Insolvency Statistics in Canada—First Quarter of 2013

Table 4: Insolvencies by NAICS Economic Sectors, Canada
Sector Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q1 2013 Q4 2012 Q1 2012 Q4 2012 to Q1 2013 Q1 2012 to Q1 2013 03-31-2013 03-31-2012 % Change
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 30 23 28 30.4 7.1 117 122 -4.1
Bankruptcies 22 17 24 29.4 -8.3 84 89 -5.6
Proposals 8 6 4 33.3 100.0 33 33 0.0
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 5 12 2 -58.3 150.0 39 19 105.3
Bankruptcies 2 7 1 -71.4 100.0 28 13 115.4
Proposals 3 5 1 -40.0 200.0 11 6 83.3
Utilities 5 5 4 0.0 25.0 21 15 40.0
Bankruptcies 3 2 3 50.0 0.0 11 11 0.0
Proposals 2 3 1 -33.3 100.0 10 4 150.0
Construction 204 195 241 4.6 -15.4 796 795 0.1
Bankruptcies 152 139 172 9.4 -11.6 587 609 -3.6
Proposals 52 56 69 -7.1 -24.6 209 186 12.4
Manufacturing 106 110 123 -3.6 -13.8 418 547 -23.6
Bankruptcies 68 82 88 -17.1 -22.7 288 396 -27.3
Proposals 38 28 35 35.7 8.6 130 151 -13.9
Wholesale Trade 55 60 69 -8.3 -20.3 226 264 -14.4
Bankruptcies 43 41 54 4.9 -20.4 165 204 -19.1
Proposals 12 19 15 -36.8 -20.0 61 60 1.7
Retail Trade 145 125 155 16.0 -6.5 561 614 -8.6
Bankruptcies 113 97 110 16.5 2.7 438 460 -4.8
Proposals 32 28 45 14.3 -28.9 123 154 -20.1
Transportation and Warehousing 60 82 62 -26.8 -3.2 257 302 -14.9
Bankruptcies 45 71 49 -36.6 -8.2 209 243 -14.0
Proposals 15 11 13 36.4 15.4 48 59 -18.6
Information and Cultural Industries 11 18 13 -38.9 -15.4 60 71 -15.5
Bankruptcies 10 16 13 -37.5 -23.1 50 52 -3.8
Proposals 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 10 19 -47.4
Finance and Insurance 23 18 22 27.8 4.5 73 102 -28.4
Bankruptcies 19 16 17 18.8 11.8 61 74 -17.6
Proposals 4 2 5 100.0 -20.0 12 28 -57.1
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 35 29 37 20.7 -5.4 112 129 -13.2
Bankruptcies 28 21 26 33.3 7.7 79 97 -18.6
Proposals 7 8 11 -12.5 -36.4 33 32 3.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 78 68 83 14.7 -6.0 268 298 -10.1
Bankruptcies 62 52 60 19.2 3.3 199 209 -4.8
Proposals 16 16 23 0.0 -30.4 69 89 -22.5
Management of Companies and Enterprises 12 18 17 -33.3 -29.4 60 60 0.0
Bankruptcies 10 11 12 -9.1 -16.7 49 48 2.1
Proposals 2 7 5 -71.4 -60.0 11 12 -8.3
Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services 50 46 57 8.7 -12.3 195 224 -12.9
Bankruptcies 38 34 39 11.8 -2.6 145 167 -13.2
Proposals 12 12 18 0.0 -33.3 50 57 -12.3
Educational Services 8 7 10 14.3 -20.0 29 34 -14.7
Bankruptcies 5 6 8 -16.7 -37.5 23 25 -8.0
Proposals 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 6 9 -33.3
Health Care and Social Assistance 12 8 12 50.0 0.0 53 73 -27.4
Bankruptcies 8 7 11 14.3 -27.3 41 51 -19.6
Proposals 4 1 1 300.0 300.0 12 22 -45.5
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 21 25 21 -16.0 0.0 77 92 -16.3
Bankruptcies 18 19 18 -5.3 0.0 62 79 -21.5
Proposals 3 6 3 -50.0 0.0 15 13 15.4
Accommodation and Food Services 169 122 167 38.5 1.2 626 653 -4.1
Bankruptcies 117 87 119 34.5 -1.7 438 495 -11.5
Proposals 52 35 48 48.6 8.3 188 158 19.0
Other Services (except Public Administration) 56 73 67 -23.3 -16.4 257 280 -8.2
Bankruptcies 43 51 57 -15.7 -24.6 202 228 -11.4
Proposals 13 22 10 -40.9 30.0 55 52 5.8
Public Administration 0 0 2 -- -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Bankruptcies 0 0 2 -- -100.0 0 5 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Total 1,085 1,044 1,192 3.9 -9.0 4,246 4,701 -9.7
Bankruptcies 806 776 883 3.9 -8.7 3,159 3,556 -11.2
Proposals 279 268 309 4.1 -9.7 1,087 1,145 -5.1
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