Scottish Cities

Business start-ups per 10,000 adults in selected Scottish cities, 2010-2016

Business Start Ups - Scottish Cities (2018)

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Since 2010, the rate of business start-ups relative to population size has been higher in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow than in Dundee and than in Scotland as a whole.  The rate of business start-ups in Glasgow has increased since 2012, with 63.7 start-ups for every 10,000 adults in 2016. 

Note

Business start ups are measured using VAT/PAYE registrations which are published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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