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All Abstracts > Statistical Abstract of the United States > 2000 Edition > Business Enterprise > Bankruptcy Petitions Filed and Pending, by Type and Chapter
Table 879

Bankruptcy Petitions Filed and Pending, by Type and Chapter

For years ending June 30. Covers only bankruptcy cases filed under the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978. Bankruptcy: legal recognition that a company or individual is insolvent and must restructure or liquidate. Petitions ""filed"" means the commencement of a proceeding through the presentation of a pe  Read more...
 
1981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999
Bankruptcy Petitions Filed and Pending, by Type and Chapter1                   
Business247,41556,42369,81862,17066,65176,28188,27868,50162,53464,68867,71472,65066,42856,74851,28852,93853,99350,20239,934
Chapter 1137,82814,05921,20719,91321,42524,44322,56618,89117,46519,59122,49524,02920,57917,09813,22112,85911,1599,6138,684
Chapter 124(X)10(X)10(X)10(X)10(X)10(X)104,8243,0991,7171,3511,3581,6341,4349769041,0631,006845829
Chapter 13586,77898,705102,20191,35898,452120,726136,300148,771166,539199,186244,192267,121257,777248,246262,551316,024387,521403,501389,004
Chapter 76265,721255,098251,322232,994244,650332,679397,551423,796457,240505,337612,330679,662638,916578,903581,390712,129917,2741,015,453993,414
Chapter 971434371037720159171210953
Involuntary1,3321,5351,6701,4471,5971,6421,6201,4091,4651,5981,7731,4431,3841,1701,1131,1951,217901834
Nonbusiness8312,914311,443304,916282,105297,885401,575473,000526,066580,459660,796812,685899,840852,306788,509806,816989,1721,263,0061,379,2491,352,030
Section 3049101661277251242919172624293430
Total, Filed360,329367,866374,734344,275364,536477,856561,278594,567642,993725,484880,399972,490918,734845,257858,1041,042,1101,316,9991,429,4511,391,964
Total, Pending361,664461,287537,306577,567608,945728,577808,504814,195869,340961,9191,123,4331,237,3571,183,0091,134,0361,090,4461,169,1121,331,2901,389,9171,401,862
Voluntary358,997366,331373,064342,828362,939476,214559,658593,158641,528723,886878,626971,047917,350844,087856,9911,040,9151,315,7821,428,5501,391,130
Footnotes
1 (X) - Not applicable.
2 Business bankruptcies include those filed under chapters 7, 9, 11, or 12.
3 Chapter 11, individual or business reorganization.
4 Chapter 12, adjustment of debts of a family farmer with regular income, effective November 26, 1986.
5 Chapter 13, adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income.
6 Chapter 7, liquidation of non-exempt assets of businesses or individuals.
7 Chapter 9, adjustment of debts of a municipality.
8 Bankruptcies include those filed under chapters 7, 11, or 13.
9 Chapter 11 U.S.C., Section 304, cases ancillary to foreign proceedings.
10 Not applicable.
Source

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Statistical Tables for the Federal Judiciary.

<http://www.uscourts.gov/publications.html>

 
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