14,307 companies formed

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

Merseyside achieves a new record for company formations in 2023

Merseyside had 14,307 new businesses formed in 2023 – a new record for company formations that brought the total number of companies in the county to an all-time high of 83,450.

This 2.7% year on year growth in company numbers is a strong performance by Merseyside’s entrepreneurs that sees it gain a place in the national counties company formations league table from 12th to 11th.

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