Statistics of companies in UK
Companies population in East Midlands
Number of companies in region East Midlands is 499,220, which is 5.8% of all 8,674,360 companies in UK. East Midlands is ranked 8th among 12 regions in the number of companies. Last update of company data was on 30/04/2022.
Companies location and business activity breakdown in East Midlands
The region with the highest number of companies - 121,103 is Leicestershire. Rutland has the lowest number of companies - 2,830. The top three most frequently registered business activities are Wholesale, retail - 13.5%, Science - 13.5% and Construction - 10.5%.
Number of companies by county 499,220 companies with data in East Midlands
Business activity overview 476,864 companies with data in East Midlands
Industrial classification of companies in East Midlands
The Standard Industrial Classification code (SIC code) is a system of classifying industries in UK by business activities. Each company can operate under multiple SIC codes. The top three business activities for the whole of the UK are Other business support service - 5.2%, Management consultancy exl. financial - 4.5% and Freight transport by road - 4.4%.
Distribution of companies by SIC CODE 476,864 companies with data in East Midlands
Companies population incorporation and dissolution trend in East Midlands
The highest number of incorporated companies in any one month is 4,714 in in July 2020. There are usually fewer dissolved companies than incorporated, the highest number recorded being for March 2021 - 6,084 companies were dissolved.
Incorporation and dissolution of companies by month East Midlands
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Persons with significant control
in companies in East Midlands
Persons with Significant Control (PSC) have been registered in Companies House since April 2016. PSC have various functions, e.g. ownership of shares or voting rights. In this section we analyse companies with at least one Person with Significant Control from a foreign country.
Top countries with local PSCs in companies in East Midlands
The most popular country, as regards to PSC origin, is China. In April 2022, there were 786 companies with at least one PCS from China. Other popular countries are United States, France and Ireland.
Top 10 countries with local PSCs East Midlands
Percentage of companies with foreign PSCs being incorporated each month in the East Midlands
The highest proportion of companies with a foreign PSC to be incorporated in one month was in December 2016 - 2.09%. Since 2017 the number of dissolutions has exceeded the number of new incorporations. The highest proportion to be dissolved in one month was 5.26% was in May 2020. The low number of dissolutions in 2016 is the result of only a small number of companies registering their PSC in Company House in that year.