Posted: October 28, 2015

Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Continue Fall

Bankruptcy statistics for fiscal year 2015 were released October 28, 2015.

Bankruptcy cases filed in federal courts for the fiscal year 2015—the 12-month period ending September 30, 2015—totaled 860,182, down 11 percent from the 963,739 bankruptcy filings in FY 2014. This is the lowest number of bankruptcy filings for any 12-month period since 2007, and the fifth consecutive fiscal year filings have fallen.

Fiscal year 2015 bankruptcy statistics by district are available at

Source (US Courts web site):