Copyright 1999 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 4: Survival Rates for Firms Continuously Owned by the Same Person(s) by Industry

After One Year in Business After Two Years in Business After Three Years in Business After Four Years in Business After Five Years in Business
Firms Survivals Survival Rate Firms Survivals Survival Rate Firms Survivals Survival Rate Firms Survivals Survival Rate Firms Survivals Survival Rate
Agriculture 225 158 70.2% 173 108 62.4% 128 65 50.8% 82 43 52.4% 32 19 59.4%
Mining 253 180 71.1% 192 108 56.3% 140 63 45.0% 82 30 36.6% 30 9 30.0%
Construction 1,527 819 53.6% 1,228 495 40.3% 854 275 32.2% 478 127 26.6% 96 15 15.6%
Manufacturing 215 141 65.6% 162 93 57.4% 108 47 43.5% 52 17 32.7% 19 1 5.3%
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 423 293 69.3% 320 183 57.2% 214 101 47.2% 118 53 44.9% 42 14 33.3%
Wholesale Trade 426 291 68.3% 353 188 53.3% 241 113 46.9% 149 65 43.6% 48 19 39.6%
Retail Trade 1,339 955 71.3% 1,043 563 54.0% 714 316 44.3% 424 151 35.6% 98 31 31.6%
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 494 363 73.5% 399 246 61.7% 286 153 53.5% 157 83 52.9% 55 34 61.8%
Services 2,706 1,854 68.5% 2,111 1,128 53.4% 1,468 669 45.6% 909 366 40.3% 250 93 37.2%
Public Administration 31 30 96.8% 29 29 100.0% 21 21 100.0% 13 12 92.3% 2 2 100.0%
Total 7,639 5,084 66.6% 6,010 3,141 52.3% 4,174 1,823 43.7% 2,464 947 38.4% 672 237 35.3%


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