The workinvolves developing standard deﬁnitions and concepts and engaging countries and international Agencies inthe collection of data. An international group of statisticians and analysts provides guidance to the Programmethat beneﬁts from sponsorship by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in the United States and theInternational Consortium for Entrepreneurship (ICE).ContentsMeasuring entrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship indicators and business registers: The importance of international comparabilityMeasuring Green EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneurship indicatorsStructural indicators on the enterprise populationEnterprise birth, death and survivalEmployment creation and destructionEnterprise growthTimely indicators of entrepreneurshipWomen entrepreneurshipMigrant entrepreneurshipDeterminants of entrepreneurship: Selected indicators Please cite this publication as: OECD (2011), Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2011, OECD Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264097711-en This work is published on the OECD iLibrary, which gathers all OECD books, periodicals and statistical databases. Visit www.oecd-ilibrary.org, and do not hesitate to contact us for more information.2011 ISBN 978-92-64-09576-2 30 2011 02 1 P -:HSTCQE=U^Z[W: