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2017 Small Business Credit Survey


The Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS) is a national collaboration of the 12 Reserve Banks of the Federal Reserve System. The survey gathers perspectives on small business conditions, and financing needs, decisions, and outcomes, and provides valuable insight to policymakers, researchers, and service providers. The 2017 SBCS, conducted between September and December of 2017, collected responses from 14,465 firms in all 50 states. For more information and background on the SBCS, click here.

Results from the 2017 SBCS are available on Featured reports include the following:

For any questions about the Small Business Credit Survey, please contact Ann Marie Wiersch at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland at 216.579.2423 or