Insolvency statistics – February to April (2011 – 2016)

Insolvency Statistics by month


There were 183 appointments in April 2016. 170 liquidations, 2 administrations and 11 receiverships were recorded. The volume of liquidations is in line with those seen in April 2012, 2013 & 2014 but down on last year.


Total insolvency appointments stand at 758 for the year to date which is down on 2015 but slightly higher than 2014



Applications made to the High Court to liquidate companies in April 2016 totalled 117. This is consistent with previous years.



How does 2016 compare thus far to the last five years?


Insolvency 5 years


Applications to liquidate: summary for last three months