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Company Formations in 2018: Cumbria

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???? Businesses formed in Cumbria during 2018

3.0% more companies in Cumbria compared to 2017

New businesses in Cumbria mapped

Allerdale 466 formed

Barrow-in-Furness 354 formed

Carlisle 542 formed

Copeland 188 formed

Eden 173 formed

South Lakeland 535 formed

Companies formed in 2018 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 2017: 1st
London
217,617
2nd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
32,571
3rd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,875
4th 2017: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,204
5th 2017: 5th
Essex
17,063
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
2,259
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
11th 2017: 12th
Lancashire
11,291
23rd 2017: 22nd
North Yorkshire
6,822
25th 2017: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,669
33rd 2017: 40th
Durham
5,223
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
2,259
44th 2017: 44th
Northumberland
1,422
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2017: 1st
London
217,617
2nd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
32,571
3rd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,875
4th 2017: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,204
5th 2017: 5th
Essex
17,063
6th 2017: 7th
Hertfordshire
15,554
7th 2017: 6th
Kent
15,057
8th 2017: 8th
Hampshire
14,244
9th 2017: 9th
Cheshire
13,259
10th 2017: 10th
Merseyside
11,451
11th 2017: 12th
Lancashire
11,291
12th 2017: 11th
Surrey
11,179
13th 2017: 15th
Berkshire
9,166
14th 2017: 17th
Buckinghamshire
8,915
15th 2017: 13th
Leicestershire
8,896
16th 2017: 16th
South Yorkshire
8,542
17th 2017: 20th
Dorset
8,314
18th 2017: 14th
Northamptonshire
7,630
19th 2017: 19th
East Sussex
7,462
20th 2017: 21st
Nottinghamshire
7,429
21st 2017: 23rd
Bedfordshire
7,013
22nd 2017: 18th
Worcestershire
6,889
23rd 2017: 22nd
North Yorkshire
6,822
24th 2017: 25th
Cambridgeshire
6,786
25th 2017: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,669
26th 2017: 24th
Staffordshire
6,474
27th 2017: 27th
Derbyshire
6,167
28th 2017: 29th
West Sussex
6,048
29th 2017: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,910
30th 2017: 28th
Devon
5,908
31st 2017: 30th
Gloucestershire
5,719
32nd 2017: 32nd
Somerset
5,537
33rd 2017: 40th
Durham
5,223
34th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
4,755
35th 2017: 34th
Bristol
4,635
36th 2017: 37th
Oxfordshire
4,631
37th 2017: 38th
Norfolk
4,542
38th 2017: 33rd
Wiltshire
4,348
39th 2017: 39th
Suffolk
4,292
40th 2017: 35th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,195
41st 2017: 41st
Cornwall
2,829
42nd 2017: 42nd
Shropshire
2,634
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
2,259
44th 2017: 44th
Northumberland
1,422
45th 2017: 45th
Herefordshire
1,054
46th 2017: 46th
Isle of Wight
645
47th 2017: 47th
Rutland
198

New incorporations in 2018 per 1000 Man standing people

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4.5

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Type of companies formed in Cumbria breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (2,167 companies)

4% Other company types (92 companies)

Other company types breakdown (92 companies)

Total companies in Cumbria by the end of 2018

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Businesses formed in Cumbria during 2018

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Businesses dissolved in Cumbria during 2018

meaning there is a total of

20,916

businesses registered in Cumbria at the end of 2018.

3.0% more companies in Cumbria compared to 2017

Surrounding counties 2018 breakdown & comparison

Lancashire

75,763 total businesses
11,291 formed in 2018
8,127 dissolved in 2018

North Yorkshire

52,860 total businesses
6,822 formed in 2018
4,881 dissolved in 2018

Dumfries and Galloway

3,361 total businesses
402 formed in 2018
274 dissolved in 2018

Scottish Borders

3,657 total businesses
421 formed in 2018
308 dissolved in 2018

Durham

28,771 total businesses
5,223 formed in 2018
3,133 dissolved in 2018

Tyne and Wear

42,534 total businesses
6,669 formed in 2018
4,868 dissolved in 2018

Northumberland

10,423 total businesses
1,422 formed in 2018
1,052 dissolved in 2018

Cumbria

20,916 total businesses
2,259 formed in 2018
1,786 dissolved in 2018

Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
8
17
9
Aspatria
5
5
0
Boltons
11
7
-4
Broughton St Bridget's
8
10
2
Christchurch
72
134
62
Clifton
5
3
-2
Crummock
3
4
1
Dalton
7
5
-2
Derwent Valley
4
10
6
Ellen
7
8
1
Ellenborough
3
8
5
Ewanrigg
5
7
2
Flimby
1
3
2
Harrington
17
32
15
Holme
4
4
0
Keswick
15
36
21
Marsh
2
3
1
Moorclose
2
2
0
Moss Bay
8
6
-2
Netherhall
18
13
-5
Seaton
9
11
2
Silloth
5
5
0
Solway
4
6
2
St John's
51
60
9
St Michael's
42
29
-13
Stainburn
8
6
-2
Wampool
1
4
3
Warnell
6
7
1
Waver
9
6
-3
Wharrels
4
3
-1
Wigton
10
12
2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barrow Island
4
8
4
Central
45
44
-1
Dalton North
14
17
3
Dalton South
39
56
17
Hawcoat
25
13
-12
Hindpool
34
65
31
Newbarns
21
22
1
Ormsgill
18
21
3
Parkside
17
33
16
Risedale
8
21
13
Roosecote
12
13
1
Walney North
15
21
6
Walney South
22
20
-2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Belah
11
20
9
Belle Vue
7
14
7
Botcherby
54
83
29
Brampton
11
14
3
Burgh
5
7
2
Castle
87
68
-19
Currock
16
28
12
Dalston
31
37
6
Denton Holme
19
21
2
Great Corby and Geltsdale
16
11
-5
Harraby
16
19
3
Hayton
2
2
0
Irthing
10
14
4
Longtown & Rockcliffe
17
17
0
Lyne
5
9
4
Morton
5
4
-1
St Aidans
9
4
-5
Stanwix Rural
28
118
90
Stanwix Urban
13
21
8
Upperby
3
7
4
Wetheral
7
13
6
Yewdale
4
11
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Arlecdon
2
4
2
Beckermet
12
7
-5
Bootle
7
2
-5
Bransty
11
6
-5
Cleator Moor North
9
9
0
Cleator Moor South
5
3
-2
Distington
9
6
-3
Egremont North
13
11
-2
Egremont South
11
6
-5
Ennerdale
4
2
-2
Frizington
5
7
2
Gosforth
14
7
-7
Harbour
37
43
6
Haverigg
2
1
-1
Hensingham
9
7
-2
Hillcrest
5
5
0
Holborn Hill
6
6
0
Kells
10
9
-1
Millom Without
3
9
6
Mirehouse
9
5
-4
Moresby
7
2
-5
Newtown
8
6
-2
Sandwith
5
7
2
Seascale
9
14
5
St Bees
7
4
-3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alston Moor
8
4
-4
Appleby (Appleby)
6
6
Appleby (Bongate)
4
2
-2
Askham
4
5
1
Brough
6
4
-2
Crosby Ravensworth
5
4
-1
Dacre
3
5
2
Eamont
3
3
0
Greystoke
2
2
0
Hartside
6
2
-4
Hesket
4
10
6
Kirkby Stephen
7
7
0
Kirkby Thore
2
10
8
Kirkoswald
4
3
-1
Langwathby
2
7
5
Lazonby
4
4
0
Long Marton
2
3
1
Morland
1
4
3
Orton with Tebay
6
4
-2
Penrith Carleton
1
5
4
Penrith East
2
6
4
Penrith North
8
8
0
Penrith Pategill
1
4
3
Penrith South
8
5
-3
Penrith West
51
37
-14
Ravenstonedale
4
1
-3
Shap
1
3
2
Skelton
4
5
1
Ullswater
9
6
-3
Warcop
3
4
1
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ambleside and Grasmere
10
22
12
Arnside and Beetham
15
12
-3
Broughton
14
4
-10
Burneside
2
3
1
Burton and Holme
15
28
13
Cartmel and Grange West
8
12
4
Coniston and Crake Valley
2
9
7
Crooklands
7
6
-1
Grange North
5
8
3
Grange South
2
3
1
Hawkshead
5
6
1
Holker
11
9
-2
Kendal Castle
5
4
-1
Kendal Far Cross
6
7
1
Kendal Fell
30
36
6
Kendal Heron Hill
2
6
4
Kendal Highgate
10
28
18
Kendal Kirkland
4
1
-3
Kendal Mintsfeet
14
16
2
Kendal Nether
1
4
3
Kendal Oxenholme and Natland
11
21
10
Kendal Parks
3
5
2
Kendal Romney
5
7
2
Kendal Stonecross
3
8
5
Kendal Strickland
7
12
5
Kendal Underley
3
3
0
Levens
2
6
4
Low Furness
5
9
4
Lyth Valley
14
17
3
Mid Furness
11
17
6
Milnthorpe
9
7
-2
Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale
24
31
7
Staveley-in-Cartmel
14
8
-6
Staveley-in-Westmorland
14
14
0
Ulverston Central
5
6
1
Ulverston East
8
6
-2
Ulverston North
8
6
-2
Ulverston South
5
3
-2
Ulverston Town
10
14
4
Ulverston West
16
28
12
Whinfell
6
12
6
Windermere Applethwaite and Troutbeck
22
35
13
Windermere Bowness North
8
11
3
Windermere Bowness South
12
20
8
Windermere Town
4
5
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Total companies 2018 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2018 and how Cumbria compares to them.

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Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2017: 1st
London
1,163,777
2nd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
184,396
3rd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
167,807
4th 2017: 4th
Essex
122,421
5th 2017: 5th
West Yorkshire
118,705
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
20,916
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
11th 2017: 11th
Lancashire
75,763
19th 2017: 19th
North Yorkshire
52,860
30th 2017: 30th
Tyne and Wear
42,534
39th 2017: 39th
Durham
28,771
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
20,916
44th 2017: 44th
Northumberland
10,423
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2017: 1st
London
1,163,777
2nd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
184,396
3rd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
167,807
4th 2017: 4th
Essex
122,421
5th 2017: 5th
West Yorkshire
118,705
6th 2017: 7th
Hertfordshire
111,063
7th 2017: 6th
Hampshire
110,793
8th 2017: 8th
Kent
108,910
9th 2017: 9th
Surrey
98,968
10th 2017: 10th
Cheshire
78,274
11th 2017: 11th
Lancashire
75,763
12th 2017: 14th
Buckinghamshire
69,301
13th 2017: 12th
Berkshire
68,855
14th 2017: 13th
East Sussex
66,405
15th 2017: 15th
Merseyside
65,551
16th 2017: 16th
Leicestershire
60,027
17th 2017: 17th
South Yorkshire
58,193
18th 2017: 18th
Dorset
56,307
19th 2017: 19th
North Yorkshire
52,860
20th 2017: 20th
West Sussex
51,556
21st 2017: 22nd
Devon
51,129
22nd 2017: 21st
Gloucestershire
50,643
23rd 2017: 25th
Nottinghamshire
50,491
24th 2017: 24th
Somerset
49,396
25th 2017: 23rd
Staffordshire
48,752
26th 2017: 27th
Cambridgeshire
48,390
27th 2017: 28th
Derbyshire
46,632
28th 2017: 26th
Northamptonshire
44,212
29th 2017: 29th
Lincolnshire
43,713
30th 2017: 30th
Tyne and Wear
42,534
31st 2017: 32nd
Bedfordshire
42,015
32nd 2017: 31st
Oxfordshire
40,930
33rd 2017: 33rd
Worcestershire
37,800
34th 2017: 35th
Norfolk
37,466
35th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
37,025
36th 2017: 34th
Wiltshire
36,714
37th 2017: 37th
Suffolk
35,510
38th 2017: 38th
Bristol
32,794
39th 2017: 39th
Durham
28,771
40th 2017: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
24,661
41st 2017: 41st
Shropshire
22,421
42nd 2017: 42nd
Cornwall
21,904
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
20,916
44th 2017: 44th
Northumberland
10,423
45th 2017: 45th
Herefordshire
9,243
46th 2017: 46th
Isle of Wight
5,417
47th 2017: 47th
Rutland
1,840

Total companies at the end of 2018 per 1000 Person people

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41.8

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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.

2014

2,372 formed

1,426 dissolved

2015

2,166 formed

1,374 dissolved

2016

1,979 formed

1,825 dissolved

2017

2,215 formed

1,733 dissolved

2018

2,259 formed

1,786 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

5.2% vs 2014

1.7% vs 2015

3.26% vs 2016

3.0% vs 2017