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Company Formations in 2016: Cumbria

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???? Businesses formed in Cumbria during 2016

1.7% more companies in Cumbria compared to 2015

New businesses in Cumbria mapped

Allerdale 351 formed

Barrow-in-Furness 293 formed

Carlisle 483 formed

Copeland 197 formed

Eden 184 formed

South Lakeland 468 formed

Companies formed in 2016 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Cumbria 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
43rd 2015: 43rd
Cumbria
1,979
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
14th 2015: 11th
Lancashire
10,600
25th 2015: 21st
North Yorkshire
6,525
26th 2015: 27th
Tyne and Wear
6,380
40th 2015: 38th
Durham
4,017
43rd 2015: 43rd
Cumbria
1,979
44th 2015: 44th
Northumberland
1,302
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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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4.0

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Type of companies formed in Cumbria breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (1,907 companies)

4% Other company types (72 companies)

Other company types breakdown (72 companies)

Total companies in Cumbria by the end of 2016

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Businesses formed in Cumbria during 2016

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Businesses dissolved in Cumbria during 2016

meaning there is a total of

19,675

businesses registered in Cumbria at the end of 2016.

1.7% more companies in Cumbria compared to 2015

Surrounding counties 2016 breakdown & comparison

Lancashire

68,241 total businesses
10,600 formed in 2016
7,908 dissolved in 2016

North Yorkshire

48,164 total businesses
6,525 formed in 2016
5,093 dissolved in 2016

Dumfries and Galloway

3,066 total businesses
339 formed in 2016
262 dissolved in 2016

Scottish Borders

3,381 total businesses
375 formed in 2016
293 dissolved in 2016

Durham

25,127 total businesses
4,017 formed in 2016
3,035 dissolved in 2016

Tyne and Wear

38,544 total businesses
6,380 formed in 2016
4,962 dissolved in 2016

Northumberland

9,713 total businesses
1,302 formed in 2016
1,039 dissolved in 2016

Cumbria

19,675 total businesses
1,979 formed in 2016
1,825 dissolved in 2016

Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
18
19
1
Aspatria
4
4
0
Boltons
5
8
3
Broughton St Bridget's
21
17
-4
Christchurch
93
74
-19
Clifton
4
7
3
Crummock
2
2
0
Dalton
5
0
-5
Derwent Valley
1
2
1
Ellen
8
6
-2
Ellenborough
12
4
-8
Ewanrigg
6
6
0
Flimby
1
6
5
Harrington
10
12
2
Holme
2
5
3
Keswick
20
13
-7
Marsh
4
0
-4
Moorclose
6
3
-3
Moss Bay
7
8
1
Netherhall
11
8
-3
Seaton
7
7
0
Silloth
4
6
2
Solway
2
4
2
St John's
42
61
19
St Michael's
25
30
5
Stainburn
5
0
-5
Wampool
3
6
3
Warnell
6
3
-3
Waver
4
13
9
Wharrels
6
2
-4
Wigton
9
15
6
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barrow Island
8
8
0
Central
63
55
-8
Dalton North
24
24
0
Dalton South
36
38
2
Hawcoat
12
12
0
Hindpool
39
28
-11
Newbarns
16
19
3
Ormsgill
29
16
-13
Parkside
26
18
-8
Risedale
14
21
7
Roosecote
24
19
-5
Walney North
19
17
-2
Walney South
20
18
-2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Belah
8
12
4
Belle Vue
10
6
-4
Botcherby
66
71
5
Brampton
20
19
-1
Burgh
5
5
0
Castle
81
73
-8
Currock
20
21
1
Dalston
34
48
14
Denton Holme
15
20
5
Great Corby and Geltsdale
16
41
25
Harraby
17
14
-3
Hayton
4
0
-4
Irthing
4
8
4
Longtown & Rockcliffe
18
10
-8
Lyne
7
6
-1
Morton
8
7
-1
St Aidans
13
4
-9
Stanwix Rural
22
71
49
Stanwix Urban
16
13
-3
Upperby
5
10
5
Wetheral
12
18
6
Yewdale
8
6
-2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Arlecdon
8
2
-6
Beckermet
8
10
2
Bootle
5
3
-2
Bransty
14
9
-5
Cleator Moor North
4
8
4
Cleator Moor South
4
3
-1
Distington
5
11
6
Egremont North
10
12
2
Egremont South
12
9
-3
Ennerdale
4
4
0
Frizington
8
5
-3
Gosforth
12
11
-1
Harbour
30
40
10
Haverigg
4
4
Hensingham
2
6
4
Hillcrest
4
6
2
Holborn Hill
4
3
-1
Kells
6
4
-2
Millom Without
1
6
5
Mirehouse
4
7
3
Moresby
4
6
2
Newtown
3
8
5
Sandwith
6
2
-4
Seascale
14
11
-3
St Bees
1
7
6
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alston Moor
5
7
2
Appleby (Appleby)
3
2
-1
Appleby (Bongate)
1
2
1
Askham
7
6
-1
Brough
2
3
1
Crosby Ravensworth
3
3
0
Dacre
3
1
-2
Eamont
1
3
2
Greystoke
4
4
0
Hartside
2
4
2
Hesket
7
5
-2
Kirkby Stephen
11
16
5
Kirkby Thore
5
7
2
Kirkoswald
3
3
0
Langwathby
4
8
4
Lazonby
4
6
2
Long Marton
4
4
0
Morland
5
5
Orton with Tebay
1
2
1
Penrith Carleton
1
1
0
Penrith East
4
7
3
Penrith North
6
7
1
Penrith Pategill
1
0
-1
Penrith South
8
11
3
Penrith West
39
50
11
Ravenstonedale
2
4
2
Shap
4
2
-2
Skelton
4
4
0
Ullswater
1
6
5
Warcop
5
1
-4
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ambleside and Grasmere
17
22
5
Arnside and Beetham
12
12
0
Broughton
16
11
-5
Burneside
1
5
4
Burton and Holme
11
18
7
Cartmel and Grange West
11
9
-2
Coniston and Crake Valley
5
2
-3
Crooklands
5
8
3
Grange North
6
6
0
Grange South
2
8
6
Hawkshead
8
14
6
Holker
3
14
11
Kendal Castle
5
6
1
Kendal Far Cross
8
10
2
Kendal Fell
29
31
2
Kendal Heron Hill
6
1
-5
Kendal Highgate
22
10
-12
Kendal Kirkland
4
6
2
Kendal Mintsfeet
14
13
-1
Kendal Nether
5
1
-4
Kendal Oxenholme and Natland
4
19
15
Kendal Parks
5
4
-1
Kendal Romney
6
11
5
Kendal Stonecross
2
1
-1
Kendal Strickland
6
8
2
Kendal Underley
1
4
3
Levens
5
2
-3
Low Furness
9
4
-5
Lyth Valley
8
12
4
Mid Furness
13
18
5
Milnthorpe
1
3
2
Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale
25
27
2
Staveley-in-Cartmel
8
9
1
Staveley-in-Westmorland
17
16
-1
Ulverston Central
7
7
0
Ulverston East
9
12
3
Ulverston North
16
10
-6
Ulverston South
4
8
4
Ulverston Town
12
12
0
Ulverston West
20
19
-1
Whinfell
6
6
0
Windermere Applethwaite and Troutbeck
16
32
16
Windermere Bowness North
7
4
-3
Windermere Bowness South
11
10
-1
Windermere Town
7
3
-4

Total companies 2016 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2016 and how Cumbria 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
42nd 2015: 42nd
Cumbria
19,675
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
11th 2015: 11th
Lancashire
68,241
20th 2015: 20th
North Yorkshire
48,164
32nd 2015: 31st
Tyne and Wear
38,544
39th 2015: 39th
Durham
25,127
42nd 2015: 42nd
Cumbria
19,675
44th 2015: 44th
Northumberland
9,713
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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39.4

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The last 5 years

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

2012

1,997 formed

1,099 dissolved

2013

2,191 formed

1,232 dissolved

2014

2,372 formed

1,426 dissolved

2015

2,166 formed

1,374 dissolved

2016

1,979 formed

1,825 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

5.8% vs 2012

5.4% vs 2013

5.2% vs 2014

1.7% vs 2015