8,541 companies formed

UK  771,617 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics

Staffordshire sees exiting growth in new company incorporations during 2021.

8,541 new companies were formed in Staffordshire in 2021, a 10.63% increase on 2020. This is particularly exciting for locals when considering the UK as a whole saw new incorporations fall by 1.2%.

Unfortunately – as is the overall UK trend – the number of businesses closing down in Staffordshire during 2021 was 6,245 which represents a 27.84% increase on 2020. Despite this, the county rises a notable 2 positions on the company formation league table to 22nd.

Take a look at our infographic which examines company start-up activity in Staffordshire in 2021. As well as summarising the area, our analysis breaks down performance by borough and even looks at individual wards.

If you want to register a company in Staffordshire, you’ll find our simple company registration service helpful.