Massachusetts Bankruptcy Statistics

The following is a list of the Massachusetts personal bankruptcy filings by month. You can also see all the filing for Massachusetts listed by county here.

Year - Month
Total
Ch7
Ch13
2007 Janunary
963
552
411
2007 February
958
605
351
2007 March
1118
718
400
2007 April
1277
824
453
2007 May
1219
826
393
2007 June
1100
757
343
2007 July
1131
755
375
2007 August
1197
780
415
2007 September
1139
744
390
2007 October
1257
874
383
2007 November
1075
761
314
2007 December
949
687
260
2008 Janunary
1166
796
369
2008 February
1161
830
330
2008 March
1561
1181
378
2008 April
1329
965
362
2008 May
1404
1087
315
2008 June
1344
1000
341
2008 July
1354
1062
291
2008 August
1335
1043
289
2008 September
1355
1046
308
2008 October
1489
1164
323
2008 November
1275
1006
266
2008 December
1323
1073
248
2009 Janunary
1222
978
244
2009 February
1356
1131
225
2009 March
1798
1519
277
2009 April
1864
1581
282
2009 May
1784
1455
324
2009 June
1807
1467
334
2009 July
1815
1437
374
2009 August
1713
1397
315
2009 September
1663
1368
290
2009 October
1898
1500
391
2009 November
1652
1322
329
2009 December
1702
1350
352
2010 Janunary
1541
1140
398
2010 February
1814
1432
379
2010 March
2348
1847
498
2010 April
2184
1722
460
2010 May
1985
1611
367
2010 June
2000
1500
496
2010 July
1839
1422
407
2010 August
1969
1482
479
2010 September
1981
1418
558
2010 October
1891
1354
532
2010 November
1714
1276
436
2010 December
1778
1373
402
2011 Janunary
1333
995
334
2011 February
1428
1089
338
2011 March
2000
1574
422
2011 April
1954
1542
409
2011 May
1900
1356
540
2011 June
1777
1301
471
2011 July
1499
1116
380
2011 August
1727
1307
413
2011 September
1625
1231
390
2011 October
1537
1127
399
2011 November
1411
1024
380
2011 December
1400
1030
368
2012 Janunary
1319
924
391
2012 February
1440
1038
399
2012 March
1702
1300
397
2012 April
1582
1131
448
2012 May
1645
1235
408
2012 June
1412
1062
349
2012 July
1303
972
328
2012 August
1362
1012
348
2012 September
1208
932
274
2012 October
1286
946
338
2012 November
1047
835
208
2012 December
966
794
170
2013 Janunary
974
769
200
2013 February
887
722
163
2013 March
1254
1007
243
2013 April
1171
937
229
2013 May
1222
972
247
2013 June
957
743
213

Listed below are the yearly Chatper 7, Chapter 13, and total personal bankrutpcy filings for Massachusetts listed by county.

Year - County
Total
Ch7
Ch13
1998 BARNSTABLE
915
808
107
1999 BARNSTABLE
742
641
101
2000 BARNSTABLE
621
521
100
2001 BARNSTABLE
665
575
90
2002 BARNSTABLE
637
528
108
2003 BARNSTABLE
628
512
116
2004 BARNSTABLE
621
517
104
2005 BARNSTABLE
840
718
121
2006 BARNSTABLE
353
204
145
2007 BARNSTABLE
522
332
189
2008 BARNSTABLE
801
583
218
2009 BARNSTABLE
1064
825
238
2010 BARNSTABLE
1062
763
295
2011 BARNSTABLE
958
671
285
2012 BARNSTABLE
816
554
260
1998 BELKNAP
2
1
1
1998 BERKSHIRE
398
370
28
1999 BERKSHIRE
358
328
30
2000 BERKSHIRE
318
289
29
2001 BERKSHIRE
355
317
38
2002 BERKSHIRE
359
319
40
2003 BERKSHIRE
425
384
41
2004 BERKSHIRE
460
430
30
2005 BERKSHIRE
625
595
29
2006 BERKSHIRE
129
102
27
2007 BERKSHIRE
184
144
40
2008 BERKSHIRE
211
178
33
2009 BERKSHIRE
293
262
30
2010 BERKSHIRE
343
294
49
2011 BERKSHIRE
291
250
41
2012 BERKSHIRE
244
198
46
1998 BRISTOL
2299
2055
244
1999 BRISTOL
2074
1880
194
2000 BRISTOL
1898
1676
222
2001 BRISTOL
2143
1916
227
2002 BRISTOL
2145
1904
241
2003 BRISTOL
2163
1928
235
2004 BRISTOL
2227
1977
249
2005 BRISTOL
2989
2661
328
2006 BRISTOL
955
628
327
2007 BRISTOL
1623
1149
473
2008 BRISTOL
1939
1473
466
2009 BRISTOL
2400
1897
500
2010 BRISTOL
2641
1910
729
2011 BRISTOL
2229
1676
553
2012 BRISTOL
2011
1490
516
2001 BROWARD
2
1
1
1998 CHESHIRE
3
2
1
1999 CHESHIRE
2
1
1
2000 CHESHIRE
2
2
0
2002 CHESHIRE
2
2
0
1998 CUMBERLAND
2
2
0
1998 DUKES
26
24
2
1999 DUKES
19
18
1
2000 DUKES
21
17
4
2001 DUKES
21
17
4
2002 DUKES
25
18
7
2003 DUKES
41
34
7
2004 DUKES
25
21
4
2005 DUKES
37
34
3
2006 DUKES
16
10
6
2007 DUKES
10
4
6
2008 DUKES
29
17
12
2009 DUKES
30
29
1
2010 DUKES
41
28
13
2011 DUKES
34
19
14
2012 DUKES
27
18
9
1998 ESSEX
2373
2049
324
1999 ESSEX
1884
1603
281
2000 ESSEX
1603
1375
228
2001 ESSEX
1683
1475
208
2002 ESSEX
1693
1465
228
2003 ESSEX
1959
1721
236
2004 ESSEX
1957
1707
250
2005 ESSEX
2837
2549
287
2006 ESSEX
1024
694
329
2007 ESSEX
1539
1055
483
2008 ESSEX
1978
1521
452
2009 ESSEX
2671
2186
482
2010 ESSEX
3059
2390
664
2011 ESSEX
2486
1878
601
2012 ESSEX
1965
1529
429
1998 FRANKLIN
259
247
12
1999 FRANKLIN
203
186
17
2000 FRANKLIN
183
161
22
2001 FRANKLIN
233
213
20
2002 FRANKLIN
214
196
18
2003 FRANKLIN
231
214
17
2004 FRANKLIN
220
207
13
2005 FRANKLIN
361
349
12
2006 FRANKLIN
81
56
25
2007 FRANKLIN
148
125
23
2008 FRANKLIN
167
150
17
2009 FRANKLIN
196
178
18
2010 FRANKLIN
245
221
24
2011 FRANKLIN
204
192
12
2012 FRANKLIN
164
140
24
1998 HAMPDEN
2155
1931
224
1999 HAMPDEN
1926
1716
210
2000 HAMPDEN
1678
1401
277
2001 HAMPDEN
2072
1750
322
2002 HAMPDEN
2108
1685
423
2003 HAMPDEN
2136
1767
368
2004 HAMPDEN
2096
1767
329
2005 HAMPDEN
3253
2956
297
2006 HAMPDEN
708
465
243
2007 HAMPDEN
1113
708
405
2008 HAMPDEN
1293
1028
265
2009 HAMPDEN
1447
1273
173
2010 HAMPDEN
1667
1415
251
2011 HAMPDEN
1416
1182
234
2012 HAMPDEN
1182
999
183
1998 HAMPSHIRE
433
388
45
1999 HAMPSHIRE
401
370
31
2000 HAMPSHIRE
413
368
45
2001 HAMPSHIRE
484
432
52
2002 HAMPSHIRE
421
374
47
2003 HAMPSHIRE
418
370
48
2004 HAMPSHIRE
376
334
42
2005 HAMPSHIRE
630
594
36
2006 HAMPSHIRE
119
95
24
2007 HAMPSHIRE
196
153
43
2008 HAMPSHIRE
262
232
30
2009 HAMPSHIRE
331
310
21
2010 HAMPSHIRE
375
333
42
2011 HAMPSHIRE
339
297
42
2012 HAMPSHIRE
275
235
40
1998 HARTFORD
2
2
0
1999 HARTFORD
4
4
0
2000 HARTFORD
3
1
2
2001 HARTFORD
4
4
0
2002 HARTFORD
2
2
0
1998 HILLSBOROUGH
5
4
1
1999 HILLSBOROUGH
5
3
2
2000 HILLSBOROUGH
3
2
1
2002 HILLSBOROUGH
5
5
0
2012 HILLSBOROUGH
2
1
1
2012 LOS ANGELES
2
1
1
2003 MADISON
2
2
0
2000 MARICOPA
2
2
0
1999 MERRIMACK
4
3
1
2001 MERRIMACK
2
2
0
2002 MERRIMACK
3
3
0
2012 MIAMI-DADE
2
2
0
1998 MIDDLESEX
3810
3367
443
1999 MIDDLESEX
3016
2674
342
2000 MIDDLESEX
2500
2231
269
2001 MIDDLESEX
2712
2383
326
2002 MIDDLESEX
2621
2314
303
2003 MIDDLESEX
2777
2502
273
2004 MIDDLESEX
2933
2630
289
2005 MIDDLESEX
4351
3980
368
2006 MIDDLESEX
1227
892
332
2007 MIDDLESEX
2134
1527
607
2008 MIDDLESEX
2550
2011
529
2009 MIDDLESEX
3283
2707
568
2010 MIDDLESEX
3762
2916
836
2011 MIDDLESEX
3302
2523
766
2012 MIDDLESEX
2717
2072
638
1998 NANTUCKET
10
8
2
1999 NANTUCKET
12
8
4
2000 NANTUCKET
13
11
2
2001 NANTUCKET
10
9
1
2002 NANTUCKET
10
7
3
2003 NANTUCKET
6
5
1
2004 NANTUCKET
8
7
1
2005 NANTUCKET
15
12
3
2006 NANTUCKET
3
2
1
2007 NANTUCKET
8
3
4
2008 NANTUCKET
10
6
4
2009 NANTUCKET
24
20
3
2010 NANTUCKET
22
12
8
2011 NANTUCKET
19
11
7
2012 NANTUCKET
15
9
6
2002 NEW LONDON
3
3
0
1998 NEWPORT
2
2
0
1999 NEWPORT
3
2
1
1998 NORFOLK
1623
1361
262
1999 NORFOLK
1335
1100
235
2000 NORFOLK
1072
877
195
2001 NORFOLK
1253
1042
211
2002 NORFOLK
1207
1014
193
2003 NORFOLK
1258
1055
202
2004 NORFOLK
1304
1078
224
2005 NORFOLK
1890
1622
267
2006 NORFOLK
654
405
245
2007 NORFOLK
1067
674
391
2008 NORFOLK
1233
871
359
2009 NORFOLK
1586
1219
362
2010 NORFOLK
1885
1350
530
2011 NORFOLK
1565
1098
458
2012 NORFOLK
1345
939
404
2003 OUTSIDE HOME
25
22
3
2004 OUTSIDE HOME S
31
27
3
2005 OUTSIDE HOME S
42
41
1
2006 OUTSIDE HOME S
10
7
3
2007 OUTSIDE HOME S
27
20
7
2008 OUTSIDE HOME S
19
19
0
2009 OUTSIDE HOME STATE
33
30
3
2010 OUTSIDE HOME STATE
36
34
2
2011 OUTSIDE HOME STATE
42
27
13
2012 OUTSIDE HOME STATE
2
2
0
2001 OUTSIDE U. S.
2
2
0
2008 OUTSIDE U. S.
8
7
1
2009 OUTSIDE U.S.
8
6
1
2010 OUTSIDE U.S.
11
7
4
2011 OUTSIDE U.S.
9
3
6
2002 PALM BEACH
2
2
0
1998 PLYMOUTH
1949
1594
354
1999 PLYMOUTH
1551
1242
309
2000 PLYMOUTH
1223
963
260
2001 PLYMOUTH
1428
1161
267
2002 PLYMOUTH
1357
1036
321
2003 PLYMOUTH
1430
1066
364
2004 PLYMOUTH
1481
1137
344
2005 PLYMOUTH
2016
1627
386
2006 PLYMOUTH
798
427
368
2007 PLYMOUTH
1302
678
624
2008 PLYMOUTH
1600
1048
550
2009 PLYMOUTH
1940
1393
545
2010 PLYMOUTH
2188
1494
690
2011 PLYMOUTH
1985
1367
614
2012 PLYMOUTH
1644
1078
564
1998 PROVIDENCE
7
7
0
1999 PROVIDENCE
5
5
0
2000 PROVIDENCE
8
8
0
2001 PROVIDENCE
7
5
2
2002 PROVIDENCE
8
8
0
2012 PROVIDENCE
2
2
0
2002 QUEENS
3
2
1
2012 RAMSEY
2
2
0
1998 ROCKINGHAM
12
11
1
1999 ROCKINGHAM
6
5
1
2000 ROCKINGHAM
5
5
0
2001 ROCKINGHAM
3
2
1
2002 ROCKINGHAM
4
4
0
2003 ROCKINGHAM
2
2
0
2012 ROCKINGHAM
2
1
1
1998 SUFFOLK
2303
1906
397
1999 SUFFOLK
1845
1544
301
2000 SUFFOLK
1442
1199
243
2001 SUFFOLK
1693
1433
260
2002 SUFFOLK
1606
1354
252
2003 SUFFOLK
1706
1470
236
2004 SUFFOLK
1711
1474
236
2005 SUFFOLK
2408
2126
281
2006 SUFFOLK
755
463
290
2007 SUFFOLK
1246
728
514
2008 SUFFOLK
1330
927
401
2009 SUFFOLK
1604
1316
284
2010 SUFFOLK
1908
1410
479
2011 SUFFOLK
1645
1173
460
2012 SUFFOLK
1312
936
373
2001 WALDO
2
2
0
1998 WASHINGTON
3
3
0
2000 WASHINGTON
3
3
0
2002 WASHINGTON
2
2
0
2001 WINDHAM
4
4
0
2002 WINDHAM
2
2
0
1998 WORCESTER
2967
2687
280
1999 WORCESTER
2609
2285
324
2000 WORCESTER
2177
1897
280
2001 WORCESTER
2431
2140
290
2002 WORCESTER
2563
2199
364
2003 WORCESTER
2654
2332
322
2004 WORCESTER
2679
2361
316
2005 WORCESTER
4014
3616
397
2006 WORCESTER
1315
894
417
2007 WORCESTER
2253
1573
680
2008 WORCESTER
2668
2183
484
2009 WORCESTER
3364
2852
510
2010 WORCESTER
3796
3001
792
2011 WORCESTER
3069
2327
739
2012 WORCESTER
2538
1972
561
2002 YORK
2
2
0