Bankruptcy Filings Drop 12 Percent in Fiscal Year 2013
Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for fiscal year 2013—the 12-month period ending September 30, 2013—totaled 1,107,699, down 12 percent from the 1,261,140 bankruptcy cases filed in FY 2012, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Additional statistics released today include:
- Business and non-business bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2013 (Table F-2, 12-month);
- A comparison of September 2012 and 2013 filings (Table F);
- 4th quarter filings (Table F-2, 3-month), filings for July, August, and September 2013, (Table F-2, Monthly), and
- Bankruptcy filings by county (Report F-5A).