The September 2022 barometer: 156 bankruptcies in the Netherlands

Michiel Scheepens
Oct. 12, 2022 - Reading Time 3 minutes

When it comes to the financial health of companies and bankruptcies, we have a better understanding of the current state of affairs than anyone else. In these special times it is very important to keep a finger on the pulse on the financial health of your buyers and suppliers. The barometer shows the current bankruptcies every month in comparison with previous periods and other sectors.

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In september 2022 (peildatum 7-10-2022) zijn in totaal 156* faillissementen uitgesproken. Dat zijn er 11 minder dan het aantal faillissementen vorige maand, augustus 2022 (167), 20 meer dan in dezelfde
periode in 2021 (136), 87 minder dan in dezelfde periode in 2020 (243) en 136 minder dan in dezelfde periode in 2019 (292).

With 206 bankruptcies, November 2021 is the month with the most bankruptcies in the past 12 months. Since the beginning of the corona crisis, the number of bankruptcies has been low, even lower than before the corona crisis. This is a result of government support to ensure that normally healthy organizations stay afloat during the crisis. A side effect of these support packages is that financially unhealthy organizations also do not go bankrupt.

*The figures in this report are provisional and may be subject to change.

Faillissementen per sector in september 2022

In september gingen de meeste bedrijven in de sector Handel failliet, namelijk 29. Deze sector is koploper over heel 2022. Ook de Bouwnijverheid valt in negatieve zin op door het hoge aantal faillissementen (22).

Als we het aantal faillissementen afzetten tegen het totaal aantal bedrijven in een branche, zien we dat de klappen vooral vallen in de sector Horeca, gevolgd door Vervoer en opslag, Verhuur en overige zakelijke diensten, Bouwnijverheid en Handel.

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