Bankruptcy statistics 2018 - New increase in the number of bankruptcies opened

Neuch√Ętel, 11.04.2019 - The number of bankruptcy proceedings opened against businesses and individuals reached a new record level in 2018. At the same time, total financial losses resulting from ordinary and summary bankruptcy proceedings rose by almost 20%. These are some of the latest findings from the debt collection and bankruptcy statistics from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below).

Address for enquiries

Sam Banatte, FSO, Economic Structure and Analyses, tel.: +41 58 463 68 28,


Federal Statistical Office

Last modification 03.10.2018

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