5,953 companies formed

UK  586,784 companies formed in the UK in total  View national statistics

2014 saw amazing growth in the number of businesses based in Bedfordshire

2014 was a record year for new companies formed in Bedfordshire, with 2,435 new companies formed in Luton, 2,078 in Central Bedfordshire and 1,440 in Bedford itself.

The 8.4% yearly growth rate in total businesses based in Bedfordshire is one of the highest in England. There are over 42% more companies in the county than there were just 5 years ago.

Our infographic breaks down the performance of the county and compares it with others.