It Figures 09/05
Hispanic consumers, unhealthy entrepreneurs and more
In 2006, small and midsize businesses are expected to account for
24% ofall spending on software, hardware and other technology worldwide.
1 in 2new Americans since 2000 is Hispanic.
70% ofentrepreneurs feel their businesses are adversely affecting their health or personal lives.
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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