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This table provides an overview on the number of zero-employee businesses (including not-for-profit organizations and register charities) that were estimated to be operating in Hamilton as of December 2022. As of December 2022, Hamilton was home to an estimated 37,111 businesses with zero employees.

Hamilton’s Zero-Employee Business Counts by 2-Digit NAICS code and size of business (includes registered charities and not-for-profit organizations)

IndustryZero Employee Establishments
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting498
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction10
Wholesale trade491
Retail trade1,457
Transportation and warehousing2,559
Information and cultural industries443
Finance and insurance1,996
Real estate and rental and leasing10,573
Professional, scientific and technical services3,747
Management of companies and enterprises351
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1,438
Educational services371
Health care and social assistance2,523
Arts, entertainment and recreation522
Accommodation and food services442
Other services (except public administration)1,961
Public administration2

Source: Canadian Business Counts, June 2021

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