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Company Formations in 2017: South Yorkshire

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???? Businesses formed in South Yorkshire during 2017

2.7% more companies in South Yorkshire compared to 2016

New businesses in South Yorkshire mapped

Barnsley 1,115 formed

Doncaster 2,325 formed

Rotherham 1,482 formed

Sheffield 3,396 formed

Companies formed in 2017 league table

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

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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
16th 2016: 15th
South Yorkshire
8,325
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
31,124
4th 2016: 4th
West Yorkshire
16,604
16th 2016: 15th
South Yorkshire
8,325
21st 2016: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
6,937
22nd 2016: 25th
North Yorkshire
6,766
27th 2016: 27th
Derbyshire
5,803
31st 2016: 31st
Lincolnshire
5,414
35th 2016: 39th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,646
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 South Yorkshire

6.2

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10.0

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Type of companies formed in South Yorkshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (8,052 companies)

3% Other company types (273 companies)

Other company types breakdown (273 companies)

Total companies in South Yorkshire by the end of 2017

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Businesses formed in South Yorkshire during 2017

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Businesses dissolved in South Yorkshire during 2017

meaning there is a total of

56,932

businesses registered in South Yorkshire at the end of 2017.

2.7% more companies in South Yorkshire compared to 2016

Surrounding counties 2017 breakdown & comparison

North Yorkshire

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

Derbyshire

44,849 total businesses
5,803 formed in 2017
4,531 dissolved in 2017

Lincolnshire

41,976 total businesses
5,414 formed in 2017
4,320 dissolved in 2017

Nottinghamshire

47,771 total businesses
6,937 formed in 2017
6,432 dissolved in 2017

Greater Manchester

177,360 total businesses
31,124 formed in 2017
23,467 dissolved in 2017

West Yorkshire

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

East Riding of Yorkshire

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

South Yorkshire

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

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Central
825
955
130
Cudworth
31
50
19
Darfield
27
20
-7
Darton East
22
39
17
Darton West
52
66
14
Dearne North
24
41
17
Dearne South
27
49
22
Dodworth
56
79
23
Hoyland Milton
24
34
10
Kingstone
44
80
36
Monk Bretton
39
42
3
North East
29
41
12
Old Town
29
41
12
Penistone East
40
50
10
Penistone West
27
54
27
Rockingham
22
49
27
Royston
22
24
2
St Helens
47
45
-2
Stairfoot
19
35
16
Wombwell
39
41
2
Worsbrough
14
16
2
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Adwick le Street & Carcroft
303
300
-3
Armthorpe
38
68
30
Balby South
143
94
-49
Bentley
65
108
43
Bessacarr
86
78
-8
Conisbrough
47
55
8
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall
26
46
20
Edlington & Warmsworth
31
52
21
Finningley
130
123
-7
Hatfield
46
68
22
Hexthorpe & Balby North
421
294
-127
Mexborough
43
43
0
Norton & Askern
42
56
14
Roman Ridge
23
26
3
Rossington & Bawtry
83
116
33
Sprotbrough
27
42
15
Stainforth & Barnby Dun
16
26
10
Thorne & Moorends
33
51
18
Tickhill & Wadsworth
601
163
-438
Town
296
430
134
Wheatley Hills & Intake
56
86
30
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Anston and Woodsetts
19
25
6
Boston Castle
161
300
139
Brinsworth and Catcliffe
32
44
12
Dinnington
56
99
43
Hellaby
29
45
16
Holderness
40
43
3
Hoober
27
36
9
Keppel
18
29
11
Maltby
28
58
30
Rawmarsh
35
99
64
Rother Vale
37
72
35
Rotherham East
43
61
18
Rotherham West
51
66
15
Silverwood
28
44
16
Sitwell
29
45
16
Swinton
59
68
9
Tickhill & Wadsworth
601
163
-438
Valley
34
39
5
Wales
35
36
1
Wath
191
181
-10
Wickersley
52
72
20
Wingfield
24
20
-4
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Arbourthorne
53
74
21
Beauchief and Greenhill
54
89
35
Beighton
54
70
16
Birley
38
58
20
Broomhill
241
307
66
Burngreave
156
168
12
Central
825
955
130
Crookes
46
68
22
Darnall
278
338
60
Dore and Totley
62
79
17
East Ecclesfield
65
69
4
Ecclesall
376
140
-236
Firth Park
57
75
18
Fulwood
59
75
16
Gleadless Valley
71
73
2
Graves Park
76
105
29
Hillsborough
32
68
36
Manor Castle
75
89
14
Mosborough
37
48
11
Nether Edge
99
169
70
Richmond
38
38
0
Shiregreen and Brightside
121
69
-52
Southey
36
50
14
Stannington
58
50
-8
Stocksbridge and Upper Don
46
47
1
Walkley
85
121
36
West Ecclesfield
48
67
19
Woodhouse
34
56
22

Total companies 2017 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2017 and how South Yorkshire 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
17th 2016: 16th
South Yorkshire
56,932
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
2nd 2016: 2nd
Greater Manchester
177,360
5th 2016: 5th
West Yorkshire
113,471
17th 2016: 16th
South Yorkshire
56,932
19th 2016: 20th
North Yorkshire
50,798
25th 2016: 25th
Nottinghamshire
47,771
28th 2016: 27th
Derbyshire
44,849
29th 2016: 30th
Lincolnshire
41,976
40th 2016: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,585
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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In South Yorkshire

42.4

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65.1

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The last 5 years

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

2013

7,256 formed

4,693 dissolved

2014

8,318 formed

5,130 dissolved

2015

9,290 formed

5,359 dissolved

2016

9,265 formed

6,970 dissolved

2017

8,325 formed

7,447 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

7.2% vs 2013

9.6% vs 2014

6.2% vs 2015

2.7% vs 2016