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Between 2008 and 2011, more than half of jobs were generated by High-Growth Enterprises

In this period, those enterprises generated more than 3.2 million job posts, or 56.0% of the employment created by enterprises with one or more salaried persons. In 2011, even though representing just 1.5% of the enterprises with at least one salaried employed person, organic High-Growth Enterprises (organic HGE) were responsible for almost half (48.5%) of the salaried jobs. Those enterprises were on average 13.7 years old and, most of them had between 10 and 49 salaried employees. From 2008 to 2011, the number of salaried employed persons in the HGE increased, on average, 175.5%. The economic activity with the highest percentage (12.6%) of organic High-Growth Enterprises was Construction. Regionally, the proportion of local units of organic high-growth enterpr


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November 18, 2013


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