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Connecticut District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


The Federal bankruptcy courts for Connecticut are located in Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport, Connecticut. For more information about these courts, please visit www.ctb.uscourts.gov. The court's address is:

Abraham Ribicoff Federal Building and United States Courthouse
450 Main Street, 7th Floor
Hartford, CT 06103-3022
Phone: 860-240-3675


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


Bankruptcy Type Q3-2011 Q4-2011 Q1-2012 Q2-2012 Total Percent Change
Chapter 7 1,989 1,757 1,835 1,955 7,536 -1.71 %
Chapter 11 7 8 11 3 29 -57.14 %
Chapter 13 239 198 260 255 952 6.69 %

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 2%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings increased by 7%.
  • Of the 8,517 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Connecticut bankruptcy district, 88% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 11% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.






Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

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


Bankruptcy Type Q3-2011 Q4-2011 Q1-2012 Q2-2012 Total Percent Change
Chapter 7 73 51 61 68 253 -6.85 %
Chapter 11 21 28 19 25 93 19.05 %
Chapter 12 0 1 3 2 6 0.00 %
Chapter 13 6 6 10 4 26 -33.33 %


Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 7%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings increased by 19%.
  • 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 33%.
  • Of the 378 business bankruptcies filed in the Connecticut bankruptcy district, 67% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 25% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 2% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 7% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.



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