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Company Formations in 2016: Buckinghamshire

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???? Businesses formed in Buckinghamshire during 2016

5.2% more companies in Buckinghamshire compared to 2015

New businesses in Buckinghamshire mapped

Aylesbury Vale 1,720 formed

Chiltern 991 formed

Milton Keynes 3,054 formed

South Bucks 1,067 formed

Wycombe 1,685 formed

Companies formed in 2016 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Buckinghamshire compares.

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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2015: 1st
London
209,869
2nd 2015: 2nd
Greater Manchester
32,999
3rd 2015: 3rd
West Midlands
31,162
4th 2015: 4th
West Yorkshire
17,837
5th 2015: 6th
Hertfordshire
17,671
17th 2015: 16th
Buckinghamshire
8,523
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2015: 1st
London
209,869
5th 2015: 6th
Hertfordshire
17,671
10th 2015: 24th
Bedfordshire
13,677
16th 2015: 14th
Berkshire
9,081
17th 2015: 16th
Buckinghamshire
8,523
22nd 2015: 23rd
Northamptonshire
7,050
36th 2015: 33rd
Oxfordshire
4,517
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2015: 1st
London
209,869
2nd 2015: 2nd
Greater Manchester
32,999
3rd 2015: 3rd
West Midlands
31,162
4th 2015: 4th
West Yorkshire
17,837
5th 2015: 6th
Hertfordshire
17,671
6th 2015: 5th
Essex
15,887
7th 2015: 10th
Cheshire
15,328
8th 2015: 7th
Kent
14,577
9th 2015: 8th
Hampshire
14,249
10th 2015: 24th
Bedfordshire
13,677
11th 2015: 34th
Wiltshire
11,837
12th 2015: 9th
Surrey
11,070
13th 2015: 12th
Merseyside
10,617
14th 2015: 11th
Lancashire
10,600
15th 2015: 13th
South Yorkshire
9,265
16th 2015: 14th
Berkshire
9,081
17th 2015: 16th
Buckinghamshire
8,523
18th 2015: 18th
Leicestershire
8,307
19th 2015: 17th
Dorset
8,113
20th 2015: 15th
East Sussex
7,939
21st 2015: 22nd
Staffordshire
7,618
22nd 2015: 23rd
Northamptonshire
7,050
23rd 2015: 20th
Nottinghamshire
6,642
24th 2015: 39th
Worcestershire
6,602
25th 2015: 21st
North Yorkshire
6,525
26th 2015: 27th
Tyne and Wear
6,380
27th 2015: 19th
Derbyshire
6,271
28th 2015: 25th
Cambridgeshire
6,208
29th 2015: 26th
West Sussex
5,996
30th 2015: 30th
Devon
5,703
31st 2015: 28th
Lincolnshire
5,698
32nd 2015: 29th
Gloucestershire
5,639
33rd 2015: 31st
Somerset
5,328
34th 2015: 32nd
Bristol
5,196
35th 2015: 35th
Warwickshire
4,709
36th 2015: 33rd
Oxfordshire
4,517
37th 2015: 36th
Norfolk
4,480
38th 2015: 37th
Suffolk
4,291
39th 2015: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,080
40th 2015: 38th
Durham
4,017
41st 2015: 41st
Shropshire
2,496
42nd 2015: 42nd
Cornwall
2,468
43rd 2015: 43rd
Cumbria
1,979
44th 2015: 44th
Northumberland
1,302
45th 2015: 45th
Herefordshire
853
46th 2015: 46th
Isle of Wight
545
47th 2015: 47th
Rutland
217

New incorporations in 2016 per 1000 Man standing people

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In Buckinghamshire

11.3

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Type of companies formed in Buckinghamshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (8,298 companies)

3% Other company types (225 companies)

Other company types breakdown (225 companies)

Total companies in Buckinghamshire by the end of 2016

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Businesses formed in Buckinghamshire during 2016

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Businesses dissolved in Buckinghamshire during 2016

meaning there is a total of

62,413

businesses registered in Buckinghamshire at the end of 2016.

5.2% more companies in Buckinghamshire compared to 2015

Surrounding counties 2016 breakdown & comparison

Hertfordshire

104,699 total businesses
17,671 formed in 2016
11,308 dissolved in 2016

Northamptonshire

40,600 total businesses
7,050 formed in 2016
4,393 dissolved in 2016

Oxfordshire

38,413 total businesses
4,517 formed in 2016
3,529 dissolved in 2016

London

1,070,255 total businesses
209,869 formed in 2016
152,312 dissolved in 2016

Bedfordshire

44,451 total businesses
13,677 formed in 2016
4,414 dissolved in 2016

Berkshire

64,828 total businesses
9,081 formed in 2016
7,364 dissolved in 2016

Buckinghamshire

62,413 total businesses
8,523 formed in 2016
6,466 dissolved in 2016

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aston Clinton & Stoke Mandeville
51
73
22
Bedgrove
19
30
11
Buckingham North
70
74
4
Buckingham South
46
69
23
Central & Walton
87
153
66
Coldharbour
31
145
114
Edlesborough
43
71
28
Elmhurst
26
39
13
Gatehouse
110
152
42
Great Brickhill & Newton Longville
41
48
7
Great Horwood
32
38
6
Grendon Underwood & Brill
31
41
10
Haddenham & Stone
49
66
17
Long Crendon
31
22
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Luffield Abbey
18
14
-4
Mandeville & Elm Farm
29
46
17
Marsh Gibbon
20
20
0
Oakfield & Bierton
27
49
22
Oakley
16
19
3
Pitstone & Cheddington
33
37
4
Quainton
13
12
-1
Riverside
31
66
35
Southcourt
19
24
5
Steeple Claydon
11
20
9
Stewkley
19
21
2
Tingewick
23
26
3
Waddesdon
19
19
0
Walton Court & Hawkslade
16
32
16
Watermead
7
15
8
Wendover & Halton
44
58
14
Wing
14
26
12
Wingrave
43
65
22
Winslow
88
130
42
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amersham Common
24
29
5
Amersham Town
33
48
15
Amersham-on-the-Hill
68
104
36
Asheridge Vale and Lowndes
27
38
11
Ashley Green Latimer and Chenies
12
29
17
Austenwood
9
18
9
Ballinger South Heath and Chartridge
18
16
-2
Central
59
78
19
Chalfont Common
26
29
3
Chalfont St Giles
43
61
18
Chesham Bois and Weedon Hill
25
38
13
Cholesbury The Lee and Bellingdon
9
16
7
Chorleywood North & Sarratt
1
1
Gold Hill
10
9
-1
Great Missenden
15
39
24
Hilltop and Townsend
34
43
9
Holmer Green
37
30
-7
Little Chalfont
38
89
51
Little Missenden
8
13
5
Newtown
22
25
3
Penn and Coleshill
25
48
23
Prestwood and Heath End
40
38
-2
Ridgeway
9
11
2
Seer Green
14
12
-2
St Mary's and Waterside
91
115
24
Vale
12
14
2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bletchley East
275
247
-28
Bletchley Park
75
151
76
Bletchley West
51
69
18
Bradwell
104
115
11
Broughton
136
200
64
Campbell Park & Old Woughton
63
122
59
Central Milton Keynes
461
405
-56
Danesborough & Walton
82
110
28
Loughton & Shenley
103
187
84
Monkston
94
133
39
Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope
56
79
23
Newport Pagnell South
119
164
45
Olney
83
101
18
Shenley Brook End
94
133
39
Stantonbury
112
160
48
Stony Stratford
96
143
47
Tattenhoe
100
129
29
Wolverton
156
249
93
Woughton & Fishermead
117
157
40
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beaconsfield North
53
49
-4
Beaconsfield South
90
162
72
Beaconsfield West
48
50
2
Burnham Church & Beeches
119
133
14
Burnham Lent Rise & Taplow
83
81
-2
Denham
60
85
25
Farnham & Hedgerley
49
63
14
Gerrards Cross
120
180
60
Iver Heath
43
68
25
Iver Village & Richings Park
68
105
37
Stoke Poges
47
46
-1
Wexham & Fulmer
24
45
21
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
175
266
91
Bledlow and Bradenham
15
21
6
Booker and Cressex
25
27
2
Bourne End-cum-Hedsor
53
65
12
Bowerdean
38
34
-4
Chiltern Rise
17
47
30
Disraeli
47
57
10
Downley and Plomer Hill
21
23
2
Flackwell Heath and Little Marlow
34
54
20
Greater Hughenden
39
50
11
Greater Marlow
39
48
9
Hambleden Valley
25
14
-11
Hazlemere North
22
24
2
Hazlemere South
49
65
16
Icknield
16
12
-4
Lacey Green Speen and the Hampdens
3
11
8
Marlow North and West
73
112
39
Marlow South East
176
75
-101
Micklefield
10
37
27
Oakridge and Castlefield
91
118
27
Ryemead
62
68
6
Sands
35
60
25
Stokenchurch and Radnage
32
40
8
Terriers and Amersham Hill
65
94
29
The Risboroughs
65
74
9
The Wooburns
27
49
22
Totteridge
23
46
23
Tylers Green and Loudwater
141
94
-47

Total companies 2016 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2016 and how Buckinghamshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2015: 1st
London
1,070,255
2nd 2015: 2nd
Greater Manchester
167,797
3rd 2015: 3rd
West Midlands
156,118
4th 2015: 4th
Essex
112,065
5th 2015: 5th
West Yorkshire
107,764
14th 2015: 14th
Buckinghamshire
62,413
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2015: 1st
London
1,070,255
6th 2015: 7th
Hertfordshire
104,699
12th 2015: 12th
Berkshire
64,828
14th 2015: 14th
Buckinghamshire
62,413
26th 2015: 32nd
Bedfordshire
44,451
31st 2015: 29th
Northamptonshire
40,600
33rd 2015: 30th
Oxfordshire
38,413
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2015: 1st
London
1,070,255
2nd 2015: 2nd
Greater Manchester
167,797
3rd 2015: 3rd
West Midlands
156,118
4th 2015: 4th
Essex
112,065
5th 2015: 5th
West Yorkshire
107,764
6th 2015: 7th
Hertfordshire
104,699
7th 2015: 6th
Hampshire
103,043
8th 2015: 8th
Kent
98,931
9th 2015: 9th
Surrey
95,997
10th 2015: 10th
Cheshire
74,912
11th 2015: 11th
Lancashire
68,241
12th 2015: 12th
Berkshire
64,828
13th 2015: 13th
East Sussex
63,012
14th 2015: 14th
Buckinghamshire
62,413
15th 2015: 15th
Merseyside
60,027
16th 2015: 16th
South Yorkshire
55,438
17th 2015: 17th
Leicestershire
52,138
18th 2015: 18th
Dorset
50,419
19th 2015: 19th
West Sussex
48,518
20th 2015: 20th
North Yorkshire
48,164
21st 2015: 21st
Gloucestershire
47,665
22nd 2015: 22nd
Devon
47,095
23rd 2015: 24th
Staffordshire
47,000
24th 2015: 23rd
Somerset
46,011
25th 2015: 26th
Nottinghamshire
45,573
26th 2015: 32nd
Bedfordshire
44,451
27th 2015: 25th
Derbyshire
43,529
28th 2015: 27th
Cambridgeshire
43,412
29th 2015: 33rd
Wiltshire
41,591
30th 2015: 28th
Lincolnshire
40,701
31st 2015: 29th
Northamptonshire
40,600
32nd 2015: 31st
Tyne and Wear
38,544
33rd 2015: 30th
Oxfordshire
38,413
34th 2015: 35th
Norfolk
34,374
35th 2015: 34th
Warwickshire
34,180
36th 2015: 38th
Worcestershire
33,436
37th 2015: 36th
Suffolk
32,526
38th 2015: 37th
Bristol
31,308
39th 2015: 39th
Durham
25,127
40th 2015: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
23,848
41st 2015: 41st
Shropshire
20,422
42nd 2015: 42nd
Cumbria
19,675
43rd 2015: 43rd
Cornwall
19,655
44th 2015: 44th
Northumberland
9,713
45th 2015: 45th
Herefordshire
8,293
46th 2015: 46th
Isle of Wight
4,973
47th 2015: 47th
Rutland
1,742

Total companies at the end of 2016 per 1000 Person people

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In Buckinghamshire

82.5

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The last 5 years

How the total number of companies in Buckinghamshire has changed over the last 5 years as new companies have been formed and some existing companies dissolved.

2012

7,559 formed

4,089 dissolved

2013

7,727 formed

4,734 dissolved

2014

8,157 formed

5,368 dissolved

2015

8,249 formed

5,489 dissolved

2016

8,523 formed

6,466 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

5.9% vs 2012

5.2% vs 2013

5.6% vs 2014

5.2% vs 2015