1,554 companies formed

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

Modest growth sees Northumberland keep its place in company formations league table

Northumberland saw a modest rise in company formations in 2023 of 1,554 against 1,527 in 2022. This meant that the county ended the year with 3.3% more companies than it did the year before: 12,830 against 12,420, a rise of 3.3%. Company dissolutions were up slightly as well, which kept overall growth flat. A total of 1,275 companies closed their doors in 2023 versus 1,137 in 2022. Northumberland therefore kept its 45th place in the national company formations league table.

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