5,723 companies formed

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

Norfolk achieves a record year for company formations in 2023

A greater number of new companies were formed in Norfolk in 2023 than in any previous year. The figure of 5,723 new businesses formed was an increase of 6.3% over 2022 and brought the total number of registered companies in the county to an all-time high of 48,437.

This strong performance has allowed Norfolk to keep its 33rd place in the national counties league table of company formations. It has climbed from 37th place in 2020.

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