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Quarterly Register Statistics 2017

The Registry releases statistics quarterly relating to limited companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, foundations and charities/NPOs.

Intellectual property statistics are available to view on the Intellectual Property Office website: IP Statistics

The tables below give an overview of Registry activity in 2017:

Limited Companies

Reported StatisticsQ1 2017Q2 2017
Total register size19,47519,395
 Normal status17,92418,149
 Strike off listed628309
 Winding up resolution796809
 Compulsory winding up action127128
Total number of incorporations415331
 Normal (24 hours)373304
 Rapid (2 hours)3326
 Special (15 minutes)91
Migrations in248
Migrations out69
Amalgamations24
Total dissolved460454
Voluntary strike off applications132131

Limited Partnerships

Reported StatisticsQ1 2017Q2 2017
Total register size1,9181,923
LP registrations7057
LP dissolutions2648

Foundations

Reported StatisticsQ1 2017Q2 2017
Total register size7680
 Normal status7174
Foundation registrations43
Foundation dissolutions10

Limited Liability Partnerships

Reported StatisticsQ1 2017Q2 2017
Total register size7172
 Normal status7067
 Winding up resolution15
LLP registrations30
LLP dissolutions00

Charities and Non-Profit Organisations

Reported StatisticsQ1 2017
Total register size - Charities478
Charity registrations7
Total register size - NPOs179
NPO registrations4