Bankruptcy Statistics

Monthly Trends from   

September 2022 Year-Over-Year Highlights
  • Bankruptcy filings including all chapters totaled 33,184, a 7% increase from the September 2021 total of 30,922
  • Commercial filings increased 16%, totaling 1,994 compared to the 1,721 filed in September 2021
  • Individual filings increased 7%, totaling 31,190 compared to the 29,201 filed in September 2021
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September Total Bankruptcy Filings
2022 vs. 2021 
September Total Commercial Filings
2021 vs. 2022
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Archive of monthly statistical sheets from Epiq. (March 2022-April 2012)


Weekly Bankruptcy Analysis

Bankruptcy Filings  November 21-27, 2022
Type of Case Number Filed 2022 Percent Change From Same Week in 2021 Percent Change From Same Week in 2020 Percent Change From Same Week in 2019
Total 5,021 0.7% -25.2% -70.6%
Chapter 7 2,890  -10.6% -41.0% -73.5%
Chapter 11 46  64.3% -23.3% -58.9%
Chapter 13 2,083  21.2% 19.1% -65.4%
Other Cases* -66.7  -66.7% -87.5%

*Ch. 9, 12,15

Weekly filing data compiled from PACER and is subject to slight revisions.

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State Filing Trends