The number of insolvent companies in England and Wales rose to 4,320 in the second quarter of 2019, the highest in more than five years, from 4,212 in the previous period. Bankruptcies in the United Kingdom averaged 3637.35 Companies from 1975 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6919 Companies in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of 924 Companies in the second quarter of 1979.

Bankruptcies in the United Kingdom is expected to be 4800.00 Companies by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Bankruptcies in the United Kingdom to stand at 5100.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Bankruptcies is projected to trend around 4800.00 Companies in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -32.00 -13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.00 48.00 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 51.40 50.20 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.60 0.50 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 1.20 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.40 -0.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.00 80.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 11975.00 10747.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -34.00 -15.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -3989.00 5711.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4320.00 4212.00 6919.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 111745.00 115312.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -80.60 -62.90 61.00 -80.60 [+]
Car Production 109226.00 116035.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 157198.00 223421.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -24.00 -13.00 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 [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.20 0.20 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.50 0.40 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production 2.80 3.90 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 618.00 650.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.70 49.70 61.80 47.60 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 14.00 15.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24572.00 26136.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4320.00 4212.00 6919.00 924.00 1975 - 2019 Companies Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 708.00 Jun/19
Canada 212.00 Jun/19
France 294.00 Apr/19
Germany 1670.00 May/19
Italy 2823.00 Mar/19
Japan 802.00 Jul/19
Netherlands 400.00 Jul/19
Russia 2927.00 Mar/19
Singapore 172.00 May/19
South Africa 163.00 Jun/19
South Korea 34.00 Jun/19
Spain 1588.00 Jun/19
Switzerland 13257.00 Dec/17
Turkey 756.00 Jun/19
United Kingdom 4320.00 Jun/19
United States 22483.00 Jun/19


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