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Company Formations in 2019: South Yorkshire

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???? Businesses formed in South Yorkshire during 2019

3.7% more companies in South Yorkshire compared to 2018

New businesses in South Yorkshire mapped

Barnsley 1,201 formed

Doncaster 2,563 formed

Rotherham 1,855 formed

Sheffield 3,694 formed

Companies formed in 2019 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 2018: 1st
London
222,468
2nd 2018: 3rd
Greater Manchester
31,440
3rd 2018: 2nd
West Midlands
29,676
4th 2018: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,752
5th 2018: 5th
Essex
17,816
15th 2018: 16th
South Yorkshire
9,325
Rank
County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
2nd 2018: 3rd
Greater Manchester
31,440
4th 2018: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,752
15th 2018: 16th
South Yorkshire
9,325
21st 2018: 20th
Nottinghamshire
7,348
22nd 2018: 23rd
North Yorkshire
7,260
27th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
6,522
30th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
6,042
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,258
Rank
County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2018: 1st
London
222,468
2nd 2018: 3rd
Greater Manchester
31,440
3rd 2018: 2nd
West Midlands
29,676
4th 2018: 4th
West Yorkshire
18,752
5th 2018: 5th
Essex
17,816
6th 2018: 7th
Kent
15,963
7th 2018: 6th
Hertfordshire
15,231
8th 2018: 8th
Hampshire
15,174
9th 2018: 9th
Cheshire
12,221
10th 2018: 10th
Merseyside
11,866
11th 2018: 11th
Lancashire
11,229
12th 2018: 12th
Surrey
11,032
13th 2018: 15th
Leicestershire
10,825
14th 2018: 22nd
Worcestershire
9,971
15th 2018: 16th
South Yorkshire
9,325
16th 2018: 13th
Berkshire
9,009
17th 2018: 14th
Buckinghamshire
8,835
18th 2018: 18th
Northamptonshire
8,393
19th 2018: 17th
Dorset
8,020
20th 2018: 19th
East Sussex
7,706
21st 2018: 20th
Nottinghamshire
7,348
22nd 2018: 23rd
North Yorkshire
7,260
23rd 2018: 25th
Tyne and Wear
7,132
24th 2018: 26th
Staffordshire
6,927
25th 2018: 24th
Cambridgeshire
6,779
26th 2018: 21st
Bedfordshire
6,766
27th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
6,522
28th 2018: 30th
Devon
6,196
29th 2018: 28th
West Sussex
6,154
30th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
6,042
31st 2018: 32nd
Somerset
6,041
32nd 2018: 31st
Gloucestershire
5,971
33rd 2018: 34th
Warwickshire
5,256
34th 2018: 36th
Oxfordshire
5,087
35th 2018: 35th
Bristol
5,040
36th 2018: 37th
Norfolk
4,731
37th 2018: 33rd
Durham
4,623
38th 2018: 39th
Suffolk
4,518
39th 2018: 38th
Wiltshire
4,428
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
3,258
41st 2018: 42nd
Shropshire
3,231
42nd 2018: 41st
Cornwall
2,948
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
2,171
44th 2018: 44th
Northumberland
1,531
45th 2018: 45th
Herefordshire
1,499
46th 2018: 46th
Isle of Wight
675
47th 2018: 47th
Rutland
230

New incorporations in 2019 per 1000 Man standing people

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In South Yorkshire

6.9

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10.9

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Type of companies formed in South Yorkshire breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (9,080 companies)

3% Other company types (245 companies)

Other company types breakdown (245 companies)

Total companies in South Yorkshire by the end of 2019

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Businesses formed in South Yorkshire during 2019

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Businesses dissolved in South Yorkshire during 2019

meaning there is a total of

60,360

businesses registered in South Yorkshire at the end of 2019.

3.7% more companies in South Yorkshire compared to 2018

Surrounding counties 2019 breakdown & comparison

North Yorkshire

54,481 total businesses
7,260 formed in 2019
5,315 dissolved in 2019

Derbyshire

48,355 total businesses
6,522 formed in 2019
5,119 dissolved in 2019

Lincolnshire

45,109 total businesses
6,042 formed in 2019
4,846 dissolved in 2019

Nottinghamshire

51,677 total businesses
7,348 formed in 2019
6,195 dissolved in 2019

Greater Manchester

189,867 total businesses
31,440 formed in 2019
27,478 dissolved in 2019

West Yorkshire

123,678 total businesses
18,752 formed in 2019
14,731 dissolved in 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire

25,383 total businesses
3,258 formed in 2019
2,692 dissolved in 2019

South Yorkshire

60,360 total businesses
9,325 formed in 2019
7,937 dissolved in 2019

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Ward breakdown data for

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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Central
921
961
40
Cudworth
55
65
10
Darfield
25
48
23
Darton East
28
34
6
Darton West
57
47
-10
Dearne North
51
50
-1
Dearne South
30
52
22
Dodworth
57
75
18
Hoyland Milton
32
55
23
Kingstone
61
88
27
Monk Bretton
48
42
-6
North East
38
65
27
Old Town
31
28
-3
Penistone East
48
56
8
Penistone West
38
45
7
Rockingham
47
48
1
Royston
23
34
11
St Helens
38
39
1
Stairfoot
35
41
6
Wombwell
34
44
10
Worsbrough
16
24
8
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Adwick le Street & Carcroft
246
398
152
Armthorpe
67
120
53
Balby South
85
86
1
Bentley
94
127
33
Bessacarr
63
70
7
Conisbrough
45
67
22
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall
38
41
3
Edlington & Warmsworth
50
49
-1
Finningley
123
114
-9
Hatfield
67
79
12
Hexthorpe & Balby North
263
182
-81
Mexborough
54
101
47
Norton & Askern
81
71
-10
Roman Ridge
36
31
-5
Rossington & Bawtry
101
139
38
Sprotbrough
35
56
21
Stainforth & Barnby Dun
27
40
13
Thorne & Moorends
49
113
64
Tickhill & Wadsworth
234
123
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Town
413
459
46
Wheatley Hills & Intake
72
97
25
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Anston and Woodsetts
31
35
4
Boston Castle
265
282
17
Brinsworth and Catcliffe
40
57
17
Dinnington
80
86
6
Hellaby
50
59
9
Holderness
36
40
4
Hoober
25
53
28
Keppel
27
152
125
Maltby
52
55
3
Rawmarsh
57
74
17
Rother Vale
65
85
20
Rotherham East
50
50
0
Rotherham West
52
71
19
Silverwood
42
33
-9
Sitwell
30
42
12
Swinton
59
84
25
Tickhill & Wadsworth
234
123
-111
Valley
23
89
66
Wales
39
44
5
Wath
158
124
-34
Wickersley
45
127
82
Wingfield
25
213
188
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Arbourthorne
64
69
5
Beauchief and Greenhill
51
66
15
Beighton
63
94
31
Birley
55
72
17
Broomhill
223
245
22
Burngreave
186
247
61
Central
921
961
40
Crookes
55
60
5
Darnall
361
416
55
Dore and Totley
74
71
-3
East Ecclesfield
57
89
32
Ecclesall
422
112
-310
Firth Park
69
103
34
Fulwood
48
70
22
Gleadless Valley
71
94
23
Graves Park
107
113
6
Hillsborough
61
110
49
Manor Castle
72
128
56
Mosborough
66
62
-4
Nether Edge
132
174
42
Richmond
36
52
16
Shiregreen and Brightside
79
84
5
Southey
37
60
23
Stannington
46
51
5
Stocksbridge and Upper Don
57
73
16
Walkley
109
139
30
West Ecclesfield
45
50
5
Woodhouse
52
50
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Total companies 2019 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2019 and how South Yorkshire compares to them.

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Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2018: 1st
London
1,204,778
2nd 2018: 2nd
Greater Manchester
189,867
3rd 2018: 3rd
West Midlands
173,134
4th 2018: 4th
Essex
128,433
5th 2018: 5th
West Yorkshire
123,678
17th 2018: 17th
South Yorkshire
60,360
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
2nd 2018: 2nd
Greater Manchester
189,867
5th 2018: 5th
West Yorkshire
123,678
17th 2018: 17th
South Yorkshire
60,360
19th 2018: 19th
North Yorkshire
54,481
25th 2018: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
51,677
28th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
48,355
29th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
45,109
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,383
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2018: 1st
London
1,204,778
2nd 2018: 2nd
Greater Manchester
189,867
3rd 2018: 3rd
West Midlands
173,134
4th 2018: 4th
Essex
128,433
5th 2018: 5th
West Yorkshire
123,678
6th 2018: 7th
Hampshire
114,831
7th 2018: 8th
Kent
113,551
8th 2018: 6th
Hertfordshire
113,106
9th 2018: 9th
Surrey
100,643
10th 2018: 10th
Cheshire
80,108
11th 2018: 11th
Lancashire
77,937
12th 2018: 13th
Berkshire
70,177
13th 2018: 12th
Buckinghamshire
69,470
14th 2018: 15th
Merseyside
68,401
15th 2018: 14th
East Sussex
67,545
16th 2018: 16th
Leicestershire
63,315
17th 2018: 17th
South Yorkshire
60,360
18th 2018: 18th
Dorset
57,606
19th 2018: 19th
North Yorkshire
54,481
20th 2018: 21st
Devon
53,264
21st 2018: 20th
West Sussex
52,825
22nd 2018: 22nd
Gloucestershire
52,494
23rd 2018: 24th
Somerset
51,957
24th 2018: 25th
Staffordshire
51,758
25th 2018: 23rd
Nottinghamshire
51,677
26th 2018: 26th
Cambridgeshire
50,160
27th 2018: 28th
Northamptonshire
49,144
28th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
48,355
29th 2018: 29th
Lincolnshire
45,109
30th 2018: 30th
Tyne and Wear
44,237
31st 2018: 33rd
Worcestershire
43,247
32nd 2018: 32nd
Oxfordshire
42,461
33rd 2018: 31st
Bedfordshire
42,145
34th 2018: 35th
Warwickshire
38,998
35th 2018: 34th
Norfolk
38,911
36th 2018: 36th
Wiltshire
37,182
37th 2018: 37th
Suffolk
36,907
38th 2018: 38th
Bristol
33,594
39th 2018: 39th
Durham
29,218
40th 2018: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
25,383
41st 2018: 41st
Shropshire
23,741
42nd 2018: 42nd
Cornwall
23,037
43rd 2018: 43rd
Cumbria
21,286
44th 2018: 44th
Northumberland
10,879
45th 2018: 45th
Herefordshire
10,498
46th 2018: 46th
Isle of Wight
5,705
47th 2018: 47th
Rutland
1,904

Total companies at the end of 2019 per 1000 Person people

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44.9

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70.7

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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.

2015

9,290 formed

5,359 dissolved

2016

9,265 formed

6,970 dissolved

2017

8,325 formed

7,447 dissolved

2018

8,542 formed

7,564 dissolved

2019

9,325 formed

7,937 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

6.2% vs 2015

2.69% vs 2016

2.21% vs 2017

3.7% vs 2018