9,641 companies formed

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

Over 50,000 companies now based in Merseyside after record year of new formations

9,641 new companies were formed in Merseyside in 2014, a record-breaking performance and 12% up on the previous best. That meant the number of companies based in Merseyside surpassed 50,000 for the first time, standing now at 52,813.

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