Insolvency Statistics in Canada—First Quarter of 2014

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by ER
Sector Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q1 2014 Q4 2013 Q1 2013 Q4 2013 to Q1 2014 Q1 2013 to Q1 2014 03-31-2014 03-31-2013 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 378 372 431 1.6 -12.3 1,625 1,752 -7.2
Bankruptcies 340 326 402 4.3 -15.4 1,462 1,615 -9.5
Proposals 38 46 29 -17.4 31.0 163 137 19.0
Avalon Peninsula 179 173 213 3.5 -16.0 776 786 -1.3
Bankruptcies 160 146 191 9.6 -16.2 688 704 -2.3
Proposals 19 27 22 -29.6 -13.6 88 82 7.3
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 34 20 34 70.0 0.0 119 148 -19.6
Bankruptcies 26 16 34 62.5 -23.5 102 141 -27.7
Proposals 8 4 0 100.0 -- 17 7 142.9
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 60 88 71 -31.8 -15.5 326 343 -5.0
Bankruptcies 58 77 70 -24.7 -17.1 288 327 -11.9
Proposals 2 11 1 -81.8 100.0 38 16 137.5
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 104 91 113 14.3 -8.0 404 474 -14.8
Bankruptcies 95 87 107 9.2 -11.2 383 443 -13.5
Proposals 9 4 6 125.0 50.0 21 31 -32.3
Prince Edward Island 172 164 128 4.9 34.4 661 609 8.5
Bankruptcies 116 109 100 6.4 16.0 456 460 -0.9
Proposals 56 55 28 1.8 100.0 205 149 37.6
Nova Scotia 1,121 1,117 1,017 0.4 10.2 4,764 4,215 13.0
Bankruptcies 759 819 723 -7.3 5.0 3,331 3,112 7.0
Proposals 362 298 294 21.5 23.1 1,433 1,103 29.9
Cape Breton 175 167 145 4.8 20.7 688 670 2.7
Bankruptcies 92 99 87 -7.1 5.7 409 442 -7.5
Proposals 83 68 58 22.1 43.1 279 228 22.4
North Shore 196 244 187 -19.7 4.8 909 740 22.8
Bankruptcies 116 171 121 -32.2 -4.1 592 538 10.0
Proposals 80 73 66 9.6 21.2 317 202 56.9
Annapolis Valley 160 146 149 9.6 7.4 691 612 12.9
Bankruptcies 114 119 121 -4.2 -5.8 522 507 3.0
Proposals 46 27 28 70.4 64.3 169 105 61.0
Southern 123 101 121 21.8 1.7 576 528 9.1
Bankruptcies 95 86 79 10.5 20.3 440 378 16.4
Proposals 28 15 42 86.7 -33.3 136 150 -9.3
Halifax 467 459 416 1.7 12.3 1,902 1,664 14.3
Bankruptcies 342 345 316 -0.9 8.2 1,369 1,247 9.8
Proposals 125 114 100 9.6 25.0 533 417 27.8
New Brunswick 934 988 891 -5.5 4.8 3,998 3,736 7.0
Bankruptcies 645 690 657 -6.5 -1.8 2,834 2,811 0.8
Proposals 289 298 234 -3.0 23.5 1,164 925 25.8
Campbellton – Miramichi 160 171 151 -6.4 6.0 705 637 10.7
Bankruptcies 121 111 112 9.0 8.0 508 476 6.7
Proposals 39 60 39 -35.0 0.0 197 161 22.4
Moncton – Richibucto 270 319 267 -15.4 1.1 1,214 1,129 7.5
Bankruptcies 179 219 198 -18.3 -9.6 829 848 -2.2
Proposals 91 100 69 -9.0 31.9 385 281 37.0
Saint John – St. Stephen 205 253 226 -19.0 -9.3 934 926 0.9
Bankruptcies 128 172 159 -25.6 -19.5 642 687 -6.6
Proposals 77 81 67 -4.9 14.9 292 239 22.2
Fredericton – Oromocto 193 153 161 26.1 19.9 717 661 8.5
Bankruptcies 141 119 123 18.5 14.6 522 481 8.5
Proposals 52 34 38 52.9 36.8 195 180 8.3
Edmundston – Woodstock 104 92 87 13.0 19.5 428 384 11.5
Bankruptcies 75 69 65 8.7 15.4 333 319 4.4
Proposals 29 23 22 26.1 31.8 95 65 46.2
Quebec 10,271 9,866 9,770 4.1 5.1 40,448 36,369 11.2
Bankruptcies 5,983 6,014 6,134 -0.5 -2.5 25,070 24,190 3.6
Proposals 4,288 3,852 3,636 11.3 17.9 15,378 12,179 26.3
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 100 98 127 2.0 -21.3 395 367 7.6
Bankruptcies 62 58 84 6.9 -26.2 237 251 -5.6
Proposals 38 40 43 -5.0 -11.6 158 116 36.2
Bas-Saint-Laurent 208 202 212 3.0 -1.9 802 716 12.0
Bankruptcies 118 129 148 -8.5 -20.3 500 531 -5.8
Proposals 90 73 64 23.3 40.6 302 185 63.2
Capitale-Nationale 666 684 620 -2.6 7.4 2,676 2,349 13.9
Bankruptcies 430 465 423 -7.5 1.7 1,858 1,744 6.5
Proposals 236 219 197 7.8 19.8 818 605 35.2
Chaudière – Appalaches 384 407 290 -5.7 32.4 1,606 1,148 39.9
Bankruptcies 250 265 189 -5.7 32.3 1,102 801 37.6
Proposals 134 142 101 -5.6 32.7 504 347 45.2
Estrie 328 322 374 1.9 -12.3 1,372 1,355 1.3
Bankruptcies 217 231 274 -6.1 -20.8 957 1,008 -5.1
Proposals 111 91 100 22.0 11.0 415 347 19.6
Centre-du-Québec 275 293 257 -6.1 7.0 1,208 923 30.9
Bankruptcies 159 191 166 -16.8 -4.2 761 671 13.4
Proposals 116 102 91 13.7 27.5 447 252 77.4
Montérégie 1,991 1,980 1,910 0.6 4.2 8,299 7,167 15.8
Bankruptcies 1,086 1,144 1,200 -5.1 -9.5 4,853 4,636 4.7
Proposals 905 836 710 8.3 27.5 3,446 2,531 36.2
Montréal 2,245 2,182 2,239 2.9 0.3 9,301 8,524 9.1
Bankruptcies 1,389 1,390 1,438 -0.1 -3.4 6,095 5,849 4.2
Proposals 856 792 801 8.1 6.9 3,206 2,675 19.9
Laval 559 557 534 0.4 4.7 2,092 2,049 2.1
Bankruptcies 332 322 344 3.1 -3.5 1,241 1,298 -4.4
Proposals 227 235 190 -3.4 19.5 851 751 13.3
Lanaudière 902 813 801 10.9 12.6 3,246 2,961 9.6
Bankruptcies 406 401 417 1.2 -2.6 1,660 1,716 -3.3
Proposals 496 412 384 20.4 29.2 1,586 1,245 27.4
Laurentides 1,047 988 991 6.0 5.7 3,962 3,715 6.6
Bankruptcies 538 550 547 -2.2 -1.6 2,214 2,202 0.5
Proposals 509 438 444 16.2 14.6 1,748 1,513 15.5
Outaouais 627 517 640 21.3 -2.0 2,251 2,267 -0.7
Bankruptcies 362 328 383 10.4 -5.5 1,403 1,432 -2.0
Proposals 265 189 257 40.2 3.1 848 835 1.6
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 165 154 111 7.1 48.6 567 460 23.3
Bankruptcies 103 96 72 7.3 43.1 357 323 10.5
Proposals 62 58 39 6.9 59.0 210 137 53.3
Mauricie 330 336 311 -1.8 6.1 1,268 1,160 9.3
Bankruptcies 227 234 228 -3.0 -0.4 900 893 0.8
Proposals 103 102 83 1.0 24.1 368 267 37.8
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 345 245 288 40.8 19.8 1,066 934 14.1
Bankruptcies 241 161 175 49.7 37.7 731 632 15.7
Proposals 104 84 113 23.8 -8.0 335 302 10.9
Côte-Nord 85 75 55 13.3 54.5 285 230 23.9
Bankruptcies 55 43 38 27.9 44.7 174 169 3.0
Proposals 30 32 17 -6.3 76.5 111 61 82.0
Nord-du-Québec 15 13 9 15.4 66.7 56 44 27.3
Bankruptcies 8 6 7 33.3 14.3 28 34 -17.6
Proposals 7 7 2 0.0 250.0 28 10 180.0
Ontario 10,219 10,658 10,734 -4.1 -4.8 43,619 46,146 -5.5
Bankruptcies 4,650 5,372 5,054 -13.4 -8.0 21,369 22,631 -5.6
Proposals 5,569 5,286 5,680 5.4 -2.0 22,250 23,515 -5.4
Ottawa 877 983 959 -10.8 -8.6 3,899 3,888 0.3
Bankruptcies 469 592 572 -20.8 -18.0 2,313 2,308 0.2
Proposals 408 391 387 4.3 5.4 1,586 1,580 0.4
Kingston – Pembroke 415 396 415 4.8 0.0 1,781 1,730 2.9
Bankruptcies 230 234 243 -1.7 -5.3 1,006 1,054 -4.6
Proposals 185 162 172 14.2 7.6 775 676 14.6
Muskoka – Kawarthas 341 347 335 -1.7 1.8 1,373 1,494 -8.1
Bankruptcies 173 195 158 -11.3 9.5 751 780 -3.7
Proposals 168 152 177 10.5 -5.1 622 714 -12.9
Toronto 4,283 4,460 4,430 -4.0 -3.3 18,181 19,304 -5.8
Bankruptcies 1,598 1,827 1,608 -12.5 -0.6 7,351 7,611 -3.4
Proposals 2,685 2,633 2,822 2.0 -4.9 10,830 11,693 -7.4
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 1,013 1,038 1,094 -2.4 -7.4 4,324 4,687 -7.7
Bankruptcies 487 550 542 -11.5 -10.1 2,233 2,408 -7.3
Proposals 526 488 552 7.8 -4.7 2,091 2,279 -8.2
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 1,215 1,204 1,365 0.9 -11.0 5,138 5,773 -11.0
Bankruptcies 544 595 612 -8.6 -11.1 2,460 2,769 -11.2
Proposals 671 609 753 10.2 -10.9 2,678 3,004 -10.9
London 654 694 652 -5.8 0.3 2,815 3,002 -6.2
Bankruptcies 358 422 381 -15.2 -6.0 1,605 1,728 -7.1
Proposals 296 272 271 8.8 9.2 1,210 1,274 -5.0
Windsor – Sarnia 521 625 597 -16.6 -12.7 2,415 2,577 -6.3
Bankruptcies 282 384 378 -26.6 -25.4 1,451 1,638 -11.4
Proposals 239 241 219 -0.8 9.1 964 939 2.7
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 191 212 213 -9.9 -10.3 788 857 -8.1
Bankruptcies 109 126 129 -13.5 -15.5 456 545 -16.3
Proposals 82 86 84 -4.7 -2.4 332 312 6.4
Northeast 560 579 554 -3.3 1.1 2,374 2,285 3.9
Bankruptcies 301 361 347 -16.6 -13.3 1,381 1,405 -1.7
Proposals 259 218 207 18.8 25.1 993 880 12.8
Northwest 149 121 121 23.1 23.1 531 551 -3.6
Bankruptcies 99 86 83 15.1 19.3 362 386 -6.2
Proposals 50 35 38 42.9 31.6 169 165 2.4
Manitoba 395 482 399 -18.0 -1.0 1,848 1,814 1.9
Bankruptcies 243 327 259 -25.7 -6.2 1,198 1,230 -2.6
Proposals 152 155 140 -1.9 8.6 650 584 11.3
Southeast 29 41 36 -29.3 -19.4 143 137 4.4
Bankruptcies 18 30 26 -40.0 -30.8 93 96 -3.1
Proposals 11 11 10 0.0 10.0 50 41 22.0
South Central 13 18 15 -27.8 -13.3 56 69 -18.8
Bankruptcies 10 12 12 -16.7 -16.7 36 56 -35.7
Proposals 3 6 3 -50.0 0.0 20 13 53.8
Southwest 65 53 45 22.6 44.4 242 184 31.5
Bankruptcies 31 26 22 19.2 40.9 121 112 8.0
Proposals 34 27 23 25.9 47.8 121 72 68.1
North Central 15 16 11 -6.3 36.4 69 45 53.3
Bankruptcies 7 14 8 -50.0 -12.5 46 31 48.4
Proposals 8 2 3 300.0 166.7 23 14 64.3
Winnipeg 231 287 251 -19.5 -8.0 1,119 1,165 -3.9
Bankruptcies 156 197 170 -20.8 -8.2 761 798 -4.6
Proposals 75 90 81 -16.7 -7.4 358 367 -2.5
Interlake 24 40 14 -40.0 71.4 114 89 28.1
Bankruptcies 11 30 6 -63.3 83.3 75 61 23.0
Proposals 13 10 8 30.0 62.5 39 28 39.3
Parklands 6 6 12 0.0 -50.0 46 59 -22.0
Bankruptcies 3 2 6 50.0 -50.0 24 33 -27.3
Proposals 3 4 6 -25.0 -50.0 22 26 -15.4
North 10 21 13 -52.4 -23.1 59 66 -10.6
Bankruptcies 6 17 8 -64.7 -25.0 42 42 0.0
Proposals 4 4 5 0.0 -20.0 17 24 -29.2
Saskatchewan 475 415 386 14.5 23.1 1,779 1,634 8.9
Bankruptcies 286 251 243 13.9 17.7 1,081 979 10.4
Proposals 189 164 143 15.2 32.2 698 655 6.6
Regina – Moose Mountain 143 104 98 37.5 45.9 474 420 12.9
Bankruptcies 76 44 55 72.7 38.2 233 218 6.9
Proposals 67 60 43 11.7 55.8 241 202 19.3
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 43 48 44 -10.4 -2.3 204 178 14.6
Bankruptcies 29 29 25 0.0 16.0 131 114 14.9
Proposals 14 19 19 -26.3 -26.3 73 64 14.1
Saskatoon – Biggar 177 127 127 39.4 39.4 616 539 14.3
Bankruptcies 100 80 82 25.0 22.0 379 337 12.5
Proposals 77 47 45 63.8 71.1 237 202 17.3
Yorkton – Melville 28 33 27 -15.2 3.7 125 120 4.2
Bankruptcies 17 23 19 -26.1 -10.5 82 77 6.5
Proposals 11 10 8 10.0 37.5 43 43 0.0
Prince Albert 78 94 81 -17.0 -3.7 332 343 -3.2
Bankruptcies 60 68 55 -11.8 9.1 236 209 12.9
Proposals 18 26 26 -30.8 -30.8 96 134 -28.4
Northern 5 7 8 -28.6 -37.5 26 35 -25.7
Bankruptcies 4 6 6 -33.3 -33.3 20 26 -23.1
Proposals 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0 6 9 -33.3
Alberta 2,048 1,861 2,183 10.0 -6.2 8,123 8,908 -8.8
Bankruptcies 1,003 990 1,287 1.3 -22.1 4,405 5,428 -18.8
Proposals 1,045 871 896 20.0 16.6 3,718 3,480 6.8
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 207 212 199 -2.4 4.0 764 772 -1.0
Bankruptcies 103 108 143 -4.6 -28.0 424 507 -16.4
Proposals 104 104 56 0.0 85.7 340 265 28.3
Camrose – Drumheller 95 74 81 28.4 17.3 332 379 -12.4
Bankruptcies 49 49 51 0.0 -3.9 208 249 -16.5
Proposals 46 25 30 84.0 53.3 124 130 -4.6
Calgary 731 696 846 5.0 -13.6 3,037 3,522 -13.8
Bankruptcies 325 354 508 -8.2 -36.0 1,602 2,238 -28.4
Proposals 406 342 338 18.7 20.1 1,435 1,284 11.8
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 43 40 65 7.5 -33.8 172 184 -6.5
Bankruptcies 19 24 45 -20.8 -57.8 101 120 -15.8
Proposals 24 16 20 50.0 20.0 71 64 10.9
Red Deer 140 116 141 20.7 -0.7 542 496 9.3
Bankruptcies 78 59 72 32.2 8.3 301 260 15.8
Proposals 62 57 69 8.8 -10.1 241 236 2.1
Edmonton 661 618 708 7.0 -6.6 2,697 2,903 -7.1
Bankruptcies 338 331 381 2.1 -11.3 1,423 1,634 -12.9
Proposals 323 287 327 12.5 -1.2 1,274 1,269 0.4
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 127 74 104 71.6 22.1 422 481 -12.3
Bankruptcies 75 49 67 53.1 11.9 272 330 -17.6
Proposals 52 25 37 108.0 40.5 150 151 -0.7
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 43 31 40 38.7 7.5 156 171 -8.8
Bankruptcies 15 15 21 0.0 -28.6 73 90 -18.9
Proposals 28 16 19 75.0 47.4 83 81 2.5
British Columbia 2,731 2,876 2,833 -5.0 -3.6 11,700 11,505 1.7
Bankruptcies 1,596 1,752 1,768 -8.9 -9.7 6,958 7,393 -5.9
Proposals 1,135 1,124 1,065 1.0 6.6 4,742 4,112 15.3
Vancouver Island and Coast 606 624 646 -2.9 -6.2 2,480 2,465 0.6
Bankruptcies 383 420 429 -8.8 -10.7 1,575 1,627 -3.2
Proposals 223 204 217 9.3 2.8 905 838 8.0
Lower Mainland – Southwest 1,505 1,589 1,487 -5.3 1.2 6,563 6,125 7.2
Bankruptcies 853 902 896 -5.4 -4.8 3,789 3,832 -1.1
Proposals 652 687 591 -5.1 10.3 2,774 2,293 21.0
Thompson – Okanagan 356 400 418 -11.0 -14.8 1,581 1,764 -10.4
Bankruptcies 196 248 261 -21.0 -24.9 895 1,118 -19.9
Proposals 160 152 157 5.3 1.9 686 646 6.2
Kootenay 85 92 91 -7.6 -6.6 389 393 -1.0
Bankruptcies 52 58 62 -10.3 -16.1 238 280 -15.0
Proposals 33 34 29 -2.9 13.8 151 113 33.6
Cariboo 134 125 139 7.2 -3.6 486 503 -3.4
Bankruptcies 86 89 85 -3.4 1.2 328 343 -4.4
Proposals 48 36 54 33.3 -11.1 158 160 -1.3
North Coast 11 21 15 -47.6 -26.7 51 84 -39.3
Bankruptcies 6 19 12 -68.4 -50.0 34 64 -46.9
Proposals 5 2 3 150.0 66.7 17 20 -15.0
Nechako 19 12 15 58.3 26.7 63 54 16.7
Bankruptcies 11 9 8 22.2 37.5 42 37 13.5
Proposals 8 3 7 166.7 14.3 21 17 23.5
Northeast 16 13 21 23.1 -23.8 85 115 -26.1
Bankruptcies 11 7 15 57.1 -26.7 56 91 -38.5
Proposals 5 6 6 -16.7 -16.7 29 24 20.8
Northwest Territories 14 18 9 -22.2 55.6 56 44 27.3
Bankruptcies 7 11 5 -36.4 40.0 33 24 37.5
Proposals 7 7 4 0.0 75.0 23 20 15.0
Yukon 9 11 5 -18.2 80.0 33 37 -10.8
Bankruptcies 7 8 2 -12.5 250.0 25 21 19.0
Proposals 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 8 16 -50.0
Nunavut 3 2 1 50.0 200.0 7 3 133.3
Bankruptcies 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 4 1 300.0
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 2 50.0
Date modified: