Bankruptcies; key figures


This table contains the number of bankruptcy orders issued by Dutch courts. Numbers are broken down by type of bankruptcy (natural persons with or without sole proprietorship, enterprises and institutions).

Data available from: January 1981

Status of the figures:
Figures over the last two months are provisional .

Changes as of May 12, 2020:
The results of the April 2020 figures have been added.

When will new figures be published?
May 2020 figures are expected to be published on 12 June 2020.

Bankruptcies; key figures

Type of bankruptcie Periods Pronounced bankruptcies (Numbers)
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 April 419
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 May 326
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 June 344
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 July 410
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 August 330
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 September 342
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 October 393
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 November 366
Total legal forms all nationalities 2019 December 354
Total legal forms all nationalities 2020 January 345
Total legal forms all nationalities 2020 February 373
Total legal forms all nationalities 2020 March 363
Total legal forms all nationalities 2020 April* 395
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 April 50
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 May 31
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 June 62
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 July 50
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 August 44
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 September 46
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 October 58
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 November 49
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2019 December 32
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2020 January 46
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2020 February 52
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2020 March 36
Nat. person without sole proprietorship 2020 April* 31
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 April 53
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 May 46
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 June 29
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 July 48
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 August 42
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 September 56
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 October 46
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 November 47
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2019 December 53
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2020 January 45
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2020 February 64
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2020 March 37
Nat. person with sole proprietorship 2020 April* 44
Companies and institutions 2019 April 316
Companies and institutions 2019 May 249
Companies and institutions 2019 June 253
Companies and institutions 2019 July 312
Companies and institutions 2019 August 244
Companies and institutions 2019 September 240
Companies and institutions 2019 October 289
Companies and institutions 2019 November 270
Companies and institutions 2019 December 269
Companies and institutions 2020 January 254
Companies and institutions 2020 February 257
Companies and institutions 2020 March 290
Companies and institutions 2020 April* 320
Source: CBS.
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