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Ohio Northern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the Ohio Northern 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 Ohio Northern 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 5,975 5,232 5,459 5,704 22,370 -4.54 %
Chapter 11 2 0 1 1 4 -50.00 %
Chapter 13 1,370 1,305 1,239 1,153 5,067 -15.84 %

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 5%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 16%.
  • Of the 27,441 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Ohio Northern bankruptcy district, 82% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 18% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.






Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

The following table shows the number of business bankruptcies filed in the Ohio Northern 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 7 135 132 126 132 525 -2.22 %
Chapter 11 22 14 13 10 59 -54.55 %
Chapter 12 1 0 3 0 4 -100.00 %
Chapter 13 19 15 28 10 72 -47.37 %


Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 2%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 55%.
  • 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 47%.
  • Of the 660 business bankruptcies filed in the Ohio Northern bankruptcy district, 80% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 9% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 1% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 11% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.



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