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Company Formations in 2019: Lincolnshire

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???? Businesses formed in Lincolnshire during 2019

3.2% more companies in Lincolnshire compared to 2018

New businesses in Lincolnshire mapped

Boston 378 formed

East Lindsey 507 formed

Lincoln 563 formed

North East Lincolnshire 1,015 formed

North Kesteven 629 formed

North Lincolnshire 1,007 formed

South Holland 669 formed

South Kesteven 836 formed

West Lindsey 431 formed

Companies formed in 2019 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Lincolnshire 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
30th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
6,042
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
13th 2018: 15th
Leicestershire
10,825
15th 2018: 16th
South Yorkshire
9,325
18th 2018: 18th
Northamptonshire
8,393
21st 2018: 20th
Nottinghamshire
7,348
25th 2018: 24th
Cambridgeshire
6,779
30th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
6,042
36th 2018: 37th
Norfolk
4,731
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,258
47th 2018: 47th
Rutland
230
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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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Type of companies formed in Lincolnshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (5,873 companies)

3% Other company types (169 companies)

Other company types breakdown (169 companies)

Total companies in Lincolnshire by the end of 2019

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Businesses formed in Lincolnshire during 2019

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Businesses dissolved in Lincolnshire during 2019

meaning there is a total of

45,109

businesses registered in Lincolnshire at the end of 2019.

3.2% more companies in Lincolnshire compared to 2018

Surrounding counties 2019 breakdown & comparison

Cambridgeshire

50,160 total businesses
6,779 formed in 2019
5,435 dissolved in 2019

Leicestershire

63,315 total businesses
10,825 formed in 2019
8,301 dissolved in 2019

Norfolk

38,911 total businesses
4,731 formed in 2019
3,854 dissolved in 2019

Northamptonshire

49,144 total businesses
8,393 formed in 2019
5,434 dissolved in 2019

Nottinghamshire

51,677 total businesses
7,348 formed in 2019
6,195 dissolved in 2019

South Yorkshire

60,360 total businesses
9,325 formed in 2019
7,937 dissolved in 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire

25,383 total businesses
3,258 formed in 2019
2,692 dissolved in 2019

Rutland

1,904 total businesses
230 formed in 2019
165 dissolved in 2019

Lincolnshire

45,109 total businesses
6,042 formed in 2019
4,846 dissolved in 2019

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Coastal
10
5
-5
Fenside
13
19
6
Fishtoft
14
23
9
Five Village
13
17
4
Kirton and Frampton
21
31
10
Old Leake and Wrangle
14
14
0
Skirbeck
35
46
11
St Thomas'
9
15
6
Staniland
6
14
8
Station
23
29
6
Swineshead and Holland Fen
7
14
7
Trinity
30
72
42
West
5
6
1
Witham
50
47
-3
Wyberton
21
33
12
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alford
10
16
6
Binbrook
7
3
-4
Burgh le Marsh
6
2
-4
Chapel St Leonards
15
13
-2
Coningsby & Mareham
21
19
-2
Croft
11
11
0
Friskney
8
5
-3
Fulstow
3
46
43
Grimoldby
9
12
3
Hagworthingham
3
10
7
Halton Holegate
6
7
1
Holton-le-Clay & North Thoresby
10
40
30
Horncastle
22
34
12
Ingoldmells
8
7
-1
Legbourne
9
9
0
Mablethorpe
16
22
6
Marshchapel & Somercotes
14
12
-2
North Holme
7
8
1
Priory & St James'
26
34
8
Roughton
2
3
1
Scarbrough & Seacroft
39
56
17
Sibsey & Stickney
18
18
0
Spilsby
5
6
1
St Clement's
8
9
1
St Margaret's
2
1
-1
St Mary's
1
8
7
St Michael's
4
4
0
Sutton on Sea
6
9
3
Tetford & Donington
6
8
2
Tetney
5
14
9
Trinity
30
72
42
Wainfleet
7
4
-3
Waltham
26
25
-1
Willoughby with Sloothby
7
6
-1
Winthorpe
11
13
2
Withern & Theddlethorpe
4
7
3
Wold View
13
14
1
Woodhall Spa
18
12
-6
Wragby
3
11
8
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
81
147
66
Birchwood
14
17
3
Boultham
32
20
-12
Bracebridge
14
21
7
Carholme
126
163
37
Castle
44
47
3
Glebe
9
18
9
Hartsholme
35
51
16
Minster
27
47
20
Moorland
13
15
2
Park
108
146
38
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Croft Baker
58
77
19
East Marsh
203
109
-94
Freshney
30
41
11
Haverstoe
37
45
8
Heneage
48
70
22
Humberston and New Waltham
34
54
20
Immingham
65
80
15
Park
108
146
38
Scartho
32
52
20
Sidney Sussex
101
116
15
South
27
37
10
Waltham
26
25
-1
West Marsh
108
114
6
Wolds
23
37
14
Yarborough
48
53
5
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashby de la Launde and Cranwell
8
10
2
Bassingham and Brant Broughton
29
45
16
Billinghay Martin and North Kyme
13
21
8
Bracebridge Heath and Waddington East
40
29
-11
Branston
17
21
4
Cliff Villages
24
26
2
Eagle Swinderby and Witham St Hughs
19
40
21
Heckington Rural
12
23
11
Heighington and Washingborough
21
39
18
Kirkby la Thorpe and South Kyme
4
8
4
Leasingham and Rauceby
6
2
-4
Metheringham
16
25
9
North Hykeham Forum
7
8
1
North Hykeham Memorial
219
98
-121
North Hykeham Mill
13
23
10
North Hykeham Moor
4
6
2
North Hykeham Witham
7
9
2
Osbournby
8
11
3
Ruskington
6
10
4
Skellingthorpe
10
16
6
Sleaford Castle
9
16
7
Sleaford Holdingham
12
7
-5
Sleaford Navigation
28
108
80
Sleaford Quarrington and Mareham
21
17
-4
Sleaford Westholme
6
9
3
Waddington West
5
2
-3
Woodhall Spa
18
12
-6
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashby
29
46
17
Axholme Central
43
44
1
Axholme North
44
45
1
Axholme South
30
28
-2
Barton
53
49
-4
Bottesford
28
45
17
Brigg and Wolds
55
83
28
Broughton and Appleby
15
13
-2
Brumby
25
30
5
Burringham and Gunness
9
16
7
Burton upon Stather and Winterton
36
45
9
Crosby and Park
127
171
44
Ferry
58
73
15
Frodingham
39
59
20
Kingsway with Lincoln Gardens
28
27
-1
Ridge
36
51
15
Town
139
182
43
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Crowland and Deeping St Nicholas
23
39
16
Donington Quadring and Gosberton
11
27
16
Fleet
5
8
3
Gedney
7
7
0
Holbeach Hurn
7
13
6
Holbeach Town
28
43
15
Long Sutton
14
17
3
Moulton Weston and Cowbit
17
30
13
Pinchbeck and Surfleet
39
53
14
Spalding Castle
69
77
8
Spalding Monks House
15
33
18
Spalding St John's
114
198
84
Spalding St Mary's
26
26
0
Spalding St Paul's
34
28
-6
Spalding Wygate
19
42
23
Sutton Bridge
10
4
-6
The Saints
12
6
-6
Whaplode and Holbeach St John's
11
18
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aveland
9
12
3
Belmont
14
14
0
Belvoir
18
18
0
Bourne Austerby
37
45
8
Bourne East
13
18
5
Bourne West
26
26
0
Casewick
20
33
13
Castle
44
47
3
Deeping St James
28
12
-16
Dole Wood
4
11
7
Glen
10
15
5
Grantham Arnoldfield
19
18
-1
Grantham Barrowby Gate
16
37
21
Grantham Earlesfield
24
19
-5
Grantham Harrowby
10
6
-4
Grantham Springfield
28
29
1
Grantham St Vincent's
42
36
-6
Grantham St Wulfram's
67
82
15
Isaac Newton
42
36
-6
Lincrest
9
12
3
Loveden Heath
7
11
4
Market & West Deeping
71
81
10
Morton
9
2
-7
Peascliffe & Ridgeway
12
24
12
Ryhall and Casterton
0
0
Stamford All Saints
10
25
15
Stamford St George's
13
11
-2
Stamford St John's
14
25
11
Stamford St Mary's
83
103
20
Toller
5
7
2
Viking
21
44
23
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bardney
7
6
-1
Caistor and Yarborough
17
21
4
Cherry Willingham
21
33
12
Dunholme and Welton
33
35
2
Gainsborough East
33
50
17
Gainsborough North
17
16
-1
Gainsborough South-West
43
41
-2
Hemswell
14
10
-4
Kelsey Wold
7
23
16
Lea
4
4
0
Market Rasen
41
45
4
Nettleham
8
17
9
Saxilby
25
45
20
Scampton
7
11
4
Scotter and Blyton
27
24
-3
Stow
6
8
2
Sudbrooke
12
11
-1
Torksey
11
10
-1
Waddingham and Spital
11
8
-3
Wold View
13
14
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Total companies 2019 league table

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

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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
29th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
45,109
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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
16th 2018: 16th
Leicestershire
63,315
17th 2018: 17th
South Yorkshire
60,360
25th 2018: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
51,677
26th 2018: 26th
Cambridgeshire
50,160
27th 2018: 28th
Northamptonshire
49,144
29th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
45,109
35th 2018: 34th
Norfolk
38,911
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,383
47th 2018: 47th
Rutland
1,904
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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70.7

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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.

2015

5,879 formed

3,577 dissolved

2016

5,698 formed

4,729 dissolved

2017

5,414 formed

4,320 dissolved

2018

5,910 formed

4,445 dissolved

2019

6,042 formed

4,846 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

1.9% vs 2015

3.13% vs 2016

4.14% vs 2017

3.2% vs 2018