United States Small Business Insights

We track three metrics to show the performance of small businesses in the United States.

A line graph showing the ups and downs in the United States Small Business sales since January 2017.

Small business sales in the United States slowed to a still healthy 11.3% y/y in March 2022.

A line graph showing monthly metrics for time to be paid.

Small businesses waited an average of 23.5 days to be paid in March 2022, the fastest pace in 2022.

A line graph showing monthly metrics for late payments

Payments to small businesses were, on average, 5.6 days late in March 2022 - the shortest time since May 2021.

Latest update and data

The United States Insights report

The latest on the state of small businesses in the United States.

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This month’s data

Download all the Xero Small Business Insights data in Excel format.

Latest data (ZIP file)

Methodology

An explanation of the data and how the metrics are constructed.

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