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Ohio Southern District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the Ohio 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 Ohio 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 4,515 4,085 4,361 4,577 17,538 1.37 %
Chapter 11 0 2 1 1 4 0.00 %
Chapter 13 2,008 2,017 1,869 1,714 7,608 -14.64 %

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings increased by 1%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 15%.
  • Of the 25,150 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Ohio Southern bankruptcy district, 70% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies and 30% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.






Business Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

The following table shows the number of business bankruptcies filed in the Ohio 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 7 128 114 104 107 453 -16.41 %
Chapter 11 17 7 13 9 46 -47.06 %
Chapter 12 6 1 0 0 7 -100.00 %
Chapter 13 17 14 22 18 71 5.88 %


Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 16%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 47%.
  • 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 6%.
  • Of the 577 business bankruptcies filed in the Ohio Southern bankruptcy district, 79% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 8% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 1% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 12% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.



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