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Company Formations in 2019: Cumbria

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???? Businesses formed in Cumbria during 2019

1.8% more companies in Cumbria compared to 2018

New businesses in Cumbria mapped

Allerdale 396 formed

Barrow-in-Furness 301 formed

Carlisle 530 formed

Copeland 193 formed

Eden 185 formed

South Lakeland 564 formed

Companies formed in 2019 league table

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

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Rank
County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2018: 1st
London
222,468
2nd 2018: 3rd
Greater Manchester
31,440
3rd 2018: 2nd
West Midlands
29,676
4th 2018: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,752
5th 2018: 5th
Essex
17,816
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
2,171
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
11th 2018: 11th
Lancashire
11,229
22nd 2018: 23rd
North Yorkshire
7,260
23rd 2018: 25th
Tyne and Wear
7,132
37th 2018: 33rd
Durham
4,623
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
2,171
44th 2018: 44th
Northumberland
1,531
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2018: 1st
London
222,468
2nd 2018: 3rd
Greater Manchester
31,440
3rd 2018: 2nd
West Midlands
29,676
4th 2018: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,752
5th 2018: 5th
Essex
17,816
6th 2018: 7th
Kent
15,963
7th 2018: 6th
Hertfordshire
15,231
8th 2018: 8th
Hampshire
15,174
9th 2018: 9th
Cheshire
12,221
10th 2018: 10th
Merseyside
11,866
11th 2018: 11th
Lancashire
11,229
12th 2018: 12th
Surrey
11,032
13th 2018: 15th
Leicestershire
10,825
14th 2018: 22nd
Worcestershire
9,971
15th 2018: 16th
South Yorkshire
9,325
16th 2018: 13th
Berkshire
9,009
17th 2018: 14th
Buckinghamshire
8,835
18th 2018: 18th
Northamptonshire
8,393
19th 2018: 17th
Dorset
8,020
20th 2018: 19th
East Sussex
7,706
21st 2018: 20th
Nottinghamshire
7,348
22nd 2018: 23rd
North Yorkshire
7,260
23rd 2018: 25th
Tyne and Wear
7,132
24th 2018: 26th
Staffordshire
6,927
25th 2018: 24th
Cambridgeshire
6,779
26th 2018: 21st
Bedfordshire
6,766
27th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
6,522
28th 2018: 30th
Devon
6,196
29th 2018: 28th
West Sussex
6,154
30th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
6,042
31st 2018: 32nd
Somerset
6,041
32nd 2018: 31st
Gloucestershire
5,971
33rd 2018: 34th
Warwickshire
5,256
34th 2018: 36th
Oxfordshire
5,087
35th 2018: 35th
Bristol
5,040
36th 2018: 37th
Norfolk
4,731
37th 2018: 33rd
Durham
4,623
38th 2018: 39th
Suffolk
4,518
39th 2018: 38th
Wiltshire
4,428
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,258
41st 2018: 42nd
Shropshire
3,231
42nd 2018: 41st
Cornwall
2,948
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
2,171
44th 2018: 44th
Northumberland
1,531
45th 2018: 45th
Herefordshire
1,499
46th 2018: 46th
Isle of Wight
675
47th 2018: 47th
Rutland
230

New incorporations in 2019 per 1000 Man standing people

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In Cumbria

4.3

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Type of companies formed in Cumbria breakdown

95% Private Limited Companies (2,065 companies)

5% Other company types (106 companies)

Other company types breakdown (106 companies)

Total companies in Cumbria by the end of 2019

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Businesses formed in Cumbria during 2019

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Businesses dissolved in Cumbria during 2019

meaning there is a total of

21,286

businesses registered in Cumbria at the end of 2019.

1.8% more companies in Cumbria compared to 2018

Surrounding counties 2019 breakdown & comparison

Lancashire

77,937 total businesses
11,229 formed in 2019
9,084 dissolved in 2019

North Yorkshire

54,481 total businesses
7,260 formed in 2019
5,315 dissolved in 2019

Dumfries and Galloway

3,456 total businesses
395 formed in 2019
316 dissolved in 2019

Scottish Borders

3,828 total businesses
472 formed in 2019
343 dissolved in 2019

Durham

29,218 total businesses
4,623 formed in 2019
3,695 dissolved in 2019

Tyne and Wear

44,237 total businesses
7,132 formed in 2019
5,583 dissolved in 2019

Northumberland

10,879 total businesses
1,531 formed in 2019
1,163 dissolved in 2019

Cumbria

21,286 total businesses
2,171 formed in 2019
1,979 dissolved in 2019

Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
16
17
1
Aspatria
2
7
5
Boltons
7
11
4
Broughton St Bridget's
12
13
1
Christchurch
112
111
-1
Clifton
4
3
-1
Crummock
7
2
-5
Dalton
5
4
-1
Derwent Valley
3
3
0
Ellen
9
11
2
Ellenborough
4
6
2
Ewanrigg
6
11
5
Flimby
1
2
1
Harrington
9
13
4
Holme
1
4
3
Keswick
19
19
0
Marsh
3
5
2
Moorclose
4
4
0
Moss Bay
11
7
-4
Netherhall
10
10
0
Seaton
11
7
-4
Silloth
5
9
4
Solway
4
4
0
St John's
61
49
-12
St Michael's
24
22
-2
Stainburn
4
4
0
Wampool
9
4
-5
Warnell
3
8
5
Waver
6
8
2
Wharrels
3
5
2
Wigton
14
13
-1
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barrow Island
5
10
5
Central
59
46
-13
Dalton North
16
15
-1
Dalton South
37
41
4
Hawcoat
11
15
4
Hindpool
55
47
-8
Newbarns
13
21
8
Ormsgill
22
20
-2
Parkside
26
17
-9
Risedale
19
18
-1
Roosecote
21
18
-3
Walney North
11
14
3
Walney South
14
19
5
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Belah
8
12
4
Belle Vue
8
17
9
Botcherby
66
71
5
Brampton
13
18
5
Burgh
4
6
2
Castle
85
71
-14
Currock
24
21
-3
Dalston
26
34
8
Denton Holme
16
22
6
Great Corby and Geltsdale
10
13
3
Harraby
19
8
-11
Hayton
6
4
-2
Irthing
6
9
3
Longtown & Rockcliffe
14
20
6
Lyne
3
4
1
Morton
8
5
-3
St Aidans
10
15
5
Stanwix Rural
49
126
77
Stanwix Urban
13
10
-3
Upperby
4
10
6
Wetheral
16
19
3
Yewdale
8
15
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Arlecdon
4
5
1
Beckermet
9
8
-1
Bootle
3
6
3
Bransty
13
7
-6
Cleator Moor North
7
9
2
Cleator Moor South
6
12
6
Distington
10
5
-5
Egremont North
10
1
-9
Egremont South
11
13
2
Ennerdale
2
3
1
Frizington
9
5
-4
Gosforth
23
6
-17
Harbour
44
36
-8
Haverigg
3
2
-1
Hensingham
13
10
-3
Hillcrest
6
3
-3
Holborn Hill
7
4
-3
Kells
12
5
-7
Millom Without
8
8
0
Mirehouse
6
7
1
Moresby
5
3
-2
Newtown
8
15
7
Sandwith
7
4
-3
Seascale
15
12
-3
St Bees
8
4
-4
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alston Moor
5
5
0
Appleby (Appleby)
2
4
2
Appleby (Bongate)
3
2
-1
Askham
3
2
-1
Brough
5
5
0
Crosby Ravensworth
1
2
1
Dacre
5
7
2
Eamont
3
2
-1
Greystoke
1
2
1
Hartside
2
3
1
Hesket
6
5
-1
Kirkby Stephen
9
8
-1
Kirkby Thore
8
8
0
Kirkoswald
3
2
-1
Langwathby
6
3
-3
Lazonby
1
5
4
Long Marton
2
6
4
Morland
4
3
-1
Orton with Tebay
5
4
-1
Penrith Carleton
1
1
Penrith East
2
4
2
Penrith North
9
13
4
Penrith Pategill
1
1
Penrith South
9
9
0
Penrith West
55
59
4
Ravenstonedale
2
1
-1
Shap
1
4
3
Skelton
5
5
Ullswater
8
5
-3
Warcop
5
5
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ambleside and Grasmere
17
28
11
Arnside and Beetham
12
11
-1
Broughton
5
13
8
Burneside
3
9
6
Burton and Holme
21
24
3
Cartmel and Grange West
7
5
-2
Coniston and Crake Valley
12
5
-7
Crooklands
4
7
3
Grange North
6
5
-1
Grange South
7
7
0
Hawkshead
7
18
11
Holker
12
11
-1
Kendal Castle
4
4
0
Kendal Far Cross
7
10
3
Kendal Fell
31
32
1
Kendal Heron Hill
3
2
-1
Kendal Highgate
16
22
6
Kendal Kirkland
2
4
2
Kendal Mintsfeet
6
12
6
Kendal Nether
2
2
0
Kendal Oxenholme and Natland
15
18
3
Kendal Parks
2
4
2
Kendal Romney
6
6
0
Kendal Stonecross
5
5
0
Kendal Strickland
6
14
8
Kendal Underley
4
6
2
Levens
7
6
-1
Low Furness
9
5
-4
Lyth Valley
13
20
7
Mid Furness
19
21
2
Milnthorpe
5
10
5
Sedbergh and Kirkby Lonsdale
27
30
3
Staveley-in-Cartmel
11
14
3
Staveley-in-Westmorland
15
24
9
Ulverston Central
8
4
-4
Ulverston East
9
10
1
Ulverston North
9
12
3
Ulverston South
3
1
-2
Ulverston Town
18
17
-1
Ulverston West
21
23
2
Whinfell
7
5
-2
Windermere Applethwaite and Troutbeck
24
35
11
Windermere Bowness North
6
15
9
Windermere Bowness South
7
20
13
Windermere Town
5
8
3

Total companies 2019 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2019 and how Cumbria compares to them.

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Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2018: 1st
London
1,204,778
2nd 2018: 2nd
Greater Manchester
189,867
3rd 2018: 3rd
West Midlands
173,134
4th 2018: 4th
Essex
128,433
5th 2018: 5th
West Yorkshire
123,678
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
21,286
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
11th 2018: 11th
Lancashire
77,937
19th 2018: 19th
North Yorkshire
54,481
30th 2018: 30th
Tyne and Wear
44,237
39th 2018: 39th
Durham
29,218
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
21,286
44th 2018: 44th
Northumberland
10,879
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2018: 1st
London
1,204,778
2nd 2018: 2nd
Greater Manchester
189,867
3rd 2018: 3rd
West Midlands
173,134
4th 2018: 4th
Essex
128,433
5th 2018: 5th
West Yorkshire
123,678
6th 2018: 7th
Hampshire
114,831
7th 2018: 8th
Kent
113,551
8th 2018: 6th
Hertfordshire
113,106
9th 2018: 9th
Surrey
100,643
10th 2018: 10th
Cheshire
80,108
11th 2018: 11th
Lancashire
77,937
12th 2018: 13th
Berkshire
70,177
13th 2018: 12th
Buckinghamshire
69,470
14th 2018: 15th
Merseyside
68,401
15th 2018: 14th
East Sussex
67,545
16th 2018: 16th
Leicestershire
63,315
17th 2018: 17th
South Yorkshire
60,360
18th 2018: 18th
Dorset
57,606
19th 2018: 19th
North Yorkshire
54,481
20th 2018: 21st
Devon
53,264
21st 2018: 20th
West Sussex
52,825
22nd 2018: 22nd
Gloucestershire
52,494
23rd 2018: 24th
Somerset
51,957
24th 2018: 25th
Staffordshire
51,758
25th 2018: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
51,677
26th 2018: 26th
Cambridgeshire
50,160
27th 2018: 28th
Northamptonshire
49,144
28th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
48,355
29th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
45,109
30th 2018: 30th
Tyne and Wear
44,237
31st 2018: 33rd
Worcestershire
43,247
32nd 2018: 32nd
Oxfordshire
42,461
33rd 2018: 31st
Bedfordshire
42,145
34th 2018: 35th
Warwickshire
38,998
35th 2018: 34th
Norfolk
38,911
36th 2018: 36th
Wiltshire
37,182
37th 2018: 37th
Suffolk
36,907
38th 2018: 38th
Bristol
33,594
39th 2018: 39th
Durham
29,218
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,383
41st 2018: 41st
Shropshire
23,741
42nd 2018: 42nd
Cornwall
23,037
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
21,286
44th 2018: 44th
Northumberland
10,879
45th 2018: 45th
Herefordshire
10,498
46th 2018: 46th
Isle of Wight
5,705
47th 2018: 47th
Rutland
1,904

Total companies at the end of 2019 per 1000 Person people

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In Cumbria

42.6

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70.7

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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.

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

2019

2,171 formed

1,979 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

1.7% vs 2015

3.26% vs 2016

2.95% vs 2017

1.8% vs 2018