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California Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics

The California Eastern division covers all of Eastern California. The court has offices in Sacramento and Fresno with outlying magistrate judges sitting in Yosemite, Redding, South Lake Tahoe and Bakersfield. For more information about this court, please visit www.caeb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:


U.S. Bankruptcy Courthouse
California Eastern District Bankruptcy Court
501 I Street
Sacramento, California 95814-7300
USA
(916) 930-4000


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the California Eastern District Bankruptcy Court. These statistics are courtesy of the U.S. Courts website (www.uscourts.gov).

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

This table shows the number of consumer bankruptcies filed in the California Eastern district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 9,079
Q4-2011 7,901
Q1-2012 8,087
Q2-2012 7,851
Total:32,918
Percent Change:-13.53%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 2,556
Q4-2011 2,169
Q1-2012 2,150
Q2-2012 1,817
Total:8,692
Percent Change:-28.91%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 11
Q4-2011 15
Q1-2012 13
Q2-2012 13
Total:52
Percent Change:18.18

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 14%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 29%.
  • Of the 41,662 consumer bankruptcies filed in the California Eastern bankruptcy district, 79% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 21% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

The following table shows the number of business bankruptcies filed in the California Eastern district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 226
Q4-2011 217
Q1-2012 208
Q2-2012 187
Total:838
Percent Change:-17.26%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 43
Q4-2011 44
Q1-2012 27
Q2-2012 35
Total:149
Percent Change:-18.60%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 7
Q4-2011 9
Q1-2012 6
Q2-2012 15
Total:37
Percent Change:114.29%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 41
Q4-2011 37
Q1-2012 39
Q2-2012 36
Total:153
Percent Change:-12.20%

Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 17%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 19%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 12 business bankruptcy filings increased by 114%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 12%.
  • Of the 1,177 business bankruptcies filed in the California Eastern bankruptcy district, 71% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 13% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 3% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 13% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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