757 companies formed

UK  900,006 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics

Isle of Man has a successful year for company formations

The Isle of Wight’s entrepreneurs have somewhat picked up the pace in 2023. There were 5.5 new incorporations per 1,000 people, an improvement on 2022’s 4.7. In total there were 757 company formations, a rise of 16.1% over the 652 companies formed in 2022. The total number of companies has been rising gradually over the last 3 years and at the end of 2023 stood at 6,580. So growth is present in the Isle of Wight, albeit modest – and it keeps its 46th place in the company formations league table of English counties.

Our infographic of 2023 company incorporation activity in the Isle of Wight 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 the Isle of Wight, you’ll find our simple online company registration service helpful.