This statistics release contains the latest data on individual insolvency (people who are unable to pay debts and enter formal procedures).
Statistics are presented separately for England and Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland because of differences in legislation and policy.
Insolvencies in Q1 2019
- Total individual insolvencies fell in Q1 2019 from an 8 year high in Q4 2018
- This fall was largely driven by a decrease in the number of individual voluntary arrangements, though both debt relief orders and bankruptcies fell slightly from Q4 2018
- Total individual insolvencies in Q1 2019 were the second-highest since Q3 2010