There were about 2,000 court cases last year in the Faroese Court, about 2,400 cases in the bailiff’s court and about 550 in the probate and bankruptcy court.
A vast majority of cases in the Faroese Court are civil cases.
The bailiff’s court has seen a gradual decline in its activities, with a peak in 2009.
Part of the bailiff’s court activities is auctions of real property and ships. Most of these auctions deal with real property, but the numbers are low.
The probate and bankruptcy court has seen a gradual increase in cases over the past 20 years.
The Head Committee of Preservation has had a steady increase in the number of cases over the past 20 years.