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California Southern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics

The California Southern district covers all of San Diego and Imperial counties in California. For more information about this court, please visit www.casb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:


Jacob Weinberger United States Courthouse
Southern District of California
325 West F Street
San Diego, California 92101-6998
USA
(619) 557-5620


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the California Southern 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 Southern district bankruptcy court from July 1, 2011 through June 30 2012.

Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 4,158
Q4-2011 3,585
Q1-2012 3,723
Q2-2012 3,731
Total:15,197
Percent Change:-10.27%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 1,140
Q4-2011 944
Q1-2012 1,011
Q2-2012 836
Total:3,931
Percent Change:-26.67%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 19
Q4-2011 16
Q1-2012 14
Q2-2012 8
Total:57
Percent Change:-57.89

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 10%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 27%.
  • Of the 19,185 consumer bankruptcies filed in the California Southern bankruptcy district, 79% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 20% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.




Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Filed Chapter 7
Q3-2011 128
Q4-2011 107
Q1-2012 92
Q2-2012 106
Total:433
Percent Change:-17.19%
Filed Chapter 11
Q3-2011 19
Q4-2011 16
Q1-2012 21
Q2-2012 12
Total:68
Percent Change:-36.84%
Filed Chapter 12
Q3-2011 1
Q4-2011 0
Q1-2012 0
Q2-2012 1
Total:2
Percent Change:0.00%
Filed Chapter 13
Q3-2011 11
Q4-2011 13
Q1-2012 15
Q2-2012 11
Total:50
Percent Change:0.00%

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 37%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 12 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 0%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 0%.
  • Of the 553 business bankruptcies filed in the California Southern bankruptcy district, 78% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 12% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 0% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 9% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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