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Bankruptcy proceedings. Debtors. By legal nature and type of bankruptcy

Bankruptcy proceedings. Debtors. By legal nature and type of bankruptcy Catalonia. 4th quarter 2013
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % quarter % accumulated
Bankrupt debtors 494 -67 -11.9 3.1
By legal nature
individuals without business activity 17 -28 -62.2 -28.9
companies declared bankrupt 477 -39 -7.6 6.6
By type of bankruptcy
voluntary 482 -69 -12.5 3.5
necessary 12 2 20.0 -6.8
subsequent .. .. .. ..
Units: Number.
Source: INE. Bankruptcy proceedings statistics.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.
Bankruptcy proceedings. Debtors. By legal nature and type of bankruptcy Spain. 4th quarter 2013
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % quarter % accumulated
Bankrupt debtors 2,354 -346 -12.8 9.5
By legal nature
individuals without business activity 176 -90 -33.8 -18.6
companies declared bankrupt 2,178 -256 -10.5 12.9
By type of bankruptcy
voluntary 2,222 -322 -12.7 10.9
necessary 132 -24 -15.4 -11.6
subsequent .. .. .. ..
Units: Number.
Source: INE. Bankruptcy proceedings statistics.
(..) Confidential data, low reliability or not available.

Last update: February 6, 2014. Next update: November 5, 2021

Annual data

Methodological note

The statistics for bankruptcy proceedings is drawn up by the Public Law Corporation of Land and Mercantile Registrars of Spain. Between 2005 and 2020 it has been carried out by the INEreplacing the suspension of payments and bankruptcy declaration statistics.

The purpose of these statistics is to provide quarterly information about the number of insolvent debtors by legal status and type of bankruptcy (voluntary, necessary or subsequent).

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.

Voluntary bankruptcy: bankruptcy in which the application is filed by the debtor within the two months following the date on which their state of insolvency became known.

Necessary bankruptcy: bankruptcy in which the application is filed by any of the debtor's creditors and which specifies the origin of the credit, its type, amount, acquisition date and maturity.

Subsequent bankruptcy: bankruptcy in which the application is submitted by a bankruptcy mediator after the previous non-acceptance, or non-compliance, of an Extrajudicial Payment Agreement, thus continuing the pre-bankruptcy procedure. The judge must agree on the immediate declaration of insolvency.