10,830 companies formed

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

Company formation figures highlight Cheshire as a great place to do business

Over 10,000 companies were formed in Cheshire for the first time in 2014. There were 4,176 new companies formed in Warrington, followed by 3,724 in Cheshire East, 2,281 in Cheshire West and Chester and 659 in Halton.

The strong performance by entrepreneurs in Cheshire also meant that the total number of companies based in the county passed 60,000 for the first time.

Our infographic examines 2014 company formations in Cheshire and compares the performance of the county with others.