Companies in West Glamorgan

West Glamorgan has 0.49% of the UK's active companies registered among its towns and cities, ranking 3rd for company formations in Wales and 46th for the UK as a whole. Out of 52,374 total company incorporations, 51% have been dissolved, with 3,333 ceasing trading in the last 12 months.The most active industry in West Glamorgan is wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles, making up 14% of active companies, and ranking 48th nationally for this category.

West Glamorgan Quick Company Stats

Out of West Glamorgan's 52,374 total incorporated companies, 3,946 were formed in the last 12 months ending the 05th of December 2023.

All Time

52,374

Total Incorporations

All Time

24,432

Active Companies

All Time

26,479

Total Dissolved

Last 12 Months

3,946

Incorporations

Last 12 Months

3,908

Active Companies

Last 12 Months

3,333

Dissolved

West Glamorgan's Industries & Business Types

The most common industries in West Glamorgan are wholesale and retail trade including repair of motor vehicles; construction; and real estate activities. Looking at specific business type classifications, most companies in West Glamorgan are classified as other letting and operating of own or leased real estate; other business support service activities; and buying and selling of own real estate.

Top 20 West Glamorgan Industries

Industry Companies Incorporated Active Dissolved
Professional, scientific and technical activities 3,804 2,829 2,832
Accommodation and food service activities 3,199 2,134 2,704
Administrative and support service activities 3,916 2,128 3,697
Information and communication 2,318 1,559 1,964
Manufacturing 2,139 1,436 1,659
Other service activities 2,240 1,431 1,875
Human health and social work activities 1,556 1,356 1,050
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,229 904 914
Financial and insurance activities 931 885 584
Transportation and storage 1,253 758 1,048
Education 776 616 555
Activities of households as employers 336 408 132
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 255 198 144
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 222 156 153
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 120 74 100
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 77 58 53
Mining and Quarrying 90 53 67

Top 20 Business Type Classifications in West Glamorgan

Business Classification Companies Incorporated Active Dissolved
Management consultancy activities other than financial management 1,100 808 853
Development of building projects 839 680 550
Take-away food shops and mobile food stands 902 651 663
Other service activities 1,250 627 1,153
Retail sale via mail order houses or via Internet 710 566 514
Management of real estate on a fee or contract basis 452 518 211
Construction of domestic buildings 565 469 339
Hairdressing and other beauty treatment 565 468 413
Other human health activities 564 458 392
Information technology consultancy activities 668 450 535
Licensed restaurants 700 436 676
Residents property management 304 402 91
Electrical installation 524 400 382
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles 488 384 336
Other specialised construction activities 569 364 430
Other professional, scientific and technical activities 479 364 357
Plumbing, heat and air-conditioning installation 424 339 277

Businesses Statistics for West Glamorgan's Towns, Cities, and Villages

We have collected business information and formation statistics for 65 locations within West Glamorgan.

Name Companies Incorporated Active Companies Dissolved
Aberavon 380 212 167
Baglan 621 243 377
Baglan Bay 168 106 62
Birchgrove 377 159 218
Bishopston 284 141 143
Blaengwrach 52 23 29
Blaenhonddan 573 274 297
Bonymaen 1,039 748 290
Briton Ferry 309 146 163
Bryn 61 28 33
Castle 5,762 2,059 3,170
Cilybebyll 214 80 132
Clydach 383 197 183
Clyne and Melincourt 35 11 24
Cockett 971 513 455
Coedffranc 805 428 376
Crynant 102 49 53
Cwmavon 334 162 172
Cwmllynfell 137 62 75
Dunvant 204 105 99
Dyffryn Clydach 190 108 81
Glyncorrwg 177 87 90
Glynneath 252 131 121
Gorseinon 620 296 323
Gowerton 1,041 192 848
Grovesend and Waungron 43 19 24
Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen 179 87 92
Ilston 73 46 27
Landore 457 248 208
Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton 104 68 36
Llangyfelach 144 88 55
Llanrhidian Higher 317 169 147
Llansamlet 2,669 1,666 965
Llwchwr 468 225 241
Margam 241 135 105
Margam Moors 69 41 24
Mawr 88 45 43
Morriston 982 503 479
Mumbles 1,395 792 599
Mynyddbach 326 157 169
Neath 1,178 613 562
Onllwyn 55 26 29
Penderry 353 132 221
Penllergaer 366 205 161
Pennard 196 107 88
Penrice 45 29 16
Pontardawe 695 311 379
Pontardulais 387 206 178
Pontlliw and Tircoed 129 65 64
Port Eynon 55 37 17
Port Talbot 628 320 306
Resolven 116 56 58
Reynoldston 42 25 17
Rhossili 27 19 8
Sandfields East 257 131 126
Sandfields West 239 122 117
Seven Sisters 111 56 55
Sketty 1,153 589 563
St. Thomas 879 390 488
Swansea 19,870 9,186 9,971
Tai-bach 187 71 115
Tonna 107 56 51
Uplands 2,299 654 1,517
Upper Killay 124 75 49
Ystalyfera 230 102 128

Frequently Asked Questions about Business in West Glamorgan

How many companies are there in West Glamorgan?

There are 24,432 active companies in West Glamorgan as of Dec 2023. In total, 52,374 companies have been incorporated, and 26,479 have been dissolved.

What is the most common type of company in West Glamorgan?

Most companies in West Glamorgan are categorised under: professional, scientific and technical activities. This accounts for 2,829 companies.

What are the most common SIC codes in West Glamorgan?

The most common SIC codes used by companies in West Glamorgan are: management consultancy activities other than financial management; development of building projects; and take-away food shops and mobile food stands.

Last updated: 05 Dec 2023 23:55