Thursday 27 June 2019

UK: Companies House - annual statistics published

Companies House has today published its annual statistical release for 2018/19 (covering the year to 31 March 2019): see here. This reports that the size of the register (at 31 March 2019) was 4,202,044, an increase of a little over 4% on the year before. During the year there were 672,890 company incorporations and 508,865 dissolutions. The average age of a company on the register is 8.5 years (it was 10.7 years in 2000). Public limited companies account for 0.1% of the total register; private companies, limited by shares, account for 92.8%.

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