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Company Formations in 2017: Lincolnshire

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???? Businesses formed in Lincolnshire during 2017

3.1% more companies in Lincolnshire compared to 2016

New businesses in Lincolnshire mapped

Boston 341 formed

East Lindsey 430 formed

Lincoln 553 formed

North East Lincolnshire 848 formed

North Kesteven 609 formed

North Lincolnshire 807 formed

South Holland 553 formed

South Kesteven 832 formed

West Lindsey 438 formed

Companies formed in 2017 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 2016: 1st
London
205,527
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,124
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
26,802
4th 2016: 4th
West Yorkshire
16,604
5th 2016: 6th
Essex
15,922
31st 2016: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,414
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
13th 2016: 18th
Leicestershire
10,566
14th 2016: 22nd
Northamptonshire
9,958
16th 2016: 15th
South Yorkshire
8,325
21st 2016: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
6,937
25th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
6,384
31st 2016: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,414
35th 2016: 39th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,646
38th 2016: 37th
Norfolk
4,399
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
186
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2016: 1st
London
205,527
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,124
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
26,802
4th 2016: 4th
West Yorkshire
16,604
5th 2016: 6th
Essex
15,922
6th 2016: 8th
Kent
14,860
7th 2016: 5th
Hertfordshire
13,752
8th 2016: 9th
Hampshire
13,642
9th 2016: 7th
Cheshire
11,619
10th 2016: 13th
Merseyside
11,016
11th 2016: 12th
Surrey
11,009
12th 2016: 14th
Lancashire
10,646
13th 2016: 18th
Leicestershire
10,566
14th 2016: 22nd
Northamptonshire
9,958
15th 2016: 16th
Berkshire
8,679
16th 2016: 15th
South Yorkshire
8,325
17th 2016: 17th
Buckinghamshire
7,992
18th 2016: 24th
Worcestershire
7,804
19th 2016: 20th
East Sussex
7,318
20th 2016: 19th
Dorset
7,242
21st 2016: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
6,937
22nd 2016: 25th
North Yorkshire
6,766
23rd 2016: 10th
Bedfordshire
6,469
24th 2016: 21st
Staffordshire
6,449
25th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
6,384
26th 2016: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,166
27th 2016: 27th
Derbyshire
5,803
28th 2016: 30th
Devon
5,615
29th 2016: 29th
West Sussex
5,598
30th 2016: 32nd
Gloucestershire
5,447
31st 2016: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,414
32nd 2016: 33rd
Somerset
5,329
33rd 2016: 11th
Wiltshire
5,227
34th 2016: 34th
Bristol
4,744
35th 2016: 39th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,646
36th 2016: 35th
Warwickshire
4,617
37th 2016: 36th
Oxfordshire
4,612
38th 2016: 37th
Norfolk
4,399
39th 2016: 38th
Suffolk
4,145
40th 2016: 40th
Durham
4,077
41st 2016: 42nd
Cornwall
2,665
42nd 2016: 41st
Shropshire
2,474
43rd 2016: 43rd
Cumbria
2,215
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
1,360
45th 2016: 45th
Herefordshire
906
46th 2016: 46th
Isle of Wight
528
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
186

New incorporations in 2017 per 1000 Man standing people

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Type of companies formed in Lincolnshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (5,277 companies)

3% Other company types (137 companies)

Other company types breakdown (137 companies)

Total companies in Lincolnshire by the end of 2017

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Businesses formed in Lincolnshire during 2017

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Businesses dissolved in Lincolnshire during 2017

meaning there is a total of

41,976

businesses registered in Lincolnshire at the end of 2017.

3.1% more companies in Lincolnshire compared to 2016

Surrounding counties 2017 breakdown & comparison

Cambridgeshire

46,059 total businesses
6,384 formed in 2017
4,395 dissolved in 2017

Leicestershire

57,830 total businesses
10,566 formed in 2017
6,061 dissolved in 2017

Norfolk

36,459 total businesses
4,399 formed in 2017
3,332 dissolved in 2017

Northamptonshire

46,778 total businesses
9,958 formed in 2017
4,930 dissolved in 2017

Nottinghamshire

47,771 total businesses
6,937 formed in 2017
6,432 dissolved in 2017

South Yorkshire

56,932 total businesses
8,325 formed in 2017
7,447 dissolved in 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire

25,585 total businesses
4,646 formed in 2017
2,631 dissolved in 2017

Rutland

1,797 total businesses
186 formed in 2017
142 dissolved in 2017

Lincolnshire

41,976 total businesses
5,414 formed in 2017
4,320 dissolved in 2017

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Coastal
8
16
8
Fenside
12
4
-8
Fishtoft
29
17
-12
Five Village
11
16
5
Kirton and Frampton
11
31
20
Old Leake and Wrangle
10
6
-4
Skirbeck
25
40
15
St Thomas'
8
11
3
Staniland
8
9
1
Station
13
35
22
Swineshead and Holland Fen
8
11
3
Trinity
41
62
21
West
6
2
-4
Witham
39
57
18
Wyberton
18
25
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alford
9
12
3
Binbrook
13
11
-2
Burgh le Marsh
5
6
1
Chapel St Leonards
10
10
0
Coningsby & Mareham
19
17
-2
Croft
3
5
2
Friskney
3
5
2
Fulstow
13
10
-3
Grimoldby
4
12
8
Hagworthingham
8
7
-1
Halton Holegate
5
6
1
Holton-le-Clay & North Thoresby
21
35
14
Horncastle
29
26
-3
Ingoldmells
10
7
-3
Legbourne
15
14
-1
Mablethorpe
11
20
9
Marshchapel & Somercotes
9
6
-3
North Holme
12
8
-4
Priory & St James'
27
31
4
Roughton
4
5
1
Scarbrough & Seacroft
38
59
21
Sibsey & Stickney
15
15
0
Spilsby
10
5
-5
St Clement's
7
7
0
St Margaret's
1
5
4
St Mary's
2
3
1
St Michael's
1
5
4
Sutton on Sea
5
8
3
Tetford & Donington
7
12
5
Tetney
13
11
-2
Trinity
41
62
21
Wainfleet
2
1
-1
Waltham
22
22
0
Willoughby with Sloothby
5
5
0
Winthorpe
10
16
6
Withern & Theddlethorpe
3
6
3
Wold View
12
14
2
Woodhall Spa
12
15
3
Wragby
7
4
-3
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
67
135
68
Birchwood
10
15
5
Boultham
26
26
0
Bracebridge
12
29
17
Carholme
109
149
40
Castle
28
44
16
Glebe
17
12
-5
Hartsholme
26
66
40
Minster
37
37
0
Moorland
11
16
5
Park
135
115
-20
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Croft Baker
58
66
8
East Marsh
170
83
-87
Freshney
29
34
5
Haverstoe
20
21
1
Heneage
23
38
15
Humberston and New Waltham
40
47
7
Immingham
36
73
37
Park
135
115
-20
Scartho
29
40
11
Sidney Sussex
66
89
23
South
21
28
7
Waltham
22
22
0
West Marsh
112
145
33
Wolds
31
39
8
Yarborough
27
44
17
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell
16
14
-2
Bassingham and Brant Broughton
26
31
5
Billinghay Martin and North Kyme
17
19
2
Bracebridge Heath and Waddington East
22
30
8
Branston
12
24
12
Cliff Villages
19
20
1
Eagle Swinderby and Witham St Hughs
25
30
5
Heckington Rural
15
9
-6
Heighington and Washingborough
26
29
3
Kirkby la Thorpe and South Kyme
8
16
8
Leasingham and Rauceby
5
2
-3
Metheringham
9
16
7
North Hykeham Forum
6
14
8
North Hykeham Memorial
230
175
-55
North Hykeham Mill
16
17
1
North Hykeham Moor
9
13
4
North Hykeham Witham
5
5
0
Osbournby
10
13
3
Ruskington
9
8
-1
Skellingthorpe
8
16
8
Sleaford Castle
14
11
-3
Sleaford Holdingham
5
10
5
Sleaford Navigation
23
49
26
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham
24
24
0
Sleaford Westholme
15
8
-7
Waddington West
7
5
-2
Woodhall Spa
12
15
3
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashby
21
32
11
Axholme Central
39
47
8
Axholme North
26
38
12
Axholme South
27
35
8
Barton
62
31
-31
Bottesford
22
36
14
Brigg and Wolds
76
84
8
Broughton and Appleby
14
18
4
Brumby
18
24
6
Burringham and Gunness
5
11
6
Burton upon Stather and Winterton
39
44
5
Crosby and Park
97
119
22
Ferry
41
45
4
Frodingham
29
37
8
Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens
30
30
0
Ridge
32
39
7
Town
105
137
32
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas
24
46
22
Donington Quadring and Gosberton
11
19
8
Fleet
4
3
-1
Gedney
2
9
7
Holbeach Hurn
5
5
0
Holbeach Town
20
31
11
Long Sutton
19
20
1
Moulton Weston and Cowbit
11
21
10
Pinchbeck and Surfleet
29
44
15
Spalding Castle
78
71
-7
Spalding Monks House
16
20
4
Spalding St John's
82
149
67
Spalding St Mary's
20
32
12
Spalding St Paul's
20
33
13
Spalding Wygate
16
26
10
Sutton Bridge
7
4
-3
The Saints
5
10
5
Whaplode and Holbeach St John's
13
10
-3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aveland
9
10
1
Belmont
11
19
8
Belvoir
17
11
-6
Bourne Austerby
31
62
31
Bourne East
8
20
12
Bourne West
11
14
3
Casewick
32
35
3
Castle
28
44
16
Deeping St James
25
23
-2
Dole Wood
5
6
1
Glen
11
20
9
Grantham Arnoldfield
12
8
-4
Grantham Barrowby Gate
13
22
9
Grantham Earlesfield
8
20
12
Grantham Harrowby
16
16
0
Grantham Springfield
23
20
-3
Grantham St Vincent's
26
40
14
Grantham St Wulfram's
46
90
44
Isaac Newton
21
34
13
Lincrest
12
13
1
Loveden Heath
14
12
-2
Market & West Deeping
55
76
21
Morton
4
9
5
Peascliffe & Ridgeway
11
25
14
Ryhall and Casterton
0
0
Stamford All Saints
16
16
0
Stamford St George's
10
19
9
Stamford St John's
12
20
8
Stamford St Mary's
55
107
52
Toller
6
8
2
Viking
42
45
3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bardney
13
7
-6
Caistor and Yarborough
12
24
12
Cherry Willingham
16
29
13
Dunholme and Welton
17
29
12
Gainsborough East
28
43
15
Gainsborough North
8
24
16
Gainsborough South-West
66
51
-15
Hemswell
2
13
11
Kelsey Wold
9
10
1
Lea
7
10
3
Market Rasen
32
42
10
Nettleham
9
16
7
Saxilby
39
38
-1
Scampton
10
12
2
Scotter and Blyton
18
24
6
Stow
9
6
-3
Sudbrooke
12
21
9
Torksey
8
13
5
Waddingham and Spital
3
12
9
Wold View
12
14
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Total companies 2017 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2017 and how Lincolnshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2016: 1st
London
1,114,699
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
177,360
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
159,647
4th 2016: 4th
Essex
116,669
5th 2016: 5th
West Yorkshire
113,471
29th 2016: 30th
Lincolnshire
41,976
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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
16th 2016: 17th
Leicestershire
57,830
17th 2016: 16th
South Yorkshire
56,932
25th 2016: 25th
Nottinghamshire
47,771
26th 2016: 31st
Northamptonshire
46,778
27th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
46,059
29th 2016: 30th
Lincolnshire
41,976
35th 2016: 34th
Norfolk
36,459
40th 2016: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,585
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
1,797
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2016: 1st
London
1,114,699
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
177,360
3rd 2016: 3rd
West Midlands
159,647
4th 2016: 4th
Essex
116,669
5th 2016: 5th
West Yorkshire
113,471
6th 2016: 7th
Hampshire
106,588
7th 2016: 6th
Hertfordshire
105,506
8th 2016: 8th
Kent
105,182
9th 2016: 9th
Surrey
96,847
10th 2016: 10th
Cheshire
76,254
11th 2016: 11th
Lancashire
71,294
12th 2016: 12th
Berkshire
66,738
13th 2016: 13th
East Sussex
64,805
14th 2016: 14th
Buckinghamshire
64,538
15th 2016: 15th
Merseyside
63,781
16th 2016: 17th
Leicestershire
57,830
17th 2016: 16th
South Yorkshire
56,932
18th 2016: 18th
Dorset
52,411
19th 2016: 20th
North Yorkshire
50,798
20th 2016: 19th
West Sussex
49,845
21st 2016: 21st
Gloucestershire
49,129
22nd 2016: 22nd
Devon
48,848
23rd 2016: 23rd
Staffordshire
47,930
24th 2016: 24th
Somerset
47,912
25th 2016: 25th
Nottinghamshire
47,771
26th 2016: 31st
Northamptonshire
46,778
27th 2016: 28th
Cambridgeshire
46,059
28th 2016: 27th
Derbyshire
44,849
29th 2016: 30th
Lincolnshire
41,976
30th 2016: 32nd
Tyne and Wear
40,273
31st 2016: 33rd
Oxfordshire
39,736
32nd 2016: 26th
Bedfordshire
38,894
33rd 2016: 36th
Worcestershire
38,764
34th 2016: 29th
Wiltshire
36,977
35th 2016: 34th
Norfolk
36,459
36th 2016: 35th
Warwickshire
35,844
37th 2016: 37th
Suffolk
33,994
38th 2016: 38th
Bristol
32,106
39th 2016: 39th
Durham
26,562
40th 2016: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,585
41st 2016: 41st
Shropshire
21,473
42nd 2016: 43rd
Cornwall
20,746
43rd 2016: 42nd
Cumbria
20,316
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
10,100
45th 2016: 45th
Herefordshire
8,627
46th 2016: 46th
Isle of Wight
5,125
47th 2016: 47th
Rutland
1,797

Total companies at the end of 2017 per 1000 Person people

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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.

2013

5,531 formed

3,228 dissolved

2014

6,262 formed

3,737 dissolved

2015

5,879 formed

3,577 dissolved

2016

5,698 formed

4,729 dissolved

2017

5,414 formed

4,320 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

7.1% vs 2013

5.1% vs 2014

1.9% vs 2015

3.1% vs 2016