Out of Greater Manchester's 299,749 total incorporated companies, 26,358 were formed in the last 12 months ending the 03rd of December 2023.
The most common industries in Greater Manchester are wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles; real estate activities; and professional, scientific and technical activities. Looking at specific business type classifications, most companies in Greater Manchester are classified as other letting and operating of own or leased real estate; retail sale via mail order houses or via internet; and buying and selling of own real estate.
|Administrative and support service activities||39,974||14,637||23,762|
|Information and communication||23,737||9,883||12,927|
|Human health and social work activities||17,375||9,332||7,717|
|Other service activities||19,229||8,470||10,199|
|Accommodation and food service activities||20,635||8,256||11,455|
|Transportation and storage||15,959||5,275||10,326|
|Financial and insurance activities||9,354||4,943||4,083|
|Arts, entertainment and recreation||7,071||3,429||3,438|
|Activities of households as employers||3,266||2,402||846|
|Public administration and defence; compulsory social security||873||451||392|
|Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities||1,058||415||575|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||627||285||325|
|Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply||618||277||303|
|Mining and Quarrying||334||119||194|
|Business Classification||Companies Incorporated||Active||Dissolved|
|Other business support service activities||21,465||6,265||14,175|
|Management consultancy activities other than financial management||11,330||4,917||5,892|
|Other service activities||11,914||4,762||6,835|
|Other human health activities||6,814||3,711||2,963|
|Information technology consultancy activities||7,784||3,122||4,377|
|Management of real estate on a fee or contract basis||4,721||3,119||1,469|
|Take-away food shops and mobile food stands||6,795||3,070||3,578|
|Other retail sale not in stores, stalls or markets||5,653||2,877||2,704|
|Development of building projects||5,844||2,709||2,734|
|Residents property management||3,014||2,332||667|
|Activities of other holding companies||2,784||2,142||561|
|Freight transport by road||4,708||2,033||2,502|
|Hairdressing and other beauty treatment||3,982||2,005||1,856|
|Other information technology service activities||4,951||1,942||2,798|
|Construction of domestic buildings||3,608||1,880||1,522|
|Business and domestic software development||3,373||1,821||1,452|
|Non-specialised wholesale trade||3,941||1,727||2,065|
We have collected business information and formation statistics for 9 locations within Greater Manchester.
|Name||Companies Incorporated||Active Companies||Dissolved|
There are 135,550 active companies in Greater Manchester as of Dec 2023. In total, 299,749 companies have been incorporated, and 156,440 have been dissolved.
Most companies in Greater Manchester are categorised under: administrative and support service activities. This accounts for 14,637 companies.
The most common SIC codes used by companies in Greater Manchester are: other business support service activities; management consultancy activities other than financial management; and other service activities.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2023 00:00