How Many Businesses Fail Each Year?

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Up to one fifth of the 400,000 businesses that start up each year fail within the first 12 months of operation. This gives an approximate figure of 80,000 businesses failing annually. This is according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) revelations during the Startup Awards.
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A little over fifty percent of all businesses fail each year. Maybe it is lack of planning, wrong business, bad luck or lack of drive.
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Traditionally, common lore of business practice has held that approximately 50 percent of businesses fail in the first year. This number has also been held to increase dramatically
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The department of education estimates that 82% of kids in the U.S. are failing.
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