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Company Formations in 2020: Surrey

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???? Businesses formed in Surrey during 2020

5.0% more companies in Surrey compared to 2019

New businesses in Surrey mapped

Boroughs

  • AElmbridge: 1,744
  • BEpsom and Ewell: 744
  • CGuildford: 1,246
  • DMole Valley: 772
  • EReigate and Banstead: 1,442
  • FRunnymede: 1,071
  • GSpelthorne: 1,041
  • HSurrey Heath: 803
  • ITandridge: 923
  • JWaverley: 1,155
  • KWoking: 1,034
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Companies formed in 2020 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Surrey 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
12th 2019: 12th
Surrey
11,997
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2019: 1st
London
270,114
6th 2019: 6th
Kent
18,501
7th 2019: 8th
Hampshire
15,534
12th 2019: 12th
Surrey
11,997
15th 2019: 16th
Berkshire
9,920
20th 2019: 20th
East Sussex
8,149
29th 2019: 29th
West Sussex
6,880
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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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10.6

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Type of companies formed in Surrey breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (11,603 companies)

3% Other company types (394 companies)

Other company types breakdown (394 companies)

Total companies in Surrey by the end of 2020

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Businesses formed in Surrey during 2020

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Businesses dissolved in Surrey during 2020

meaning there is a total of

105,715

businesses registered in Surrey at the end of 2020.

5.0% more companies in Surrey compared to 2019

Surrounding counties 2020 breakdown & comparison

East Sussex

70,311 total businesses
8,149 formed in 2020
5,499 dissolved in 2020

Hampshire

121,331 total businesses
15,534 formed in 2020
9,709 dissolved in 2020

Kent

122,694 total businesses
18,501 formed in 2020
10,634 dissolved in 2020

West Sussex

56,212 total businesses
6,880 formed in 2020
4,250 dissolved in 2020

London

1,338,261 total businesses
270,114 formed in 2020
118,911 dissolved in 2020

Berkshire

73,492 total businesses
9,920 formed in 2020
6,284 dissolved in 2020

Surrey

105,715 total businesses
11,997 formed in 2020
7,657 dissolved in 2020

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Claygate
29
58
29
Cobham and Downside
88
106
18
Cobham Fairmile
23
44
21
Esher
93
149
56
Hersham North
34
62
28
Hersham South
34
58
24
Hinchley Wood
26
42
16
Long Ditton
31
58
27
Molesey East
64
105
41
Molesey North
23
56
33
Molesey South
35
75
40
Oatlands Park
37
57
20
Oxshott and Stoke D'Abernon
39
75
36
St George's Hill
70
122
52
Thames Ditton
56
85
29
Walton Ambleside
20
51
31
Walton Central
43
87
44
Walton North
23
49
26
Walton South
33
57
24
Weston Green
16
27
11
Weybridge North
27
58
31
Weybridge South
143
263
120
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alexandra
0
0
Ashtead Park
28
49
21
Auriol
64
36
-28
College
20
61
41
Court
29
69
40
Cuddington
22
46
24
Ewell
38
42
4
Ewell Court
27
41
14
Nonsuch
29
41
12
Ruxley
23
44
21
Stamford
32
28
-4
Stoneleigh
25
44
19
Town
178
277
99
West Ewell
19
44
25
Woodcote
34
40
6
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ash South and Tongham
39
44
5
Ash Vale
27
32
5
Ash Wharf
19
47
28
Burpham
22
37
15
Christchurch
53
54
1
Clandon and Horsley
56
99
43
Effingham
11
23
12
Friary and St Nicolas
90
142
52
Holy Trinity
134
143
9
Lovelace
20
45
25
Merrow
35
55
20
Normandy
16
27
11
Onslow
41
41
0
Pilgrims
15
14
-1
Pirbright
16
18
2
Send
24
43
19
Shalford
34
74
40
Stoke
17
46
29
Stoughton
25
80
55
Tillingbourne
33
77
44
Westborough
25
51
26
Worplesdon
26
54
28
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashtead Common
15
22
7
Ashtead Park
28
49
21
Ashtead Village
29
31
2
Beare Green
16
13
-3
Bookham North
47
78
31
Bookham South
13
23
10
Box Hill and Headley
8
13
5
Brockham Betchworth and Buckland
18
28
10
Capel Leigh and Newdigate
36
49
13
Charlwood
12
28
16
Dorking North
59
73
14
Dorking South
46
85
39
Fetcham East
18
23
5
Fetcham West
18
22
4
Holmwoods
19
29
10
Leatherhead North
43
78
35
Leatherhead South
37
61
24
Leith Hill
10
16
6
Mickleham Westhumble and Pixham
7
10
3
Okewood
15
31
16
Westcott
5
11
6
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Banstead Village
43
58
15
Capel Leigh and Newdigate
36
49
13
Chipstead Hooley and Woodmansterne
55
70
15
Earlswood and Whitebushes
38
73
35
Horley Central
39
104
65
Horley East
27
49
22
Horley West
26
35
9
Kingswood with Burgh Heath
60
98
38
Meadvale and St John's
74
113
39
Merstham
37
58
21
Nork
52
79
27
Preston
11
21
10
Redhill East
53
113
60
Redhill West
54
108
54
Reigate Central
167
194
27
Reigate Hill
37
67
30
Salfords and Sidlow
30
48
18
South Park and Woodhatch
31
42
11
Tadworth and Walton
58
61
3
Tattenhams
52
50
-2
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Addlestone Bourneside
52
238
186
Addlestone North
44
74
30
Chertsey Meads
57
77
20
Chertsey South and Row Town
23
32
9
Chertsey St Ann's
43
46
3
Egham Hythe
52
77
25
Egham Town
87
94
7
Englefield Green East
23
20
-3
Englefield Green West
39
111
72
Foxhills
38
76
38
New Haw
24
33
9
Thorpe
37
82
45
Virginia Water
22
77
55
Woodham
24
34
10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Ashford Common
49
77
28
Ashford East
35
64
29
Ashford North and Stanwell South
56
125
69
Ashford Town
92
144
52
Halliford and Sunbury West
25
41
16
Laleham and Shepperton Green
37
67
30
Riverside and Laleham
33
35
2
Shepperton Town
81
58
-23
Staines
72
150
78
Staines South
31
54
23
Stanwell North
43
87
44
Sunbury Common
40
59
19
Sunbury East
48
80
32
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Bagshot
60
87
27
Bisley
20
12
-8
Chobham
51
53
2
Frimley
42
37
-5
Frimley Green
24
42
18
Heatherside
19
24
5
Lightwater
44
63
19
Mytchett and Deepcut
29
69
40
Old Dean
15
19
4
Parkside
33
35
2
St Michaels
106
134
28
St Pauls
24
50
26
Town
178
277
99
Watchetts
27
45
18
West End
26
31
5
Windlesham
23
33
10
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
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Bletchingley and Nutfield
73
63
-10
Burstow Horne and Outwood
39
117
78
Chaldon
8
8
0
Dormansland and Felcourt
20
37
17
Felbridge
5
26
21
Godstone
24
39
15
Harestone
31
51
20
Limpsfield
26
21
-5
Lingfield and Crowhurst
24
35
11
Oxted North and Tandridge
72
88
16
Oxted South
15
41
26
Portley
12
31
19
Queens Park
28
60
32
Tatsfield and Titsey
13
16
3
Valley
52
96
44
Warlingham East and Chelsham and Farleigh
14
29
15
Warlingham West
19
25
6
Westway
57
70
13
Whyteleafe
22
61
39
Woldingham
12
9
-3
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Alfold Cranleigh Rural and Ellens Green
6
12
6
Blackheath and Wonersh
10
12
2
Bramley Busbridge and Hascombe
47
76
29
Chiddingfold and Dunsfold
29
46
17
Cranleigh East
14
32
18
Cranleigh West
26
40
14
Elstead and Thursley
14
50
36
Ewhurst
10
11
1
Farnham Bourne
24
35
11
Farnham Castle
131
146
15
Farnham Firgrove
25
37
12
Farnham Hale and Heath End
21
22
1
Farnham Moor Park
29
60
31
Farnham Shortheath and Boundstone
15
29
14
Farnham Upper Hale
9
17
8
Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea
18
29
11
Farnham Wrecclesham and Rowledge
27
23
-4
Frensham Dockenfield and Tilford
25
30
5
Godalming Binscombe
4
12
8
Godalming Central and Ockford
64
109
45
Godalming Charterhouse
24
24
0
Godalming Farncombe and Catteshall
42
46
4
Godalming Holloway
15
24
9
Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill
39
66
27
Haslemere East and Grayswood
79
68
-11
Hindhead
28
30
2
Milford
12
30
18
Shamley Green and Cranleigh North
15
14
-1
Witley and Hambledon
16
25
9
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Brookwood
29
25
-4
Byfleet
53
76
23
Goldsworth East
98
137
39
Goldsworth West
6
20
14
Hermitage and Knaphill South
16
37
21
Horsell East and Woodham
26
37
11
Horsell West
50
97
47
Kingfield and Westfield
37
51
14
Knaphill
48
78
30
Maybury and Sheerwater
80
95
15
Mayford and Sutton Green
21
14
-7
Mount Hermon East
21
56
35
Mount Hermon West
59
69
10
Old Woking
16
27
11
Pyrford
34
31
-3
St John's and Hook Heath
48
84
36
West Byfleet
67
100
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Total companies 2020 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2020 and how Surrey 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
9th 2019: 9th
Surrey
105,715
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2019: 1st
London
1,338,261
6th 2019: 7th
Kent
122,694
7th 2019: 6th
Hampshire
121,331
9th 2019: 9th
Surrey
105,715
14th 2019: 12th
Berkshire
73,492
16th 2019: 15th
East Sussex
70,311
20th 2019: 21st
West Sussex
56,212
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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76.4

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The last 5 years

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

2016

11,070 formed

10,540 dissolved

2017

11,009 formed

10,367 dissolved

2018

11,179 formed

8,979 dissolved

2019

11,032 formed

9,568 dissolved

2020

11,997 formed

7,657 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

0.89% vs 2016

2.19% vs 2017

1.69% vs 2018

5.0% vs 2019