7,013 companies formed

UK  669,855 companies formed in the UK in total  View national statistics


Strong growth in company formation in Bedfordshire in 2018

Bedfordshire witnessed a significant increase in company formations in 2018, with 7,013 companies formed in the year. That compares with 6,469 new companies formed in 2017, and brings the total number of companies based in the county to 42,015 at the end of 2018.

Across the county, there were positive figures. 2,820 company formations took place in Luton, 2,577 in Central Bedfordshire and 1,607 in Bedford.

You can find more details in the infographic below about when and where companies were formed in Bedfordshire in 2018, including a breakdown of which types of companies were formed. There’s also a comparison of Bedfordshire’s performance compared with other areas of the UK.

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