Delaware experiences growth in incorporations

Delaware’s 2011 corporations report finds growth in new entities.


At the end of 2011 there were more than 945-thousand corporate entities in the First State, a 4-percent increase from 2010.  Overall new entity formation also grew in 2011 by 13-percent to 133,297. 

The findings are detailed in the  2011 Report on Delaware Corporations released by Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock, which you can READ HERE.

  • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

63-percent of the Fortune 500 companies have Delaware incorporation, and more than half of the U.S.’s publicly traded companies call Delaware “home.”

WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal