Construction industry is one of the largest industrial sector in the United States that employs close to ten million people and makes a high contribution to the growth of the country's economy. In spite of the huge impact that the industry has on the US economy, construction businesses have a hard time surviving in the market, with construction companies having the least survival rate among all the industries. Five-year survival rate of construction companies is one of the lowest compared to other industries. This study aims at providing evidence that the construction industry suffers the most as compared to the other industries in terms of business survival rate. A General Linear Model was used for statistical analysis. Results show a significant difference between the construction industry and other industries providing evidence that the construction industry businesses have the least survival rate.
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