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2013 – 2012 Bankruptcy Trends

2014-01-21Comparing 2012 to 2013 BK Filings & Discharges, our data shows that Chapter 7 Filings were down by 10.2% with almost 76,000 fewer filings in 2013. Chapter 7 discharges dropped by over 90,000 representing an 11.5% decrease from 2012.

Chapter 13 filings increased by over 13,000 to show an almost 5% increase (4.6%) while Chapter 13 discharges increased by 36.8% with 39,000 more in 2013.

Please note: Our data is based on one per household, minus multiple filers and has been cleansed to postal specifications

Chapter 7 Discharges Decrease by 21%

Chapter 7 discharges decreased by 21% in June 2013 when compared to the same four-week period of 2012.  California lead the way with a four digit decrease with 14,826 discharges in 2012 compared to 10,651 last month.  Louisiana saw the fewest decreases with less than 10.
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CHAP 7 DISCH COMPARISON JUL 10Please note:  Our data is based on one per household and has been cleansed to postal specifications.

Chapter 7 Discharges Down YTD

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.
CHAP 7 YTD MAY 12-12*(January – May)

Note:  Our data is based on one per household and has been cleaned to postal specifications.