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Company Formations in 2020: Northamptonshire

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???? Businesses formed in Northamptonshire during 2020

5.8% more companies in Northamptonshire compared to 2019

New businesses in Northamptonshire mapped

Corby 661 formed

Daventry 657 formed

East Northamptonshire 655 formed

Kettering 697 formed

Northampton 3,238 formed

South Northamptonshire 818 formed

Wellingborough 790 formed

Companies formed in 2020 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 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
23rd 2019: 18th
Northamptonshire
7,534
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
11th 2019: 13th
Leicestershire
12,543
16th 2019: 17th
Buckinghamshire
9,394
18th 2019: 26th
Bedfordshire
8,238
23rd 2019: 18th
Northamptonshire
7,534
24th 2019: 25th
Cambridgeshire
7,516
34th 2019: 34th
Oxfordshire
5,363
38th 2019: 33rd
Warwickshire
4,920
47th 2019: 47th
Rutland
410
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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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10.9

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12.3

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Type of companies formed in Northamptonshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (7,314 companies)

3% Other company types (220 companies)

Other company types breakdown (220 companies)

Total companies in Northamptonshire by the end of 2020

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Businesses formed in Northamptonshire during 2020

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Businesses dissolved in Northamptonshire during 2020

meaning there is a total of

52,017

businesses registered in Northamptonshire at the end of 2020.

5.8% more companies in Northamptonshire compared to 2019

Surrounding counties 2020 breakdown & comparison

Cambridgeshire

54,497 total businesses
7,516 formed in 2020
4,534 dissolved in 2020

Leicestershire

71,425 total businesses
12,543 formed in 2020
5,797 dissolved in 2020

Warwickshire

40,304 total businesses
4,920 formed in 2020
3,587 dissolved in 2020

Buckinghamshire

73,748 total businesses
9,394 formed in 2020
6,115 dissolved in 2020

Oxfordshire

45,071 total businesses
5,363 formed in 2020
3,171 dissolved in 2020

Bedfordshire

46,207 total businesses
8,238 formed in 2020
3,941 dissolved in 2020

Rutland

2,257 total businesses
410 formed in 2020
113 dissolved in 2020

Northamptonshire

52,017 total businesses
7,534 formed in 2020
5,208 dissolved in 2020

NorthamptonshireCambridgeshireBedfordshireBuckinghamshireOxfordshireWarwickshireLeicestershireRutland

Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beanfield
20
52
32
Central
25
50
25
Danesholme
40
48
8
King's Forest
8
14
6
Kingswood & Hazel Leys
38
80
42
Lloyds
37
58
21
Lodge Park
30
35
5
Oakley North
30
52
22
Oakley South
59
83
24
Rowlett
24
55
31
Rural West
15
14
-1
Stanion & Corby Village
24
35
11
Weldon & Gretton
45
99
54
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey North
31
51
20
Abbey South
44
73
29
Barby and Kilsby
25
34
9
Braunston and Welton
13
6
-7
Brixworth
38
44
6
Drayton
102
108
6
Hill
17
30
13
Long Buckby
48
39
-9
Moulton
14
35
21
Ravensthorpe
14
26
12
Spratton
20
34
14
Walgrave
5
22
17
Weedon
32
57
25
Welford
14
24
10
Woodford
30
61
31
Yelvertoft
8
20
12
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barnwell
11
16
5
Fineshade
14
14
0
Higham Ferrers Chichele
31
39
8
Higham Ferrers Lancaster
17
38
21
Irthlingborough John Pyel
10
25
15
Irthlingborough Waterloo
12
30
18
King's Forest
8
14
6
Lower Nene
10
15
5
Lyveden
10
12
2
Oundle
36
63
27
Prebendal
14
19
5
Raunds Saxon
18
33
15
Raunds Windmill
9
18
9
Rushden Bates
22
36
14
Rushden Hayden
38
83
45
Rushden Pemberton
26
35
9
Rushden Sartoris
30
32
2
Rushden Spencer
28
50
22
Stanwick
8
8
0
Thrapston Lakes
31
47
16
Thrapston Market
14
21
7
Woodford
30
61
31
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
All Saints
46
68
22
Avondale Grange
14
27
13
Barton
27
30
3
Brambleside
17
32
15
Burton Latimer
39
55
16
Desborough Loatland
18
38
20
Desborough St Giles
14
16
2
Ise Lodge
32
29
-3
Northfield
12
43
31
Pipers Hill
15
12
-3
Queen Eleanor and Buccleuch
11
9
-2
Rothwell
31
40
9
Slade
22
31
9
St Michael's and Wicksteed
79
111
32
St Peter's
26
34
8
Welland
13
33
20
William Knibb
34
89
55
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abington
80
340
260
Billing
32
95
63
Boothville
17
26
9
Brookside
24
87
63
Castle
223
508
285
Delapre and Briar Hill
81
199
118
East Hunsbury
43
89
46
Eastfield
18
45
27
Headlands
15
47
32
Kings Heath
22
52
30
Kingsley
28
49
21
Kingsthorpe
63
74
11
Nene Valley
166
251
85
New Duston
25
68
43
Obelisk
10
20
10
Old Duston
20
66
46
Park
13
38
25
Parklands
63
115
52
Phippsville
11
35
24
Rectory Farm
30
42
12
Riverside
39
67
28
Rushmills
42
92
50
Semilong
33
120
87
Spencer
40
73
33
Spring Park
9
18
9
St David's
21
47
26
St James
158
146
-12
Sunnyside
23
53
30
Talavera
47
124
77
Trinity
21
66
45
Upton
53
120
67
West Hunsbury
15
38
23
Westone
18
28
10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Astwell
8
11
3
Blakesley and Cote
11
28
17
Blisworth and Roade
38
50
12
Brackley East
51
98
47
Brackley South
15
20
5
Brackley West
8
14
6
Brafield and Yardley
15
29
14
Cosgrove and Grafton
6
12
6
Danvers and Wardoun
17
29
12
Deanshanger
18
34
16
Grange Park
33
59
26
Hackleton
15
32
17
Harpole and Grange
14
27
13
Heyfords and Bugbrooke
20
25
5
Kings Sutton
12
7
-5
Kingthorn
9
20
11
Little Brook
14
27
13
Middleton Cheney
15
28
13
Old Stratford
23
16
-7
Salcey
3
10
7
Silverstone
7
27
20
Steane
8
11
3
Tove
45
91
46
Towcester Brook
13
22
9
Towcester Mill
32
56
24
Washington
16
13
-3
Whittlewood
15
22
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bozeat
12
15
3
Brickhill
12
20
8
Croyland
17
38
21
Earls Barton
24
42
18
Finedon
19
27
8
Great Doddington & Wilby
5
7
2
Harrowden & Sywell
40
54
14
Hatton
32
65
33
Irchester
1049
70
-979
Isebrook
16
40
24
Queensway
21
58
37
Redwell
23
44
21
Rixon
47
94
47
Swanspool
99
86
-13
Victoria
56
106
50
Wollaston
15
24
9

Total companies 2020 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2020 and how Northamptonshire 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
27th 2019: 27th
Northamptonshire
52,017
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
13th 2019: 13th
Buckinghamshire
73,748
15th 2019: 16th
Leicestershire
71,425
26th 2019: 26th
Cambridgeshire
54,497
27th 2019: 27th
Northamptonshire
52,017
31st 2019: 33rd
Bedfordshire
46,207
32nd 2019: 32nd
Oxfordshire
45,071
35th 2019: 34th
Warwickshire
40,304
47th 2019: 47th
Rutland
2,257
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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75.0

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76.4

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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.

2016

7,050 formed

4,393 dissolved

2017

9,958 formed

4,930 dissolved

2018

7,630 formed

5,516 dissolved

2019

8,393 formed

5,434 dissolved

2020

7,534 formed

5,208 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

15.22% vs 2016

-5.49% vs 2017

11.16% vs 2018

5.8% vs 2019