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The best places in Britain for new start-ups, business survival rates, fast broadband and other interesting business stats

The best places in Britain for new start-ups, business survival rates, fast broadband and other interesting business stats

Posted: Tue 19th Sep 2017

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Business start-ups 2015 (per 10,000 population) (highest first)

  1. London

  2. Northampton

  3. Slough

  4. Milton Keynes

  5. Reading

  6. Doncaster

  7. Brighton

  8. Luton

  9. Basildon

  10. Aldershot

  11. Southend

  12. Edinburgh

  13. Peterborough

  14. Manchester

  15. Warrington

  16. Southampton

  17. Bristol

  18. Leeds

  19. Leicester

  20. Birmingham

Business closures 2015 (per 10,000 population) (lowest first)

  1. Belfast

  2. Sunderland

  3. Mansfield

  4. Hull

  5. Barnsley

  6. Newport

  7. Stoke

  8. Wigan

  9. Ipswich

  10. Swansea

  11. Middlesbrough

  12. Dundee

  13. Telford

  14. Burnley

  15. Wakefield

  16. Gloucester

  17. Newcastle

  18. Birkenhead

  19. Sheffield

  20. Bradford

Business churn rate, percentage change 2012-2015 (lowest first)

  1. Aberdeen

  2. Exeter

  3. York

  4. Dundee

  5. Plymouth

  6. Ipswich

  7. Mansfield

  8. Oxford

  9. Cambridge

  10. Burnley

  11. Bristol

  12. Telford

  13. Brighton

  14. Warrington

  15. Edinburgh

  16. Newcastle

  17. Birkenhead

  18. Hull

  19. Belfast

  20. Worthing

Patent applications 2015 (per 100,000 population) (highest first)

  1. Cambridge

  2. Coventry

  3. Oxford

  4. Derby

  5. Swindon

  6. Aberdeen

  7. Crawley

  8. Aldershot

  9. Slough

  10. Reading

  11. Milton Keynes

  12. Bristol

  13. Peterborough

  14. Gloucester

  15. Southampton

  16. Birkenhead

  17. York

  18. Dundee

  19. Portsmouth

  20. London

Ultrafast broadband percentage 2016 (highest first)

  1. Worthing

  2. Luton

  3. Cambridge

  4. Brighton

  5. Plymouth

  6. Ipswich

  7. Portsmouth

  8. Derby

  9. Dundee

  10. Exeter

  11. Wigan

  12. Crawley

  13. Middlesbrough

  14. Nottingham

  15. Bristol

  16. Gloucester

  17. Oxford

  18. Edinburgh

  19. Birmingham

  20. Northampton

Mean house price 2016 (lowest first)

  1. Burnley

  2. Hull

  3. Blackburn

  4. Sunderland

  5. Barnsley

  6. Stoke

  7. Wigan

  8. Dundee

  9. Liverpool

  10. Mansfield

  11. Doncaster

  12. Middlesbrough

  13. Swansea

  14. Wakefield

  15. Blackpool

  16. Bradford

  17. Glasgow

  18. Newport

  19. Derby

  20. Telford

CO2 emissions per capita (tons) (lowest first)

  1. Chatham

  2. Luton

  3. Ipswich

  4. Southend

  5. Brighton

  6. Worthing

  7. Plymouth

  8. Portsmouth

  9. Gloucester

  10. Birkenhead

  11. Southampton

  12. Bournemouth

  13. Exeter

  14. London

  15. Bradford

  16. Coventry

  17. Basildon

  18. Birmingham

  19. Northampton

  20. York

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