How Many Small Businesses are Started Each Year?

Over 6000000 small businesses are started each year in the United States alone. This does include all of the small home online business started as well. Wow that is a lot of new businesses started each year. There are alot of them that fail as well here is a pretty useful site that gives a lot of info on these new business web.sba.gov/faqs/faqindex.cfm?areaID=24, keep in mind every where you look the numbers do vary!