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Company Formations in 2017: Northumberland

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???? Businesses formed in Northumberland during 2017

4.0% more companies in Northumberland compared to 2016

New businesses in Northumberland mapped

Northumberland 1,359 formed

Cumbria 2,215 formed

Dumfries and Galloway 384 formed

Scottish Borders 392 formed

Durham 4,077 formed

Tyne and Wear 6,166 formed

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Companies formed in 2017 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Northumberland 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
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
1,360
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
26th 2016: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,166
40th 2016: 40th
Durham
4,077
43rd 2016: 43rd
Cumbria
2,215
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
1,360
Rank
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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In Northumberland

4.3

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National Average

10.0

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Type of companies formed in Northumberland breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (1,310 companies)

4% Other company types (50 companies)

Other company types breakdown (50 companies)

Total companies in Northumberland by the end of 2017

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Businesses formed in Northumberland during 2017

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Businesses dissolved in Northumberland during 2017

meaning there is a total of

10,100

businesses registered in Northumberland at the end of 2017.

4.0% more companies in Northumberland compared to 2016

Surrounding counties 2017 breakdown & comparison

Cumbria

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

Dumfries and Galloway

3,215 total businesses
384 formed in 2017
238 dissolved in 2017

Scottish Borders

3,520 total businesses
392 formed in 2017
302 dissolved in 2017

Durham

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

Tyne and Wear

40,273 total businesses
6,166 formed in 2017
4,797 dissolved in 2017

Northumberland

10,100 total businesses
1,360 formed in 2017
1,019 dissolved in 2017

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alnwick
45
48
3
Amble
11
22
11
Amble West with Warkworth
18
15
-3
Ashington Central
32
58
26
Bamburgh
13
25
12
Bedlington Central
13
23
10
Bedlington East
12
13
1
Bedlington West
11
15
4
Bellingham
14
15
1
Berwick East
5
9
4
Berwick North
23
54
31
Berwick West with Ord
9
8
-1
Bothal
14
13
-1
Bywell
17
29
12
Choppington
13
38
25
College
11
11
0
Corbridge
23
27
4
Cowpen
6
5
-1
Cramlington East
10
13
3
Cramlington Eastfield
12
14
2
Cramlington North
14
23
9
Cramlington South East
21
30
9
Cramlington Village
15
18
3
Cramlington West
28
35
7
Croft
25
22
-3
Druridge Bay
6
8
2
Haltwhistle
8
10
2
Hartley
16
11
-5
Haydon
8
15
7
Haydon and Hadrian
16
18
2
Hexham Central with Acomb
14
27
13
Hexham East
17
22
5
Hexham West
10
8
-2
Hirst
10
6
-4
Holywell
6
10
4
Humshaugh
9
14
5
Isabella
5
6
1
Kitty Brewster
6
17
11
Longhorsley
15
23
8
Longhoughton
14
18
4
Lynemouth
13
16
3
Morpeth Kirkhill
11
16
5
Morpeth North
53
66
13
Morpeth Stobhill
21
15
-6
Newbiggin Central and East
9
17
8
Newsham
11
8
-3
Norham and Islandshires
12
13
1
Pegswood
15
16
1
Plessey
8
7
-1
Ponteland East and Stannington
42
40
-2
Ponteland North
33
26
-7
Ponteland South with Heddon
20
18
-2
Ponteland West
18
39
21
Prudhoe North
11
19
8
Prudhoe South
15
23
8
Rothbury
16
20
4
Seaton with Newbiggin West
12
18
6
Seghill with Seaton Delaval
22
24
2
Shilbottle
7
21
14
Sleekburn
14
17
3
South Blyth
7
7
0
South Tynedale
17
27
10
Stakeford
10
25
15
Stocksfield and Broomhaugh
13
19
6
Wensleydale
28
33
5
Wooler
4
13
9

Total companies 2017 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2017 and how Northumberland compares to them.

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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
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
10,100
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
30th 2016: 32nd
Tyne and Wear
40,273
39th 2016: 39th
Durham
26,562
43rd 2016: 42nd
Cumbria
20,316
44th 2016: 44th
Northumberland
10,100
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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31.9

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65.1

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The last 5 years

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

2013

1,139 formed

730 dissolved

2014

1,296 formed

788 dissolved

2015

1,289 formed

778 dissolved

2016

1,302 formed

1,039 dissolved

2017

1,360 formed

1,019 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

6.2% vs 2013

8.2% vs 2014

3.7% vs 2015

4.0% vs 2016