9,788 companies formed

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

Record company formations in Lancashire as companies based there top 60,000

2014 was a record year for businesses in Lancashire, with the number of companies formed approaching 10,000. This unprecedented flood of new incorporations helped to push the number of companies based in Lancashire above 60,000 for the first time.

Our infographic examines 2014 company formations in Lancashire and compares its performance with other areas of the UK.