This table contains the numbers of bankruptcy orders issued by Dutch courts, broken down by legal form (natural persons with sole proprietorship, companies and institutions). In addition, the tables contain the average company age and number of employees (in FTEs) at the time of the bankruptcy order.
Data available from: Q1 2015
Status of the figures:
Figures on the most recent quarter are provisional.
Changes as of 14 April, 2020:
The results for the first quarter of 2020 have been added.
When will new figures be published?
The results for the second quarter of 2020 are expected to be published in mid-July 2020.
|Type of bankruptcy||Periods||Pronounced bankruptcies (numbers)||Business age in event of bankruptcy (years)||Employees in event of bankruptcy (numbers)|
|Total entities with/without legal pers.||2019 1st quarter||930||9.1||8,899|
|Total entities with/without legal pers.||2019 2nd quarter||946||8.8||5,686|
|Total entities with/without legal pers.||2019 3rd quarter||942||9.3||5,498|
|Total entities with/without legal pers.||2019 4th quarter||975||9.2||7,755|
|Total entities with/without legal pers.||2020 1st quarter*||946||9.7||5,497|
|Companies and institutions||2019 1st quarter||767||9.4||8,549|
|Companies and institutions||2019 2nd quarter||818||9.2||5,461|
|Companies and institutions||2019 3rd quarter||796||9.6||5,227|
|Companies and institutions||2019 4th quarter||828||9.5||7,433|
|Companies and institutions||2020 1st quarter*||800||10.1||5,200|
|Natural persons with sole proprietorship||2019 1st quarter||163||7.8||350|
|Natural persons with sole proprietorship||2019 2nd quarter||128||6.1||225|
|Natural persons with sole proprietorship||2019 3rd quarter||146||7.9||271|
|Natural persons with sole proprietorship||2019 4th quarter||147||7.5||322|
|Natural persons with sole proprietorship||2020 1st quarter*||146||7.9||297|