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Company Formations in 2019: Staffordshire

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6.2% more companies in Staffordshire compared to 2018

New businesses in Staffordshire mapped

Cannock Chase 658 formed

East Staffordshire 835 formed

Lichfield 889 formed

Newcastle-under-Lyme 683 formed

South Staffordshire 589 formed

Stafford 789 formed

Staffordshire Moorlands 397 formed

Stoke-on-Trent 1,568 formed

Tamworth 510 formed

Companies formed in 2019 league table

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

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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
24th 2018: 26th
Staffordshire
6,927
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
3rd 2018: 2nd
West Midlands
29,676
9th 2018: 9th
Cheshire
12,221
13th 2018: 15th
Leicestershire
10,825
14th 2018: 22nd
Worcestershire
9,971
24th 2018: 26th
Staffordshire
6,927
27th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
6,522
33rd 2018: 34th
Warwickshire
5,256
41st 2018: 42nd
Shropshire
3,231
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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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Type of companies formed in Staffordshire breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (6,665 companies)

4% Other company types (262 companies)

Other company types breakdown (262 companies)

Total companies in Staffordshire by the end of 2019

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Businesses formed in Staffordshire during 2019

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Businesses dissolved in Staffordshire during 2019

meaning there is a total of

51,758

businesses registered in Staffordshire at the end of 2019.

6.2% more companies in Staffordshire compared to 2018

Surrounding counties 2019 breakdown & comparison

Leicestershire

63,315 total businesses
10,825 formed in 2019
8,301 dissolved in 2019

Warwickshire

38,998 total businesses
5,256 formed in 2019
4,003 dissolved in 2019

Worcestershire

43,247 total businesses
9,971 formed in 2019
5,579 dissolved in 2019

Derbyshire

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

West Midlands

173,134 total businesses
29,676 formed in 2019
25,246 dissolved in 2019

Cheshire

80,108 total businesses
12,221 formed in 2019
8,748 dissolved in 2019

Shropshire

23,741 total businesses
3,231 formed in 2019
2,041 dissolved in 2019

Staffordshire

51,758 total businesses
6,927 formed in 2019
5,118 dissolved in 2019

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Armitage with Handsacre
42
62
20
Brereton and Ravenhill
33
35
2
Cannock East
22
21
-1
Cannock North
15
20
5
Cannock South
110
162
52
Cannock West
33
63
30
Etching Hill and The Heath
10
16
6
Hagley
21
35
14
Hawks Green
48
62
14
Heath Hayes East and Wimblebury
20
29
9
Hednesford Green Heath
14
9
-5
Hednesford North
69
73
4
Hednesford South
19
31
12
Norton Canes
30
39
9
Rawnsley
13
20
7
Western Springs
28
43
15
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey
13
13
0
Anglesey
39
76
37
Bagots
19
18
-1
Branston
54
65
11
Brizlincote
14
25
11
Burton
106
139
33
Churnet
16
26
10
Crown
11
13
2
Eton Park
38
47
9
Heath
11
18
7
Horninglow
28
31
3
Needwood
24
33
9
Rolleston on Dove
28
38
10
Shobnall
56
85
29
Stapenhill
17
16
-1
Stretton
20
19
-1
Town
163
221
58
Tutbury and Outwoods
30
43
13
Weaver
5
8
3
Winshill
18
29
11
Yoxall
12
14
2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Aldridge Central and South
0
0
Alrewas & Fradley
22
32
10
Armitage with Handsacre
42
62
20
Boley Park
22
18
-4
Boney Hay & Central
25
18
-7
Bourne Vale
21
30
9
Chadsmead
18
22
4
Chase Terrace
19
33
14
Chasetown
17
32
15
Colton & the Ridwares
25
23
-2
Curborough
10
15
5
Fazeley
18
117
99
Hammerwich with Wall
26
20
-6
Highfield
21
24
3
Leomansley
126
143
17
Little Aston & Stonnall
32
77
45
Longdon
5
8
3
Mease Valley
6
14
8
Shenstone
28
47
19
St John's
49
37
-12
Stowe
55
67
12
Summerfield & All Saints
23
22
-1
Whittington & Streethay
16
28
12
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Audley and Bignall End
15
21
6
Bradwell
10
16
6
Butt Lane
19
22
3
Chesterton
20
34
14
Clayton
17
11
-6
Cross Heath
34
24
-10
Halmerend
16
24
8
Holditch
42
43
1
Keele
6
7
1
Kidsgrove
11
15
4
Knutton and Silverdale
17
20
3
Loggerheads and Whitmore
37
44
7
Madeley
12
17
5
May Bank
45
42
-3
Newchapel
10
13
3
Porthill
13
23
10
Ravenscliffe
11
15
4
Seabridge
16
37
21
Silverdale and Parksite
16
15
-1
Talke
7
12
5
Thistleberry
17
30
13
Town
163
221
58
Westlands
24
32
8
Wolstanton
28
37
9
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bilbrook
5
10
5
Brewood and Coven
36
37
1
Cheslyn Hay North and Saredon
10
22
12
Cheslyn Hay South
7
7
0
Codsall North
22
30
8
Codsall South
20
19
-1
Essington
16
18
2
Featherstone and Shareshill
21
30
9
Great Wyrley Landywood
9
15
6
Great Wyrley Town
20
24
4
Himley and Swindon
17
29
12
Huntington and Hatherton
11
15
4
Kinver
28
55
27
Pattingham and Patshull
3
10
7
Penkridge North East and Acton Trussell
34
40
6
Penkridge South East
17
19
2
Penkridge West
11
22
11
Perton Dippons
10
24
14
Perton East
5
4
-1
Perton Lakeside
14
27
13
Trysull and Seisdon
13
37
24
Wheaton Aston Bishopswood and Lapley
15
24
9
Wombourne North and Lower Penn
26
36
10
Wombourne South East
14
20
6
Wombourne South West
16
14
-2
Worfield
1
1
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barlaston
13
14
1
Baswich
25
19
-6
Common
17
42
25
Coton
42
37
-5
Doxey & Castletown
11
8
-3
Eccleshall
33
80
47
Forebridge
34
88
54
Fulford
16
27
11
Gnosall & Woodseaves
30
23
-7
Haywood & Hixon
19
20
1
Highfields & Western Downs
21
25
4
Holmcroft
18
21
3
Littleworth
22
15
-7
Manor
18
22
4
Milford
12
12
0
Milwich
67
67
0
Penkside
6
10
4
Rowley
38
60
22
Seighford & Church Eaton
30
42
12
St Michael's & Stonefield
34
65
31
Swynnerton & Oulton
29
40
11
Walton
20
30
10
Weeping Cross & Wildwood
22
22
0
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alton
3
1
-2
Bagnall and Stanley
7
9
2
Biddulph East
10
15
5
Biddulph Moor
5
10
5
Biddulph North
6
19
13
Biddulph South
2
3
1
Biddulph West
20
27
7
Brown Edge and Endon
14
20
6
Caverswall
5
16
11
Cellarhead
4
11
7
Cheadle North East
16
12
-4
Cheadle South East
8
8
0
Cheadle West
18
31
13
Checkley
18
31
13
Cheddleton
21
23
2
Churnet
16
26
10
Dane
2
12
10
Forsbrook
15
22
7
Hamps Valley
12
4
-8
Horton
11
5
-6
Ipstones
4
6
2
Leek East
29
47
18
Leek North
15
14
-1
Leek South
19
24
5
Leek West
7
7
0
Manifold
5
2
-3
Werrington
8
5
-3
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Abbey Hulton and Townsend
23
32
9
Baddeley Milton and Norton
38
63
25
Bentilee and Ubberley
30
30
0
Birches Head and Central Forest Park
34
39
5
Blurton East
14
8
-6
Blurton West and Newstead
23
35
12
Boothen and Oak Hill
32
34
2
Bradeley and Chell Heath
7
10
3
Broadway and Longton East
39
65
26
Burslem Central
68
98
30
Burslem Park
16
22
6
Dresden and Florence
24
27
3
Eaton Park
9
31
22
Etruria and Hanley
139
189
50
Fenton East
24
36
12
Fenton West and Mount Pleasant
34
49
15
Ford Green and Smallthorne
7
16
9
Goldenhill and Sandyford
20
29
9
Great Chell and Packmoor
22
45
23
Hanford and Trentham
29
37
8
Hanley Park and Shelton
51
59
8
Hartshill and Basford
68
56
-12
Hollybush and Longton West
12
26
14
Joiner's Square
37
60
23
Lightwood North and Normacot
15
24
9
Little Chell and Stanfield
18
26
8
Meir Hay
32
28
-4
Meir North
15
27
12
Meir Park
15
9
-6
Meir South
19
29
10
Moorcroft
40
54
14
Penkhull and Stoke
57
42
-15
Sandford Hill
17
13
-4
Sneyd Green
13
9
-4
Springfields and Trent Vale
37
122
85
Tunstall
70
75
5
Weston Coyney
10
14
4
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Amington
58
149
91
Belgrave
19
22
3
Bolehall
15
22
7
Castle
121
108
-13
Glascote
13
16
3
Mercian
30
37
7
Spital
40
43
3
Stonydelph
25
26
1
Trinity
22
30
8
Wilnecote
50
57
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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 Staffordshire compares to them.

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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
24th 2018: 25th
Staffordshire
51,758
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County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
3rd 2018: 3rd
West Midlands
173,134
10th 2018: 10th
Cheshire
80,108
16th 2018: 16th
Leicestershire
63,315
24th 2018: 25th
Staffordshire
51,758
28th 2018: 27th
Derbyshire
48,355
31st 2018: 33rd
Worcestershire
43,247
34th 2018: 35th
Warwickshire
38,998
41st 2018: 41st
Shropshire
23,741
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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The last 5 years

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

2015

6,375 formed

3,827 dissolved

2016

7,618 formed

4,763 dissolved

2017

6,449 formed

5,953 dissolved

2018

6,474 formed

4,877 dissolved

2019

6,927 formed

5,118 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

6.5% vs 2015

1.98% vs 2016

1.72% vs 2017

6.2% vs 2018