Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

U.S. Census Small Business Pulse Survey Updates: Phase 8

Last Updated on Mar 16, 2022 at 9:47am | Garrett County Economic Development

The U.S. Census Bureau is in a unique position to produce data on the social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households and small businesses. 
 
 
Based on responses collected February 28 through March 6, 2022, the Small Business Pulse Survey estimates that:
 
  • 20.5% of U.S. small businesses report that their business has returned to its normal level of operations
 
Percentage of small businesses that report their business has returned to its normal level of operations. Data collected 02/28/2022 to 03/06/2022.
 
 
 
  • 46.1% of U.S. construction small businesses were affected by availability of supplies or inputs used to provide goods or services in the last week. For responses collected 2/21-2/27, this statistic was 48.9%
  • 15.6% of U.S. accommodation and food services small businesses experienced a decrease in the total number of hours worked by paid employees in the last week. For responses collected 2/21-2/27, this statistic was 16.6%
  • 17.8% of U.S. small businesses report being affected by availability of current employees to work in the last week. For responses collected 2/21-2/27, this statistic was 19.9%
  • 20.7% of U.S. small businesses report a decrease in revenues in the last week. For responses collected 2/21-2/27, this statistic was 22.5%
  • U.S. small businesses experienced decreases in foreign supplier and production delays. 18.0% reported foreign supplier delays and 12.7% production delays in the last week. For 2/21-2/27, these were 19.1% and 13.9%, respectively
 
In the last week, did this business have any of the following?
 
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