Bankruptcies; natural persons, regions

Bankruptcies; natural persons, regions

Type of bankruptcy Regions Periods Pronounced bankrupcies (number)
Total natural persons Nederland, Abroad, Unclassifiable 2022* 576
Total natural persons Nederland 2022* 551
Total natural persons Noord-Nederland (LD) 2022* 41
Total natural persons Oost-Nederland (LD) 2022* 128
Total natural persons West-Nederland (LD) 2022* 253
Total natural persons Zuid-Nederland (LD) 2022* 129
Total natural persons Flevoland (PV) 2022* 18
Total natural persons Gelderland (PV) 2022* 65
Total natural persons Noord-Holland (PV) 2022* 94
Total natural persons Zuid-Holland (PV) 2022* 125
Total natural persons Zeeland (PV) 2022* 7
Total natural persons Noord-Friesland (CR) 2022* 4
Total natural persons Zuidwest-Friesland (CR) 2022* 3
Total natural persons Zuidoost-Friesland (CR) 2022* 6
Total natural persons Zuidwest-Gelderland (CR) 2022* 2
Total natural persons Kop van Noord-Holland (CR) 2022* 11
Total natural persons Delft en Westland (CR) 2022* 3
Total natural persons Oost-Zuid-Holland (CR) 2022* 5
Total natural persons Zuidoost-Zuid-Holland (CR) 2022* 11
Total natural persons Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen (CR) 2022* 2
Total natural persons Overig Zeeland (CR) 2022* 5
Total natural persons Flevoland (CR) 2022* 18
Source: CBS.
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Table description


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) and regions.

Data available from: January 2009

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

Changes as of January 12, 2023:
The December 2022 figures have been added.

When will new figures be published?
January 2023 figures are expected to be published on February 13, 2023.
In the first half of 2023, this table will be merged with the table Bankruptcies; enterprises, regions.

Description topics

Pronounced bankrupcies
Pronounced bankruptcies
Number of natural persons with or without sole proprietorship that have been declared bankrupt by court ruling.

Bankruptcy
A legal proceeding involving a legal entity (person or company) that has ceased to repay outstanding debts and is declared bankrupt by the court. All assets and income of the entity (the debtor) are seized and used to repay the debts. Bankruptcy may be initiated by a creditor, the debtor or the public prosecutor’s office. After payment of the assets and income to the creditors, the bankruptcy is filed as completed, but the debtor is often not free of debts as any residual debts will remain payable. Moreover, a declaration of bankruptcy at the request of a creditor is only possible if there are debts to other creditors as well.