​New enterprises – starts and survivals

In this section we look at:

  • How many businesses have started in our area in recent years
  • How many business have survived for 3 years

Enterprise Births

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Change 2009 -13
Number % Share Number % Share Number % Share Number % Share Number % Share Change % Change
Leicester 1,060 31.5 1,040 31.1 1,240 31.6 1,260 31.8 1,880 36.9 820 77.4
Leics  2,305 68.5 2,300 68.9 2,680 68.4 2,705 68.2 3,220 63.1 915 39.7
LLEP        3,365 100 3,340 100  3,920 100 3,965 100 5,100 100 1,735 51.6
England   209,035   207,520   232,460 239,975 308,770 99,735 47.7

Source:  ONS Business Demography 2013

3 Year Business Survival Rates

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Leicester 61.0 60.2 51.2 54.2 51.4
Leicestershire 68.9 65.8 62.4 61.0 57.6
LLEP 66.6 64.2 58.9 58.8 55.7
England 66.2 62.9 57.9 59.7 57.1

Source: ONS Business Demography 2013