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Business: York

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 16 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many businesses there were in City of York (a) unitary local authority area and (b) constituency in each year since 1997. (321727)

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Stephen Penneck, dated March 2010:

As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking how many businesses there were in the City of York (a) unitary local authority and (b) constituency in each year since 1997. (321727)

Annual statistics on business counts are available for 2000 onwards from the ONS release UK Business: Activity, Size and Location at

www.statistics.gov.uk

The table below contains the latest statistics available for business counts for York UA and City of York constituency.

Enterprise counts for York UA and the City of York Constituency

Year

York UA

City of York

2000

4,645

2,655

2001

4,760

2,700

2002

4,775

2,710

2003

4,945

2,705

2004

5,095

2,725

2005

5,325

2,845

2006

5,480

2,865

2007

5,690

2,915

2008

5,740

3,000

2009

5,820

3,015