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Every year, we ask Halton business owners about the current business conditions in Halton and their outlook for the upcoming year. Below are highlights from the 2019 Halton Business Conditions Survey Report. You can download a copy from the Invest Halton Resource Library.
Innovation: 25% invest in R&D
Stage of Development: 56% are in growth stage
Profit outlook: 49% anticipate increase
Hiring outlook: 41% anticipate hiring
Capital expenditures: 62% planning capital expenditures
Global reach: 26% export
Halton Region monitors business and employment growth in the region through an annual door-to-door survey of all places of employment. This survey assists in the Region’s planning and economic development activities. Below are highlights from the 2017 Halton Employment Survey. You can download a copy from the Invest Halton Resource Library.
Number of Businesses: 13,413
Number of Jobs: 231,576
Annual Growth in Jobs: +7,277
Type of Jobs: 70% full-time
Major employers: Manufacturing, Retail, Education
Proportion of Small Business: 70%
The survey is open to businesses in Halton who are encouraged to participate.
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