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.