1773154 people live in Essex. Essex covers the area of 1417 sq.miles. There are one hundred and eight thousand five hundred and fifty-four active companies have been registered in Essex. At the moment there are six thousand one hundred and eighty-six not active business entities registered in Essex. In 2015: the total assets of all businesses operating in Essex were £29707.33k. The total cash of all companies working in the county were £1767.68k. The liabilities of all businesses were £22992.4k in 2015. In 2016 the total assets of all businesses registered in Essex were £1062011.09k. The total cash of all companies registered in the county were £303293.06k. The liabilities of all businesses were £656361.65k.