Annual Business and Non-business Filings by Year (1980-2012)


ABI World

Year Totals
Filings
Business
Filings
Non-Business
Filings
Consumer Filings
as a Percentage
of Total Filings
1980 331,264 43,694 287,570 86.81%
1981 363,943 48,125 315,818 86.78%
1982 380,251 69,300 310,951 81.78%
1983 348,880 62,436 286,444 82.10%
1984 348,521 64,004 284,517 81.64%
1985 412,510 71,277 341,233 82.72%
1986 530,438 81,235 449,203 84.69%
1987 577,999 82,446 495,553 85.74%
1988 613,465 63,853 549,612 89.59%
1989 679,461 63,235 616,226 90.69%
1990 782,960 64,853 718,107 91.72%
1991 943,987 71,549 872,438 92.42%
1992 971,517 70,643 900,874 92.73%
1993 875,202 62,304 812,898 92.88%
1994 832,829 52,374 780,455 93.71%
1995 926,601 51,959 874,642 94.39%
1996 1,178,555 53,549 1,125,006 95.46%
1997 1,404,145 54,027 1,350,118 96.15%
1998 1,442,549 44,367 1,398,182 96.92%
1999 1,319,465 37,884 1,281,581 97.12%
2000 1,253,444 35,472 1,217,972 97.17%
2001 1,492,129 40,099 1,452,030 97.31%
2002 1,577,651
38,540
1,539,111
97.56%
2003 1,660,245
35,037
1,625,208
97.89%
2004 1,597,462 34,317 1,563,145 97.85%
2005 2,078,415 39,201 2,039,214 98.11%
2006 617,660 19,695 597,965 96.81%
2007 850,912 28,322 822,590 96.67%
2008 1,117,771 43,546 1,074,225 96.10%
2009 1,473,675 60,837 1,412,838 95.87%
2010 1,593,081 56,282 1,536,799 96.47%
2011 1,410,653 47,806 1,362,847 96.61%
2012 1,221,091 40,075 1,181,016 96.61%