Personal Insolvency Statistics (2010-2012): Regions & Districts ( PE215 )

This dataset gives information on personal insolvency numbers and rate per 10,000 people. Personal insolvencies in 2010-12 for England are made up of bankruptcy orders and individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs). Insolvent individuals in England and Wales are dealt with mainly under the Insolvency Act 1986. A bankruptcy order is made on the petition of the debtor or one or more of his creditors when the court is satisfied that there is no prospect of the debt being paid. There are also individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and deeds of arrangement, which enable debtors to come to an agreement with their creditors. For more information please see:


Identification Number: PE215
Authoring Entity: Office for National Statistics / The Insolvency Service
Copyright: Office for National Statistics
Date of Production: 2013-08-30