Small Business Index

Q3 2016 Small Business Index Survey Results

View the complete results from Wells Fargo/Gallup's Q3 2016 Small Business Index.

Published: August 04, 2016

Overall optimism among small businesses is back up in Q3 with an overall Index score of 68. The rebound for small business owners comes in thanks to:

  • 60% with a very or somewhat good cash flow over the past 12 months

  • 36% finding it very or somewhat easy to obtain credit, highest since Q4 2008

  • 68% considering their current financial situation very or somewhat good

  • 18% increasing the overall number of jobs at their company increase a lot or a little

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