The Chamber prepares comprehensive quantitative snapshots of business sectors and topics to help business and political leaders make informed decisions.
Released on a quarterly basis and compiled from 1,000 unique phone interviews with small business owners and operators each quarter, the Index delivers a comprehensive quantitative snapshot of the small business sector as well as explores small business owners’ perspectives on the latest economic and business trends.
Special Small Business Reports
- MetLife & U.S. Chamber Special Report on the State of the Workforce (Oct. 2021)The latest survey of small businesses shows that those who have initiated the hiring process are finding it more difficult now than this summer to find candidates to fill job openings.
- MetLife & U.S. Chamber Special Report on the State of the Workforce (July 2021)In July 2021, an equal number of small business owners say they are more optimistic or more pessimistic compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic began, this poll shows.
- MetLife & U.S. Chamber Special Report on Women-Owned Small Businesses During COVID-19The coronavirus pandemic disproportionately affected female-owned small businesses, according to this poll.
- MetLife & U.S. Chamber Special Report on Race and Inequality on Main StreetThe coronavirus pandemic hit minority-owned small businesses disproportionately hard, this poll shows.
RSM US LLP and the U.S. Chamber have joined forces to present this first-of-its-kind middle market economic index, developed in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The Index is designed to accurately reflect business conditions in the U.S. middle market, while providing a statistically significant measure of the health and outlook for these businesses.