11,451 companies formed

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Record number of companies started in Merseyside in 2018

A record number of people managed to start a company in Merseyside in 2018. A total of 11,451 companies were formed here in 2018, with 5,334 new companies started in Liverpool. 2,198 in Wirral, 1,947 in Sefton, 1,046 in St. Helens and 912 in Knowlsley.

Explore our interactive infographic below to learn more about companies formed and dissolved in Merseyside.

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