Official Statistics

Individual Insolvencies by location, age and gender, England and Wales 2015

Official statistics for individual insolvencies in England and Wales in each year 2000 to 2015, broken down by region and local authority areas, age and gender.

Documents

Bankruptcies by age gender and cause of insolvency 2015

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Individual insolvencies by location, age and gender, England and Wales 2015

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Individual insolvencies by location, England and Wales 2015 tables

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Individual insolvencies by age and gender, England and Wales 2015 tables

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Individual insolvencies by location, age and gender, England and Wales 2015 Pre Release Access list

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Individual insolvency - interactive analysis tool 2015

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Details

This statistical release provides breakdowns of individual insolvencies in England and Wales, at region, county, unitary authority and local authority levels. It also includes age and gender breakdowns of individual insolvencies at region level. The statistics cover the calendar years 2000 to 2015.

Main Messages

  • The total insolvency rate decreased in all regions, continuing the decreasing trend since 2009.

  • The North East continued to have the highest insolvency rates, while London had the lowest.

  • Nine out of ten local authorities with the lowest insolvency rates were in the South East or London whilst six out of ten areas with the highest rates were coastal.

  • For the second time, the female insolvency rate was higher than the male insolvency rate.

  • Insolvency rates were highest in the 35-44 age band for both males and females. Insolvency rates decreased for all age bands.

This publication is accompanied by an interactive analysis tool which will allow users view statistics for their chosen local authority, County or Region as well as comparing statistics from up to 3 other areas. The Insolvency Service welcomes any feedback users have on ways to improve the tool via the contact details provided.

Published 14 July 2016
Last updated 15 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added bankruptcies by age, gender and recorded cause of insolvency
  2. First published.