United States Bankruptcies 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Bankruptcies in the United States decreased to 26130 Companies in the first quarter of 2015 from 26983 Companies in the fourth quarter of 2014. Bankruptcies in the United States averaged 47625.29 Companies from 1980 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 82446 Companies in the fourth quarter of 1987 and a record low of 19695 Companies in the fourth quarter of 2006. Bankruptcies in the United States is reported by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

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United States Bankruptcies


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
26130.00 26983.00 82446.00 19695.00 1980 - 2015 Companies Quarterly
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In the United States, bankruptcies account for insolvent corporations who cannot repay their debts to creditors and carry on with their business. This page provides - United States Bankruptcies - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Bankruptcies - was last refreshed on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 51.50 51.50 77.50 29.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.10 55.70 57.90 51.00 [+]
Services PMI 57.40 59.20 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.05 3.56 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 0.10 6.40 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 3.40 22.96 -17.85 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.37 79.01 89.39 66.93 percent [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.42 -0.18 2.66 -4.96 [+]
Durable Goods Orders 4.40 -1.40 22.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 57.80 56.50 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Factory Orders 2.10 -0.10 10.50 -10.10 percent [+]
New Orders 476490.00 466871.00 558155.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 0.00 1.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 110.30 80.00 117.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.40 2.38 -2.07 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 26130.00 26983.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2140.30 2170.70 2170.70 30.10 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 95.20 98.00 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index -1.19 6.90 38.99 -34.82 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 7.50 5.00 58.90 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.50 17.15 21.77 9.05 Millions [+]
Car Registrations 526.10 628.10 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Chicago Pmi 52.30 46.30 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 57.00 59.20 61.00 53.50 Index Points [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 1.91 4.77 12.49 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -16.00 -17.40 47.00 -60.20 Index Points [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.90 -1.00 24.90 -19.00 Percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.20 -0.40 2.80 -4.40 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation -1.40 0.00 4.70 -6.50 percent [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 1713.00 -4258.00 11456.00 -8419.00 Thousand Barrels (MB) [+]
Ism New York Index 58.10 50.00 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 161.17 159.22 161.17 72.41 Index Points [+]
Mining Production 3.70 5.30 13.58 -11.70 percent [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 81.00 -18.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index -3.00 -8.00 27.00 -42.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 47.96 58.50 59.12 47.96 [+]


Bankruptcies Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 655.00 Feb/15 484.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Canada 257.00 Feb/15 229.00 872.00 219.00 Companies [+]
France 393.00 Jan/15 346.00 810.00 183.00 Companies [+]
Germany 1739.00 Jan/15 1945.00 3755.00 416.00 Companies [+]
Japan 859.00 Mar/15 692.00 1965.00 6.00 Companies [+]
Netherlands 823.00 Mar/15 674.00 1185.00 72.00 Companies [+]
South Korea 64.00 Feb/15 67.00 3377.00 58.00 Companies [+]
Spain 1677.00 Nov/14 1401.00 2854.00 11.00 Companies [+]
Switzerland 459.00 Mar/15 496.00 757.00 232.00 Companies [+]
Turkey 1000.00 Mar/15 1091.00 3113.00 11.00 Companies [+]
United Kingdom 4052.00 Feb/15 4106.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
United States 26130.00 Feb/15 26983.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]