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Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

Reporting for different districts and for different bankruptcy chapters within districts is not always complete. All figures may not add up to the total reported.
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 Chapter  Total  Consumer  Business
 Chapter 7  22,140  21,410  730
 Chapter 11  313  20  293
 Chapter 12  5  ------  5
 Chapter 13  10,691  10,526  165
 Total  33,150  31,957  1,193

This Above Data Compiled From:

          TABLE F-2  U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURTS BUSINESS AND NONBUSINESS BANKRUPTCY CASES COMMENCED, BY CHAPTER OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE, DURING THE TWELVE MONTH PERIOD ENDED DEC. 31, 2008
          (1) SECTION 101 OF THE U.S. BANKRUPTCY CODE DEFINES CONSUMER (NONBUSINESS) DEBT AS THAT INCURRED BY AN INDIVIDUAL PRIMARILY FOR A PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSE.  IF THE DEBTOR IS A CORPORATION OR PARTNERSHIP, OR IF DEBT RELATED TO OPERATION OF A BUSINESS PREDOMINATES, THE NATURE OF THE DEBT IS BUSINESS.

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