Bankruptcy Filings Down 12 Percent in June 2014
Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2014, fell 12 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2013, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. June 2014 bankruptcy filings totaled 1,000,083, compared to the 1,137,978 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending June 2013. This is the lowest total for bankruptcy filings in any 12-month period since June 2008.
The following bankruptcy statistics are available:
- F-Table: comparison of the 12-month periods ending June 30, 2013, and 2014,
- F-2 Tables: business and nonbusiness bankruptcies by district and by chapter during the 12-month and 3-month periods ending June 30, 2014, by filing month, and for one month periods (April 2014, May 2014, June 2014).
- 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.