9,266 companies formed

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

North Yorkshire saw record growth in company formations in 2023

At the end of 2023 there were 65,895 registered businesses in North Yorkshire, a record figure that represents 5.7% growth on 2022. This was helped by a greater number of company formations than ever before: 9,266 against 5,885 the previous year.

This strong performance by North Yorkshire’s entrepreneurs sees the county rise two places in the national counties company formations league table, from 20th to 18th.

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