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Number of debt restructuring cases concluded in 2021 grew by 1.4 per cent from the previous year

release | Restructuring of debts 2021

According to Statistics Finland's data, district courts concluded 4,715 debt restructuring cases in 2021, which is 1.4 per cent more than one year before. Of the concluded cases, 4,033 were debt restructuring petitions.

Key points

  • The payment schedule was confirmed in 3,472 cases in 2021.
  • In the confirmed payment schedules, the total amount of debts was EUR 287 million.
  • The median debt of the payment schedules confirmed in 2021 was EUR 51,000.

In Statistics Finland's statistics on restructuring of debts, concluded debt restructuring cases refer to cases that have been processed by district court and decided by district court. In addition to debt restructuring petitions, the data also include other debt restructuring cases processed by district courts.

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Classifications used:
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