Latest UK company formation statistics

The latest UK company formation statistics are now available. Compilied using data supplied from Jordans Business Information services, the company formation statistics continue to indicate a strong growth in the number of new companies incorporated throughout the UK.


Statistics for January 2017

The map below demonstrates the distribution by region of the 54,586 new companies formed in January 2017. The highest concentration of new company formations, outside of London and the surrounding areas (19,011 new companies), was in the North West of England (6,263 new companies), with the region also seeing an increase of 26% in the number of new companies formed compared to January 2016.

Monitoring trends in company formations for your region can provide a useful insight into growth, development and competition. For month-by-month statistics and a comparison to the previous year for selected UK cities, visit our Regional Business Start-ups page.


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