1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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In 2000-01, there were 959 new bankruptcies in Tasmania, a 14.7% decrease on the 1999-2000 figure of 836. Of the 959 bankruptcies recorded in 2000-01, 858 or 89.5% were non-business, while 101 or 10.5% were business bankruptcies. This compares to 1999-2000 in which 738 or 88.3% were non-business bankruptcies, while 98 or 11.7% were business bankruptcies.

NUMBER OF BANKRUPTCIES, Tasmania

1999-2000
2000-01

no.
no.

Non-business bankruptcies(a)
738
858
Business bankruptcies(b)
98
101
Total
836
959

(a) Where the bankrupt's occupation and cause of bankruptcy is not related to any proprietary interest in a business.
(b) Where the individual's bankruptcy is directly related to his or her proprietary interest in a business.

Source: Inspector-General in Bankruptcy, Annual Report on the Operation of the Bankruptcy Act, 2000-02 (available at the ITSA web site, http://www.itsa.gov.au).


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