36,288 companies formed
780,766 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics
2020 sees Greater Manchester recording a new high of incorporations
Greater Manchester saw over 36,000 companies formed in 2020. Despite everything that happened during the year, it still saw 9.5% more companies than 2019.
There was a positive response across the county as numbers of dissolutions dipped and incorporation number grew. Manchester incorporated the vast majority forming 11,037 new businesses. Find out more from the breakdown below.
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