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Becoming an entrepreneur! Why do it?

Becoming an entrepreneur! Why do it?

Today we are sharing an infographic that was produced late last year – so it will be interesting to see how the stats compare at the end of 2013!

‘If you’re a budding entrepreneur or an existing self-starter, you’ll no doubt be interested in finding out what you can expect for the first 5 years in business, or how your venture compares with other start-ups.

Our infographic below gives you the lowdown on what it’s like to be an entrepreneur – from how much holiday you could expect in the first year, to the chances of business survival. Read on for the stats – #The term ‘Birth Rate’ refers to birth of a business.
Entrepreneurs in numbers


This infographic was provided by Barclays (*visit here for more information about their
business research)

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About Jayne Ryan

Jayne Ryan is a writer, creative coach, and Deputy Editor for Women Unlimited. You can connect with Jayne at or via the social media icons below. As a farewell gift to the Women Unlimited community Jayne has made her current book 'Wisdom Is The New Black' available from her site as a free download for the month of April!


  1. This is the way to freedom , happiness and independence. Inspiration and a positive attitude are really important to make it big as an entrepreneur. These stats don’t surprise me because I have met people who are entrepreneurs and those who possess those qualities. They all have inspiration and positivism in common.

  2. Hii Jayne Ryan
    “Its good to be a entreprenous than a bad job” this is what i think.This is really a nice article which even give a motivation and also let me to think.First few years of any business person life is very bad and no one wants to live and rest of life is everybody want to live.

  3. To be an entrepreneur and having my own business has always been eye catching for me. I found your thoughts so inspirational and motivating. Thank you for sharing your ideas. To be successful in your life you must be hard working and enthusiastic. I hope that my career path leads me towards entrepreneurship.

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