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Company Formations in 2017: North Yorkshire

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???? Businesses formed in North Yorkshire during 2017

5.5% more companies in North Yorkshire compared to 2016

New businesses in North Yorkshire mapped

Boroughs

  • ACraven: 303
  • BHambleton: 408
  • CHarrogate: 1,151
  • DMiddlesbrough: 1,012
  • ERedcar and Cleveland: 607
  • FRichmondshire: 436
  • GRyedale: 218
  • HScarborough: 475
  • ISelby: 578
  • JStockton-on-Tees: 330
  • KYork: 1,239

Companies formed in 2017 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how North Yorkshire 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
22nd 2016: 25th
North Yorkshire
6,766
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
4th 2016: 4th
West Yorkshire
16,604
12th 2016: 14th
Lancashire
10,646
16th 2016: 15th
South Yorkshire
8,325
22nd 2016: 25th
North Yorkshire
6,766
35th 2016: 39th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,646
40th 2016: 40th
Durham
4,077
43rd 2016: 43rd
Cumbria
2,215
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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 North Yorkshire breakdown

94% Private Limited Companies (6,360 companies)

6% Other company types (406 companies)

Other company types breakdown (406 companies)

Total companies in North Yorkshire by the end of 2017

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Businesses formed in North Yorkshire during 2017

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Businesses dissolved in North Yorkshire during 2017

meaning there is a total of

50,798

businesses registered in North Yorkshire at the end of 2017.

5.5% more companies in North Yorkshire compared to 2016

Surrounding counties 2017 breakdown & comparison

Cumbria

20,316 total businesses
2,215 formed in 2017
1,733 dissolved in 2017

Lancashire

71,294 total businesses
10,646 formed in 2017
8,024 dissolved in 2017

South Yorkshire

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

West Yorkshire

113,471 total businesses
16,604 formed in 2017
12,646 dissolved in 2017

Durham

26,562 total businesses
4,077 formed in 2017
3,050 dissolved in 2017

East Riding of Yorkshire

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

North Yorkshire

50,798 total businesses
6,766 formed in 2017
4,636 dissolved in 2017

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aire Valley with Lothersdale
14
24
10
Barden Fell
16
11
-5
Bentham
11
11
0
Cowling
6
17
11
Embsay-with-Eastby
6
5
-1
Gargrave and Malhamdale
9
18
9
Glusburn
12
20
8
Grassington
8
5
-3
Hellifield and Long Preston
4
10
6
Ingleton and Clapham
5
13
8
Penyghent
6
5
-1
Settle and Ribblebanks
4
11
7
Skipton East
7
11
4
Skipton North
119
66
-53
Skipton South
11
14
3
Skipton West
19
35
16
Sutton-in-Craven
9
7
-2
Upper Lune Valley
0
0
Upper Wharfedale
8
7
-1
West Craven
15
13
-2
Worth Valley
0
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Appleton Wiske & Smeatons
11
18
7
Bagby & Thorntons
18
32
14
Bedale
22
48
26
Coulby Newham
22
53
31
Easingwold
32
32
0
Great Ayton
18
25
7
Huby
7
17
10
Hutton Rudby
9
20
11
Morton-on-Swale
8
10
2
Northallerton North & Brompton
24
42
18
Northallerton South
15
21
6
Osmotherley & Swainby
17
13
-4
Raskelf & White Horse
13
20
7
Romanby
11
3
-8
Sowerby & Topcliffe
10
19
9
Stokesley
47
40
-7
Tanfield
9
11
2
Thirsk
32
37
5
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bilton
12
29
17
Bishop Monkton
5
18
13
Boroughbridge
24
17
-7
Claro
16
35
19
Granby
19
24
5
Harlow Moor
46
57
11
High Harrogate
93
128
35
Hookstone
27
37
10
Killinghall
8
17
9
Kirkby Malzeard
4
15
11
Knaresborough East
7
16
9
Knaresborough King James
28
51
23
Knaresborough Scriven Park
16
20
4
Low Harrogate
85
132
47
Lower Nidderdale
37
20
-17
Marston Moor
10
23
13
Mashamshire
14
13
-1
New Park
25
39
14
Newby
16
49
33
Nidd Valley
8
9
1
Ouseburn
13
20
7
Pannal
25
55
30
Pateley Bridge
8
8
0
Ribston
34
34
0
Ripon Minster
23
51
28
Ripon Moorside
6
7
1
Ripon Spa
20
19
-1
Rossett
34
38
4
Saltergate
16
16
0
Spofforth with Lower Wharfedale
13
21
8
Starbeck
17
24
7
Stray
34
50
16
Washburn
60
47
-13
Wathvale
10
17
7
Woodfield
12
10
-2
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Acklam
26
39
13
Ayresome
14
21
7
Berwick Hills & Pallister
20
20
0
Brambles & Thorntree
12
29
17
Central
306
433
127
Coulby Newham
22
53
31
Hemlington
13
19
6
Kader
14
22
8
Ladgate
11
24
13
Linthorpe
20
35
15
Longlands & Beechwood
15
21
6
Marton East
17
43
26
Marton West
27
26
-1
Newport
45
60
15
North Ormesby
10
25
15
Nunthorpe
23
26
3
Park
40
67
27
Park End & Beckfield
14
27
13
Stainton & Thornton
6
17
11
Trimdon
9
20
11
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Brotton
14
12
-2
Coatham
20
38
18
Dormanstown
21
51
30
Eston
16
17
1
Grangetown
3
14
11
Guisborough
55
104
49
Hutton
15
20
5
Kirkleatham
10
18
8
Lockwood
3
9
6
Loftus
15
1
-14
Longbeck
18
35
17
Mulgrave
5
19
14
Newcomen
13
11
-2
Normanby
21
38
17
Ormesby
26
28
2
Saltburn
27
25
-2
Skelton
19
29
10
South Bank
39
58
19
St Germain's
11
14
3
Teesville
11
22
11
West Dyke
21
34
13
Westworth
9
13
4
Zetland
17
15
-2
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Addlebrough
3
3
0
Barton
4
3
-1
Bolton Castle
6
8
2
Brompton-on-Swale and Scorton
10
20
10
Catterick
5
3
-2
Colburn
16
19
3
Croft
3
10
7
Gilling West
4
6
2
Hawes and High Abbotside
3
13
10
Hipswell
2
8
6
Hornby Castle
6
5
-1
Leyburn
11
24
13
Lower Wensleydale
9
8
-1
Melsonby
12
21
9
Middleham
1
5
4
Middleton Tyas
7
4
-3
Newsham with Eppleby
2
9
7
Penhill
1
2
1
Reeth and Arkengarthdale
5
5
Richmond Central
6
9
3
Richmond East
4
4
0
Richmond West
26
238
212
Scotton
1
3
2
Swaledale
2
6
4
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amotherby
3
9
6
Ampleforth
6
5
-1
Cropton
1
6
5
Dales
4
6
2
Derwent
77
38
-39
Helmsley
6
18
12
Hovingham
5
4
-1
Kirkbymoorside
9
13
4
Malton
30
48
18
Norton East
7
13
6
Norton West
13
8
-5
Pickering East
24
23
-1
Pickering West
3
6
3
Rillington
3
5
2
Ryedale South West
12
10
-2
Sherburn
2
4
2
Sheriff Hutton
4
10
6
Sinnington
6
2
-4
Thornton Dale
7
5
-2
Wolds
4
6
2
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Castle
65
77
12
Cayton
6
13
7
Central
306
433
127
Danby
8
12
4
Derwent Valley
6
16
10
Eastfield
4
9
5
Esk Valley
12
7
-5
Falsgrave Park
24
40
16
Filey
7
16
9
Fylingdales
16
7
-9
Hertford
7
13
6
Lindhead
3
5
2
Mayfield
10
13
3
Mulgrave
5
19
14
Newby
16
49
33
North Bay
9
20
11
Northstead
6
5
-1
Ramshill
14
26
12
Scalby Hackness and Staintondale
13
15
2
Seamer
21
37
16
Stepney
23
26
3
Streonshalh
6
17
11
Weaponness
12
13
1
Whitby West Cliff
20
35
15
Woodlands
6
5
-1
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Appleton Roebuck & Church Fenton
20
41
21
Barlby Village
4
4
0
Brayton
20
19
-1
Byram & Brotherton
13
18
5
Camblesforth & Carlton
17
32
15
Cawood & Wistow
9
15
6
Derwent
77
38
-39
Eggborough
5
10
5
Escrick
20
26
6
Hambleton
12
16
4
Marston Moor
10
23
13
Monk Fryston
13
33
20
Riccall
6
9
3
Selby East
19
48
29
Selby West
14
29
15
Sherburn in Elmet
22
27
5
South Milford
14
17
3
Tadcaster
16
177
161
Thorpe Willoughby
7
12
5
Whitley
8
24
16
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ingleby Barwick East
33
35
2
Ingleby Barwick West
60
84
24
Mandale and Victoria
61
74
13
Stainsby Hill
27
26
-1
Village
19
32
13
Yarm
84
79
-5
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Acomb
22
21
-1
Bishopthorpe
6
14
8
Clifton
18
39
21
Copmanthorpe
10
20
10
Dringhouses & Woodthorpe
28
34
6
Fishergate
25
32
7
Fulford & Heslington
19
32
13
Guildhall
118
195
77
Haxby & Wigginton
23
38
15
Heworth
47
74
27
Heworth Without
10
10
0
Holgate
30
49
19
Hull Road
32
39
7
Huntington & New Earswick
33
43
10
Micklegate
50
83
33
Osbaldwick & Derwent
39
59
20
Rawcliffe & Clifton Without
249
228
-21
Rural West York
88
72
-16
Strensall
32
29
-3
Westfield
53
54
1
Wheldrake
13
74
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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 North Yorkshire 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
19th 2016: 20th
North Yorkshire
50,798
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
5th 2016: 5th
West Yorkshire
113,471
11th 2016: 11th
Lancashire
71,294
17th 2016: 16th
South Yorkshire
56,932
19th 2016: 20th
North Yorkshire
50,798
39th 2016: 39th
Durham
26,562
40th 2016: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,585
43rd 2016: 42nd
Cumbria
20,316
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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47.4

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The last 5 years

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

2013

5,752 formed

3,275 dissolved

2014

6,537 formed

3,603 dissolved

2015

6,437 formed

3,562 dissolved

2016

6,525 formed

5,093 dissolved

2017

6,766 formed

4,636 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

7.2% vs 2013

7.1% vs 2014

3.2% vs 2015

5.5% vs 2016