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Company Formations in 2020: North Yorkshire

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7.4% more companies in North Yorkshire compared to 2019

New businesses in North Yorkshire mapped

Boroughs

  • ACraven: 311
  • BHambleton: 478
  • CHarrogate: 1,316
  • DMiddlesbrough: 1,521
  • ERedcar and Cleveland: 606
  • FRichmondshire: 426
  • GRyedale: 265
  • HScarborough: 509
  • ISelby: 511
  • JStockton-on-Tees: 359
  • KYork: 1,882

Companies formed in 2020 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 2019: 1st
London
270,114
2nd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
37,202
3rd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
36,288
4th 2019: 4th
West Yorkshire
22,615
5th 2019: 5th
Essex
19,277
19th 2019: 22nd
North Yorkshire
8,200
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
4th 2019: 4th
West Yorkshire
22,615
10th 2019: 11th
Lancashire
12,655
14th 2019: 15th
South Yorkshire
10,450
19th 2019: 22nd
North Yorkshire
8,200
36th 2019: 37th
Durham
5,083
40th 2019: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,667
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
2,333
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2019: 1st
London
270,114
2nd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
37,202
3rd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
36,288
4th 2019: 4th
West Yorkshire
22,615
5th 2019: 5th
Essex
19,277
6th 2019: 6th
Kent
18,501
7th 2019: 8th
Hampshire
15,534
8th 2019: 7th
Hertfordshire
14,464
9th 2019: 10th
Merseyside
13,410
10th 2019: 11th
Lancashire
12,655
11th 2019: 13th
Leicestershire
12,543
12th 2019: 12th
Surrey
11,997
13th 2019: 9th
Cheshire
11,017
14th 2019: 15th
South Yorkshire
10,450
15th 2019: 16th
Berkshire
9,920
16th 2019: 17th
Buckinghamshire
9,394
17th 2019: 21st
Nottinghamshire
8,760
18th 2019: 26th
Bedfordshire
8,238
19th 2019: 22nd
North Yorkshire
8,200
20th 2019: 20th
East Sussex
8,149
21st 2019: 23rd
Tyne and Wear
7,867
22nd 2019: 24th
Staffordshire
7,720
23rd 2019: 18th
Northamptonshire
7,534
24th 2019: 25th
Cambridgeshire
7,516
25th 2019: 27th
Derbyshire
7,413
26th 2019: 19th
Dorset
7,253
27th 2019: 28th
Devon
7,174
28th 2019: 14th
Worcestershire
6,955
29th 2019: 29th
West Sussex
6,880
30th 2019: 30th
Lincolnshire
6,475
31st 2019: 31st
Somerset
6,432
32nd 2019: 32nd
Gloucestershire
6,419
33rd 2019: 35th
Bristol
5,559
34th 2019: 34th
Oxfordshire
5,363
35th 2019: 38th
Suffolk
5,105
36th 2019: 37th
Durham
5,083
37th 2019: 36th
Norfolk
5,006
38th 2019: 33rd
Warwickshire
4,920
39th 2019: 39th
Wiltshire
4,645
40th 2019: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,667
41st 2019: 41st
Shropshire
3,386
42nd 2019: 42nd
Cornwall
2,951
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
2,333
44th 2019: 45th
Herefordshire
2,327
45th 2019: 44th
Northumberland
1,560
46th 2019: 46th
Isle of Wight
765
47th 2019: 47th
Rutland
410

New incorporations in 2020 per 1000 Man standing people

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7.6

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Type of companies formed in North Yorkshire breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (7,889 companies)

4% Other company types (311 companies)

Other company types breakdown (311 companies)

Total companies in North Yorkshire by the end of 2020

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Businesses formed in North Yorkshire during 2020

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Businesses dissolved in North Yorkshire during 2020

meaning there is a total of

58,526

businesses registered in North Yorkshire at the end of 2020.

7.4% more companies in North Yorkshire compared to 2019

Surrounding counties 2020 breakdown & comparison

Cumbria

22,186 total businesses
2,333 formed in 2020
1,684 dissolved in 2020

Lancashire

83,690 total businesses
12,655 formed in 2020
7,557 dissolved in 2020

South Yorkshire

65,398 total businesses
10,450 formed in 2020
5,761 dissolved in 2020

West Yorkshire

135,276 total businesses
22,615 formed in 2020
12,141 dissolved in 2020

Durham

31,943 total businesses
5,083 formed in 2020
2,804 dissolved in 2020

East Riding of Yorkshire

26,864 total businesses
3,667 formed in 2020
2,234 dissolved in 2020

North Yorkshire

58,526 total businesses
8,200 formed in 2020
4,289 dissolved in 2020

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aire Valley with Lothersdale
17
29
12
Barden Fell
6
11
5
Bentham
6
9
3
Cowling
8
11
3
Embsay-with-Eastby
2
20
18
Gargrave and Malhamdale
13
19
6
Glusburn
13
19
6
Grassington
7
8
1
Hellifield and Long Preston
4
6
2
Ingleton and Clapham
8
23
15
Penyghent
9
5
-4
Settle and Ribblebanks
8
10
2
Skipton East
11
16
5
Skipton North
27
47
20
Skipton South
11
13
2
Skipton West
13
21
8
Sutton-in-Craven
10
18
8
Upper Lune Valley
1
1
Upper Wharfedale
7
9
2
West Craven
6
16
10
Worth Valley
0
0
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Appleton Wiske & Smeatons
4
16
12
Bagby & Thorntons
15
21
6
Bedale
25
47
22
Coulby Newham
23
36
13
Easingwold
32
58
26
Great Ayton
25
26
1
Huby
6
19
13
Hutton Rudby
9
23
14
Morton-on-Swale
7
11
4
Northallerton North & Brompton
28
44
16
Northallerton South
9
24
15
Osmotherley & Swainby
8
19
11
Raskelf & White Horse
12
11
-1
Romanby
11
15
4
Sowerby & Topcliffe
14
25
11
Stokesley
42
58
16
Tanfield
11
15
4
Thirsk
36
46
10
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bilton
12
26
14
Bishop Monkton
14
15
1
Boroughbridge
18
22
4
Claro
15
41
26
Granby
20
31
11
Harlow Moor
29
51
22
High Harrogate
84
121
37
Hookstone
23
51
28
Killinghall
10
30
20
Kirkby Malzeard
10
13
3
Knaresborough East
14
23
9
Knaresborough King James
29
45
16
Knaresborough Scriven Park
24
18
-6
Low Harrogate
75
166
91
Lower Nidderdale
17
46
29
Marston Moor
8
26
18
Mashamshire
9
8
-1
New Park
24
35
11
Newby
20
30
10
Nidd Valley
5
14
9
Ouseburn
8
16
8
Pannal
32
39
7
Pateley Bridge
9
16
7
Ribston
29
36
7
Ripon Minster
21
59
38
Ripon Moorside
9
14
5
Ripon Spa
17
27
10
Rossett
22
35
13
Saltergate
15
21
6
Spofforth with Lower Wharfedale
15
30
15
Starbeck
16
28
12
Stray
31
54
23
Washburn
37
94
57
Wathvale
14
21
7
Woodfield
12
27
15
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Acklam
35
72
37
Ayresome
12
40
28
Berwick Hills & Pallister
16
177
161
Brambles & Thorntree
16
39
23
Central
274
555
281
Coulby Newham
23
36
13
Hemlington
7
21
14
Kader
16
35
19
Ladgate
7
19
12
Linthorpe
21
61
40
Longlands & Beechwood
19
49
30
Marton East
22
40
18
Marton West
23
30
7
Newport
42
146
104
North Ormesby
12
28
16
Nunthorpe
15
27
12
Park
40
99
59
Park End & Beckfield
6
26
20
Stainton & Thornton
10
11
1
Trimdon
12
34
22
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Brotton
9
16
7
Coatham
40
33
-7
Dormanstown
25
24
-1
Eston
14
23
9
Grangetown
5
19
14
Guisborough
56
41
-15
Hutton
26
36
10
Kirkleatham
18
28
10
Lockwood
4
4
0
Loftus
12
17
5
Longbeck
21
50
29
Mulgrave
9
18
9
Newcomen
13
10
-3
Normanby
22
26
4
Ormesby
16
35
19
Saltburn
21
29
8
Skelton
21
31
10
South Bank
42
60
18
St Germain's
11
22
11
Teesville
8
23
15
West Dyke
24
33
9
Westworth
8
24
16
Zetland
10
22
12
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Addlebrough
2
7
5
Barton
5
5
Bolton Castle
2
4
2
Brompton-on-Swale and Scorton
11
14
3
Catterick
5
6
1
Colburn
6
16
10
Croft
1
13
12
Gilling West
9
11
2
Hawes and High Abbotside
8
9
1
Hipswell
8
5
-3
Hornby Castle
6
8
2
Leyburn
11
14
3
Lower Wensleydale
6
7
1
Melsonby
7
18
11
Middleham
5
8
3
Middleton Tyas
4
6
2
Newsham with Eppleby
5
3
-2
Penhill
1
3
2
Reeth and Arkengarthdale
6
4
-2
Richmond Central
4
7
3
Richmond East
4
5
1
Richmond West
43
238
195
Scotton
3
7
4
Swaledale
5
8
3
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amotherby
4
11
7
Ampleforth
5
10
5
Cropton
9
6
-3
Dales
4
6
2
Derwent
30
55
25
Helmsley
7
16
9
Hovingham
2
6
4
Kirkbymoorside
9
13
4
Malton
21
51
30
Norton East
10
14
4
Norton West
7
12
5
Pickering East
16
29
13
Pickering West
6
12
6
Rillington
6
6
Ryedale South West
12
10
-2
Sherburn
2
9
7
Sheriff Hutton
12
7
-5
Sinnington
4
4
0
Thornton Dale
3
10
7
Wolds
6
9
3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Castle
30
63
33
Cayton
10
5
-5
Central
274
555
281
Danby
5
4
-1
Derwent Valley
6
7
1
Eastfield
4
16
12
Esk Valley
12
15
3
Falsgrave Park
17
38
21
Filey
11
25
14
Fylingdales
6
9
3
Hertford
10
15
5
Lindhead
5
10
5
Mayfield
7
16
9
Mulgrave
9
18
9
Newby
20
30
10
North Bay
2
22
20
Northstead
4
13
9
Ramshill
21
36
15
Scalby Hackness and Staintondale
7
16
9
Seamer
10
27
17
Stepney
34
38
4
Streonshalh
11
11
0
Weaponness
6
12
6
Whitby West Cliff
28
48
20
Woodlands
3
8
5
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Appleton Roebuck & Church Fenton
29
44
15
Barlby Village
4
6
2
Brayton
15
12
-3
Byram & Brotherton
17
19
2
Camblesforth & Carlton
19
29
10
Cawood & Wistow
11
26
15
Derwent
30
55
25
Eggborough
10
23
13
Escrick
15
38
23
Hambleton
5
20
15
Marston Moor
8
26
18
Monk Fryston
15
22
7
Riccall
10
8
-2
Selby East
26
55
29
Selby West
21
36
15
Sherburn in Elmet
25
45
20
South Milford
11
14
3
Tadcaster
29
36
7
Thorpe Willoughby
4
14
10
Whitley
15
33
18
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ingleby Barwick East
40
58
18
Ingleby Barwick West
37
78
41
Mandale and Victoria
75
98
23
Stainsby Hill
16
22
6
Village
19
35
16
Yarm
56
68
12
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Acomb
24
39
15
Bishopthorpe
10
27
17
Clifton
29
47
18
Copmanthorpe
17
16
-1
Dringhouses & Woodthorpe
24
39
15
Fishergate
23
29
6
Fulford & Heslington
22
28
6
Guildhall
120
190
70
Haxby & Wigginton
25
38
13
Heworth
35
79
44
Heworth Without
3
11
8
Holgate
38
42
4
Hull Road
22
43
21
Huntington & New Earswick
42
44
2
Micklegate
38
88
50
Osbaldwick & Derwent
33
62
29
Rawcliffe & Clifton Without
202
208
6
Rural West York
62
680
618
Strensall
28
55
27
Westfield
43
61
18
Wheldrake
15
56
41

Total companies 2020 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2020 and how North Yorkshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2019: 1st
London
1,338,261
2nd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
207,946
3rd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
191,692
4th 2019: 4th
Essex
137,310
5th 2019: 5th
West Yorkshire
135,276
18th 2019: 19th
North Yorkshire
58,526
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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
5th 2019: 5th
West Yorkshire
135,276
11th 2019: 11th
Lancashire
83,690
17th 2019: 17th
South Yorkshire
65,398
18th 2019: 19th
North Yorkshire
58,526
39th 2019: 39th
Durham
31,943
40th 2019: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
26,864
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
22,186
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2019: 1st
London
1,338,261
2nd 2019: 2nd
Greater Manchester
207,946
3rd 2019: 3rd
West Midlands
191,692
4th 2019: 4th
Essex
137,310
5th 2019: 5th
West Yorkshire
135,276
6th 2019: 7th
Kent
122,694
7th 2019: 6th
Hampshire
121,331
8th 2019: 8th
Hertfordshire
117,796
9th 2019: 9th
Surrey
105,715
10th 2019: 10th
Cheshire
86,796
11th 2019: 11th
Lancashire
83,690
12th 2019: 14th
Merseyside
74,780
13th 2019: 13th
Buckinghamshire
73,748
14th 2019: 12th
Berkshire
73,492
15th 2019: 16th
Leicestershire
71,425
16th 2019: 15th
East Sussex
70,311
17th 2019: 17th
South Yorkshire
65,398
18th 2019: 19th
North Yorkshire
58,526
19th 2019: 20th
Devon
57,278
20th 2019: 21st
West Sussex
56,212
21st 2019: 25th
Nottinghamshire
56,199
22nd 2019: 22nd
Gloucestershire
55,106
23rd 2019: 23rd
Somerset
55,092
24th 2019: 24th
Staffordshire
54,862
25th 2019: 18th
Dorset
54,841
26th 2019: 26th
Cambridgeshire
54,497
27th 2019: 27th
Northamptonshire
52,017
28th 2019: 28th
Derbyshire
51,742
29th 2019: 29th
Lincolnshire
48,061
30th 2019: 30th
Tyne and Wear
47,790
31st 2019: 33rd
Bedfordshire
46,207
32nd 2019: 32nd
Oxfordshire
45,071
33rd 2019: 31st
Worcestershire
44,570
34th 2019: 35th
Norfolk
41,185
35th 2019: 34th
Warwickshire
40,304
36th 2019: 37th
Suffolk
39,507
37th 2019: 36th
Wiltshire
39,022
38th 2019: 38th
Bristol
36,208
39th 2019: 39th
Durham
31,943
40th 2019: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
26,864
41st 2019: 41st
Shropshire
25,603
42nd 2019: 42nd
Cornwall
23,804
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
22,186
44th 2019: 45th
Herefordshire
12,800
45th 2019: 44th
Northumberland
11,575
46th 2019: 46th
Isle of Wight
6,118
47th 2019: 47th
Rutland
2,257

Total companies at the end of 2020 per 1000 Person people

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76.4

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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.

2016

6,525 formed

5,093 dissolved

2017

6,766 formed

4,636 dissolved

2018

6,822 formed

4,881 dissolved

2019

7,260 formed

5,315 dissolved

2020

8,200 formed

4,289 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

5.47% vs 2016

4.06% vs 2017

3.07% vs 2018

7.4% vs 2019