Bankruptcy Filings Up Slightly in July 2018

Total bankruptcy filings in July, 2018 was slightly higher than filings a year ago.  Only the third time in almost four years.

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Jan 2,741 2,839 2,872 3,364 4,704
Feb 2,708 2,795 3,299 3,829 4,574
March 3,363 3,782 3,923 4,496 5,430
April 3,277 3,209 3,584 4,486 5,364
May 3,226 3,384 3,484 3,971 5,500
June 2,981 3,252 3,545 3,966 4,386
July 3,057 2,953 3,239 3,731 4,701
Aug 3,387 3,543 3,544 4,540
Sept 3,071 3,168 3,493 4,317
Oct 3,170 3,235 3,751 4,554
Nov 3,004 3,025 3,531 3,642
Dec 2,416 2,902 2,718 3,733
Total 21,353 37,262 39,819 44,880 55,445

Filings by chapter year to date in the Central District of California and percent of total.

Non-Commercial Commercial Chapter 7 Chapter 13 Chapter 11
19,631 1,728 16,446 4,654 256
92% 8% 77% 22% 1%

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