Bankruptcy Cases, by State: 1991 to 1994


[In thousands. For years ending June 30. Includes outlying areas, not shown separately. Covers only bankruptcy cases filed under the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978. Bankruptcy: legal recognition that a company or individual is insolvent and must restructure or liquidate. Petitions ‘‘filed’’ means the commencement of a proceeding through the presentation of a petition to the clerk of the court]

STATE                     1991    1992    1993    1994
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United States...........  880.4  972.5   918.7   845.3
 Arizona   .............   19.3   20.4    18.5    17.0 
 Colorado  .............   17.0   16.6    14.9    13.2 
 Idaho     .............    4.2    4.1     3.9     3.4
 Montana   .............    2.1    2.1     1.9     1.9
 Nevada    .............    6.9    7.7     7.9     7.7 
 New Mexico.............    4.5    4.5     4.3     3.5 
 Utah      .............    8.0    8.3     7.5     6.6
 Wyoming   .............    1.5    1.4     1.3     1.2
 


Source: Table No. 863 of the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1995 on CenStats located at the U.S. Bureau of the Census web site.

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