Bankruptcy Filings Down 13 Percent in June 2013
Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2013, fell 13 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2012, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. June 2013 bankruptcy filings totaled 1,137,978, compared to 1,311,602 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending June 2012. This is the lowest total for bankruptcy filings in any 12-month period since the one ending Dec. 31, 2008.
The following bankruptcy statistics are available:
- F-Table: comparison of the 12-month periods ending June 30, 2012, and 2013,
- F-2 Tables: business and nonbusiness bankruptcies by district and by chapter during the 12-month and 3-month periods ending June 30, 2013, by filing month, and for one month periods (April 2013, May 2013, June 2013).
- Report F-5A: business and nonbusiness filings, by chapter and county.
For information about bankruptcy and bankruptcy court rules, visit the Judiciary's website, uscourts.gov. Historic data on bankruptcy filings is available on the Judiciary's website under Bankruptcy Statistics.