At the beginning of 2021, there were approximately 67,600 private sector businesses in Buckinghamshire. More than half of these businesses (approximately 36,300) had no employees and were not registered for VAT / PAYE. There were 31,300 private sector VAT/PAYE registered businesses in Buckinghamshire in 2021, operating from 34,100 business units.

The vast majority of VAT/PAYE enterprises in Buckinghamshire are micro in size (employing fewer than 10 people). Buckinghamshire has the highest proportion of micro firms of all 38 LEP areas.

One in five businesses in Buckinghamshire operate in the ‘professional, scientific & technical’ sector. A higher proportion than nationally. Buckinghamshire also has a higher proportion of firms operating in the ‘information & communication’ sector than the national average.


To find out more, click on the buttons below.

Dashboards, charts and maps
Source data
Useful links