Entrepreneurial Breadth

Entrepreneurial breadth is the number of non-farm proprietorships divided by total non-farm employment multiplied by 100. Entrepreneurship is considered by many researchers to be an effective economic development strategy.

In Georgia, as in the rest of the country, rural counties tend to have higher breadth than urban counties because of the large number of smaller firms in those areas. Urban counties tend to have higher depth.

Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis Regional Economic Accounts

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