Year to date Chapter 7 Discharges* are down 19.6% in 2013 compared to the same time frame in 2012. The largest drop based on percentage took place in Alaska, with 42.5% decrease. Still, the largest number of Chapter 7 Discharges are found in California. Though down 28% from last year, 50,284 were processed so far this year (through May) compared to the second highest activity in Florida with 23,675 discharges.
*(January – May)
Note: Our data is based on one per household and has been cleaned to postal specifications.