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Company Formations in 2017: Tyne and Wear

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???? Businesses formed in Tyne and Wear during 2017

4.5% more companies in Tyne and Wear compared to 2016

New businesses in Tyne and Wear mapped

Gateshead 1,189 formed

Newcastle upon Tyne 1,917 formed

North Tyneside 1,080 formed

South Tyneside 793 formed

Sunderland 1,176 formed

Companies formed in 2017 league table

The counties in England where most companies are formed, and how Tyne and Wear 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
26th 2016: 26th
Tyne and Wear
6,166
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
22nd 2016: 25th
North Yorkshire
6,766
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 Tyne and Wear

5.6

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10.0

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Type of companies formed in Tyne and Wear breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (5,974 companies)

3% Other company types (192 companies)

Other company types breakdown (192 companies)

Total companies in Tyne and Wear by the end of 2017

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Businesses formed in Tyne and Wear during 2017

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Businesses dissolved in Tyne and Wear during 2017

meaning there is a total of

40,273

businesses registered in Tyne and Wear at the end of 2017.

4.5% more companies in Tyne and Wear compared to 2016

Surrounding counties 2017 breakdown & comparison

Cumbria

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

North Yorkshire

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

Durham

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

Northumberland

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

Tyne and Wear

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

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Birtley
39
73
34
Blaydon
35
36
1
Bridges
100
123
23
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill
20
34
14
Chowdene
16
27
11
Crawcrook and Greenside
17
23
6
Deckham
29
30
1
Dene
44
38
-6
Dunston and Teams
101
172
71
Dunston Hill and Whickham East
18
22
4
Fellgate and Hedworth
17
33
16
Felling
25
38
13
High Fell
14
17
3
Lamesley
121
104
-17
Lobley Hill and Bensham
94
118
24
Low Fell
43
68
25
Pelaw and Heworth
18
21
3
Ryton Crookhill and Stella
27
42
15
Saltwell
57
104
47
Wardley and Leam Lane
17
24
7
Whickham North
38
57
19
Whickham South and Sunniside
15
27
12
Windy Nook and Whitehills
15
13
-2
Winlaton and High Spen
9
16
7
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Benwell and Scotswood
49
52
3
Blakelaw
34
28
-6
Byker
42
56
14
Castle
78
112
34
Dene
44
38
-6
Denton
13
31
18
East Gosforth
46
42
-4
Elswick
89
134
45
Fawdon
19
29
10
Fenham
41
41
0
Kenton
30
56
26
Lemington
17
46
29
Newburn
23
36
13
North Heaton
23
38
15
North Jesmond
37
46
9
Ouseburn
74
126
52
Parklands
36
55
19
South Heaton
47
73
26
South Jesmond
106
106
0
Walker
17
31
14
Walkergate
23
35
12
West Gosforth
84
120
36
Westerhope
21
36
15
Westgate
495
442
-53
Wingrove
65
80
15
Woolsington
21
49
28
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Battle Hill
22
37
15
Benton
29
41
12
Camperdown
35
54
19
Chirton
36
48
12
Collingwood
44
66
22
Cullercoats
27
29
2
Howdon
26
31
5
Killingworth
33
60
27
Longbenton
54
66
12
Monkseaton North
23
32
9
Monkseaton South
23
34
11
Northumberland
14
25
11
Preston
25
35
10
Riverside
44
70
26
St Mary's
21
20
-1
Tynemouth
96
95
-1
Valley
35
47
12
Wallsend
69
126
57
Weetslade
45
48
3
Whitley Bay
135
116
-19
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beacon and Bents
90
97
7
Bede
28
53
25
Biddick and All Saints
29
29
0
Boldon Colliery
39
44
5
Cleadon and East Boldon
65
72
7
Cleadon Park
20
28
8
Fellgate and Hedworth
17
33
16
Harton
51
50
-1
Hebburn North
25
32
7
Hebburn South
16
30
14
Horsley Hill
39
33
-6
Monkton
34
28
-6
Primrose
42
69
27
Simonside and Rekendyke
78
73
-5
West Park
25
43
18
Westoe
29
35
6
Whitburn and Marsden
15
23
8
Whiteleas
22
21
-1
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barnes
33
56
23
Castle
78
112
34
Copt Hill
24
22
-2
Doxford
41
47
6
Fulwell
26
45
19
Hendon
62
99
37
Hetton
34
42
8
Houghton
24
67
43
Millfield
85
84
-1
Pallion
19
26
7
Redhill
4
10
6
Ryhope
28
47
19
Sandhill
12
20
8
Shiney Row
32
41
9
Silksworth
37
11
-26
Southwick
43
53
10
St Anne's
23
45
22
St Chad's
11
18
7
St Michael's
109
138
29
St Peter's
47
68
21
Washington Central
21
29
8
Washington East
17
54
37
Washington North
28
41
13
Washington South
44
26
-18
Washington West
42
66
24

Total companies 2017 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2017 and how Tyne and Wear 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
30th 2016: 32nd
Tyne and Wear
40,273
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
19th 2016: 20th
North Yorkshire
50,798
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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In Tyne and Wear

36.5

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The last 5 years

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

2013

5,370 formed

3,481 dissolved

2014

5,832 formed

3,790 dissolved

2015

6,042 formed

3,982 dissolved

2016

6,380 formed

4,962 dissolved

2017

6,166 formed

4,797 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

6.3% vs 2013

6.5% vs 2014

5.2% vs 2015

4.5% vs 2016