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

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

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

The number of adjudicated bankruptcies in March, April and May 2012 decreased compared to the same quarter 2011 (-11%).

-4.3% year-on-year (twelve months basis)

During the last twelve months, the number of bankruptcies decreased by 4.3%, 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
Jan. 2012 Feb. 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012
Total 4 366 4 095 4 035 4 109 3 953
Variation [m-o-m] % 12.4 -6.2 -1.5 1.8 -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 -11.0 -4.3 49 146 51 380
  • * Total of corporate bankruptcies during the last 3 or 12 months compared with the same months a year earlier
  • Source: BODACC, INSEE calculations