Statistics & data

This section provides statistical information on the volume of cases administrated and managed by The Accountant in Bankruptcy and his appointed agents.

These pages provide detailed information on:

 Annual Reports
  • Contain a summary of the work carried out by and on behalf of The Accountant in Bankruptcy including commentary and items of topical interest.
 Quarterly statistics
  • High level overview of case numbers, includes statistical reporting of trends and changes during that period. These reports include a brief commentary.
 Diligence statistics
  • Scottish Diligence Statistics Reports by financial year providing figures for diligence - the term for various processes of civil enforcement in Scottish law. Breakdown by sheriffdom and commentary provided.
 Ad-hoc statistical releases
  • One-off statistical analyses which are not part of our regular official statisics releases. The findings from these ad-hoc analyses may have been used in briefings, consultations or press and ministerial statements.
 Debt Solutions by Local Authority
  • Statutory debt solutions in Scotland at the local authority area level
 Historical case data
  • Details of sequestrations and protected trust deeds registered, discharged and average dividends paid from 1997 to 2007

 Bankruptcy Restriction  Orders and Undertakings

  • Recorded data of all Bankruptcy Restriction Orders and Undertakings administered by The Accountant in Bankruptcy.
 Protected trust deeds
  • Statistical information on Protected Trust Deeds

 Corporate Insolvencies

  • Recorded data on all Scottish Voluntary Members Liquidations, Voluntary Creditors Liquidations, Compulsary Liquidations and Receiverships recorded by Accountant in Bankruptcy
 Statements on Expenditure
  • Statements on expenditure and breakdown of types of expenditure. Quarterly data published by Accountant in Bankruptcy as required under the Public Services Reform Act 2010.
 Key performance Iindicators
  • Key performance measures to monior the performance of the Agency


If you require information not held within this section please see our contact us section for details.