5,987 companies formed

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

Derbyshire saw a record number of new companies formed in 2014

Last year saw records tumble for new company formations in Derbyshire, with nearly 6,000 new companies started in the county. 1,756 of these were in Derby, with a further 805 companies formed in Bolsover, 555 in Amber Valley and 549 in Chesterfield.

The 39,463 companies now based in Derbyshire is nearly a third more than just 5 years ago.

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