Historically low number of bankruptcies in 2021

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that, adjusted for court session days, there were 30 fewer corporate bankruptcies in December than in November 2021. With the December figure being known, the figure for the entire year can also be provided. The total number of businesses and institutions (excluding sole proprietorships) filing for bankruptcy in 2021 stood at 1,536. This is the second lowest number since the start of the survey in 1981.


Source: Statistics Netherlands