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Nevada District Bankruptcy Court Filing Statistics


Following are quarterly bankruptcy filing statistics for the Nevada 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 Nevada 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 4,636 3,889 3,715 3,799 16,039 -18.05 %
Chapter 11 38 35 36 38 147 0.00 %
Chapter 13 1,264 1,049 895 847 4,055 -32.99 %

Consumer Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings decreased by 18%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings decreased by 33%.
  • Of the 20,241 consumer bankruptcies filed in the Nevada 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 Nevada 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 7 166 128 104 89 487 -46.39 %
Chapter 11 79 57 61 64 261 -18.99 %
Chapter 12 3 0 0 1 4 -66.67 %
Chapter 13 7 10 8 7 32 0.00 %


Business Bankruptcy Filing Summary

  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 7 business bankruptcy filings decreased by 46%.
  • From July 2011 to June 3012 Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings decreased 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 0%.
  • Of the 784 business bankruptcies filed in the Nevada bankruptcy district, 62% were Chapter 7 bankruptcies, 33% were Chapter 11 bankruptcies, 1% were Chapter 12 bankruptcies, and 4% were Chapter 13 bankruptcies.

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