Chart 2
Annual Failures of FDIC-Insured Commercial Banks
Remain Well Below Crisis Levels

Year Failed Institutions
1934 9
1935 26
1936 69
1937 77
1938 73
1939 59
1940 43
1941 15
1942 20
1943 5
1944 2
1945 1
1946 1
1947 5
1948 3
1949 5
1950 4
1951 2
1952 3
1953 4
1954 2
1955 5
1956 2
1957 2
1958 4
1959 3
1960 1
1961 5
1962 1
1963 2
1964 7
1965 5
1966 7
1967 4
1968 3
1969 9
1970 7
1971 7
1972 2
1973 6
1974 4
1975 13
1976 17
1977 6
1978 6
1979 10
1980 11
1981 7
1982 35
1983 46
1984 79
1985 118
1986 144
1987 201
1988 280
1989 206
1990 159
1991 108
1992 100
1993 42
1994 11
1995 6
1996 5
1997 1
1998 3
1999 7
2000 6
2001 3
2002 9

Source: FDIC Historical Statistics on Banking