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Company Formations in 2020: Buckinghamshire

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???? Businesses formed in Buckinghamshire during 2020

6.2% more companies in Buckinghamshire compared to 2019

New businesses in Buckinghamshire mapped

Aylesbury Vale 1,686 formed

Chiltern 1,048 formed

Milton Keynes 3,547 formed

South Bucks 1,159 formed

Wycombe 1,934 formed

Companies formed in 2020 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 2019: 1st
London
270,114
2nd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
37,202
3rd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
36,288
4th 2019: 4th
West Yorkshire
22,615
5th 2019: 5th
Essex
19,277
16th 2019: 17th
Buckinghamshire
9,394
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2019: 1st
London
270,114
8th 2019: 7th
Hertfordshire
14,464
15th 2019: 16th
Berkshire
9,920
16th 2019: 17th
Buckinghamshire
9,394
18th 2019: 26th
Bedfordshire
8,238
23rd 2019: 18th
Northamptonshire
7,534
34th 2019: 34th
Oxfordshire
5,363
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2019: 1st
London
270,114
2nd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
37,202
3rd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
36,288
4th 2019: 4th
West Yorkshire
22,615
5th 2019: 5th
Essex
19,277
6th 2019: 6th
Kent
18,501
7th 2019: 8th
Hampshire
15,534
8th 2019: 7th
Hertfordshire
14,464
9th 2019: 10th
Merseyside
13,410
10th 2019: 11th
Lancashire
12,655
11th 2019: 13th
Leicestershire
12,543
12th 2019: 12th
Surrey
11,997
13th 2019: 9th
Cheshire
11,017
14th 2019: 15th
South Yorkshire
10,450
15th 2019: 16th
Berkshire
9,920
16th 2019: 17th
Buckinghamshire
9,394
17th 2019: 21st
Nottinghamshire
8,760
18th 2019: 26th
Bedfordshire
8,238
19th 2019: 22nd
North Yorkshire
8,200
20th 2019: 20th
East Sussex
8,149
21st 2019: 23rd
Tyne and Wear
7,867
22nd 2019: 24th
Staffordshire
7,720
23rd 2019: 18th
Northamptonshire
7,534
24th 2019: 25th
Cambridgeshire
7,516
25th 2019: 27th
Derbyshire
7,413
26th 2019: 19th
Dorset
7,253
27th 2019: 28th
Devon
7,174
28th 2019: 14th
Worcestershire
6,955
29th 2019: 29th
West Sussex
6,880
30th 2019: 30th
Lincolnshire
6,475
31st 2019: 31st
Somerset
6,432
32nd 2019: 32nd
Gloucestershire
6,419
33rd 2019: 35th
Bristol
5,559
34th 2019: 34th
Oxfordshire
5,363
35th 2019: 38th
Suffolk
5,105
36th 2019: 37th
Durham
5,083
37th 2019: 36th
Norfolk
5,006
38th 2019: 33rd
Warwickshire
4,920
39th 2019: 39th
Wiltshire
4,645
40th 2019: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,667
41st 2019: 41st
Shropshire
3,386
42nd 2019: 42nd
Cornwall
2,951
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
2,333
44th 2019: 45th
Herefordshire
2,327
45th 2019: 44th
Northumberland
1,560
46th 2019: 46th
Isle of Wight
765
47th 2019: 47th
Rutland
410

New incorporations in 2020 per 1000 Man standing people

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12.4

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Type of companies formed in Buckinghamshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (9,128 companies)

3% Other company types (266 companies)

Other company types breakdown (266 companies)

Total companies in Buckinghamshire by the end of 2020

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Businesses formed in Buckinghamshire during 2020

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Businesses dissolved in Buckinghamshire during 2020

meaning there is a total of

73,748

businesses registered in Buckinghamshire at the end of 2020.

6.2% more companies in Buckinghamshire compared to 2019

Surrounding counties 2020 breakdown & comparison

Hertfordshire

117,796 total businesses
14,464 formed in 2020
10,027 dissolved in 2020

Northamptonshire

52,017 total businesses
7,534 formed in 2020
5,208 dissolved in 2020

Oxfordshire

45,071 total businesses
5,363 formed in 2020
3,171 dissolved in 2020

London

1,338,261 total businesses
270,114 formed in 2020
118,911 dissolved in 2020

Bedfordshire

46,207 total businesses
8,238 formed in 2020
3,941 dissolved in 2020

Berkshire

73,492 total businesses
9,920 formed in 2020
6,284 dissolved in 2020

Buckinghamshire

73,748 total businesses
9,394 formed in 2020
6,115 dissolved in 2020

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aston Clinton & Stoke Mandeville
42
80
38
Bedgrove
22
38
16
Buckingham North
77
62
-15
Buckingham South
37
69
32
Central & Walton
90
105
15
Coldharbour
34
60
26
Edlesborough
19
42
23
Elmhurst
26
67
41
Gatehouse
87
141
54
Great Brickhill & Newton Longville
39
64
25
Great Horwood
36
61
25
Grendon Underwood & Brill
32
62
30
Haddenham & Stone
41
55
14
Long Crendon
18
19
1
Luffield Abbey
12
19
7
Mandeville & Elm Farm
23
51
28
Marsh Gibbon
10
22
12
Oakfield & Bierton
28
46
18
Oakley
15
20
5
Pitstone & Cheddington
24
41
17
Quainton
77
19
-58
Riverside
43
126
83
Southcourt
22
53
31
Steeple Claydon
14
22
8
Stewkley
17
25
8
Tingewick
22
31
9
Waddesdon
16
43
27
Walton Court & Hawkslade
17
34
17
Watermead
14
15
1
Wendover & Halton
44
70
26
Wing
18
28
10
Wingrave
27
34
7
Winslow
80
62
-18
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amersham Common
16
36
20
Amersham Town
33
53
20
Amersham-on-the-Hill
49
56
7
Asheridge Vale and Lowndes
23
53
30
Ashley Green Latimer and Chenies
10
11
1
Austenwood
22
32
10
Ballinger South Heath and Chartridge
13
24
11
Central
31
57
26
Chalfont Common
22
49
27
Chalfont St Giles
41
58
17
Chesham Bois and Weedon Hill
25
54
29
Cholesbury The Lee and Bellingdon
16
19
3
Chorleywood North & Sarratt
1
0
-1
Gold Hill
17
21
4
Great Missenden
5
27
22
Hilltop and Townsend
30
42
12
Holmer Green
19
32
13
Little Chalfont
49
101
52
Little Missenden
13
28
15
Newtown
17
28
11
Penn and Coleshill
29
74
45
Prestwood and Heath End
27
30
3
Ridgeway
9
24
15
Seer Green
18
15
-3
St Mary's and Waterside
58
106
48
Vale
7
18
11
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bletchley East
218
262
44
Bletchley Park
82
173
91
Bletchley West
67
116
49
Bradwell
70
155
85
Broughton
125
249
124
Campbell Park & Old Woughton
79
113
34
Central Milton Keynes
281
425
144
Danesborough & Walton
78
113
35
Loughton & Shenley
224
215
-9
Monkston
80
148
68
Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope
57
101
44
Newport Pagnell South
356
176
-180
Olney
63
138
75
Shenley Brook End
72
138
66
Stantonbury
97
245
148
Stony Stratford
114
172
58
Tattenhoe
78
125
47
Wolverton
118
283
165
Woughton & Fishermead
96
200
104
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beaconsfield North
24
31
7
Beaconsfield South
87
145
58
Beaconsfield West
25
55
30
Burnham Church & Beeches
127
178
51
Burnham Lent Rise & Taplow
74
83
9
Denham
57
116
59
Farnham & Hedgerley
48
83
35
Gerrards Cross
122
173
51
Iver Heath
39
54
15
Iver Village & Richings Park
48
128
80
Stoke Poges
25
61
36
Wexham & Fulmer
22
52
30
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
194
293
99
Bledlow and Bradenham
17
19
2
Booker and Cressex
23
37
14
Bourne End-cum-Hedsor
56
60
4
Bowerdean
14
65
51
Chiltern Rise
31
49
18
Disraeli
43
75
32
Downley and Plomer Hill
13
38
25
Flackwell Heath and Little Marlow
34
62
28
Greater Hughenden
33
60
27
Greater Marlow
30
27
-3
Hambleden Valley
11
27
16
Hazlemere North
14
32
18
Hazlemere South
15
48
33
Icknield
13
24
11
Lacey Green Speen and the Hampdens
17
16
-1
Marlow North and West
88
112
24
Marlow South East
168
107
-61
Micklefield
20
31
11
Oakridge and Castlefield
78
180
102
Ryemead
49
91
42
Sands
40
75
35
Stokenchurch and Radnage
17
44
27
Terriers and Amersham Hill
66
110
44
The Risboroughs
69
63
-6
The Wooburns
34
63
29
Totteridge
21
51
30
Tylers Green and Loudwater
64
75
11

Total companies 2020 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2020 and how Buckinghamshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2019: 1st
London
1,338,261
2nd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
207,946
3rd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
191,692
4th 2019: 4th
Essex
137,310
5th 2019: 5th
West Yorkshire
135,276
13th 2019: 13th
Buckinghamshire
73,748
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2019: 1st
London
1,338,261
8th 2019: 8th
Hertfordshire
117,796
13th 2019: 13th
Buckinghamshire
73,748
14th 2019: 12th
Berkshire
73,492
27th 2019: 27th
Northamptonshire
52,017
31st 2019: 33rd
Bedfordshire
46,207
32nd 2019: 32nd
Oxfordshire
45,071
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2019: 1st
London
1,338,261
2nd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
207,946
3rd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
191,692
4th 2019: 4th
Essex
137,310
5th 2019: 5th
West Yorkshire
135,276
6th 2019: 7th
Kent
122,694
7th 2019: 6th
Hampshire
121,331
8th 2019: 8th
Hertfordshire
117,796
9th 2019: 9th
Surrey
105,715
10th 2019: 10th
Cheshire
86,796
11th 2019: 11th
Lancashire
83,690
12th 2019: 14th
Merseyside
74,780
13th 2019: 13th
Buckinghamshire
73,748
14th 2019: 12th
Berkshire
73,492
15th 2019: 16th
Leicestershire
71,425
16th 2019: 15th
East Sussex
70,311
17th 2019: 17th
South Yorkshire
65,398
18th 2019: 19th
North Yorkshire
58,526
19th 2019: 20th
Devon
57,278
20th 2019: 21st
West Sussex
56,212
21st 2019: 25th
Nottinghamshire
56,199
22nd 2019: 22nd
Gloucestershire
55,106
23rd 2019: 23rd
Somerset
55,092
24th 2019: 24th
Staffordshire
54,862
25th 2019: 18th
Dorset
54,841
26th 2019: 26th
Cambridgeshire
54,497
27th 2019: 27th
Northamptonshire
52,017
28th 2019: 28th
Derbyshire
51,742
29th 2019: 29th
Lincolnshire
48,061
30th 2019: 30th
Tyne and Wear
47,790
31st 2019: 33rd
Bedfordshire
46,207
32nd 2019: 32nd
Oxfordshire
45,071
33rd 2019: 31st
Worcestershire
44,570
34th 2019: 35th
Norfolk
41,185
35th 2019: 34th
Warwickshire
40,304
36th 2019: 37th
Suffolk
39,507
37th 2019: 36th
Wiltshire
39,022
38th 2019: 38th
Bristol
36,208
39th 2019: 39th
Durham
31,943
40th 2019: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
26,864
41st 2019: 41st
Shropshire
25,603
42nd 2019: 42nd
Cornwall
23,804
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
22,186
44th 2019: 45th
Herefordshire
12,800
45th 2019: 44th
Northumberland
11,575
46th 2019: 46th
Isle of Wight
6,118
47th 2019: 47th
Rutland
2,257

Total companies at the end of 2020 per 1000 Person people

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In Buckinghamshire

97.5

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76.4

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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.

2016

8,523 formed

6,466 dissolved

2017

7,992 formed

6,695 dissolved

2018

8,915 formed

6,799 dissolved

2019

8,835 formed

9,133 dissolved

2020

9,394 formed

6,115 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

3.4% vs 2016

7.38% vs 2017

0.24% vs 2018

6.2% vs 2019