NUMBER OF BUSINESS INCORPORATIONS AND FAILURES
Nebraska - Selected Years
  New Failures Starts 1
Year Incorporations Number Liabilities Number Employment
1950 --- 41 $721,000 --- ---
1955 --- 20 2,366,000 --- ---
1960 --- 32 2,366,000 --- ---
1965 --- 56 3,111,000 --- ---
1970 --- 42 5,550,000 --- ---
1975 --- 64 120,100,000 --- ---
1980 --- 119 31,000,000 --- ---
1981 --- 133 47,000,000 --- ---
1982 --- 146 36,300,000 --- ---
1983 --- 104 21,700,000 --- ---
1984 2 2,683 106 79,700,000 --- ---
1985 2,617 487 179,100,000 1,237 9,319
1986 2,608 369 92,722,930 1,171 8,195
1987 2,610 678 295,671,307 1,139 7,249
1988 2,692 269 171,292,521 934 5,538
1989 2,700 216 35,507,992 647 4,679
1990 2,934 358 82,252,888 603 3,030
1991 3,093 536 57,191,394 568 3,073
1992 3,302 633 53,018,913 703 3,839
1993 3,458 398 38,193,632 708 3,913
1994 3,447 315 29,450,860 775 4,803
1995 3,360 323 17,108,864 634 2,947
1996 3,453 392 53,707,353 725 3,848
1997 3,523 479 42,374,565 648 4,402
1998 3,348 NA NA 565 3,971
1999 NA NA NA 614 3,563
1 D&B's "business starts series consists of newly opened active establishments. It does not include
changes in ownership of previously operating businesses, mergers or changes in business name . . . ."
2 Beginning in 1984, includes failures of banks, railroads, real estate, insurance, holding, and
financial companies, etc.
Sources: Dun & Bradstreet Corporation,"Business Failure Record," 1998; "New Business
Incorporations," December 1999; and "Business Starts Record," Internet release March 2000.


Last Updated on 10/25/00
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