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Bankruptcy proceedings. Companies. By economic activity and size

Bankruptcy proceedings. Companies. By economic activity and size Catalonia. 2018 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Bankrupt companies 970 18.3
By economic activity
agriculture and fishing 11 120.0
industry and energy 126 13.5
construction 123 36.7
trade 221 12.8
transports and storage 45 36.4
accomodation and food service activities 62 87.9
information and communications 55 22.2
finances and insurance companies 19 -40.6
professional and technical activities 80 14.3
administrative activities and auxiliary services 59 11.3
other services 83 23.9
without classification 86 1.2
By size
0 181 10.4
1 to 9 496 17.0
10 to 49 181 56.0
50 to 99 13 -27.8
100 and more 13 0.0
without classification 86 1.2
Units: Number.
Source: INE. Bankruptcy proceedings statistics.
(p) Provisional data.
Bankruptcy proceedings. Companies. By economic activity and size Spain. 2018 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Bankrupt companies 4,131 -3.1
By economic activity
agriculture and fishing 59 9.3
industry and energy 537 -3.9
construction 628 -4.3
trade 936 -0.1
transports and storage 201 16.9
accomodation and food service activities 256 8.9
information and communications 150 -11.8
finances and insurance companies 124 -20.0
professional and technical activities 291 -16.9
administrative activities and auxiliary services 224 6.2
other services 317 -7.3
without classification 408 -2.9
By size
0 758 -0.3
1 to 9 2,085 -4.0
10 to 49 744 2.1
50 to 99 63 -35.7
100 and more 73 -9.9
without classification 408 -2.9
Units: Number.
Source: INE. Bankruptcy proceedings statistics.
(p) Provisional data.

Date published: February 7, 2019.

Quarterly data

Methodological note

The statistics for bankruptcy proceedings drawn up by the INE replace the suspension of payments and bankruptcy declaration statistics, as the Insolvency (Reform) Organic Act 8/2003 and the Insolvency Act 22/2003 came into force on 1 September 2004.

This indicator offers annual information about the number of insolvent debtors by legal nature and type of bankruptcy(voluntary or necessary), from quarterly information that is elaborated by the INE.

These statistics are drawn up based on the information provided by a sample of courts across Spain in questionnaires in which they are asked about the characteristics of declared insolvencies.

Bankruptcy proceedings admitted/filed: proceedings filed by the debtor or the creditor of this debtor in the event of the insolvency of the company or a financial position in which the debtor's obligations cannot be regularly met.

The economic activity of the companies is determined by sections, according to the Catalan economic activities Classification of 2009 (NACE Rev. 2) and the information of the DIRCE.