Small to Medium Enterprises
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As at February 2007:1
- 97% of enterprises were SMEs with 89% of enterprises employing five or fewer people;
- the number of SMEs had increased 2% since 2006;
- SMEs accounted for 31% of all employees with five or fewer employee firms accounting for 12% of all employees; and
- those employed by SME’s increased by 18% since 2001.
1 SMEs in New Zealand: Structure and Dynamics 2008, Ministry of Economic Development (MED) 2008.