04 Nov 2013

Bankruptcy Statistics for Quarter Ending September 30, 2013

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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Bankruptcy Filings Down Again for Quarter Ending September 30, 2013

According to bankruptcy statistics for the quarter ending September 30, 2013 published by the US Courts website, Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings nationally declined by 12.8% over the same period in 2012. Chapter 7 filings were down in all states.

Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings nationally declined by 0.3% over the same period in 2012. Chapter 11 filings were down in over one-third of all states.

Table: Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filings by State

For Quarter Ending September 30th
2012 vs. 2013

  Chapter 7 Chapter 11
State Sept 2012 Sept 2013 % Change Sept 2012 Sept 2013 % Change
AK 699 509 -27.2% 3 8 166.7%
AL 10,890 10,252 -5.9% 111 108 -2.7%
AR 6,958 6,113 -12.1% 44 56 27.3%
AZ 25,688 20,554 -20.0% 467 340 -27.2%
CA 148,681 114,863 -22.7% 1,546 1,258 -18.6%
CO 22,808 19,937 -12.6% 126 146 15.9%
CT 7,423 6,235 -16.0% 133 115 -13.5%
DC 751 696 -7.3% 34 35 2.9%
DE 2,315 1,897 -18.1% 554 937 69.1%
FL 61,144 54,817 -10.3% 896 812 -9.4%
GA 32,699 28,977 -11.4% 390 336 -13.8%
HI 2,032 1,698 -16.4% 10 21 110.0%
IA 6,091 5,348 -12.2% 19 16 -15.8%
ID 5,906 5,094 -13.7% 34 28 -17.6%
IL 49,838 45,762 -8.2% 358 398 11.2%
IN 26,556 24,856 -6.4% 109 127 16.5%
KS 6,089 5,360 -12.0% 51 52 2.0%
KY 14,970 13,492 -9.9% 73 87 19.2%
LA 5,752 5,407 -6.0% 100 86 -14.0%
MA 13,054 10,323 -20.9% 193 130 -32.6%
MD 19,242 17,735 -7.8% 177 189 6.8%
ME 2,662 2,140 -19.6% 26 22 -15.4%
MI 42,705 36,160 -15.3% 261 211 -19.2%
MN 14,664 12,442 -15.2% 51 64 25.5%
MO 19,687 18,428 -6.4% 115 170 47.8%
MS 6,671 6,308 -5.4% 79 47 -40.5%
MT 1,784 1,574 -11.8% 30 13 -56.7%
NC 9,976 8,219 -17.6% 278 207 -25.5%
ND 936 782 -16.5% 3 4 33.3%
NE 4,108 3,685 -10.3% 20 33 65.0%
NH 3,195 2,533 -20.7% 32 37 15.6%
NJ 25,913 22,149 -14.5% 335 293 -12.5%
NM 4,454 4,052 -9.0% 43 39 -9.3%
NV 15,299 11,781 -23.0% 378 283 -25.1%
NY 35,975 30,383 -15.5% 1,189 686 -42.3%
OH 39,614 36,994 -6.6% 94 103 9.6%
OK 10,251 9,166 -10.6% 31 30 -3.2%
OR 12,497 11,022 -11.8% 58 41 -29.3%
PA 20,576 17,562 -14.6% 284 293 3.2%
RI 3,560 2,989 -16.0% 25 13 -48.0%
SC 3,572 3,150 -11.8% 83 64 -22.9%
SD 1,469 1,236 -15.9% 4 4 0.0%
TN 20,488 19,130 -6.6% 234 218 -6.8%
TX 21,646 18,493 -14.6% 711 646 -9.1%
UT 11,083 10,121 -8.7% 67 44 -34.3%
VA 19,905 16,606 -16.6% 151 187 23.8%
VT 826 742 -10.2% 3 1 -66.7%
WA 22,897 20,261 -11.5% 219 188 -14.2%
WI 19,756 17,654 -10.6% 99 57 -42.4%
WV 3,535 3,199 -9.5% 39 37 -5.1%
WY 1,104 1,087 -1.5% 15 16 6.7%
National 870,394 749,973 -12.8% 10,385 9,336 -0.3%

 

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Source: U.S. Courts Bankruptcy Statistics, www.uscourts.gov

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