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Veteran-owned firms had sales/receipts of $1.220 trillion, 5.793 million employees, and annual payroll of $210 billion. Employer firms were responsible for 92.3 percent of the receipts, $1.126 trillion. – US Census Bureau.–Quote #1
According to the Census Bureau, in 2007 there were 2.45 million businesses with majority ownership by veterans. Of these, 491,000 were employers and 1.956 million were non-employers. They represented 9 percent of all U.S. firms. – US Census Bureau.–Quote #2
Veteran-owned employer businesses were slightly more likely to offer benefits such as health insurance, contributions to retirement plans, profit sharing, and paid leave than businesses overall. – US Census Bureau.–Quote #3
FedEx, Chick-Fil-A, Wal-Mart, and Little Caesars Pizza, and Home Depot are all Fortune 1000 companies that have been started by Veterans – National Association of Veteran Owned Businesses.–Quote #4
About 60 percent of the private-sector net new jobs are from existing establishments and about 40 percent from the churn of startups minus closures in the last two decades. - Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Employment Dynamics.–Quote #5