Business foundations of startups in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016

This statistic shows the results of a 2016 survey which asked respondents in the United Kingdom (UK) how their startups were initially founded. Of respondents, 65.6 percent advised that their startup began as an independent venture, the majority in this statistic. There is also a noticeable minority of startups that began as spin-offs from existing companies; 12.5 percent in total.

Type of business foundations for startups in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016*

Percentage of respondents
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Source

Release date

November 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 27 to July 1, 2016

Number of respondents

2,515 respondents

Special properties

Startups

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Respondents were asked to indicate how they formed their startup, but the original wording of the question is not provided by the source.

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