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Company Formations in 2017: Cambridgeshire

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???? Businesses formed in Cambridgeshire during 2017

6.1% more companies in Cambridgeshire compared to 2016

New businesses in Cambridgeshire mapped

Cambridge 934 formed

East Cambridgeshire 491 formed

Fenland 484 formed

Huntingdonshire 1,157 formed

Peterborough 1,779 formed

South Cambridgeshire 1,530 formed

Companies formed in 2017 league table

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

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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2016: 1st
London
205,527
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,124
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
26,802
4th 2016: 4th
West Yorkshire
16,604
5th 2016: 6th
Essex
15,922
25th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
6,384
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
5th 2016: 6th
Essex
15,922
7th 2016: 5th
Hertfordshire
13,752
14th 2016: 22nd
Northamptonshire
9,958
23rd 2016: 10th
Bedfordshire
6,469
25th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
6,384
31st 2016: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,414
38th 2016: 37th
Norfolk
4,399
39th 2016: 38th
Suffolk
4,145
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
186
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2016: 1st
London
205,527
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,124
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
26,802
4th 2016: 4th
West Yorkshire
16,604
5th 2016: 6th
Essex
15,922
6th 2016: 8th
Kent
14,860
7th 2016: 5th
Hertfordshire
13,752
8th 2016: 9th
Hampshire
13,642
9th 2016: 7th
Cheshire
11,619
10th 2016: 13th
Merseyside
11,016
11th 2016: 12th
Surrey
11,009
12th 2016: 14th
Lancashire
10,646
13th 2016: 18th
Leicestershire
10,566
14th 2016: 22nd
Northamptonshire
9,958
15th 2016: 16th
Berkshire
8,679
16th 2016: 15th
South Yorkshire
8,325
17th 2016: 17th
Buckinghamshire
7,992
18th 2016: 24th
Worcestershire
7,804
19th 2016: 20th
East Sussex
7,318
20th 2016: 19th
Dorset
7,242
21st 2016: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
6,937
22nd 2016: 25th
North Yorkshire
6,766
23rd 2016: 10th
Bedfordshire
6,469
24th 2016: 21st
Staffordshire
6,449
25th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
6,384
26th 2016: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,166
27th 2016: 27th
Derbyshire
5,803
28th 2016: 30th
Devon
5,615
29th 2016: 29th
West Sussex
5,598
30th 2016: 32nd
Gloucestershire
5,447
31st 2016: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,414
32nd 2016: 33rd
Somerset
5,329
33rd 2016: 11th
Wiltshire
5,227
34th 2016: 34th
Bristol
4,744
35th 2016: 39th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,646
36th 2016: 35th
Warwickshire
4,617
37th 2016: 36th
Oxfordshire
4,612
38th 2016: 37th
Norfolk
4,399
39th 2016: 38th
Suffolk
4,145
40th 2016: 40th
Durham
4,077
41st 2016: 42nd
Cornwall
2,665
42nd 2016: 41st
Shropshire
2,474
43rd 2016: 43rd
Cumbria
2,215
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
1,360
45th 2016: 45th
Herefordshire
906
46th 2016: 46th
Isle of Wight
528
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
186

New incorporations in 2017 per 1000 Man standing people

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In Cambridgeshire

7.9

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Type of companies formed in Cambridgeshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (6,192 companies)

3% Other company types (192 companies)

Other company types breakdown (192 companies)

Total companies in Cambridgeshire by the end of 2017

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Businesses formed in Cambridgeshire during 2017

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Businesses dissolved in Cambridgeshire during 2017

meaning there is a total of

46,059

businesses registered in Cambridgeshire at the end of 2017.

6.1% more companies in Cambridgeshire compared to 2016

Surrounding counties 2017 breakdown & comparison

Essex

116,669 total businesses
15,922 formed in 2017
12,534 dissolved in 2017

Hertfordshire

105,506 total businesses
13,752 formed in 2017
11,826 dissolved in 2017

Norfolk

36,459 total businesses
4,399 formed in 2017
3,332 dissolved in 2017

Suffolk

33,994 total businesses
4,145 formed in 2017
2,936 dissolved in 2017

Lincolnshire

41,976 total businesses
5,414 formed in 2017
4,320 dissolved in 2017

Northamptonshire

46,778 total businesses
9,958 formed in 2017
4,930 dissolved in 2017

Bedfordshire

38,894 total businesses
6,469 formed in 2017
11,232 dissolved in 2017

Rutland

1,797 total businesses
186 formed in 2017
142 dissolved in 2017

Cambridgeshire

46,059 total businesses
6,384 formed in 2017
4,395 dissolved in 2017

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
59
58
-1
Arbury
32
42
10
Castle
32
41
9
Cherry Hinton
49
46
-3
Coleridge
50
49
-1
East Chesterton
86
136
50
Histon and Impington
67
104
37
King's Hedges
33
57
24
Market
107
132
25
Newnham
18
27
9
Petersfield
132
84
-48
Queen Edith's
40
46
6
Romsey
43
46
3
Trumpington
85
104
19
West Chesterton
41
66
25
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bottisham
11
10
-1
Burwell
26
26
0
Cheveley
11
18
7
Downham Villages
19
17
-2
Dullingham Villages
7
4
-3
Ely East
54
68
14
Ely North
24
30
6
Ely South
10
26
16
Ely West
17
31
14
Fordham Villages
14
10
-4
Haddenham
67
71
4
Isleham
7
10
3
Littleport East
10
27
17
Littleport West
23
15
-8
Soham North
18
37
19
Soham South
24
31
7
Stretham
12
21
9
Sutton
5
18
13
The Swaffhams
11
21
10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bassenhally
16
23
7
Benwick Coates & Eastrea
17
23
6
Birch
7
8
1
Clarkson
9
29
20
Doddington & Wimblington
6
13
7
Elm & Christchurch
12
11
-1
Kirkgate
3
7
4
Lattersey
1
3
2
Manea
7
10
3
March East
23
29
6
March North
29
53
24
March West
40
29
-11
Medworth
36
63
27
Octavia Hill
22
28
6
Parson Drove & Wisbech St Mary
14
35
21
Peckover
16
36
20
Roman Bank
9
15
6
Slade Lode
17
14
-3
St Andrews
9
16
7
Staithe
6
3
-3
Stonald
5
8
3
The Mills
9
7
-2
Waterlees Village
8
11
3
Wenneye
10
10
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alconbury and The Stukeleys
31
16
-15
Brampton
16
34
18
Buckden
12
15
3
Earith
24
41
17
Ellington
20
30
10
Elton and Folksworth
34
50
16
Fenstanton
10
16
6
Godmanchester
26
31
5
Gransden and The Offords
34
34
0
Huntingdon East
33
37
4
Huntingdon North
21
50
29
Huntingdon West
76
90
14
Kimbolton and Staughton
16
19
3
Little Paxton
19
75
56
Ramsey
31
53
22
Sawtry
31
25
-6
Somersham
24
34
10
St Ives East
17
31
14
St Ives South
100
149
49
St Ives West
9
10
1
St Neots Eaton Ford
21
25
4
St Neots Eaton Socon
30
40
10
St Neots Eynesbury
32
40
8
St Neots Priory Park
69
76
7
Stilton
8
10
2
The Hemingfords
24
34
10
Upwood and The Raveleys
9
11
2
Warboys and Bury
16
25
9
Yaxley and Farcet
34
56
22
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barnack
10
26
16
Bretton North
29
48
19
Bretton South
8
9
1
Central
189
325
136
Coleridge
50
49
-1
Dogsthorpe
24
62
38
East
84
160
76
Eye and Thorney
21
36
15
Fletton and Woodston
54
101
47
Glinton and Wittering
19
23
4
Newborough
15
8
-7
North
28
47
19
Northborough
12
5
-7
Orton Longueville
39
55
16
Orton Waterville
122
153
31
Orton with Hampton
144
182
38
Park
81
119
38
Paston
24
58
34
Ravensthorpe
74
78
4
Stanground Central
46
54
8
Stanground East
9
22
13
Walton
30
54
24
Werrington North
15
23
8
Werrington South
21
38
17
West
96
93
-3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Balsham
12
20
8
Bar Hill
23
18
-5
Barton
13
11
-2
Bassingbourn
41
112
71
Bourn
66
89
23
Caldecote
11
17
6
Coleridge
50
49
-1
Comberton
11
13
2
Cottenham
43
67
24
Duxford
8
16
8
Fowlmere and Foxton
5
8
3
Fulbourn
30
57
27
Gamlingay
16
24
8
Girton
15
36
21
Hardwick
8
15
7
Harston and Hauxton
9
20
11
Haslingfield and The Eversdens
9
11
2
Histon and Impington
67
104
37
Linton
14
12
-2
Longstanton
14
24
10
Melbourn
20
45
25
Meldreth
8
10
2
Milton
26
49
23
Newnham
18
27
9
Orwell and Barrington
7
12
5
Papworth and Elsworth
38
50
12
Sawston
94
74
-20
Swavesey
10
16
6
Teversham
11
12
1
The Abingtons
23
38
15
The Mordens
13
20
7
The Shelfords and Stapleford
49
79
30
The Wilbrahams
15
25
10
Waterbeach
52
348
296
Whittlesford
52
24
-28
Willingham and Over
30
54
24

Total companies 2017 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2017 and how Cambridgeshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2016: 1st
London
1,114,699
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
177,360
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
159,647
4th 2016: 4th
Essex
116,669
5th 2016: 5th
West Yorkshire
113,471
27th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
46,059
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
4th 2016: 4th
Essex
116,669
7th 2016: 6th
Hertfordshire
105,506
26th 2016: 31st
Northamptonshire
46,778
27th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
46,059
29th 2016: 30th
Lincolnshire
41,976
32nd 2016: 26th
Bedfordshire
38,894
35th 2016: 34th
Norfolk
36,459
37th 2016: 37th
Suffolk
33,994
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
1,797
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2016: 1st
London
1,114,699
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
177,360
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
159,647
4th 2016: 4th
Essex
116,669
5th 2016: 5th
West Yorkshire
113,471
6th 2016: 7th
Hampshire
106,588
7th 2016: 6th
Hertfordshire
105,506
8th 2016: 8th
Kent
105,182
9th 2016: 9th
Surrey
96,847
10th 2016: 10th
Cheshire
76,254
11th 2016: 11th
Lancashire
71,294
12th 2016: 12th
Berkshire
66,738
13th 2016: 13th
East Sussex
64,805
14th 2016: 14th
Buckinghamshire
64,538
15th 2016: 15th
Merseyside
63,781
16th 2016: 17th
Leicestershire
57,830
17th 2016: 16th
South Yorkshire
56,932
18th 2016: 18th
Dorset
52,411
19th 2016: 20th
North Yorkshire
50,798
20th 2016: 19th
West Sussex
49,845
21st 2016: 21st
Gloucestershire
49,129
22nd 2016: 22nd
Devon
48,848
23rd 2016: 23rd
Staffordshire
47,930
24th 2016: 24th
Somerset
47,912
25th 2016: 25th
Nottinghamshire
47,771
26th 2016: 31st
Northamptonshire
46,778
27th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
46,059
28th 2016: 27th
Derbyshire
44,849
29th 2016: 30th
Lincolnshire
41,976
30th 2016: 32nd
Tyne and Wear
40,273
31st 2016: 33rd
Oxfordshire
39,736
32nd 2016: 26th
Bedfordshire
38,894
33rd 2016: 36th
Worcestershire
38,764
34th 2016: 29th
Wiltshire
36,977
35th 2016: 34th
Norfolk
36,459
36th 2016: 35th
Warwickshire
35,844
37th 2016: 37th
Suffolk
33,994
38th 2016: 38th
Bristol
32,106
39th 2016: 39th
Durham
26,562
40th 2016: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,585
41st 2016: 41st
Shropshire
21,473
42nd 2016: 43rd
Cornwall
20,746
43rd 2016: 42nd
Cumbria
20,316
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
10,100
45th 2016: 45th
Herefordshire
8,627
46th 2016: 46th
Isle of Wight
5,125
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
1,797

Total companies at the end of 2017 per 1000 Person people

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In Cambridgeshire

57.1

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The last 5 years

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

2013

5,232 formed

3,032 dissolved

2014

5,879 formed

3,748 dissolved

2015

6,235 formed

3,619 dissolved

2016

6,208 formed

4,498 dissolved

2017

6,384 formed

4,395 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

5.8% vs 2013

7.3% vs 2014

4.9% vs 2015

6.1% vs 2016