Starting a Business


Entrepreneurship is one of the keys to job creation in Saskatchewan. Entrepreneurs, working alone or in co-operatives, create the small businesses that provide most of the jobs in the province. The 2017 Small Business Profile report shows that:

  • Small businesses (those with fewer than 50 employees) account for 98.8% of the more than 148,533 businesses operating in Saskatchewan.
  • Small businesses provide most of the jobs in the province. In 2016, small businesses employed 31% of the province’s workers.
  • In 2016, small businesses accounted for 31% of Saskatchewan’s GDP.

     

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