The latest edition of this key report from the OECD is now available free to read online subscribers to the OECD library can download the full text. This year there are sections on the extent and nature of female entrepreneurship. This year there are also new sections on the ‘gig economy’.
Other useful sources of data on this topic. Try the World Bank doing business site which examines business regulation and the link with new business
GEDI Global Entrepreneurship Index. This source according to its website ‘collects data on the entrepreneurial attitudes, abilities and aspirations of the local population and then weights these against the prevailing social and economic ‘infrastructure’. 137 nations are covered.
Gem Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. GEM began in 1999 as a joint project between Babson College (USA) and London Business School (UK). It also looks at attitudes and national context
Consult the methodology on all of these websites to see what you are comparing.