It Figures 06/02

The number of homes with computers, where companies get startup capital and more
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  WHILE NOBODY was watching, computers finally found their way into the majority of U.S. homes in 2000.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau
  YOU THINK YOU'RE WIRED? Sweden outranks the U.S. with the best "information economy" in the world.

  HERE'S HOW MANY of our Hot 100 companies offered the following benefits. How does your benefit package measure up?

SOURCE: Entrepreneur's 2002 Hot 100
  MONEY DOESN'T GROW on trees, even for those entrepreneurs on our Hot 100 list. Here's where they got their start-up capital:

SOURCE: Entrepreneur's 2002 Hot 100
of industrial buyers get information on suppliers by logging on to their Web sites rather than calling.>
SOURCE: Thomas Register

of small businesses contribute in some way to charities and community groups.
SOURCE: Princeton Survey Research Associates

of e-shoppers worldwide say they do not fear making purchases from overseas Web sites.
SOURCE: WorldPay

  In 2006,
of new online consumers will be 50 or older.
SOURCE: Jupiter Media Metrix

of Americans hate their jobs.
SOURCE: The Gallup Group/The Discovery Group

3 in 5
employees feel their organizations aren't well-managed.
SOURCE: The Gallup Group/The Discovery Group


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