United Kingdom Bankruptcies  1975-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of company insolvencies in England and Wales increased by 4.2 percent to 17,242 in 2017. It was the highest number since 2013, driven by an 8.2 percent increase in voluntary liquidations. This total was inflated by two bulk insolvency events totaling 2,131 companies following changes to claimable expense rules. Meanwhile, individual insolvencies rose by 9 percent to a three-year high of 99,196 in 2017. Bankruptcies in the United Kingdom averaged 3620.94 Companies from 1975 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6509 Companies in the third quarter of 1992 and a record low of 924 Companies in the second quarter of 1979.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -4.00 13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.10 55.00 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 51.70 54.50 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.20 1.20 22.60 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 1.30 9.80 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.50 2.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.20 84.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 4.00 4.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 12701.00 16699.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories -760.00 -2026.00 11457.00 -11256.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4382.00 4083.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 109353.00 108691.00 109353.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -44.70 -47.60 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 145475.00 147481.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 474069.00 80805.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment 23.00 -4.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 0.30 0.80 64.50 -33.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 1.30 2.20 852.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 574.00 589.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 82.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 8.00 10.00 20.00 8.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.51 5.49 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 7.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.50 54.50 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 30349.00 30742.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Bankruptcies

In the United Kingdom, bankruptcies refer to company insolvencies in England and Wales made up of compulsory liquidations (winding-up orders made by the courts) and creditors' voluntary liquidations registered at Companies House. This page provides - United Kingdom Bankruptcies - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Bankruptcies - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4382.00 4083.00 6509.00 924.00 1975 - 2017 Companies Quarterly
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bankruptcies by Country
Country Last
Australia 645.00 Feb/18
Canada 191.00 Jan/18
France 325.00 Dec/17
Germany 1608.00 Jan/18
Italy 3242.00 Dec/17
Japan 789.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 349.00 Mar/18
Russia 3680.00 Dec/17
South Korea 31.00 Feb/18
Spain 1380.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 12927.00 Dec/16
Turkey 780.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 4382.00 Dec/17
United States 23157.00 Dec/17


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