Small Business Index

Q2 2016 Small Business Index Survey Results

View the complete results from Wells Fargo/Gallup's Q2 2016 Small Business Index.

Published: April 14, 2016

In Q2 2016, small business owners’ optimism dropped from 67 points in Q1 to 64 points. Possible drivers for this dip may include:

  • 69% feel presidential candidates aren’t discussing issues important to them

  • 30% reported company revenue decreased a little or a lot over the past 12 months

  • 21% found it very or somewhat difficult to obtain credit

  • 15% had the number of overall jobs at their company decrease a lot or a little over the past 12 months

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