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Company Formations in 2022: Tyne and Wear

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???? Businesses formed in Tyne and Wear during 2022

4.8% more companies in Tyne and Wear compared to 2021

New businesses in Tyne and Wear mapped

Gateshead 1,367 formed

Newcastle upon Tyne 2,820 formed

North Tyneside 1,244 formed

South Tyneside 800 formed

Sunderland 1,595 formed

Companies formed in 2022 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 2021: 1st
London
274,838
2nd 2021: 2nd
West Midlands
39,355
3rd 2021: 3rd
Greater Manchester
38,756
4th 2021: 4th
West Yorkshire
25,517
5th 2021: 5th
Essex
18,955
22nd 2021: 20th
Tyne and Wear
7,838
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County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
20th 2021: 21st
North Yorkshire
8,424
22nd 2021: 20th
Tyne and Wear
7,838
35th 2021: 37th
Durham
5,109
44th 2021: 44th
Cumbria
2,418
45th 2021: 45th
Northumberland
1,527
Rank
County
No. Companies formed
Rank County No. Companies formed
1st 2021: 1st
London
274,838
2nd 2021: 2nd
West Midlands
39,355
3rd 2021: 3rd
Greater Manchester
38,756
4th 2021: 4th
West Yorkshire
25,517
5th 2021: 5th
Essex
18,955
6th 2021: 6th
Kent
16,109
7th 2021: 7th
Hampshire
14,533
8th 2021: 8th
Hertfordshire
13,643
9th 2021: 9th
Merseyside
13,358
10th 2021: 10th
Lancashire
13,312
11th 2021: 12th
South Yorkshire
11,901
12th 2021: 11th
Surrey
10,902
13th 2021: 14th
Leicestershire
10,408
14th 2021: 15th
Berkshire
9,571
15th 2021: 13th
Cheshire
9,335
16th 2021: 17th
Nottinghamshire
9,235
17th 2021: 16th
Buckinghamshire
8,683
18th 2021: 24th
Bedfordshire
8,495
19th 2021: 22nd
Dorset
8,427
20th 2021: 21st
North Yorkshire
8,424
21st 2021: 18th
Staffordshire
8,072
22nd 2021: 20th
Tyne and Wear
7,838
23rd 2021: 27th
Northamptonshire
7,831
24th 2021: 26th
Derbyshire
7,764
25th 2021: 23rd
Cambridgeshire
7,739
26th 2021: 19th
East Sussex
7,193
27th 2021: 28th
Somerset
7,121
28th 2021: 29th
Lincolnshire
7,100
29th 2021: 30th
Devon
6,814
30th 2021: 33rd
Suffolk
6,749
31st 2021: 32nd
Gloucestershire
6,373
32nd 2021: 31st
West Sussex
6,136
33rd 2021: 36th
Warwickshire
5,540
34th 2021: 34th
Norfolk
5,384
35th 2021: 37th
Durham
5,109
36th 2021: 35th
Bristol
4,951
37th 2021: 25th
Worcestershire
4,941
38th 2021: 38th
Oxfordshire
4,842
39th 2021: 39th
Wiltshire
4,536
40th 2021: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
4,233
41st 2021: 42nd
Shropshire
3,132
42nd 2021: 43rd
Herefordshire
2,928
43rd 2021: 41st
Cornwall
2,912
44th 2021: 44th
Cumbria
2,418
45th 2021: 45th
Northumberland
1,527
46th 2021: 46th
Isle of Wight
652
47th 2021: 47th
Rutland
193

New incorporations in 2022 per 1000 Man standing people

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In Tyne and Wear

7.1

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12.7

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Type of companies formed in Tyne and Wear breakdown

96% Private Limited Companies (7,550 companies)

4% Other company types (288 companies)

Other company types breakdown (288 companies)

Total companies in Tyne and Wear by the end of 2022

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Businesses formed in Tyne and Wear during 2022

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Businesses dissolved in Tyne and Wear during 2022

Companies House did not always process company dissolutions as soon as the standard conditions for dissolution were first met.

meaning there is a total of

51,640

businesses registered in Tyne and Wear at the end of 2022.

4.8% more companies in Tyne and Wear compared to 2021

Surrounding counties 2022 breakdown & comparison

Cumbria

23,003 total businesses
2,418 formed in 2022
2,104 dissolved in 2022

North Yorkshire

62,355 total businesses
8,424 formed in 2022
5,885 dissolved in 2022

Durham

35,455 total businesses
5,109 formed in 2022
3,804 dissolved in 2022

Northumberland

12,420 total businesses
1,527 formed in 2022
1,137 dissolved in 2022

Tyne and Wear

51,640 total businesses
7,838 formed in 2022
5,650 dissolved in 2022

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Ward breakdown data for

Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Birtley
63
74
11
Blaydon
48
46
-2
Bridges
87
178
91
Chopwell and Rowlands Gill
26
26
0
Chowdene
21
18
-3
Crawcrook and Greenside
24
20
-4
Deckham
26
56
30
Dene
54
60
6
Dunston and Teams
110
144
34
Dunston Hill and Whickham East
33
27
-6
Fellgate and Hedworth
36
47
11
Felling
31
60
29
High Fell
12
34
22
Lamesley
67
95
28
Lobley Hill and Bensham
113
168
55
Low Fell
38
45
7
Pelaw and Heworth
25
37
12
Ryton Crookhill and Stella
40
35
-5
Saltwell
75
137
62
Wardley and Leam Lane
18
30
12
Whickham North
56
57
1
Whickham South and Sunniside
17
26
9
Windy Nook and Whitehills
18
20
2
Winlaton and High Spen
38
34
-4
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Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Benwell and Scotswood
72
136
64
Blakelaw
53
82
29
Byker
55
132
77
Castle
84
150
66
Dene
54
60
6
Denton
36
41
5
East Gosforth
41
56
15
Elswick
153
481
328
Fawdon
32
54
22
Fenham
40
86
46
Kenton
51
113
62
Lemington
44
63
19
Newburn
32
34
2
North Heaton
31
41
10
North Jesmond
46
57
11
Ouseburn
88
116
28
Parklands
37
49
12
South Heaton
64
90
26
South Jesmond
86
109
23
Walker
23
40
17
Walkergate
34
54
20
West Gosforth
166
109
-57
Westerhope
32
31
-1
Westgate
366
386
20
Wingrove
135
222
87
Woolsington
43
80
37
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Battle Hill
38
43
5
Benton
35
38
3
Camperdown
32
38
6
Chirton
49
63
14
Collingwood
86
82
-4
Cullercoats
21
32
11
Howdon
24
44
20
Killingworth
39
47
8
Longbenton
70
59
-11
Monkseaton North
23
44
21
Monkseaton South
22
39
17
Northumberland
15
23
8
Preston
42
37
-5
Riverside
73
101
28
St Mary's
29
39
10
Tynemouth
87
123
36
Valley
49
75
26
Wallsend
82
124
42
Weetslade
32
61
29
Whitley Bay
87
132
45
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Beacon and Bents
61
64
3
Bede
24
30
6
Biddick and All Saints
25
35
10
Boldon Colliery
47
55
8
Cleadon and East Boldon
57
75
18
Cleadon Park
25
29
4
Fellgate and Hedworth
36
47
11
Harton
29
61
32
Hebburn North
26
45
19
Hebburn South
34
34
0
Horsley Hill
39
23
-16
Monkton
40
46
6
Primrose
38
68
30
Simonside and Rekendyke
42
66
24
West Park
37
36
-1
Westoe
29
35
6
Whitburn and Marsden
24
32
8
Whiteleas
29
19
-10
Ward
Dissolutions
Incorporations
Net Change
Ward Dissolutions Incorporations Net Change
Barnes
37
59
22
Castle
84
150
66
Copt Hill
33
46
13
Doxford
36
57
21
Fulwell
34
52
18
Hendon
103
158
55
Hetton
60
81
21
Houghton
62
47
-15
Millfield
73
142
69
Pallion
26
43
17
Redhill
21
42
21
Ryhope
30
41
11
Sandhill
17
20
3
Shiney Row
39
48
9
Silksworth
31
33
2
Southwick
57
84
27
St Anne's
38
44
6
St Chad's
19
29
10
St Michael's
113
143
30
St Peter's
46
88
42
Washington Central
32
29
-3
Washington East
51
56
5
Washington North
55
84
29
Washington South
49
46
-3
Washington West
67
71
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Total companies 2022 league table

The counties in England where the most existing companies were based at the end of 2022 and how Tyne and Wear compares to them.

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Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2021: 1st
London
1,462,539
2nd 2021: 2nd
Greater Manchester
233,019
3rd 2021: 3rd
West Midlands
211,766
4th 2021: 5th
West Yorkshire
151,175
5th 2021: 4th
Essex
148,387
30th 2021: 30th
Tyne and Wear
51,640
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
18th 2021: 19th
North Yorkshire
62,355
30th 2021: 30th
Tyne and Wear
51,640
39th 2021: 39th
Durham
35,455
43rd 2021: 43rd
Cumbria
23,003
45th 2021: 45th
Northumberland
12,420
Rank
County
Total companies
Rank County Total companies
1st 2021: 1st
London
1,462,539
2nd 2021: 2nd
Greater Manchester
233,019
3rd 2021: 3rd
West Midlands
211,766
4th 2021: 5th
West Yorkshire
151,175
5th 2021: 4th
Essex
148,387
6th 2021: 6th
Kent
130,283
7th 2021: 7th
Hampshire
124,249
8th 2021: 8th
Hertfordshire
122,123
9th 2021: 9th
Surrey
107,722
10th 2021: 10th
Lancashire
91,522
11th 2021: 11th
Cheshire
81,809
12th 2021: 12th
Merseyside
81,221
13th 2021: 14th
Buckinghamshire
78,850
14th 2021: 13th
Berkshire
76,700
15th 2021: 15th
Leicestershire
73,507
16th 2021: 17th
South Yorkshire
72,058
17th 2021: 16th
East Sussex
70,836
18th 2021: 19th
North Yorkshire
62,355
19th 2021: 20th
Nottinghamshire
62,142
20th 2021: 18th
Devon
61,854
21st 2021: 25th
Dorset
61,217
22nd 2021: 22nd
Staffordshire
60,009
23rd 2021: 23rd
Somerset
59,531
24th 2021: 21st
West Sussex
58,763
25th 2021: 24th
Gloucestershire
57,852
26th 2021: 26th
Cambridgeshire
57,788
27th 2021: 27th
Derbyshire
55,697
28th 2021: 29th
Lincolnshire
53,143
29th 2021: 28th
Northamptonshire
51,966
30th 2021: 30th
Tyne and Wear
51,640
31st 2021: 31st
Bedfordshire
50,545
32nd 2021: 32nd
Oxfordshire
46,748
33rd 2021: 33rd
Norfolk
45,968
34th 2021: 35th
Suffolk
45,867
35th 2021: 34th
Worcestershire
43,964
36th 2021: 36th
Warwickshire
42,564
37th 2021: 37th
Wiltshire
40,505
38th 2021: 38th
Bristol
37,039
39th 2021: 39th
Durham
35,455
40th 2021: 40th
East Riding of Yorkshire
29,451
41st 2021: 41st
Shropshire
26,781
42nd 2021: 42nd
Cornwall
25,857
43rd 2021: 43rd
Cumbria
23,003
44th 2021: 44th
Herefordshire
16,412
45th 2021: 45th
Northumberland
12,420
46th 2021: 46th
Isle of Wight
6,423
47th 2021: 47th
Rutland
2,076

Total companies at the end of 2022 per 1000 Person people

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In Tyne and Wear

46.8

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82.7

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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.

2018

6,669 formed

4,868 dissolved

2019

7,132 formed

5,583 dissolved

2020

7,867 formed

4,475 dissolved

2021

7,623 formed

6,425 dissolved

2022

7,838 formed

5,650 dissolved

Overall growth compared to previous year

4% vs 2018

8.03% vs 2019

3.09% vs 2020

4.8% vs 2021