Bankruptcy Filings Down 14 Percent for March 2013
Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2013, fell 14.4 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2012, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. March 2012 bankruptcy filings totaled 1,170,324, compared to 1,367,006 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending March 31, 2012.
Business and Non-Business Filings
The following bankruptcy statistics are available:
- F-Table: comparison of the 12-month periods ending March 31, 2012, and 2013,
- F-2 Tables: business and nonbusiness bankruptcies by district and by chapter during the 12-month and 3-month periods ending March 31, 2013, by filing month, and for one month periods since January 2013.
- Report F-5A: business and nonbusiness filings, by chapter and county.
Visit Bankruptcy Statistics for current and historic data on bankruptcy filings. For general information about bankruptcy and its chapters, visit Bankruptcy Basics. Bankruptcy court rules can be found under the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Total Bankruptcy Filings by Bankruptcy Chapter