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Bankruptcy Statistics

Monthly Filing Chapter Breakdown

Chapter Jan. Feb. March April May June
7 103 180 329 307 272 310
13 128 130 142 158 152 145
11 2 1 0 5 1 2
12 0 0 0 0 1 0
2006 233 311 471 470 426 457
(2005) 1324 1503 2034 2062 1688 1684
Chapter July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
7 250 296 312 264 247  
13 145 196 184 197 169  
11 0 3 3 0 3  
12 0 0 0 0 0  
2006 395 495 499 461 419  
(2005) 1436 1766 2208 5680 158 182

Filings through November 30, 2006 decrease by 79% compared with filings through
November 30, 2005

         COMPARISON OF TOTAL FILINGS BY 
CHAPTER 1999 - 2006

 

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004 2005 2006
CHAPTER 7 8630 9008 12,457 14,515 14,948 14208 16610 2,870
CHAPTER 13 5357 6078 6798 7425

6882

6364 5136 1,746
CHAPTER 11 56 50 86 106 86 56 37 20
CHAPTER 12 9 1 1 6 1 1 1 1
TOTAL 14,052 15,138* 19,342* 22,052 21,917 20,629 21,784 4,637

*a section 304 is included in the total

COMPARISON OF THE PERCENTAGE OF FILINGS 
BY CHAPTER FOR THE LAST 8 YEARS

  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Chapter 7 61.5%

60%

65% 66% 68% 69% 76% 62%
Chapter 13

38%

40%

35% 34% 32% 31% 24% 38%
Chapter 11 & 12

.5%

.003% .004% .5% .003% .002% .002% .001%
TOTAL

100%

100%

100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%


2005-2006 ADVERSARY STATISTICS

  Jan. Feb. March April May June July
2006 108 67 36 40 82 41 39
(2005) 61 42 54 101 94 47 74
  Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. TOTAL
2006 47 46 19 30    
(2005) 67 60 60 86 70 816

Adversary filings thru October 31, 2006 decrease 20% compared with October 31, 2005.

as of November 30, 2006

 

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