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Bankruptcy proceedings. Companies. By economic activity and size

Bankruptcy proceedings. Companies. By economic activity and size Catalonia. 2019 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Bankrupt companies 1,043 0.6
By economic activity
agriculture and fishing 4 -63.6
industry and energy 134 0.8
construction 113 -13.1
trade 259 9.7
transports and storage 60 20.0
accomodation and food service activities 73 10.6
information and communications 58 5.5
finances and insurance companies 41 86.4
professional and technical activities 82 -4.7
administrative activities and auxiliary services 72 10.8
other services 58 -38.9
without classification 89 1.1
By size
0 182 -10.3
1 to 9 562 5.4
10 to 49 172 -8.0
50 to 99 22 69.2
100 and more 16 23.1
without classification 89 1.1
Units: Number.
Source: INE. Bankruptcy proceedings statistics.
(p) Provisional data.
Bankruptcy proceedings. Companies. By economic activity and size Spain. 2019 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Bankrupt companies 4,464 3.0
By economic activity
agriculture and fishing 68 4.6
industry and energy 598 8.5
construction 557 -15.7
trade 1,098 12.5
transports and storage 223 7.2
accomodation and food service activities 317 18.3
information and communications 167 9.2
finances and insurance companies 146 9.8
professional and technical activities 334 6.0
administrative activities and auxiliary services 233 -2.1
other services 293 -15.6
without classification 430 3.1
By size
0 727 -11.6
1 to 9 2,322 6.1
10 to 49 816 7.2
50 to 99 88 33.3
100 and more 81 5.2
without classification 430 3.1
Units: Number.
Source: INE. Bankruptcy proceedings statistics.
(p) Provisional data.

Last update: February 6, 2020.

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.