191,915 companies formed

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

London continues to lead the way for UK business growth

Nearly 200,000 companies were formed in London in 2014, way ahead of the capital’s previous best figure and comfortably more than any other region of the UK. With around a third of new UK companies formed in London, it stands out across the world as a great place to do business.

Our infographic looks in more detail at company formations in London and compares the capital with other areas of the UK.