May 19, 2022

New Data Files: U.S. Bankruptcy Filings Down 12 Percent Since June 2014

From the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts:

Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2015, fell 12 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2014, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. June 2015 bankruptcy filings totaled 879,736 compared to the 1,000,083 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending June 2014. This is the lowest total for bankruptcy filings in any 12-month period since June 2008.


Source: Administrative Office of the U.S. Court

Direct to Data Files (PDF and XLS Versions Available)

  • F-Table: comparison of the 12-month periods ending June 30, 2014, and 2015.
  • F-2 Tables: business and nonbusiness bankruptcies by district and by chapter during the 12-month and 3-month periods ending June 30, 2015, by filing month, and for one month periods (April 2015, May 2015, June 2015).
  • Report F-5A: business and nonbusiness filings, by chapter.

See Also: 2014 Report Shows Fewer Debtors Filing for Bankruptcy, But More Repeat Filers (July 21, 2015)

See Also: 2014 Report of Statistics Required by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005.

See Also: Caseload Statistics Data Tables

This section of provides statistical data on the business of the federal Judiciary. Specific publications address the work of the appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts; the probation and pretrial services systems; and other components of the U.S. courts.





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