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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 June 2021. As of June 2021, Hamilton was home to an estimated 34,653 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 hunting502
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction17
Wholesale trade540
Retail trade1523
Transportation and warehousing2521
Information and cultural industries411
Finance and insurance2089
Real estate and rental and leasing9652
Professional, scientific and technical services3627
Management of companies and enterprises368
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1549
Educational services383
Health care and social assistance2443
Arts, entertainment and recreation609
Accommodation and food services430
Other services (except public administration)2113
Public administration2

Source: Canadian Business Counts, June 2021

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