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Bankruptcy Filings Down 12 Percent in Calendar Year 2013

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In calendar year 2013, there was a 12 percent drop in cases filed in federal bankruptcy courts. During the 12-month period ending December 31, 2013, 1,071,932 bankruptcy cases were filed, down from the 1,221,091 bankruptcy cases filed in calendar year 2012. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts today released these and the following statistics:

  • Business and non-business bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2013. (Table F-2, Business and Nonbusiness Commenced by Chapter),
  • 2012 and 2013 Bankruptcy Cases Commenced, Terminated and Pending (Table F),
  • 2014 first quarter filings (Table F-2, 3-Month) and filings by month for October 2013, November 2013, and December 2013 (Tables F-2 by Month), and
  • Bankruptcy filings by county (Report F-5A).
 
Total Bankruptcy Filings by Bankruptcy Chapter Calendar Years, Period Ending December 31, 2009-2013
Year Chapter
7 11 12 13
2013 728,833 8,980 395 333,626
2012 843,545 10,361 512 366,532
2011 992,332 11,529 637 406,084
2010 1,139,601 13,713 723 438,913
2009 1,050,832 15,189 544 406,962
 
Business and Non-business Filings CY 2009-2013
Year Business Non-business Total
2013 33,212 1,038,720 1,071,932
2012 40,075 1,181,016 1,221,091
2011 47,806 1,362,847 1,410,653
2010 56,282 1,536,799 1,593,081
2009 60,837 1,412,838 1,473,675
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