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Company Formations in 2015: Lincolnshire

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???? Businesses formed in Lincolnshire during 2015

5.1% more companies in Lincolnshire compared to 2014

New businesses in Lincolnshire mapped

Boston 357 formed

East Lindsey 485 formed

Lincoln 531 formed

North East Lincolnshire 757 formed

North Kesteven 883 formed

North Lincolnshire 811 formed

South Holland 686 formed

South Kesteven 867 formed

West Lindsey 502 formed

Companies formed in 2015 league table

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

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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2014: 1st
London
198,282
2nd 2014: 2nd
Greater Manchester
28,265
3rd 2014: 3rd
West Midlands
26,952
4th 2014: 4th
West Yorkshire
17,066
5th 2014: 5th
Essex
16,147
28th 2014: 22nd
Lincolnshire
5,879
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
13th 2014: 15th
South Yorkshire
9,290
18th 2014: 18th
Leicestershire
7,712
20th 2014: 17th
Nottinghamshire
6,908
23rd 2014: 23rd
Northamptonshire
6,347
25th 2014: 27th
Cambridgeshire
6,235
28th 2014: 22nd
Lincolnshire
5,879
36th 2014: 36th
Norfolk
4,296
40th 2014: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
2,967
47th 2014: 47th
Rutland
194
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2014: 1st
London
198,282
2nd 2014: 2nd
Greater Manchester
28,265
3rd 2014: 3rd
West Midlands
26,952
4th 2014: 4th
West Yorkshire
17,066
5th 2014: 5th
Essex
16,147
6th 2014: 7th
Hertfordshire
14,575
7th 2014: 8th
Kent
14,246
8th 2014: 6th
Hampshire
13,779
9th 2014: 9th
Surrey
12,014
10th 2014: 10th
Cheshire
11,974
11th 2014: 11th
Lancashire
10,080
12th 2014: 12th
Merseyside
9,857
13th 2014: 15th
South Yorkshire
9,290
14th 2014: 13th
Berkshire
9,135
15th 2014: 14th
East Sussex
8,786
16th 2014: 16th
Buckinghamshire
8,249
17th 2014: 20th
Dorset
7,791
18th 2014: 18th
Leicestershire
7,712
19th 2014: 25th
Derbyshire
7,414
20th 2014: 17th
Nottinghamshire
6,908
21st 2014: 19th
North Yorkshire
6,437
22nd 2014: 24th
Staffordshire
6,375
23rd 2014: 23rd
Northamptonshire
6,347
24th 2014: 26th
Bedfordshire
6,245
25th 2014: 27th
Cambridgeshire
6,235
26th 2014: 21st
West Sussex
6,136
27th 2014: 28th
Tyne and Wear
6,042
28th 2014: 22nd
Lincolnshire
5,879
29th 2014: 29th
Gloucestershire
5,741
30th 2014: 30th
Devon
5,394
31st 2014: 31st
Somerset
5,383
32nd 2014: 32nd
Bristol
4,942
33rd 2014: 33rd
Oxfordshire
4,611
34th 2014: 35th
Wiltshire
4,506
35th 2014: 34th
Warwickshire
4,424
36th 2014: 36th
Norfolk
4,296
37th 2014: 38th
Suffolk
4,031
38th 2014: 37th
Durham
3,834
39th 2014: 39th
Worcestershire
3,572
40th 2014: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
2,967
41st 2014: 42nd
Shropshire
2,416
42nd 2014: 41st
Cornwall
2,392
43rd 2014: 43rd
Cumbria
2,166
44th 2014: 44th
Northumberland
1,289
45th 2014: 45th
Herefordshire
950
46th 2014: 46th
Isle of Wight
560
47th 2014: 47th
Rutland
194

New incorporations in 2015 per 1000 Man standing people

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Type of companies formed in Lincolnshire breakdown

98% Private Limited Companies (5,748 companies)

2% Other company types (131 companies)

Other company types breakdown (131 companies)

Total companies in Lincolnshire by the end of 2015

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Businesses formed in Lincolnshire during 2015

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Businesses dissolved in Lincolnshire during 2015

meaning there is a total of

39,944

businesses registered in Lincolnshire at the end of 2015.

5.1% more companies in Lincolnshire compared to 2014

Surrounding counties 2015 breakdown & comparison

Cambridgeshire

41,403 total businesses
6,235 formed in 2015
3,619 dissolved in 2015

Leicestershire

48,126 total businesses
7,712 formed in 2015
4,538 dissolved in 2015

Norfolk

32,493 total businesses
4,296 formed in 2015
2,441 dissolved in 2015

Northamptonshire

39,638 total businesses
6,347 formed in 2015
3,341 dissolved in 2015

Nottinghamshire

43,336 total businesses
6,908 formed in 2015
4,305 dissolved in 2015

South Yorkshire

52,205 total businesses
9,290 formed in 2015
5,359 dissolved in 2015

East Riding of Yorkshire

22,144 total businesses
2,967 formed in 2015
1,966 dissolved in 2015

Rutland

1,677 total businesses
194 formed in 2015
114 dissolved in 2015

Lincolnshire

39,944 total businesses
5,879 formed in 2015
3,577 dissolved in 2015

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Coastal
5
13
8
Fenside
8
12
4
Fishtoft
15
37
22
Five Village
6
18
12
Kirton and Frampton
18
23
5
Old Leake and Wrangle
11
7
-4
Skirbeck
22
27
5
St Thomas'
10
16
6
Staniland
3
7
4
Station
20
25
5
Swineshead and Holland Fen
8
20
12
Trinity
35
75
40
West
3
11
8
Witham
28
42
14
Wyberton
19
29
10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alford
19
10
-9
Binbrook
5
4
-1
Burgh le Marsh
6
5
-1
Chapel St Leonards
11
9
-2
Coningsby & Mareham
12
33
21
Croft
3
5
2
Friskney
4
9
5
Fulstow
8
9
1
Grimoldby
3
6
3
Hagworthingham
4
7
3
Halton Holegate
4
1
-3
Holton-le-Clay & North Thoresby
10
37
27
Horncastle
20
31
11
Ingoldmells
5
20
15
Legbourne
9
16
7
Mablethorpe
11
22
11
Marshchapel & Somercotes
9
19
10
North Holme
8
14
6
Priory & St James'
22
38
16
Roughton
5
8
3
Scarbrough & Seacroft
31
50
19
Sibsey & Stickney
5
14
9
Spilsby
5
3
-2
St Clement's
5
10
5
St Margaret's
4
2
-2
St Mary's
3
15
12
St Michael's
7
3
-4
Sutton on Sea
2
5
3
Tetford & Donington
7
13
6
Tetney
7
8
1
Trinity
35
75
40
Wainfleet
4
2
-2
Waltham
18
25
7
Willoughby with Sloothby
9
10
1
Winthorpe
11
11
0
Withern & Theddlethorpe
8
4
-4
Wold View
13
8
-5
Woodhall Spa
10
17
7
Wragby
5
10
5
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
79
140
61
Birchwood
7
17
10
Boultham
11
14
3
Bracebridge
20
18
-2
Carholme
105
134
29
Castle
19
49
30
Glebe
6
19
13
Hartsholme
23
50
27
Minster
21
39
18
Moorland
13
20
7
Park
133
143
10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Croft Baker
52
47
-5
East Marsh
93
70
-23
Freshney
26
39
13
Haverstoe
32
39
7
Heneage
18
31
13
Humberston and New Waltham
39
43
4
Immingham
36
43
7
Park
133
143
10
Scartho
24
33
9
Sidney Sussex
52
62
10
South
7
17
10
Waltham
18
25
7
West Marsh
83
137
54
Wolds
29
38
9
Yarborough
30
32
2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell
10
17
7
Bassingham and Brant Broughton
28
33
5
Billinghay Martin and North Kyme
11
19
8
Bracebridge Heath and Waddington East
14
26
12
Branston
13
23
10
Cliff Villages
18
20
2
Eagle Swinderby and Witham St Hughs
23
31
8
Heckington Rural
22
27
5
Heighington and Washingborough
10
27
17
Kirkby la Thorpe and South Kyme
5
9
4
Leasingham and Rauceby
6
6
0
Metheringham
9
17
8
North Hykeham Forum
6
4
-2
North Hykeham Memorial
136
429
293
North Hykeham Mill
6
22
16
North Hykeham Moor
4
9
5
North Hykeham Witham
4
5
1
Osbournby
8
8
0
Ruskington
8
10
2
Skellingthorpe
4
17
13
Sleaford Castle
2
7
5
Sleaford Holdingham
4
12
8
Sleaford Navigation
15
60
45
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham
17
21
4
Sleaford Westholme
11
15
4
Waddington West
16
9
-7
Woodhall Spa
10
17
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashby
19
35
16
Axholme Central
27
50
23
Axholme North
62
37
-25
Axholme South
15
39
24
Barton
35
49
14
Bottesford
20
32
12
Brigg and Wolds
45
70
25
Broughton and Appleby
10
16
6
Brumby
11
18
7
Burringham and Gunness
5
10
5
Burton upon Stather and Winterton
24
34
10
Crosby and Park
84
133
49
Ferry
32
44
12
Frodingham
28
36
8
Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens
22
22
0
Ridge
26
55
29
Town
70
131
61
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas
20
42
22
Donington Quadring and Gosberton
33
21
-12
Fleet
3
5
2
Gedney
2
2
0
Holbeach Hurn
5
8
3
Holbeach Town
12
32
20
Long Sutton
16
19
3
Moulton Weston and Cowbit
14
27
13
Pinchbeck and Surfleet
27
54
27
Spalding Castle
47
110
63
Spalding Monks House
9
33
24
Spalding St John's
73
177
104
Spalding St Mary's
10
58
48
Spalding St Paul's
20
33
13
Spalding Wygate
14
36
22
Sutton Bridge
7
5
-2
The Saints
5
9
4
Whaplode and Holbeach St John's
7
15
8
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aveland
7
9
2
Belmont
12
15
3
Belvoir
12
23
11
Bourne Austerby
20
71
51
Bourne East
12
28
16
Bourne West
24
34
10
Casewick
19
45
26
Castle
19
49
30
Deeping St James
16
31
15
Dole Wood
3
9
6
Glen
1
13
12
Grantham Arnoldfield
9
20
11
Grantham Barrowby Gate
20
27
7
Grantham Earlesfield
9
19
10
Grantham Harrowby
7
13
6
Grantham Springfield
10
21
11
Grantham St Vincent's
14
36
22
Grantham St Wulfram's
46
71
25
Isaac Newton
12
26
14
Lincrest
11
19
8
Loveden Heath
9
13
4
Market & West Deeping
37
65
28
Morton
3
10
7
Peascliffe & Ridgeway
8
18
10
Ryhall and Casterton
0
0
Stamford All Saints
8
14
6
Stamford St George's
9
19
10
Stamford St John's
7
16
9
Stamford St Mary's
50
109
59
Toller
7
4
-3
Viking
17
58
41
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bardney
15
9
-6
Caistor and Yarborough
10
15
5
Cherry Willingham
48
25
-23
Dunholme and Welton
25
33
8
Gainsborough East
24
55
31
Gainsborough North
7
12
5
Gainsborough South-West
92
116
24
Hemswell
5
9
4
Kelsey Wold
7
8
1
Lea
6
6
0
Market Rasen
46
48
2
Nettleham
13
9
-4
Saxilby
35
53
18
Scampton
10
16
6
Scotter and Blyton
11
20
9
Stow
6
24
18
Sudbrooke
13
12
-1
Torksey
7
13
6
Waddingham and Spital
8
11
3
Wold View
13
8
-5

Total companies 2015 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2015 and how Lincolnshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2014: 1st
London
1,017,154
2nd 2014: 2nd
Greater Manchester
156,025
3rd 2014: 3rd
West Midlands
147,044
4th 2014: 4th
Essex
107,891
5th 2014: 5th
West Yorkshire
102,450
28th 2014: 28th
Lincolnshire
39,944
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
16th 2014: 16th
South Yorkshire
52,205
17th 2014: 18th
Leicestershire
48,126
26th 2014: 24th
Nottinghamshire
43,336
27th 2014: 27th
Cambridgeshire
41,403
28th 2014: 28th
Lincolnshire
39,944
29th 2014: 29th
Northamptonshire
39,638
35th 2014: 35th
Norfolk
32,493
40th 2014: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
22,144
47th 2014: 47th
Rutland
1,677
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2014: 1st
London
1,017,154
2nd 2014: 2nd
Greater Manchester
156,025
3rd 2014: 3rd
West Midlands
147,044
4th 2014: 4th
Essex
107,891
5th 2014: 5th
West Yorkshire
102,450
6th 2014: 6th
Hampshire
98,825
7th 2014: 8th
Hertfordshire
96,909
8th 2014: 9th
Kent
94,176
9th 2014: 7th
Surrey
93,699
10th 2014: 10th
Cheshire
67,995
11th 2014: 11th
Lancashire
65,240
12th 2014: 12th
Berkshire
63,186
13th 2014: 13th
East Sussex
61,290
14th 2014: 14th
Buckinghamshire
59,305
15th 2014: 15th
Merseyside
56,875
16th 2014: 16th
South Yorkshire
52,205
17th 2014: 18th
Leicestershire
48,126
18th 2014: 19th
Dorset
47,433
19th 2014: 17th
West Sussex
47,267
20th 2014: 21st
North Yorkshire
46,660
21st 2014: 20th
Gloucestershire
46,009
22nd 2014: 22nd
Devon
44,917
23rd 2014: 23rd
Somerset
44,277
24th 2014: 25th
Staffordshire
44,125
25th 2014: 26th
Derbyshire
43,692
26th 2014: 24th
Nottinghamshire
43,336
27th 2014: 27th
Cambridgeshire
41,403
28th 2014: 28th
Lincolnshire
39,944
29th 2014: 29th
Northamptonshire
39,638
30th 2014: 30th
Oxfordshire
37,534
31st 2014: 31st
Tyne and Wear
36,643
32nd 2014: 32nd
Bedfordshire
34,911
33rd 2014: 33rd
Wiltshire
33,003
34th 2014: 34th
Warwickshire
32,797
35th 2014: 35th
Norfolk
32,493
36th 2014: 36th
Suffolk
30,944
37th 2014: 37th
Bristol
30,301
38th 2014: 38th
Worcestershire
29,303
39th 2014: 39th
Durham
24,091
40th 2014: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
22,144
41st 2014: 41st
Shropshire
19,451
42nd 2014: 42nd
Cumbria
19,348
43rd 2014: 43rd
Cornwall
18,859
44th 2014: 44th
Northumberland
9,370
45th 2014: 45th
Herefordshire
8,115
46th 2014: 46th
Isle of Wight
4,853
47th 2014: 47th
Rutland
1,677

Total companies at the end of 2015 per 1000 Person people

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38.3

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59.4

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The last 5 years

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

2011

4,692 formed

2,697 dissolved

2012

5,420 formed

2,813 dissolved

2013

5,531 formed

3,228 dissolved

2014

6,262 formed

3,737 dissolved

2015

5,879 formed

3,577 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

8.5% vs 2011

6.9% vs 2012

7.1% vs 2013

5.1% vs 2014