7,528 companies formed

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Derbyshire hits record high number of companies in 2023

Despite a slight drop in company formations year on year, Derbyshire ended 2023 with a record number of registered businesses.

7,528 companies were formed in 2023 versus 7,764 in 2022, meaning growth has slowed slightly, but there were still more registered companies in the county than ever before: 57,297. This was 2.9% more than at the end of 2022. Derbyshire is still showing growth despite a difficult business environment including high costs and rising interest rates.

Our infographic of 2023 company incorporation activity in Derbyshire gives further details about companies formed in the county during the year and how it compares with the performance of other counties in England.

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