In India, the size of MSME sector is estimated to be 15,63,974 units. Out of all the total working enterprises present in India, the Micro Enterprises accounted to about 94.94%, followed by Small enterprises (4.89%) and Medium sized enterprises (0.17%). Of the total working enterprises there are about 67.10% of manufacturing enterprises and 32.90% of service enterprises.
In India, Urban sector enterprises are more than rural sector. According to the Ministry of MSME sector, the 45% units were located in rural area and about 55% of MESME units were located in urban areas. Out of all these enterprises, manufacturing enterprises accounted for 67% and 33% of service enterprises (services 16.78% and repairing & maintenance 16.13) in India.
According to the Ministry of MSME India, about 90.08% of registered MSME sector were proprietary concerns. It was followed by Partnership (4.01%), Private companies (2.78%), Public Limited companies (0.54%), Cooperatives (0.30%), and others (2.30%).