As the national business registry of Singapore, ACRA maintains the register of business entities. The following statistics on business entities registered with ACRA will be updated on a monthly basis.

2020 Statistical Highlights

Monthly business entity count

 Entity type Jan Feb   Mar  Apr  May Jun  July  Aug Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec 
Businesses (Partnerships & Sole Proprietorships) 143,207 142,833 142,481  142,272                
Companies*  357,051  358,243  359,704  359,852                
Limited Liability Partnerships  17,260  17,292  17,355  17,408                
Limited Partnerships  421  416  420  424                
Public Accounting Firms  456  455  455  456              
 

Formation of business entities (2020)

 Entity type Jan Feb   Mar  Apr  May Jun  July  Aug Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec 
Businesses (Partnerships & Sole Proprietorships) 1,206  1,220  1,419  1,283                 
Companies*  3,732  3,156  3,405 2,349                 
Limited Liability Partnerships  137 134  136  130                 
Limited Partnerships  7                
Public Accounting Firms  0  1  0              
 

Cessation of business entities (2020)

 Entity type Jan Feb   Mar  Apr  May Jun  July  Aug Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec 
Businesses (Partnerships & Sole Proprietorships) 1,787  1,594  1,771  1,492                 
Companies*  1,966 1,964 1,944 2,201                
Limited Liability Partnerships  86  102  73  77                
Limited Partnerships  5  9  5                
Public Accounting Firms  1  2  0  0              
 
* Local and foreign companies

Data as of 17 May 2020

2019 Statistical Highlights

 
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