Companies in Sutherland

Sutherland has 0% of the UK's active companies registered among its towns and cities, ranking 33rd for company formations in Scotland and 94th for the UK as a whole. Out of 326 total company incorporations, 42% have been dissolved, with 14 ceasing trading in the last 12 months.The most active industry in Sutherland is professional, scientific and technical activities, making up 14% of active companies, and ranking 93rd nationally for this category.

Sutherland Quick Company Stats

Out of Sutherland's 326 total incorporated companies, 24 were formed in the last 12 months ending the 05th of December 2023.

All Time

326

Total Incorporations

All Time

188

Active Companies

All Time

138

Total Dissolved

Last 12 Months

24

Incorporations

Last 12 Months

23

Active Companies

Last 12 Months

14

Dissolved

Sutherland's Industries & Business Types

The most common industries in Sutherland are professional, scientific and technical activities; real estate activities; and construction. Looking at specific business type classifications, most companies in Sutherland are classified as other letting and operating of own or leased real estate; other business support service activities; and hotels and similar accommodation.

Top 20 Sutherland Industries

Industry Companies Incorporated Active Dissolved
Accommodation and food service activities 30 22 8
Wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles 38 21 17
Manufacturing 35 20 15
Administrative and support service activities 38 18 20
Human health and social work activities 19 12 7
Arts, entertainment and recreation 16 9 6
Other service activities 11 8 3
Information and communication 17 5 12
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 6 5 1
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 3 3 0
Financial and insurance activities 4 3 1
Education 3 2 1
Mining and Quarrying 2 2 0
Transportation and storage 3 2 1
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 1 0 1
Activities of households as employers 1 0 1

Top 20 Business Type Classifications in Sutherland

Business Classification Companies Incorporated Active Dissolved
Management consultancy activities other than financial management 8 7 1
Other engineering activities 10 7 3
Electrical installation 9 6 3
Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating 10 6 4
Construction of domestic buildings 6 5 1
Other human health activities 7 5 2
Other amusement and recreation activities 6 5 1
Joinery installation 5 4 1
Unlicensed restaurants and cafes 5 4 1
Buying and selling of own real estate 5 4 1
Other service activities 6 4 2
Manufacture of other builders' carpentry and joinery 3 3 0
Manufacture of other fabricated metal products 4 3 1
Repair of machinery 3 3 0
Other construction installation 4 3 1
Other specialised construction activities 12 3 9
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 3 3 0

Businesses Statistics for Sutherland's Towns, Cities, and Villages

We have collected business information and formation statistics for 3 locations within Sutherland.

Name Companies Incorporated Active Companies Dissolved
Brora 78 38 40
Dornoch 85 52 33
Golspie 163 98 65

Frequently Asked Questions about Business in Sutherland

How many companies are there in Sutherland?

There are 188 active companies in Sutherland as of Dec 2023. In total, 326 companies have been incorporated, and 138 have been dissolved.

What is the most common type of company in Sutherland?

Most companies in Sutherland are categorised under: accommodation and food service activities. This accounts for 22 companies.

What are the most common SIC codes in Sutherland?

The most common SIC codes used by companies in Sutherland are: management consultancy activities other than financial management; other engineering activities; and electrical installation.

Last updated: 05 Dec 2023 18:20