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Company Formations in 2018: Northamptonshire

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???? Businesses formed in Northamptonshire during 2018

5.5% fewer companies in Northamptonshire compared to 2017

New businesses in Northamptonshire mapped

Corby 1,033 formed

Daventry 669 formed

East Northamptonshire 626 formed

Kettering 671 formed

Northampton 2,784 formed

South Northamptonshire 716 formed

Wellingborough 1,119 formed

Companies formed in 2018 league table

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

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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2017: 1st
London
217,617
2nd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
32,571
3rd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,875
4th 2017: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,204
5th 2017: 5th
Essex
17,063
18th 2017: 14th
Northamptonshire
7,630
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
14th 2017: 17th
Buckinghamshire
8,915
15th 2017: 13th
Leicestershire
8,896
18th 2017: 14th
Northamptonshire
7,630
21st 2017: 23rd
Bedfordshire
7,013
24th 2017: 25th
Cambridgeshire
6,786
34th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
4,755
36th 2017: 37th
Oxfordshire
4,631
47th 2017: 47th
Rutland
198
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2017: 1st
London
217,617
2nd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
32,571
3rd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,875
4th 2017: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,204
5th 2017: 5th
Essex
17,063
6th 2017: 7th
Hertfordshire
15,554
7th 2017: 6th
Kent
15,057
8th 2017: 8th
Hampshire
14,244
9th 2017: 9th
Cheshire
13,259
10th 2017: 10th
Merseyside
11,451
11th 2017: 12th
Lancashire
11,291
12th 2017: 11th
Surrey
11,179
13th 2017: 15th
Berkshire
9,166
14th 2017: 17th
Buckinghamshire
8,915
15th 2017: 13th
Leicestershire
8,896
16th 2017: 16th
South Yorkshire
8,542
17th 2017: 20th
Dorset
8,314
18th 2017: 14th
Northamptonshire
7,630
19th 2017: 19th
East Sussex
7,462
20th 2017: 21st
Nottinghamshire
7,429
21st 2017: 23rd
Bedfordshire
7,013
22nd 2017: 18th
Worcestershire
6,889
23rd 2017: 22nd
North Yorkshire
6,822
24th 2017: 25th
Cambridgeshire
6,786
25th 2017: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,669
26th 2017: 24th
Staffordshire
6,474
27th 2017: 27th
Derbyshire
6,167
28th 2017: 29th
West Sussex
6,048
29th 2017: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,910
30th 2017: 28th
Devon
5,908
31st 2017: 30th
Gloucestershire
5,719
32nd 2017: 32nd
Somerset
5,537
33rd 2017: 40th
Durham
5,223
34th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
4,755
35th 2017: 34th
Bristol
4,635
36th 2017: 37th
Oxfordshire
4,631
37th 2017: 38th
Norfolk
4,542
38th 2017: 33rd
Wiltshire
4,348
39th 2017: 39th
Suffolk
4,292
40th 2017: 35th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,195
41st 2017: 41st
Cornwall
2,829
42nd 2017: 42nd
Shropshire
2,634
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
2,259
44th 2017: 44th
Northumberland
1,422
45th 2017: 45th
Herefordshire
1,054
46th 2017: 46th
Isle of Wight
645
47th 2017: 47th
Rutland
198

New incorporations in 2018 per 1000 Man standing people

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Type of companies formed in Northamptonshire breakdown

98% Private Limited Companies (7,492 companies)

2% Other company types (138 companies)

Other company types breakdown (138 companies)

Total companies in Northamptonshire by the end of 2018

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Businesses formed in Northamptonshire during 2018

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Businesses dissolved in Northamptonshire during 2018

meaning there is a total of

44,212

businesses registered in Northamptonshire at the end of 2018.

5.5% fewer companies in Northamptonshire compared to 2017

Surrounding counties 2018 breakdown & comparison

Cambridgeshire

48,390 total businesses
6,786 formed in 2018
4,809 dissolved in 2018

Leicestershire

60,027 total businesses
8,896 formed in 2018
8,358 dissolved in 2018

Warwickshire

37,025 total businesses
4,755 formed in 2018
3,572 dissolved in 2018

Buckinghamshire

69,301 total businesses
8,915 formed in 2018
6,799 dissolved in 2018

Oxfordshire

40,930 total businesses
4,631 formed in 2018
3,420 dissolved in 2018

Bedfordshire

42,015 total businesses
7,013 formed in 2018
4,534 dissolved in 2018

Rutland

1,840 total businesses
198 formed in 2018
165 dissolved in 2018

Northamptonshire

44,212 total businesses
7,630 formed in 2018
5,516 dissolved in 2018

NorthamptonshireCambridgeshireBedfordshireBuckinghamshireOxfordshireWarwickshireLeicestershireRutland

Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beanfield
27
70
43
Central
23
50
27
Danesholme
31
58
27
King's Forest
11
20
9
Kingswood & Hazel Leys
43
70
27
Lloyds
42
49
7
Lodge Park
16
43
27
Oakley North
45
43
-2
Oakley South
91
83
-8
Rowlett
13
35
22
Rural West
8
25
17
Stanion & Corby Village
32
33
1
Weldon & Gretton
52
474
422
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey North
30
51
21
Abbey South
52
91
39
Barby and Kilsby
29
40
11
Braunston and Welton
22
13
-9
Brixworth
54
50
-4
Drayton
197
114
-83
Hill
32
26
-6
Long Buckby
40
65
25
Moulton
18
29
11
Ravensthorpe
13
22
9
Spratton
25
42
17
Walgrave
9
10
1
Weedon
32
53
21
Welford
24
28
4
Woodford
30
41
11
Yelvertoft
10
13
3
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barnwell
21
18
-3
Fineshade
19
23
4
Higham Ferrers Chichele
35
32
-3
Higham Ferrers Lancaster
37
34
-3
Irthlingborough John Pyel
11
17
6
Irthlingborough Waterloo
20
33
13
King's Forest
11
20
9
Lower Nene
11
11
0
Lyveden
8
10
2
Oundle
23
47
24
Prebendal
16
19
3
Raunds Saxon
19
28
9
Raunds Windmill
17
14
-3
Rushden Bates
16
20
4
Rushden Hayden
48
70
22
Rushden Pemberton
33
30
-3
Rushden Sartoris
33
62
29
Rushden Spencer
48
36
-12
Stanwick
7
10
3
Thrapston Lakes
30
37
7
Thrapston Market
19
36
17
Woodford
30
41
11
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
54
68
14
Avondale Grange
19
22
3
Barton
22
24
2
Brambleside
23
18
-5
Burton Latimer
38
34
-4
Desborough Loatland
18
21
3
Desborough St Giles
17
29
12
Ise Lodge
20
20
0
Northfield
30
30
0
Pipers Hill
17
21
4
Queen Eleanor and Buccleuch
16
22
6
Rothwell
37
35
-2
Slade
32
38
6
St Michael's and Wicksteed
119
135
16
St Peter's
32
32
0
Welland
17
39
22
William Knibb
64
83
19
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abington
124
437
313
Billing
58
75
17
Boothville
16
21
5
Brookside
52
49
-3
Castle
336
433
97
Delapre and Briar Hill
112
156
44
East Hunsbury
63
70
7
Eastfield
25
44
19
Headlands
22
31
9
Kings Heath
28
37
9
Kingsley
29
54
25
Kingsthorpe
57
75
18
Nene Valley
147
226
79
New Duston
35
60
25
Obelisk
7
13
6
Old Duston
29
52
23
Park
13
26
13
Parklands
117
67
-50
Phippsville
19
41
22
Rectory Farm
36
48
12
Riverside
40
50
10
Rushmills
48
76
28
Semilong
57
80
23
Spencer
41
68
27
Spring Park
9
22
13
St David's
13
31
18
St James
174
92
-82
Sunnyside
25
43
18
Talavera
83
110
27
Trinity
38
35
-3
Upton
62
107
45
West Hunsbury
19
27
8
Westone
13
28
15
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Astwell
8
8
0
Blakesley and Cote
17
23
6
Blisworth and Roade
38
61
23
Brackley East
66
90
24
Brackley South
20
25
5
Brackley West
9
20
11
Brafield and Yardley
13
28
15
Cosgrove and Grafton
13
9
-4
Danvers and Wardoun
22
23
1
Deanshanger
15
19
4
Grange Park
38
37
-1
Hackleton
9
31
22
Harpole and Grange
17
27
10
Heyfords and Bugbrooke
19
19
0
Kings Sutton
5
8
3
Kingthorn
5
8
3
Little Brook
7
13
6
Middleton Cheney
19
14
-5
Old Stratford
16
27
11
Salcey
3
13
10
Silverstone
21
26
5
Steane
8
11
3
Tove
41
69
28
Towcester Brook
10
27
17
Towcester Mill
36
51
15
Washington
13
8
-5
Whittlewood
4
21
17
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bozeat
7
10
3
Brickhill
13
13
0
Croyland
30
34
4
Earls Barton
19
36
17
Finedon
18
17
-1
Great Doddington & Wilby
1
6
5
Harrowden & Sywell
31
73
42
Hatton
67
56
-11
Irchester
20
31
11
Isebrook
15
27
12
Queensway
35
37
2
Redwell
22
335
313
Rixon
46
87
41
Swanspool
544
259
-285
Victoria
52
81
29
Wollaston
19
17
-2

Total companies 2018 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2018 and how Northamptonshire compares to them.

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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2017: 1st
London
1,163,777
2nd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
184,396
3rd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
167,807
4th 2017: 4th
Essex
122,421
5th 2017: 5th
West Yorkshire
118,705
28th 2017: 26th
Northamptonshire
44,212
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
12th 2017: 14th
Buckinghamshire
69,301
16th 2017: 16th
Leicestershire
60,027
26th 2017: 27th
Cambridgeshire
48,390
28th 2017: 26th
Northamptonshire
44,212
31st 2017: 32nd
Bedfordshire
42,015
32nd 2017: 31st
Oxfordshire
40,930
35th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
37,025
47th 2017: 47th
Rutland
1,840
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2017: 1st
London
1,163,777
2nd 2017: 2nd
Greater Manchester
184,396
3rd 2017: 3rd
West Midlands
167,807
4th 2017: 4th
Essex
122,421
5th 2017: 5th
West Yorkshire
118,705
6th 2017: 7th
Hertfordshire
111,063
7th 2017: 6th
Hampshire
110,793
8th 2017: 8th
Kent
108,910
9th 2017: 9th
Surrey
98,968
10th 2017: 10th
Cheshire
78,274
11th 2017: 11th
Lancashire
75,763
12th 2017: 14th
Buckinghamshire
69,301
13th 2017: 12th
Berkshire
68,855
14th 2017: 13th
East Sussex
66,405
15th 2017: 15th
Merseyside
65,551
16th 2017: 16th
Leicestershire
60,027
17th 2017: 17th
South Yorkshire
58,193
18th 2017: 18th
Dorset
56,307
19th 2017: 19th
North Yorkshire
52,860
20th 2017: 20th
West Sussex
51,556
21st 2017: 22nd
Devon
51,129
22nd 2017: 21st
Gloucestershire
50,643
23rd 2017: 25th
Nottinghamshire
50,491
24th 2017: 24th
Somerset
49,396
25th 2017: 23rd
Staffordshire
48,752
26th 2017: 27th
Cambridgeshire
48,390
27th 2017: 28th
Derbyshire
46,632
28th 2017: 26th
Northamptonshire
44,212
29th 2017: 29th
Lincolnshire
43,713
30th 2017: 30th
Tyne and Wear
42,534
31st 2017: 32nd
Bedfordshire
42,015
32nd 2017: 31st
Oxfordshire
40,930
33rd 2017: 33rd
Worcestershire
37,800
34th 2017: 35th
Norfolk
37,466
35th 2017: 36th
Warwickshire
37,025
36th 2017: 34th
Wiltshire
36,714
37th 2017: 37th
Suffolk
35,510
38th 2017: 38th
Bristol
32,794
39th 2017: 39th
Durham
28,771
40th 2017: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
24,661
41st 2017: 41st
Shropshire
22,421
42nd 2017: 42nd
Cornwall
21,904
43rd 2017: 43rd
Cumbria
20,916
44th 2017: 44th
Northumberland
10,423
45th 2017: 45th
Herefordshire
9,243
46th 2017: 46th
Isle of Wight
5,417
47th 2017: 47th
Rutland
1,840

Total companies at the end of 2018 per 1000 Person people

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63.7

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The last 5 years

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

2014

6,246 formed

3,343 dissolved

2015

6,347 formed

3,341 dissolved

2016

7,050 formed

4,393 dissolved

2017

9,958 formed

4,930 dissolved

2018

7,630 formed

5,516 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

9.4% vs 2014

2.4% vs 2015

15.22% vs 2016

-5.5% vs 2017