Research and Intelligence

Company Winding Up and Bankruptcy Petition Statistics

Publisher :
Government Departments
Date Published :
12 August 2010
Subject Keywords :
Company inding up,bankruptcy,petition,insolvency
Area :
Cheshire,Cumbria,Greater Manchester,Lancashire,Merseyside,Northwest
Format :


Quarterly National Statistics on insolvency proceedings issued in the county courts and High Court for both individuals (bankruptcy petitions) and businesses (company winding up petitions) in England and Wales.

The quarterly release is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements provided by the UK Statistics Authority.

Note that these figures represent court activity and not the actual numbers of individual or business insolvencies. The Insolvency Service publishes parallel quarterly statistics on this issue.

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