Archived — Insolvency Statistics in Canada—2012 (Table 5)

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Economic Region
Province or region Volume 2012
2012 2011 % Change Assets Declared at the Time of Filing ($) Liabilities Declared at the Time of Filing ($)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,750 2,081 -15.9 90,090,838 145,503,051
Bankruptcies 1,611 1,957 -17.7 70,953,063 123,461,064
Proposals 139 124 12.1 19,137,775 22,041,987
Avalon Peninsula 749 874 -14.3 40,880,284 66,907,726
Bankruptcies 665 795 -16.4 27,973,011 51,969,780
Proposals 84 79 6.3 12,907,274 14,937,946
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 141 176 -19.9 4,311,756 7,007,029
Bankruptcies 134 173 -22.5 3,706,078 6,478,219
Proposals 7 3 133.3 605,678 528,810
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 371 435 -14.7 14,806,193 26,074,382
Bankruptcies 352 415 -15.2 12,757,966 23,804,973
Proposals 19 20 -5.0 2,048,227 2,269,409
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 489 596 -18.0 30,092,605 45,513,914
Bankruptcies 460 574 -19.9 26,516,008 41,208,092
Proposals 28 22 27.3 3,576,597 4,305,822
Prince Edward Island 618 620 -0.3 43,169,129 76,813,491
Bankruptcies 472 520 -9.2 25,595,955 55,633,156
Proposals 146 100 46.0 17,573,174 21,180,335
Nova Scotia 4,282 4,556 -6.0 329,724,784 433,049,112
Bankruptcies 3,221 3,587 -10.2 196,662,851 314,358,391
Proposals 1,061 969 9.5 133,061,933 118,690,721
Cape Breton 676 852 -20.7 44,305,449 56,086,668
Bankruptcies 459 624 -26.4 19,335,574 32,369,546
Proposals 217 228 -4.8 24,969,875 23,717,122
North Shore 747 733 1.9 53,741,889 75,558,528
Bankruptcies 563 552 2.0 35,485,708 59,476,327
Proposals 184 181 1.7 18,256,181 16,082,201
Annapolis Valley 625 642 -2.6 48,713,506 61,576,653
Bankruptcies 514 547 -6.0 33,887,143 49,847,091
Proposals 111 96 15.6 14,826,364 11,729,561
Southern 546 605 -9.8 48,085,036 59,381,930
Bankruptcies 400 496 -19.4 26,518,624 41,027,844
Proposals 146 109 33.9 21,566,411 18,354,086
Halifax 1,688 1,723 -2.0 134,878,904 180,445,332
Bankruptcies 1,284 1,368 -6.1 81,435,802 131,637,582
Proposals 404 355 13.8 53,443,102 48,807,750
New Brunswick 3,843 3,500 9.8 302,943,685 457,539,913
Bankruptcies 2,906 2,848 2.0 184,793,732 329,674,787
Proposals 937 652 43.7 118,149,953 127,865,126
Campbellton – Miramichi 691 674 2.5 39,485,999 66,225,705
Bankruptcies 533 574 -7.1 26,667,031 48,400,188
Proposals 158 100 58.0 12,818,968 17,825,517
Moncton – Richibucto 1,105 1,034 6.9 101,426,147 148,235,368
Bankruptcies 820 845 -3.0 58,344,549 104,512,894
Proposals 285 189 50.8 43,081,599 43,722,474
Saint John – St. Stephen 962 855 12.5 81,069,570 116,777,685
Bankruptcies 718 686 4.7 49,038,198 84,918,337
Proposals 245 169 45.0 32,031,371 31,859,348
Fredericton – Oromocto 673 557 20.8 56,440,088 83,927,939
Bankruptcies 483 424 13.9 31,319,298 55,875,172
Proposals 190 132 43.9 25,120,789 28,052,767
Edmundston – Woodstock 412 380 8.4 24,521,881 42,373,215
Bankruptcies 352 318 10.7 19,424,655 35,968,196
Proposals 60 62 -3.2 5,097,226 6,405,020
Quebec 35,925 35,768 0.4 2,207,479,641 3,445,034,897
Bankruptcies 24,399 25,627 -4.8 910,481,751 2,140,438,301
Proposals 11,526 10,141 13.7 1,296,997,890 1,304,596,596
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 339 394 -14.0 17,546,927 25,319,717
Bankruptcies 230 288 -20.1 9,138,058 17,296,354
Proposals 109 106 2.8 8,408,870 8,023,363
Bas-Saint-Laurent 690 657 5.0 34,360,479 47,070,013
Bankruptcies 521 454 14.8 19,598,465 31,928,389
Proposals 168 203 -17.2 14,762,014 15,141,624
Capitale-Nationale 2,319 2,314 0.2 105,927,334 180,221,603
Bankruptcies 1,780 1,746 1.9 54,256,937 124,063,393
Proposals 539 568 -5.1 51,670,397 56,158,210
Chaudière – Appalaches 1,175 1,205 -2.5 66,798,604 97,450,643
Bankruptcies 834 867 -3.8 35,905,994 62,941,180
Proposals 340 339 0.3 30,892,610 34,509,463
Estrie 1,313 1,253 4.8 71,704,428 105,071,371
Bankruptcies 970 1,008 -3.8 39,577,821 75,946,426
Proposals 344 245 40.4 32,126,607 29,124,944
Centre-du-Québec 904 1,011 -10.6 44,610,440 71,892,032
Bankruptcies 665 787 -15.5 23,902,790 52,805,213
Proposals 239 225 6.2 20,707,650 19,086,818
Montérégie 7,005 6,592 6.3 515,310,703 777,074,034
Bankruptcies 4,606 4,619 -0.3 202,226,768 477,019,476
Proposals 2,399 1,973 21.6 313,083,935 300,054,558
Montréal 8,522 9,137 -6.7 277,953,842 738,046,101
Bankruptcies 6,013 6,680 -10.0 103,428,052 514,032,429
Proposals 2,509 2,457 2.1 174,525,790 224,013,671
Laval 2,029 1,920 5.7 156,768,053 259,551,724
Bankruptcies 1,279 1,339 -4.5 54,209,773 144,934,389
Proposals 750 581 29.1 102,558,280 114,617,336
Lanaudière 2,913 2,698 8.0 273,912,129 308,241,318
Bankruptcies 1,741 1,726 0.9 102,026,469 156,802,672
Proposals 1,172 973 20.5 171,885,660 151,438,646
Laurentides 3,679 3,615 1.8 338,827,351 435,871,092
Bankruptcies 2,252 2,449 -8.0 124,033,164 230,815,957
Proposals 1,427 1,166 22.4 214,794,187 205,055,134
Outaouais 2,229 2,117 5.3 161,445,878 197,420,349
Bankruptcies 1,433 1,465 -2.2 66,421,704 113,784,347
Proposals 796 651 22.3 95,024,174 83,636,002
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 456 486 -6.2 21,485,380 31,264,107
Bankruptcies 322 356 -9.6 10,313,834 21,133,269
Proposals 134 131 2.3 11,171,546 10,130,838
Mauricie 1,148 1,113 3.1 54,894,706 85,726,275
Bankruptcies 903 900 0.3 32,258,608 63,236,401
Proposals 245 212 15.6 22,636,098 22,489,874
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 920 1,006 -8.5 52,745,575 65,895,105
Bankruptcies 636 739 -13.9 25,727,771 40,300,568
Proposals 284 266 6.8 27,017,804 25,594,536
Côte-Nord 235 209 12.4 10,305,651 15,289,082
Bankruptcies 176 170 3.5 5,192,444 10,459,062
Proposals 60 38 57.9 5,113,208 4,830,019
Nord-du-Québec 50 41 22.0 2,882,163 3,630,332
Bankruptcies 37 34 8.8 2,263,101 2,938,773
Proposals 13 7 85.7 619,061 691,559
Ontario 47,381 50,460 -6.1 4,283,005,172 5,547,481,676
Bankruptcies 23,236 25,529 -9.0 1,246,444,072 2,501,918,894
Proposals 24,145 24,931 -3.2 3,036,561,100 3,045,562,782
Ottawa 3,830 3,977 -3.7 313,972,235 440,699,458
Bankruptcies 2,281 2,510 -9.1 119,636,951 249,312,686
Proposals 1,549 1,467 5.6 194,335,283 191,386,772
Kingston – Pembroke 1,724 1,811 -4.8 162,526,442 192,582,500
Bankruptcies 1,072 1,193 -10.1 70,669,971 108,102,749
Proposals 652 618 5.5 91,856,471 84,479,751
Muskoka – Kawarthas 1,547 1,415 9.3 166,992,932 198,572,904
Bankruptcies 806 781 3.2 53,647,155 95,716,950
Proposals 741 634 16.9 113,345,777 102,855,954
Toronto 20,025 21,748 -7.9 1,649,616,037 2,375,910,472
Bankruptcies 7,950 8,830 -10.0 315,659,885 890,282,761
Proposals 12,076 12,918 -6.5 1,333,956,151 1,485,627,711
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 4,810 5,031 -4.4 531,281,107 605,491,461
Bankruptcies 2,420 2,556 -5.3 150,246,421 275,923,163
Proposals 2,390 2,475 -3.4 381,034,686 329,568,298
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 5,912 6,139 -3.7 597,972,091 701,952,109
Bankruptcies 2,881 3,038 -5.2 176,679,532 303,260,868
Proposals 3,031 3,101 -2.3 421,292,560 398,691,241
London 3,079 3,427 -10.2 301,093,661 341,863,046
Bankruptcies 1,767 2,060 -14.2 117,736,768 178,147,820
Proposals 1,312 1,367 -4.0 183,356,892 163,715,225
Windsor – Sarnia 2,671 2,948 -9.4 246,675,111 293,263,830
Bankruptcies 1,692 1,882 -10.1 113,771,868 169,596,119
Proposals 979 1,065 -8.1 132,903,243 123,667,711
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 859 906 -5.2 89,310,244 116,925,446
Bankruptcies 559 587 -4.8 43,322,678 75,140,260
Proposals 300 319 -6.0 45,987,566 41,785,186
Northeast 2,326 2,454 -5.2 180,884,366 219,065,217
Bankruptcies 1,391 1,633 -14.8 65,156,028 116,114,879
Proposals 935 821 13.9 115,728,338 102,950,338
Northwest 597 605 -1.3 42,680,947 61,155,234
Bankruptcies 417 459 -9.2 19,916,815 40,320,640
Proposals 180 146 23.3 22,764,132 20,834,594
Manitoba 1,877 2,155 -12.9 141,768,294 202,264,103
Bankruptcies 1,276 1,514 -15.7 75,352,297 133,668,438
Proposals 601 641 -6.2 66,415,997 68,595,665
Southeast 129 132 -2.3 18,692,982 22,615,599
Bankruptcies 91 112 -18.8 11,255,968 15,918,749
Proposals 38 20 90.0 7,437,014 6,696,850
South Central 69 88 -21.6 6,032,649 10,267,560
Bankruptcies 55 64 -14.1 4,765,212 8,696,774
Proposals 14 24 -41.7 1,267,437 1,570,786
Southwest 191 258 -26.0 12,975,093 17,097,201
Bankruptcies 121 155 -21.9 5,570,511 10,794,911
Proposals 69 102 -32.4 7,404,582 6,302,290
North Central 48 56 -14.3 3,124,084 4,277,637
Bankruptcies 32 40 -20.0 1,485,717 2,414,644
Proposals 16 16 0.0 1,638,366 1,862,992
Winnipeg 1,214 1,358 -10.6 78,300,436 119,906,010
Bankruptcies 829 966 -14.2 38,378,640 75,621,627
Proposals 385 392 -1.8 39,921,797 44,284,384
Interlake 97 108 -10.2 13,788,775 16,605,151
Bankruptcies 68 82 -17.1 9,696,579 12,995,877
Proposals 28 26 7.7 4,092,196 3,609,275
Parklands 55 78 -29.5 4,485,945 4,506,664
Bankruptcies 30 43 -30.2 1,556,209 2,195,867
Proposals 25 34 -26.5 2,929,736 2,310,797
North 75 78 -3.8 4,368,330 6,988,281
Bankruptcies 49 50 -2.0 2,643,461 5,029,990
Proposals 26 27 -3.7 1,724,869 1,958,291
Saskatchewan 1,731 2,055 -15.8 202,636,190 218,454,449
Bankruptcies 1,001 1,272 -21.3 76,513,283 108,350,205
Proposals 730 783 -6.8 126,122,907 110,104,244
Regina – Moose Mountain 442 562 -21.4 43,536,088 48,270,696
Bankruptcies 212 283 -25.1 13,353,955 20,170,415
Proposals 230 279 -17.6 30,182,134 28,100,280
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 180 194 -7.2 18,151,211 20,128,525
Bankruptcies 114 130 -12.3 7,411,281 9,680,004
Proposals 66 64 3.1 10,739,930 10,448,521
Saskatoon – Biggar 579 655 -11.6 76,925,112 83,797,496
Bankruptcies 354 427 -17.1 31,190,509 43,205,887
Proposals 226 228 -0.9 45,734,603 40,591,609
Yorkton – Melville 130 176 -26.1 12,675,616 14,768,948
Bankruptcies 78 128 -39.1 5,310,173 8,733,216
Proposals 51 48 6.3 7,365,443 6,035,732
Prince Albert 359 425 -15.5 47,998,959 48,676,054
Bankruptcies 216 275 -21.5 18,239,074 25,134,696
Proposals 143 150 -4.7 29,759,886 23,541,358
Northern 41 43 -4.7 3,349,204 2,812,731
Bankruptcies 26 29 -10.3 1,008,291 1,425,987
Proposals 15 14 7.1 2,340,912 1,386,744
Alberta 9,202 10,040 -8.3 1,319,097,468 1,911,321,817
Bankruptcies 5,759 7,029 -18.1 686,408,769 1,237,891,825
Proposals 3,443 3,011 14.3 632,688,699 673,429,992
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 765 913 -16.2 91,913,916 110,187,673
Bankruptcies 499 656 -23.9 47,365,823 66,681,855
Proposals 266 256 3.9 44,548,093 43,505,818
Camrose – Drumheller 415 421 -1.4 66,065,943 80,592,633
Bankruptcies 284 304 -6.6 40,442,432 56,602,172
Proposals 131 117 12.0 25,623,511 23,990,461
Calgary 3,675 3,754 -2.1 571,756,373 815,198,662
Bankruptcies 2,421 2,769 -12.6 325,471,587 555,902,145
Proposals 1,253 985 27.2 246,284,785 259,296,518
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 178 224 -20.5 23,748,754 34,998,542
Bankruptcies 117 176 -33.5 14,752,679 24,371,479
Proposals 61 48 27.1 8,996,075 10,627,063
Red Deer 479 545 -12.1 56,850,756 85,380,741
Bankruptcies 270 372 -27.4 24,547,360 41,382,347
Proposals 209 172 21.5 32,303,396 43,998,395
Edmonton 2,966 3,379 -12.2 412,759,404 545,699,161
Bankruptcies 1,694 2,187 -22.5 181,006,525 298,073,936
Proposals 1,272 1,192 6.7 231,752,879 247,625,224
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 533 620 -14.0 71,329,887 205,388,633
Bankruptcies 366 449 -18.5 42,064,236 176,756,251
Proposals 166 171 -2.9 29,265,651 28,632,383
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 191 186 2.7 24,672,435 33,875,772
Bankruptcies 107 116 -7.8 10,758,127 18,121,641
Proposals 84 69 21.7 13,914,308 15,754,131
British Columbia 11,696 11,676 0.2 1,357,117,965 1,895,675,470
Bankruptcies 7,562 8,040 -5.9 695,940,858 1,234,104,832
Proposals 4,134 3,636 13.7 661,177,107 661,570,638
Vancouver Island and Coast 2,433 2,451 -0.7 301,028,784 399,022,855
Bankruptcies 1,616 1,775 -9.0 165,862,270 268,850,763
Proposals 817 677 20.7 135,166,514 130,172,093
Lower Mainland – Southwest 6,342 6,285 0.9 671,926,590 976,107,360
Bankruptcies 3,991 4,245 -6.0 313,164,261 613,443,445
Proposals 2,351 2,040 15.2 358,762,329 362,663,915
Thompson – Okanagan 1,754 1,816 -3.4 261,079,878 350,897,683
Bankruptcies 1,120 1,191 -6.0 138,993,314 225,408,072
Proposals 634 625 1.4 122,086,563 125,489,611
Kootenay 401 353 13.6 51,434,226 65,219,274
Bankruptcies 291 244 19.3 33,417,360 49,273,434
Proposals 110 108 1.9 18,016,867 15,945,840
Cariboo 492 502 -2.0 49,955,827 68,768,116
Bankruptcies 336 376 -10.6 30,859,549 49,460,166
Proposals 156 126 23.8 19,096,278 19,307,950
North Coast 95 85 11.8 7,459,202 11,124,398
Bankruptcies 69 64 7.8 3,496,025 7,160,051
Proposals 26 21 23.8 3,963,177 3,964,348
Nechako 53 71 -25.4 4,062,490 5,252,147
Bankruptcies 38 55 -30.9 2,138,772 3,961,071
Proposals 16 17 -5.9 1,923,719 1,291,076
Northeast 125 113 10.6 10,170,967 19,283,637
Bankruptcies 101 90 12.2 8,009,306 16,547,831
Proposals 24 23 4.3 2,161,660 2,735,806
Northwest Territories 53 45 17.8 5,432,926 7,839,311
Bankruptcies 29 33 -12.1 1,206,367 3,443,698
Proposals 24 12 100.0 4,226,559 4,395,613
Yukon 37 36 2.8 2,893,378 5,384,361
Bankruptcies 23 31 -25.8 1,322,090 3,886,011
Proposals 14 5 180.0 1,571,288 1,498,350
Nunavut 3 7 -57.1 186,850 449,535
Bankruptcies 0 6 -100.0 0 0
Proposals 3 1 200.0 186,850 449,535
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