Size of Business Data – 2004–present

Archived Size Data 1994-2003

These tables are from "California Size of Business – – Number of Businesses by Employment Size, Industry, and County" for the third quarters of 2004 to present.  

Definitions of Terms and Source Notes.

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All Data Tables (Zip file) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Data for California:
  (Quarterly 2009 - 2014)
                   
Charts - Number of Businesses and Number of Employees by Size of Business (Based on Table 1 – Adobe Acrobat format) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Number of Businesses, Number of Employees, and Third Quarter Payroll by Size of Business   (Table 1) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Third Quarter Payroll and Number of Businesses by Size of Business - Classified by Industry   (Table 2A) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Number of Employees by Size Category – Classified by Industry   (Table 2B) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Data for Counties:                    
Third Quarter Payroll and Number of Businesses by Size
Category - Classified by County  (Table 3A)
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Number of Employees by Size Category - Classified by County   (Table 3B) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Data for Metropolitan Areas (Definition):                    
Bakersfield MSA (Kern County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Chico MSA (Butte County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
El Centro MSA (Imperial County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Fresno MSA (Fresno County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Hanford-Corcoran MSA (Kings County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MD (Los Angeles County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Madera MSA (Madera County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Merced MSA (Merced County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Modesto MSA (Stanislaus County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Napa MSA (Napa County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward MD (Alameda & Contra Costa Counties) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura MSA (Ventura County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Redding MSA (Shasta County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario MSA (Riverside & San Bernardino Counties) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville MSA (El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento & Yolo Counties) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Salinas MSA (Monterey County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos MSA (San Diego County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD (Marin, San Francisco & San Mateo Counties) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA (Santa Clara & San Benito Counties) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles MSA (San Luis Obispo County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine MD (Orange County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta MSA (Santa Barbara County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA (Santa Cruz County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Santa Rosa-Petaluma MSA (Sonoma County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Stockton MSA (San Joaquin County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Vallejo-Fairfield MSA (Solano County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Visalia-Tulare-Porterville MSA (Tulare County) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Yuba City MSA (Sutter & Yuba Counties) 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

For a explanation of what industries are included.

Additional size of business data by county and industry are available from the U.S. Census Bureau in their "County Business Patterns" report. The data for 1998 to the present are available by NAICS and 1994 to 1997 by Standard Industry Classification.