Supporting Small Businesses and their Banks

Total Small Business Lending in the United States

Published: 21 September, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC — AASBL research shows that small business lending has declined precipitously in 2011, compared to previous years pre- and post-recession. Inflation-adjusted small business lending is now at 84% of what it was for the same period in 2006.

Total Small
Business Loans
AASBL
Inflation-Adjusted Index
2006$263,417,3931.000
2007$289,948,0721.070
2008$296,456,9391.054
2009$287,671,5581.026
2010$273,107,9920.959
2011$247,173,7800.844
Source: AASBL, Federal Reserve