3,793 companies formed

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

Outstanding growth in the number of businesses based in Durham

2014 saw a record number of company formations in Durham and the 7.7% growth in active companies in the county was the highest in the region.

There were 1,933 companies formed in County Durham, followed by 735 in Stockton-on-Tees, 580 in Hartlepool and 545 in Darlington.

Our infographic illustrates company formations in the Durham and compares its performance with other counties.