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Statistics on Number of Companies in India as on 30 Sep 2020

Registered Companies:
As on 30th September, 2020, the total number of companies registered in India was 2,063,938.

Out of the 2,063,938 registered companies:
- 1,263,824 were active companies;
- 750,929 companies were closed;
- 2,239 companies were assigned dormant status as per the Companies Act, 2013;
- 6,786 were under liquidation; and
- 40160 companies were in the process of being struck-off.

Active Companies:
As on 30th September, 2020, the total number of active companies in India was 1,263,824.

Out of the 1,263,824 active companies:
- 1,255,725 were limited by shares;
- 7,792 were limited by guarantee; and
- 307 were unlimited companies.

Out of the 1,255,725 companies limited by shares:
- 64,804 were public limited companies; and
- 1,190,921 were private limited companies.

Among the private limited companies, 31,884 were one person companies (OPCs).
Among the public limited companies, 6,776 were listed companies.

Closed Companies:
As on 30th September, 2020, the total number of closed companies in India was 750,929.

Out of the 750,929 active companies:
- 11,002 companies were liquidated/dissolved;
- 694,509 companies were declared defunct (and hence struck-off after issuance of notice u/s 248). 
- 26,294 companies were amalgamated/ merged with other companies;
- 14,249 companies were converted to Limited Liability Partnership (LLP); and
- 4,875 were converted to LLP and dissolved.

State-wise Active Companies:

As on 30th September, 2020, the total number of active companies in India was 1,263,824.

State | No. of Companies
Maharashtra | 246,108
Delhi | 209,702
West Bengal | 128,424
Uttar Pradesh | 86,760
Karnataka | 84,003
Tamil Nadu | 83,081
Telangana | 69,808
Gujarat | 67,991
Rajasthan | 40,250
Haryana | 39,959
Kerala | 36,752
Madhya Pradesh | 26,471
Bihar | 26,444
Andhra Pradesh | 21,855
Odisha | 17,990
Punjab | 17,905
Jharkhand | 11,744
Assam | 8,718
Chattisgarh | 8,253
Chandigarh | 7,296
Uttarakhand | 6,910
Goa | 4,556
Himachal Pradesh | 3,839
Jammu & Kashmir | 3,629
Pondicherry | 1,430
Manipur | 909
Meghalaya | 620
Tripura | 572
Dadra & Nagar Haveli | 423
Andaman & Nicobar | 369
Arunachal Pradesh | 336
Nagaland | 299
Daman and Diu | 247
Mizoram | 118
Leh and Ladakh | 35
Lakshadweep | 16
Sikkim | 2
Total | 1,263,824

Monthly New Companies:

In September, 2020, a total of 16,641 new companies were registered with collective authorised capital of INR 1,680.82 crores.

Month wise trend of new companies registrations is given hereunder:

Month | Total Number
Sep 2018 | 13,396
Oct 2018 | 11,625
Nov 2018 | 8,745
Dec 2018 | 9,484
Jan 2019 | 12,464
Feb 2019 | 11,776
Mar 2019 | 10,570
Apr 2019 | 10,383 
May 2019 | 11,281 
Jun 2019 | 9,619 
July 2019 | 10,699 
Aug 2019 | 10,004 
Sep 2019 | 9,171 
Oct 2019 | 9,933 
Nov 2019 | 10,607 
Dec 2019 | 12,057 
Jan 2020 | 12,749 
Feb 2020 | 10,429 
Mar 2020 | 5,788 
Apr 2020 | 3,209 
May 2020 | 4,835 
Jun 2020 | 10,954 
Jul 2020 | 16,487 
Aug 2020 | 16,389 
Sep 2020 | 16,441

Foreign Companies:

Out of the total 4,940 registered foreign companies in India, 3,378 were active as on 30th September, 2020.

A total of 31 new foreign companies were registered in India during July, 2020 to September, 2020: Maharashtra (13), Delhi (5), Gujarat (3), Tamil Nadu (3), Andhra Pradesh (1), Uttar Pradesh (1), Haryana (1), Rajasthan (1) and rest (3).

Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs):

In India, a total of 178,254 LLPs were active as on 30th September, 2020.

148,382 active LLPs (83.24%) have obligation of contribution less than or equal to INR 5 lakhs each; and only 5,676 LLPs (3.18%) have obligation of contribution above INR 1 crore each.


Source: MCA

total number of registered companies in india as on 30th september 2020


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