Bankruptcy filings creeping up – Central District of California

Total bankruptcy petitions filed in the central district in July, 2019 was 3,269, up from 3,057 last year, a 7% increase, and 2,967 last month for a 10% increase.

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Jan 2,745 2,741 2,839 2,872 3,364 4,704
Feb 2,754 2,708 2,795 3,299 3,829 4,574
March 3,481 3,363 3,782 3,923 4,496 5,430
April 3,631 3,277 3,209 3,584 4,486 5,364
May 3,347 3,226 3,384 3,484 3,971 5,500
June 2,967 2,981 3,252 3,545 3,966 4,386
July 3,269 3,057 2,953 3,239 3,731 4,701
Aug 3,337 3,387 3,543 3,544 4,540
Sept 2,772 3,071 3,168 3,493 4,317
Oct 3,259 3,170 3,235 3,751 4,554
Nov 2,821 3,004 3,025 3,531 3,642
Dec 2,419 2,416 2,902 2,718 3,733
Total 22,194 35,961 37,262 39,819 44,880 55,445

Filings by chapter for the year are:

Non-Comm’l Commercial Chapter 7 Chapter 13 Chapter 11
20,196 1,809 17,245 4,545 215
91% 8% 78% 20% 1%

 

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