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Policy Directorate: Statistics Release - 3 February 2006

 

6. INSOLVENCIES IN SCOTLAND (not seasonally adjusted)
               
             
             
    Individuals   Companies    
Years     Sequestrations   Total Compulsory Liquidations Creditors' Voluntary Liquidations
             
1998     3,016   566 338 228
1999     3,195   572 364 208
2000     2,965   583 344 239
2001     3,048   602 378 224
2002     3,215   788 556 232
2003     3,328   631 436 195
2004     3,297   621 431 190
2005 p     4,965   569 420 149
             
1998 Q1   702   150 79 71
Q2   756   151 93 58
Q3   830   124 82 42
Q4    728   141 84 57
             
1999 Q1   776   153 83 70
Q2   807   136 89 47
Q3   842   144 98 46
Q4    770   139 94 45
             
2000 Q1   751   136 75 61
Q2   751   153 92 61
Q3   712   139 85 54
Q4   751   155 92 63
             
2001 Q1   709   166 102 64
Q2   750   141 82 59
Q3   839   108 75 33
Q4   750   187 119 68
             
2002 Q1   832   240 170 70
Q2   797   175 123 52
Q3   834   184 139 45
Q4   752   189 124 65
             
2003 Q1   799   183 133 50
Q2   858   168 118 50
Q3   845   154 109 45
Q4   826   126 76 50
             
2004 Q1   720   153 95 58
Q2   851   147 110 37
Q3   923   168 113 55
Q4   803   153 113 40
             
2005 Q1   908   140 103 37
Q2   1,307   159 120 39
Q3   1,461   151 115 36
Q4 p 1,289   119 82 37
               
             
2005 Q4 p 60.5   -22.2 -27.4 -7.5
             
p provisional            
The Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1993, amending the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985, came into force on 1 April 1993 and will have affected the number of sequestrations in the Scottish Courts from the second quarter of 1993 onwards.

Last updated on 31 January, 2006

 


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