Decrease in corporate bankruptcies in June 2012Business failures (publication stopped with July 2012 results) - June 2012

Adjudged corporate bankruptcies in June 2012 de-creased compared to May 2012 (-3.8 %, seasonally and trading-day adjusted data).

Warning : In the next and subsequent issues, the Insee will no longer be disseminating data on corporate bankruptcies as the Banque de France has the Banque de France has newer and in principle more complete data available, from commercial courts matched with BODACC. The main information about corporate bankruptcies will be monthly from now on at your disposal in the Banque de France publication Stat Info (see the publications end August 2012, end July 2012 and end June 2012), and on the website Webstat. Information on corporate bankruptcies is available there for 11 different sectors of activity seasonally and trading-day adjusted with a sliding total over 12 months.

Adjudicated corporate bankruptcies in June 2012 decreased compared to May 2012 (-3.8 %, seasonally and trading-day adjusted data).

The number of adjudicated bankruptcies in April, May and June 2012 decreased compared to the same quarter 2011 (-10.9%).

-3.9% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of bankruptcies decreased by 3.9%, y-o-y (twelve months basis).

Graph1EN – Corporate bankruptcies - judgment date - Sa-wda data *

  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source: BODACC, INSEE calculations

tab1EN – Corporate bankruptcies - judgment date

Sa-wda data *
Corporate bankruptcies - judgment date
Feb. 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012 June 2012
Total 4 103 4 048 4 123 3 979 3 827
Variation [m-o-m] % -6.0 -1.4 1.9 -3.5 -3.8
  • * Seasonally and working-day adjusted data
  • Source: BODACC, INSEE calculations

tab2EN – Corporate bankruptcies - judgment date

Raw data
Corporate bankruptcies - judgment date
Moving total % change* Moving total over the Moving total over the
over 3 months over 12 months last 12 months previous 12 months
Ensemble -10.9 -3.9 48 885 50 863
  • * Total of corporate bankruptcies during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
  • Source: BODACC, INSEE calculations