July 25, 2014
Missouri Businesses by Size
Missouri had about 171,059 private sector employers in 2013. Very small businesses comprised a majority of this total, with 76% of Missouri businesses employing less than ten people. Firms employing 1–49 workers made up 98 percent of all businesses in Missouri.
New Short-term and Long-term Industry Projections Released by MERIC
The Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) has recently released industry short-term and long-term employment projections. The projections are calculated using historic industry employment from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.