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Business demography, UK: 2015

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  • The number of UK business births increased by 9.3% from 351,000 to 383,000 between 2014 and 2015, a birth rate of 14.3% compared with a rate of 13.7% in 2014.
  • The 383,000 business births in 2015 were the highest recorded since comparable records began in 2000.
  • The number of UK business deaths increased by 2.1% from 247,000 to 252,000 between 2014 and 2015, a death rate of 9.4% compared with a rate of 9.7% in 2014.
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