Number of Establishments

Description of the Indicator
This indicator identifies the number of businesses in the region and state.

Why is it important?
Identifying the number of business establishments in a region is important to understanding current and future economic patterns.

How is the region performing?
Both Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties saw growth in 2022 after declines in 2020 due to COVID and even further declines in 2021. Wayne County and the Commonwealth started their COVID recovery in 2021.