13,840 companies formed

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

Hampshire has record year for new company formations in 2014

2014 was a record year new company formation in Hampshire, with more companies created in the county than in any year previously. Hampshire also formed more companies than any neighbouring county in 2014.

There were 2,236 new companies formed in Portsmouth, followed by 2,027 in Southampton, 1,265 in Basingstoke and Deane and 1,195 in Winchester.

Our infographic breaks down the performance of Hampshire and compares it with other counties.