The Best Industries For Starting a Business Right Now

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Home Health Care

Despite this year's legislation, health care costs – particularly at hospitals and primary-care providers – are soaring. As the elderly population also grows and demands less expensive, out-of-hospital care, the industry is expected to expand by an average of 4.9 percent through 2014, according to IBISWorld. This industry, which was also on Inc.'s 2009 list, has been strong for years and yet retains a low barrier to entry. Sub-sectors of the field include physical therapy and ambulatory delivery of new technologies. Non-medical home-care hiring is expected to grow by more than 50 percent before 2018.