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Company Formations in 2019: Gloucestershire

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3.7% more companies in Gloucestershire compared to 2018

New businesses in Gloucestershire mapped

Cheltenham 1,035 formed

Cotswold 657 formed

Forest of Dean 367 formed

Gloucester 900 formed

South Gloucestershire 1,692 formed

Stroud 693 formed

Tewkesbury 618 formed

Companies formed in 2019 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Gloucestershire 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
32nd 2018: 31st
Gloucestershire
5,971
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
14th 2018: 22nd
Worcestershire
9,971
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
39th 2018: 38th
Wiltshire
4,428
45th 2018: 45th
Herefordshire
1,499
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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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6.9

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10.9

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Type of companies formed in Gloucestershire breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (5,752 companies)

4% Other company types (219 companies)

Other company types breakdown (219 companies)

Total companies in Gloucestershire by the end of 2019

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Businesses formed in Gloucestershire during 2019

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Businesses dissolved in Gloucestershire during 2019

meaning there is a total of

52,494

businesses registered in Gloucestershire at the end of 2019.

3.7% more companies in Gloucestershire compared to 2018

Surrounding counties 2019 breakdown & comparison

Monmouthshire

4,593 total businesses
533 formed in 2019
464 dissolved in 2019

Somerset

51,957 total businesses
6,041 formed in 2019
4,527 dissolved in 2019

Warwickshire

38,998 total businesses
5,256 formed in 2019
4,003 dissolved in 2019

Worcestershire

43,247 total businesses
9,971 formed in 2019
5,579 dissolved in 2019

Oxfordshire

42,461 total businesses
5,087 formed in 2019
3,723 dissolved in 2019

Bristol

33,594 total businesses
5,040 formed in 2019
3,780 dissolved in 2019

Herefordshire

10,498 total businesses
1,499 formed in 2019
797 dissolved in 2019

Wiltshire

37,182 total businesses
4,428 formed in 2019
4,156 dissolved in 2019

Gloucestershire

52,494 total businesses
5,971 formed in 2019
4,752 dissolved in 2019

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Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
49
79
30
Battledown
204
62
-142
Benhall and The Reddings
24
31
7
Charlton Kings
26
49
23
Charlton Park
52
38
-14
College
169
139
-30
Hesters Way
26
31
5
Lansdown
115
208
93
Leckhampton
22
41
19
Oakley
11
16
5
Park
62
86
24
Pittville
36
31
-5
Prestbury
24
15
-9
Springbank
23
22
-1
St Mark's
24
28
4
St Paul's
15
35
20
St Peter's
33
63
30
Swindon Village
28
34
6
Up Hatherley
16
15
-1
Warden Hill
12
12
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
45
54
9
Blockley
15
15
0
Bourton Vale
14
13
-1
Bourton Village
9
18
9
Campden & Vale
28
42
14
Chedworth & Churn Valley
8
17
9
Chesterton
9
6
-3
Coln Valley
14
18
4
Ermin
14
20
6
Fairford North
9
10
1
Fosseridge
10
17
7
Four Acres
40
49
9
Grumbolds Ash with Avening
28
28
0
Kemble
9
16
7
Lechlade Kempsford & Fairford South
25
20
-5
Moreton East
13
12
-1
Moreton West
10
28
18
New Mills
1
7
6
Northleach
15
30
15
Sandywell
12
25
13
Siddington & Cerney Rural
11
19
8
South Cerney Village
3
9
6
St Michael's
15
12
-3
Stow
20
19
-1
Stratton
9
12
3
Tetbury East & Rural
54
55
1
Tetbury Town
8
10
2
Tetbury with Upton
5
10
5
The Ampneys & Hampton
13
21
8
The Beeches
10
10
0
The Rissingtons
14
20
6
Watermoor
37
43
6
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alvington Aylburton and West Lydney
22
33
11
Awre
12
10
-2
Berry Hill
2
4
2
Blaisdon and Longhope
2
7
5
Bream
9
3
-6
Bromesberrow and Dymock
8
13
5
Christchurch and English Bicknor
7
5
-2
Churcham and Huntley
13
12
-1
Cinderford East
4
9
5
Cinderford West
15
40
25
Coleford Central
9
24
15
Coleford East
11
17
6
Hartpury
16
10
-6
Hewelsfield and Woolaston
3
7
4
Littledean and Ruspidge
9
14
5
Lydbrook and Ruardean
22
14
-8
Lydney East
11
21
10
Lydney North
5
1
-4
Mitcheldean and Drybrook
22
20
-2
Newent Central
9
19
10
Newland and St Briavels
14
14
0
Newnham and Westbury
17
10
-7
Oxenhall and Newent North East
7
4
-3
Pillowell
9
9
0
Redmarley
6
15
9
Tibberton
3
11
8
Tidenham
13
21
8
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
45
54
9
Barnwood
52
102
50
Barton and Tredworth
56
86
30
Elmbridge
23
30
7
Grange
10
22
12
Hucclecote
52
62
10
Kingsholm and Wotton
37
74
37
Longlevens
34
33
-1
Matson and Robinswood
36
39
3
Moreland
49
58
9
Podsmead
32
33
1
Quedgeley Fieldcourt
73
100
27
Quedgeley Severn Vale
18
60
42
Tuffley
20
19
-1
Westgate
118
183
65
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Almondsbury
26
28
2
Bitton
32
43
11
Boyd Valley
24
36
12
Bradley Stoke Central and Stoke Lodge
35
52
17
Bradley Stoke North
73
97
24
Bradley Stoke South
42
55
13
Charfield
22
38
16
Chipping Sodbury
49
66
17
Cotswold Edge
19
18
-1
Dodington
10
16
6
Downend
54
65
11
Emersons Green
50
66
16
Filton
56
92
36
Frampton Cotterell
54
70
16
Frenchay and Stoke Park
42
49
7
Hanham
41
64
23
Kings Chase
42
68
26
Ladden Brook
15
38
23
Longwell Green
22
25
3
Oldland Common
23
16
-7
Parkwall
21
21
0
Patchway
82
104
22
Pilning and Severn Beach
27
23
-4
Rodway
60
76
16
Severn
45
50
5
Siston
32
70
38
Staple Hill
49
65
16
Stoke Gifford
52
58
6
Thornbury North
40
43
3
Thornbury South and Alveston
40
31
-9
Westerleigh
19
19
0
Winterbourne
15
29
14
Woodstock
70
70
0
Yate Central
16
22
6
Yate North
26
36
10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amberley and Woodchester
20
15
-5
Berkeley
16
18
2
Bisley
12
14
2
Cainscross
14
24
10
Cam East
9
12
3
Cam West
8
11
3
Central
47
47
0
Chalford
23
28
5
Coaley and Uley
13
11
-2
Dursley
23
27
4
Eastington and Standish
7
24
17
Farmhill and Paganhill
5
11
6
Hardwicke
22
37
15
Hucclecote
52
62
10
Kingswood
7
16
9
Minchinhampton
17
27
10
Nailsworth
59
51
-8
Painswick
32
28
-4
Randwick Whiteshill and Ruscombe
5
9
4
Rodborough
21
28
7
Severn
45
50
5
Slade
1
5
4
Stonehouse
54
91
37
The Stanleys
12
17
5
Thrupp
12
11
-1
Trinity
5
14
9
Uplands
6
2
-4
Upton St Leonards
8
25
17
Vale
8
15
7
Valley
9
14
5
Wotton-under-Edge
34
34
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashchurch with Walton Cardiff
15
15
0
Badgeworth
138
104
-34
Bourton Vale
14
13
-1
Brockworth
32
32
0
Churchdown Brookfield
3
16
13
Churchdown St John's
14
24
10
Cleeve Grange
7
5
-2
Cleeve Hill
18
17
-1
Cleeve St Michael's
20
24
4
Cleeve West
26
30
4
Coombe Hill
18
39
21
Highnam with Haw Bridge
36
60
24
Hucclecote
52
62
10
Innsworth with Down Hatherley
7
9
2
Isbourne
13
17
4
Leckhampton
22
41
19
Northway
10
26
16
Oxenton Hill
7
14
7
Shurdington
18
11
-7
Tewkesbury Newtown
32
54
22
Tewkesbury Prior's Park
4
9
5
Tewkesbury Town with Mitton
35
43
8
Twyning
11
8
-3
Winchcombe
37
32
-5

Total companies 2019 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2019 and how Gloucestershire 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
22nd 2018: 22nd
Gloucestershire
52,494
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
22nd 2018: 22nd
Gloucestershire
52,494
23rd 2018: 24th
Somerset
51,957
31st 2018: 33rd
Worcestershire
43,247
32nd 2018: 32nd
Oxfordshire
42,461
34th 2018: 35th
Warwickshire
38,998
36th 2018: 36th
Wiltshire
37,182
38th 2018: 38th
Bristol
33,594
45th 2018: 45th
Herefordshire
10,498
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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60.9

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70.7

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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.

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

2019

5,971 formed

4,752 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

3.6% vs 2015

3.07% vs 2016

3.08% vs 2017

3.7% vs 2018