Pronounced Bankruptcies; company age and number of employees

Pronounced Bankruptcies; company age and number of employees

Sector/branches Type of bankruptcy Periods Business age in event of bankruptcy (years)
M Other specialised business services Total entities with/without legal pers. 2022 1st quarter* 9.7
M Other specialised business services Companies and institutions 2022 1st quarter* 10.0
M Other specialised business services Natural persons with sole proprietorship 2022 1st quarter* 5.3
N Renting and other business support Total entities with/without legal pers. 2022 1st quarter* 10.5
N Renting and other business support Companies and institutions 2022 1st quarter* 10.9
N Renting and other business support Natural persons with sole proprietorship 2022 1st quarter* 4.8
Source: CBS.
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Table description


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 12 April, 2022:
The results for the first quarter of 2022 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
The results for the second quarter of 2022 are expected to be published in mid-July 2022.

Description topics

Business age in event of bankruptcy
The number of years between the date of bankruptcy of a company and the founding date of that company.