18,955 companies formed

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

Company incorporations in Essex in 2022 reflect wider UK performance

18,955 new companies were formed in Essex during 2022 meaning the total count of businesses registered in Essex grew by 4.5% over the year – comparable to the performance of the UK as a whole (which saw growth of 4.6% over the same period).

That said, Essex has dropped a spot in the league table of total companies registered by county but still maintains a strong position in the top 5 with Basildon, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock accounting for over 35% of the new businesses.

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