It Figures 09/05
Hispanic consumers, unhealthy entrepreneurs and more
This story first appeared in the September 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.
In 2006, small and midsize businesses are expected to account for
24% ofall spending on software, hardware and other technology worldwide.
Statistic Source: Gartner analyst Mika Krammer
1 in 2new Americans since 2000 is Hispanic.
Statistic Source: U.S. Census Bureau
70% ofentrepreneurs feel their businesses are adversely affecting their health or personal lives.
Statistic Source: MYOB UK
44% oflow-income consumers are cutting spending because of gas prices; only
18% ofthe affluent are.
Statistic Source: "The PULSE Report"
26%of affluent Americans plan to start a business after they retire.
Statistic Source: "U.S. Trust Survey of Affluent Americans"
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