Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Continue Fall
Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for the fiscal year 2015—the 12-month period ending September 30, 2015—totaled 860,182, down 11 percent from the 963,739 bankruptcy filings in FY 2014, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. This is the lowest number of bankruptcy filings for any 12-month period since 2007, and the fifth consecutive fiscal year filings have fallen.
Additional statistics released today include:
- Business and non-business bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2015 (Table F-2, 12-month);
- A comparison of September 2014 and 2015 filings (Table F);
- 4th quarter filings (Table F-2, 3-month); filings for July, August, and September 2015 (Table F-2, Monthly).
- Bankruptcy filings by county (Report F-5A).