8,527 companies formed

UK  805,141 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics

Entrepreneurial spirit evident in Dorset company formation numbers.

After the pandemic years instilled a measure of uncertainty for the future of local businesses, the total number of businesses registered in Dorset recovered to a respectable 61,217. This is an incredibly welcome statistic to the local business when considering this alongside an impressive 8,427 new company incorporations.

This equates to an enviable growth rate of 8.4% – the highest since 2015 and also significantly above the national growth rate of 4.6%.

If you’d like to start a new company in Dorset, you’ll find our simple online company registration service  helpful.