Performance Stats for the SBA

Is the SBA doing more with less? The numbers say yes. But critics question whether the agency is reaching those who need it most.
Advertisement
  Richmond District Nationwide
  2001 2006 2001 2006
Small businesses counseled by the SBA and its partners 11,515 24,744 1,214,011 1,527,729
7(a) loans approved 440 1,109 42,957 97,290
Percentage of 7(a) and 504 loan dollars to African Americans 4.7% 7.4% 3.1% 3.4%
Dollar value of approved 7(a) loans (millions) $112 $169 $9,894 $14.524
Annual budget (in millions)* $2.2 $1.7 $674 $443
Number of employees* 30 17 2,971 2,147

* Excludes disaster lending and congressional earmarks

Back to Does the SBA Still Matter?

Last updated: May 1, 2007




Register on Inc.com today to get full access to:
All articles  |  Magazine archives | Livestream events | Comments
EMAIL
PASSWORD
EMAIL
FIRST NAME
LAST NAME
EMAIL
PASSWORD

Or sign up using: