Official Statistics

Individual Insolvencies by location, age and gender, England and Wales 2017

Official statistics for individual insolvencies in England and Wales in each year 2000 to 2017, broken down by region and local authority areas, age and gender.

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Individual insolvencies by location age and gender

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Individual insolvencies by age and gender, England and Wales 2017 tables

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Individual insolvencies by location 2000-17 tables

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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 2017.

Interactive analysis tool

To improve understanding of the data set we have created an online analysis tool which enables users to select both local authority and insolvency type, and view insolvency rate statistics for that area including comparisons to the national figures and a local authority ranking, charts of rates over time, and broken down by age group and gender.

Interactive analysis tool

Main Messages

• The total insolvency rate increased for the second successive year, and increased in all regions of England and Wales between 2016 and 2017.

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

• Eight out of ten local authorities with the lowest insolvency rates were in London, whilst six out of the ten areas with the highest rates were located in coastal areas.

• The insolvency rate for females was higher than the male rate for the fourth successive year, and the gap has continued to widen.

• Insolvency rates were highest in the 35-44 age group for males and 25-34 for females.

• Insolvency rates increased for all age groups except 55 and over, with those aged between 18-44 showing the biggest rises.

Published 13 July 2018
Last updated 17 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Individual insolvencies by age and gender, England and Wales 2017 tables, zip file replaced due to file error.
  2. First published.