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Company Formations in 2020: Tyne and Wear

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???? Businesses formed in Tyne and Wear during 2020

8.0% more companies in Tyne and Wear compared to 2019

New businesses in Tyne and Wear mapped

Gateshead 1,460 formed

Newcastle upon Tyne 2,646 formed

North Tyneside 1,281 formed

South Tyneside 853 formed

Sunderland 1,620 formed

Companies formed in 2020 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 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
21st 2019: 23rd
Tyne and Wear
7,867
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
19th 2019: 22nd
North Yorkshire
8,200
21st 2019: 23rd
Tyne and Wear
7,867
36th 2019: 37th
Durham
5,083
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
2,333
45th 2019: 44th
Northumberland
1,560
Rank
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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In Tyne and Wear

7.1

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National Average

12.3

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Type of companies formed in Tyne and Wear breakdown

97% Private Limited Companies (7,610 companies)

3% Other company types (257 companies)

Other company types breakdown (257 companies)

Total companies in Tyne and Wear by the end of 2020

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Businesses formed in Tyne and Wear during 2020

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Businesses dissolved in Tyne and Wear during 2020

meaning there is a total of

47,790

businesses registered in Tyne and Wear at the end of 2020.

8.0% more companies in Tyne and Wear compared to 2019

Surrounding counties 2020 breakdown & comparison

Cumbria

22,186 total businesses
2,333 formed in 2020
1,684 dissolved in 2020

North Yorkshire

58,526 total businesses
8,200 formed in 2020
4,289 dissolved in 2020

Durham

31,943 total businesses
5,083 formed in 2020
2,804 dissolved in 2020

Northumberland

11,575 total businesses
1,560 formed in 2020
872 dissolved in 2020

Tyne and Wear

47,790 total businesses
7,867 formed in 2020
4,475 dissolved in 2020

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Birtley
58
86
28
Blaydon
25
48
23
Bridges
71
184
113
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill
21
33
12
Chowdene
14
33
19
Crawcrook and Greenside
11
15
4
Deckham
15
23
8
Dene
44
69
25
Dunston and Teams
72
193
121
Dunston Hill and Whickham East
21
42
21
Fellgate and Hedworth
20
49
29
Felling
24
74
50
High Fell
9
28
19
Lamesley
124
82
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Lobley Hill and Bensham
88
141
53
Low Fell
55
98
43
Pelaw and Heworth
13
39
26
Ryton Crookhill and Stella
31
40
9
Saltwell
40
116
76
Wardley and Leam Lane
17
29
12
Whickham North
34
70
36
Whickham South and Sunniside
11
27
16
Windy Nook and Whitehills
11
25
14
Winlaton and High Spen
11
34
23
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Benwell and Scotswood
44
96
52
Blakelaw
24
83
59
Byker
34
87
53
Castle
74
136
62
Dene
44
69
25
Denton
23
33
10
East Gosforth
38
68
30
Elswick
84
297
213
Fawdon
10
41
31
Fenham
35
70
35
Kenton
35
57
22
Lemington
19
59
40
Newburn
26
48
22
North Heaton
35
62
27
North Jesmond
22
61
39
Ouseburn
76
153
77
Parklands
50
66
16
South Heaton
55
80
25
South Jesmond
108
151
43
Walker
16
49
33
Walkergate
20
51
31
West Gosforth
120
132
12
Westerhope
24
42
18
Westgate
488
430
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Wingrove
52
181
129
Woolsington
33
82
49
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Battle Hill
36
37
1
Benton
39
63
24
Camperdown
40
46
6
Chirton
30
65
35
Collingwood
75
88
13
Cullercoats
29
52
23
Howdon
16
32
16
Killingworth
34
68
34
Longbenton
54
72
18
Monkseaton North
27
42
15
Monkseaton South
25
40
15
Northumberland
13
17
4
Preston
15
36
21
Riverside
69
84
15
St Mary's
22
29
7
Tynemouth
82
121
39
Valley
36
79
43
Wallsend
76
126
50
Weetslade
35
60
25
Whitley Bay
83
124
41
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beacon and Bents
64
98
34
Bede
21
43
22
Biddick and All Saints
19
33
14
Boldon Colliery
40
51
11
Cleadon and East Boldon
30
62
32
Cleadon Park
18
37
19
Fellgate and Hedworth
20
49
29
Harton
30
47
17
Hebburn North
25
36
11
Hebburn South
16
45
29
Horsley Hill
20
35
15
Monkton
29
55
26
Primrose
37
60
23
Simonside and Rekendyke
40
57
17
West Park
31
45
14
Westoe
25
38
13
Whitburn and Marsden
18
37
19
Whiteleas
18
25
7
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barnes
35
48
13
Castle
74
136
62
Copt Hill
19
35
16
Doxford
25
47
22
Fulwell
28
57
29
Hendon
57
143
86
Hetton
37
64
27
Houghton
28
152
124
Millfield
56
108
52
Pallion
12
33
21
Redhill
12
23
11
Ryhope
24
31
7
Sandhill
13
37
24
Shiney Row
32
39
7
Silksworth
15
33
18
Southwick
23
168
145
St Anne's
31
41
10
St Chad's
14
27
13
St Michael's
83
132
49
St Peter's
39
63
24
Washington Central
18
45
27
Washington East
29
61
32
Washington North
36
68
32
Washington South
17
39
22
Washington West
53
88
35

Total companies 2020 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2020 and how Tyne and Wear compares to them.

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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
30th 2019: 30th
Tyne and Wear
47,790
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
18th 2019: 19th
North Yorkshire
58,526
30th 2019: 30th
Tyne and Wear
47,790
39th 2019: 39th
Durham
31,943
43rd 2019: 43rd
Cumbria
22,186
45th 2019: 44th
Northumberland
11,575
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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In Tyne and Wear

43.3

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National Average

76.4

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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.

2016

6,380 formed

4,962 dissolved

2017

6,166 formed

4,797 dissolved

2018

6,669 formed

4,868 dissolved

2019

7,132 formed

5,583 dissolved

2020

7,867 formed

4,475 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

4.49% vs 2016

5.61% vs 2017

4% vs 2018

8.0% vs 2019