Bankruptcy Filing Statistics 2009

Chapter Jan. Feb. March April May June
7 393 554 947 864 810 835
13 359 354 441 443 366 415
11 8 2 7 4 6 7
12 1 0 0 0 0 1
(2009) 761 910 1395 1311 1182 1258
(2008) 540 619 805 838 694 720
Chapter July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
7 802 820 880 930 731 717
13 411 455 487 480 422 470
11 5 9 19 6 7 10
12 0 1 0 1 0 1
(2009) 1,218 1,285 1,386 1,417 1,160 1,198
(2008) 756 833 792 1,036 805 818
Filings through December 31, 2009 increased by 56% compared with filings through
December 31, 2008.

COMPARISON OF TOTAL FILINGS BY CHAPTER 2003 - 2009

  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
CHAPTER 7 14,948 14,208 16,610 3,113 3,559 5,413 9,283
CHAPTER 13 6,882 6,364 5,136 1,895 2,700 3,766 5,103
CHAPTER 11 86 56 37 22 24 77 90
CHAPTER 12 1 1 1 1 1 0 5
TOTAL 21,917 20,629 21,784 5,031 6,284 9,256 14,481

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

  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Chapter 7 69% 76% 62% 57% 58% 65%
Chapter 13 31% 24% 38% 43% 41% 35%
Chapter 11 & 12 .3% .2% .5% .4% 1% <1%
TOTAL 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

2007-2009 ADVERSARY STATISTICS

  Jan. Feb. March April May June July
2009 41 47 51 36 39 44 61
(2008) 34 19 16 14 22 29 28
  Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. TOTAL
2009 60 68 68 218 82 815
(2008) 34 38 42 34 32 342

Adversary filings through December 31, 2009 increased 138% compared with December 31, 2008.

 

 


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