Number of personal bankruptcies grows to 1675 in April

​The number of personal bankruptcies declared in April grew by 106 against March to 1,675 and year on year the number rose by 35 percent, a significantly slower growth than in the previous year, according to an analysis of company CRIF - Czech Credit Bureau.
 

​"The number of bankruptcies grew again in April. Since January 2008, more bankruptcies in one month was declared only last year in October and this year in January," said CRIF - Czech Credit Bureau analyst Vera Kamenickova.

The number of proposals for personal bankruptcy filed in April grew by 339 yr/yr to 2,354 but against March it fell by 36.

The lowest number of personal bankruptcies in April was in regions Vysocina (52) and Zlinsky (69). Only a 5 percent yr/yr growth in the number of personal bankruptcies was in region Moravskoslezsky.

The highest number of personal bankruptcies in April was declared in region Stredocesky and the fastest yr/yr growth in the number of personal bankruptcies was in region Pardubicky (117 percent) and Prague (60 percent).

Despite the comparatively fast growth, Prague still shows the lowest number of bankruptcies per 10,000 people (6.7). 

 
 
 CTK,  5. 5. 2013, Section CTK: cce bns, Author: fs