Company Formations in 2018: Gloucestershire

???? Businesses formed in Gloucestershire during 2018

3.1% more companies in Gloucestershire compared to 2017

New businesses in Gloucestershire mapped

Cheltenham 998 formed

Cotswold 643 formed

Forest of Dean 368 formed

Gloucester 790 formed

South Gloucestershire 1,655 formed

Stroud 657 formed

Tewkesbury 604 formed

Companies formed in 2018 league table

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

Rank
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
31st 2017: 30th
Gloucestershire
5,719
Rank
County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
22nd 2017: 18th
Worcestershire
6,889
31st 2017: 30th
Gloucestershire
5,719
32nd 2017: 32nd
Somerset
5,537
34th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
4,755
35th 2017: 34th
Bristol
4,635
36th 2017: 37th
Oxfordshire
4,631
38th 2017: 33rd
Wiltshire
4,348
45th 2017: 45th
Herefordshire
1,054
Rank
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 people

In Gloucestershire

6.6

National Average

10.6

Type of companies formed in Gloucestershire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (5,527 companies)

3% Other company types (192 companies)

Other company types breakdown (192 companies)

Total companies in Gloucestershire by the end of 2018

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Businesses formed in Gloucestershire during 2018

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Businesses dissolved in Gloucestershire during 2018

meaning there is a total of

50,643

businesses registered in Gloucestershire at the end of 2018.

3.1% more companies in Gloucestershire compared to 2017

Surrounding counties 2018 breakdown & comparison

Monmouthshire

4,452 total businesses
522 formed in 2018
391 dissolved in 2018

Somerset

49,396 total businesses
5,537 formed in 2018
4,146 dissolved in 2018

Warwickshire

37,025 total businesses
4,755 formed in 2018
3,572 dissolved in 2018

Worcestershire

37,800 total businesses
6,889 formed in 2018
8,175 dissolved in 2018

Oxfordshire

40,930 total businesses
4,631 formed in 2018
3,420 dissolved in 2018

Bristol

32,794 total businesses
4,635 formed in 2018
3,805 dissolved in 2018

Herefordshire

9,243 total businesses
1,054 formed in 2018
660 dissolved in 2018

Wiltshire

36,714 total businesses
4,348 formed in 2018
4,933 dissolved in 2018

Gloucestershire

50,643 total businesses
5,719 formed in 2018
4,536 dissolved in 2018

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
57
60
3
Battledown
265
50
-215
Benhall and The Reddings
39
40
1
Charlton Kings
31
29
-2
Charlton Park
68
44
-24
College
153
144
-9
Hesters Way
15
19
4
Lansdown
126
214
88
Leckhampton
19
40
21
Oakley
14
14
0
Park
66
91
25
Pittville
30
25
-5
Prestbury
12
19
7
Springbank
18
22
4
St Mark's
18
34
16
St Paul's
19
44
25
St Peter's
38
46
8
Swindon Village
42
29
-13
Up Hatherley
7
18
11
Warden Hill
9
16
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
51
67
16
Blockley
10
20
10
Bourton Vale
13
20
7
Bourton Village
11
15
4
Campden & Vale
21
41
20
Chedworth & Churn Valley
10
14
4
Chesterton
6
8
2
Coln Valley
12
19
7
Ermin
13
23
10
Fairford North
8
16
8
Fosseridge
14
14
0
Four Acres
41
40
-1
Grumbolds Ash with Avening
31
23
-8
Kemble
10
23
13
Lechlade Kempsford & Fairford South
33
21
-12
Moreton East
11
20
9
Moreton West
15
26
11
New Mills
7
6
-1
Northleach
19
15
-4
Sandywell
12
15
3
Siddington & Cerney Rural
12
21
9
South Cerney Village
9
21
12
St Michael's
14
14
0
Stow
17
19
2
Stratton
9
7
-2
Tetbury East & Rural
51
57
6
Tetbury Town
4
4
0
Tetbury with Upton
11
9
-2
The Ampneys & Hampton
16
21
5
The Beeches
11
10
-1
The Rissingtons
14
23
9
Watermoor
27
27
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alvington Aylburton and West Lydney
21
33
12
Awre
4
13
9
Berry Hill
2
2
0
Blaisdon and Longhope
10
7
-3
Bream
7
8
1
Bromesberrow and Dymock
5
17
12
Christchurch and English Bicknor
6
1
-5
Churcham and Huntley
4
4
0
Cinderford East
6
12
6
Cinderford West
17
29
12
Coleford Central
12
12
0
Coleford East
15
18
3
Hartpury
5
11
6
Hewelsfield and Woolaston
5
7
2
Littledean and Ruspidge
10
10
0
Lydbrook and Ruardean
13
20
7
Lydney East
20
15
-5
Lydney North
3
3
0
Mitcheldean and Drybrook
20
32
12
Newent Central
13
15
2
Newland and St Briavels
14
14
0
Newnham and Westbury
11
16
5
Oxenhall and Newent North East
2
11
9
Pillowell
5
18
13
Redmarley
8
12
4
Tibberton
3
13
10
Tidenham
14
15
1
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
51
67
16
Barnwood
33
70
37
Barton and Tredworth
37
67
30
Elmbridge
18
23
5
Grange
9
16
7
Hucclecote
38
77
39
Kingsholm and Wotton
40
61
21
Longlevens
24
31
7
Matson and Robinswood
20
33
13
Moreland
47
66
19
Podsmead
47
39
-8
Quedgeley Fieldcourt
70
92
22
Quedgeley Severn Vale
12
38
26
Tuffley
7
16
9
Westgate
137
159
22
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Almondsbury
20
28
8
Bitton
21
22
1
Boyd Valley
35
29
-6
Bradley Stoke Central and Stoke Lodge
30
61
31
Bradley Stoke North
65
88
23
Bradley Stoke South
43
46
3
Charfield
14
27
13
Chipping Sodbury
56
52
-4
Cotswold Edge
15
16
1
Dodington
16
19
3
Downend
62
65
3
Emersons Green
59
78
19
Filton
48
70
22
Frampton Cotterell
40
71
31
Frenchay and Stoke Park
54
46
-8
Hanham
40
59
19
Kings Chase
45
59
14
Ladden Brook
22
21
-1
Longwell Green
16
20
4
Oldland Common
15
30
15
Parkwall
14
20
6
Patchway
58
122
64
Pilning and Severn Beach
14
34
20
Rodway
69
65
-4
Severn
37
33
-4
Siston
22
74
52
Staple Hill
38
65
27
Stoke Gifford
72
54
-18
Thornbury North
42
49
7
Thornbury South and Alveston
21
43
22
Westerleigh
16
28
12
Winterbourne
30
53
23
Woodstock
49
73
24
Yate Central
17
22
5
Yate North
36
33
-3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amberley and Woodchester
22
21
-1
Berkeley
18
16
-2
Bisley
7
16
9
Cainscross
12
22
10
Cam East
8
11
3
Cam West
10
9
-1
Central
26
50
24
Chalford
25
40
15
Coaley and Uley
10
14
4
Dursley
28
41
13
Eastington and Standish
10
15
5
Farmhill and Paganhill
3
8
5
Hardwicke
20
28
8
Hucclecote
38
77
39
Kingswood
9
11
2
Minchinhampton
32
31
-1
Nailsworth
47
51
4
Painswick
27
38
11
Randwick Whiteshill and Ruscombe
7
7
0
Rodborough
15
21
6
Severn
37
33
-4
Slade
4
5
1
Stonehouse
55
89
34
The Stanleys
7
13
6
Thrupp
16
19
3
Trinity
8
6
-2
Uplands
7
1
-6
Upton St Leonards
4
9
5
Vale
10
11
1
Valley
11
12
1
Wotton-under-Edge
28
22
-6
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashchurch with Walton Cardiff
12
23
11
Badgeworth
102
103
1
Bourton Vale
13
20
7
Brockworth
22
33
11
Churchdown Brookfield
6
8
2
Churchdown St John's
17
17
0
Cleeve Grange
2
8
6
Cleeve Hill
12
21
9
Cleeve St Michael's
18
28
10
Cleeve West
16
28
12
Coombe Hill
14
28
14
Highnam with Haw Bridge
41
48
7
Hucclecote
38
77
39
Innsworth with Down Hatherley
4
13
9
Isbourne
9
14
5
Leckhampton
19
40
21
Northway
7
20
13
Oxenton Hill
7
7
0
Shurdington
24
16
-8
Tewkesbury Newtown
28
50
22
Tewkesbury Prior's Park
12
6
-6
Tewkesbury Town with Mitton
19
42
23
Twyning
7
15
8
Winchcombe
20
42
22

Total companies 2018 league table

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

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
22nd 2017: 21st
Gloucestershire
50,643
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
22nd 2017: 21st
Gloucestershire
50,643
24th 2017: 24th
Somerset
49,396
32nd 2017: 31st
Oxfordshire
40,930
33rd 2017: 33rd
Worcestershire
37,800
35th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
37,025
36th 2017: 34th
Wiltshire
36,714
38th 2017: 38th
Bristol
32,794
45th 2017: 45th
Herefordshire
9,243
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 people

In Gloucestershire

58.8

National Average

68.1

The last 5 years

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

2014

5,634 formed

3,827 dissolved

2015

5,741 formed

3,809 dissolved

2016

5,639 formed

4,437 dissolved

2017

5,447 formed

4,358 dissolved

2018

5,719 formed

4,536 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

5.5% vs 2014

3.6% vs 2015

3.07% vs 2016

3.1% vs 2017