Bankruptcies; monthly figures by legal form/activity SIC'93, 1993-Apr.2014

Bankruptcies; monthly figures by legal form/activity SIC'93, 1993-Apr.2014

Periods Bankruptcies by legal form Total pronounced bankruptcies (number) Bankruptcies by legal form Single-owner comp. , trading partnership Total pronounced bankruptcies (number) Bankruptcies by legal form Single-owner comp. , trading partnership Single-owner companies (number) Bankruptcies by legal form Single-owner comp. , trading partnership Trading partnerships (number) Bankruptcies by legal form Natural persons not single-owner company Total pronounced bankruptcies (number) Bankruptcies by legal form Natural persons not single-owner company Partners (number) Bankruptcies by legal form Natural persons not single-owner company Other natural persons (number)
2013 August 866 687 79 608 179 48 131
2013 September 875 682 86 596 193 62 131
2013 3rd quarter 2,887 2,266 282 1,984 621 163 458
2013 October 1,116 844 100 744 272 71 201
2013 November 903 687 105 582 216 57 159
2013 December 887 671 76 595 216 38 178
2013 4th quarter 2,906 2,202 281 1,921 704 166 538
2013 12,306 9,456 1,181 8,275 2,850 691 2,159
2014 January 948 707 112 595 241 75 166
2014 February 898 696 78 618 202 51 151
2014 March 773 598 72 526 175 27 148
2014 1st quarter 2,619 2,001 262 1,739 618 153 465
2014 April 988 812 112 700 176 46 130
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table gives a monthly and quarterly overview of pronounced bankruptcies by legal form. Legal persons can end in a bankruptcy via a suspension of payment, when they stop paying their debts. Figures about suspensions of payment are not available anymore since 1998.

Data concerning bankruptcies available from: January 1993 - April 2014.

Status of the figures:
All figures in this table are definite.

Changes as of July 10, 2014:
None, this tabel has been discontinued as of July 1, 2014.

When will new figures be published?
Not, the has been discintinued as of july 1, 2014.

Description topics

Bankruptcies by legal form
Total pronounced bankruptcies
Single-owner comp. , trading partnership
Legal unities with exception of natural persons without single-owner
company.
Total pronounced bankruptcies
Single-owner companies
Natural persons who have their own company or owned such company
prior to the bankruptcy.
An own company is a company without separate capital. The natural
person is responsible for all actions and fortune matters of the company.
Within the own company it is possible that more persons are employed.
Trading partnerships
All kinds of legal persons as: public cooperations, partnerships,
societies and foundations, Ltd. and other foreign legal persons.
If partnership firms or limited partnerships go bankrupt, the
participating partners will also be declared bankrupt.
The bankruptcy is generally pronounced in one sentence, the participating
partners, however, are separately included in the relevant legal form.
Partners can be both natural persons as legal persons. Legal persons as
partner of a bankrupt partnership firm or limited partnership are included
in the item trading partnerships.
Natural persons as partner are included in the item natural persons not
single-owner company sub-item partners.
Natural persons not single-owner company
Natural persons who do not own a company without separate capital.
It concerns "normal man or woman" who got into trouble by private debts
and not (successful) used the debt restructuring.
Also it concerns partners, who are natural persons, of a bankrupt
partnership firm or limited partnership.
Total pronounced bankruptcies
Partners
Natural persons who participate in partnership firms or limited
partnerships. If partnership firms or limited partnerships go bankrupt
the participating partners (excluding the silent partner in limited
partnership) will also be declared bankrupt.
Partners, being a natural person, can only appeal to debt restructuring
to prevent their own bankruptcy.
Other natural persons
Natural persons who do not own a company without separate capital or
who are not partner in a partnership firm or limited partnership. For the
most parts it concerns people without a business.
Natural persons who fully own a company with separate capital (such as
Ltd) are included in the item other natural persons.
By the item other natural persons it concerns "normal man or woman" who
got into trouble by private debts and not (successful) used the debt
restructuring.
This item includes also companis in formation.