Company Formations Report for January 2014

About this report

This report presents a summary of new company formations and business registrations for January 2014. “Businesses” comprise Partnerships,  Limited Liability Partnerships and Sole Proprietorships.  “Companies” comprise Private Limited Company and any other corporate entity.  The data is sorted by the top sectors or industries as defined by the Singapore Standard Industrial Classification (SSIC) 2010.  A 6-month chart is also presented to help in trends analysis.

New Businesses registered in January 2014

New Companies registered in January 2014

Business Registrations by Industry in January 2014

Top 7 Industries

Company Formations by Industry in January 2014

Top 7 Industries

New Companies and Businesses registered over past 6 months

New Business Registrations by Industry in January 2014

Industry Total %
Wholesale & Retail Trade 612 33%
Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities 304 16%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation & Other Service Activities 189 10%
Education, Health & Social Services 139 7%
Administrative & Support Services Activities 127 7%
Information & Communications 119 6%
Accommodation & Food Service Activities 94 5%
Transportation & Storage 88 4.7%
Construction 84 4.5%
Manufacturing 70 3.8%
Financial & Insurance Activities 27 1.5%
Real Estate Activities 3 0.2%
Others 10 0.5%

 

 

New Company Formations by Industry in January 2014

Industry Total %
Wholesale & Retail Trade 848 26.1%
Professional, Scientific & Technical Activities 559 17.2%
Financial & Insurance Activities 360 11.1%
Information & Communications 310 9.5%
Education, Health & Social Services 202 6.2%
Construction 185 5.7%
Administrative & Support Services Activities 181 5.6%
Accommodation & Food Service Activities 145 4.5%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation & Other Service Activities 130 4.0%
Transportation & Storage 123 3.8%
Manufacturing 122 3.8%
Real Estate Activities 50 1.5%
Others 36 1.1%