Bankruptcy Filings Down 11 Percent for March 2014
Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2014, fell 11 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2013, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. March 2013 bankruptcy filings totaled 1,170,324 compared to 1,038,280 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending March 31, 2014.
The following bankruptcy statistics are available:
- Business and non-business bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2014. (Table F-2, Business and Nonbusiness Commenced by Chapter),
- 2013 and 2014 Bankruptcy Cases Commenced, Terminated and Pending (Table F),
- 2014 first quarter filings (Table F-2, 3-Month) and filings by month for January 2014, February 2014, and March 2014 (Tables F-2 by Month), and
- Bankruptcy filings by county (Report F-5A).
For more on bankruptcy and its chapters, visit the Judiciary's website or go to the FJC's website. Local bankruptcy court rules can be found on the Judiciary's website. Historic data on bankruptcy filings is available on the Judiciary's website under Bankruptcy Statistics.