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Florida Southern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the Florida 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 Florida Southern 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 6,555 5,873 5,558 5,793 23,779 -11.62 %
Chapter 11 11 9 8 11 39 0.00 %
Chapter 13 2,274 2,267 2,425 2,290 9,256 0.70 %

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 12%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings increased by 1%.
  • Of the 33,074 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Florida Southern bankruptcy district, 72% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 28% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.






Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

The following table shows the number of business bankruptcies filed in the Florida Southern 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 7 232 210 191 185 818 -20.26 %
Chapter 11 79 66 77 59 281 -25.32 %
Chapter 12 1 0 0 0 1 -100.00 %
Chapter 13 9 13 9 21 52 133.33 %


Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 20%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 25%.
  • 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 increased by 133%.
  • Of the 1,152 business bankruptcies filed in the Florida Southern bankruptcy district, 71% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 24% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 0% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 5% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.



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