Insolvency Statistics in Canada—First Quarter of 2015

Table 7: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)
city Prov. Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q1 2015 Q4 2014 Q1 2014 Q4 2014 to Q1 2015 Q1 2014 to Q1 2015 03-31-2015 03-31-2014 % Change
St. John's N.L. 155 114 129 36.0 20.2 538 562 -4.3
Bankruptcies 132 93 117 41.9 12.8 449 498 -9.8
Proposals 23 21 12 9.5 91.7 89 64 39.1
Halifax N.S. 464 454 436 2.2 6.4 1,942 1,783 8.9
Bankruptcies 325 335 319 -3.0 1.9 1,388 1,283 8.2
Proposals 139 119 117 16.8 18.8 554 500 10.8
Moncton N.B. 204 223 181 -8.5 12.7 928 837 10.9
Bankruptcies 137 154 120 -11.0 14.2 631 573 10.1
Proposals 67 69 61 -2.9 9.8 297 264 12.5
Saint John N.B. 148 186 164 -20.4 -9.8 745 707 5.4
Bankruptcies 94 129 104 -27.1 -9.6 502 494 1.6
Proposals 54 57 60 -5.3 -10.0 243 213 14.1
Saguenay Que. 199 208 183 -4.3 8.7 734 613 19.7
Bankruptcies 100 134 117 -25.4 -14.5 446 399 11.8
Proposals 99 74 66 33.8 50.0 288 214 34.6
Québec Que. 762 671 672 13.6 13.4 2,789 2,691 3.6
Bankruptcies 453 450 433 0.7 4.6 1,768 1,870 -5.5
Proposals 309 221 239 39.8 29.3 1,021 821 24.4
Sherbrooke Que. 249 241 197 3.3 26.4 923 816 13.1
Bankruptcies 144 161 133 -10.6 8.3 610 592 3.0
Proposals 105 80 64 31.3 64.1 313 224 39.7
Trois-Rivières Que. 196 194 183 1.0 7.1 739 732 1.0
Bankruptcies 124 137 121 -9.5 2.5 488 509 -4.1
Proposals 72 57 62 26.3 16.1 251 223 12.6
Montréal Que. 5,047 4,745 4,835 6.4 4.4 19,588 19,523 0.3
Bankruptcies 2,613 2,641 2,741 -1.1 -4.7 10,927 11,787 -7.3
Proposals 2,434 2,104 2,094 15.7 16.2 8,661 7,736 12.0
Ottawa – Gatineau Ont./Que. 1,112 1,167 1,055 -4.7 5.4 4,434 4,295 3.2
Bankruptcies 551 660 586 -16.5 -6.0 2,459 2,558 -3.9
Proposals 561 507 469 10.7 19.6 1,975 1,737 13.7
Kingston Ont. 100 133 135 -24.8 -25.9 490 505 -3.0
Bankruptcies 55 70 88 -21.4 -37.5 287 321 -10.6
Proposals 45 63 47 -28.6 -4.3 203 184 10.3
Peterborough Ont. 81 104 93 -22.1 -12.9 381 384 -0.8
Bankruptcies 29 44 49 -34.1 -40.8 163 211 -22.7
Proposals 52 60 44 -13.3 18.2 218 173 26.0
Oshawa Ont. 268 274 324 -2.2 -17.3 1,148 1,382 -16.9
Bankruptcies 98 107 112 -8.4 -12.5 443 536 -17.4
Proposals 170 167 212 1.8 -19.8 705 846 -16.7
Toronto Ont. 3,553 3,586 3,809 -0.9 -6.7 14,913 16,255 -8.3
Bankruptcies 1,373 1,451 1,445 -5.4 -5.0 5,960 6,706 -11.1
Proposals 2,180 2,135 2,364 2.1 -7.8 8,953 9,549 -6.2
Hamilton Ont. 531 503 533 5.6 -0.4 2,090 2,393 -12.7
Bankruptcies 233 245 234 -4.9 -0.4 955 1,106 -13.7
Proposals 298 258 299 15.5 -0.3 1,135 1,287 -11.8
St. Catharines – Niagara Ont. 398 387 419 2.8 -5.0 1,601 1,644 -2.6
Bankruptcies 175 197 198 -11.2 -11.6 774 830 -6.7
Proposals 223 190 221 17.4 0.9 827 814 1.6
Kitchener Ont. 353 348 362 1.4 -2.5 1,507 1,492 1.0
Bankruptcies 145 178 195 -18.5 -25.6 729 784 -7.0
Proposals 208 170 167 22.4 24.6 778 708 9.9
Brantford Ont. 109 88 130 23.9 -16.2 442 518 -14.7
Bankruptcies 40 30 58 33.3 -31.0 182 246 -26.0
Proposals 69 58 72 19.0 -4.2 260 272 -4.4
Guelph Ont. 88 84 84 4.8 4.8 332 356 -6.7
Bankruptcies 41 44 43 -6.8 -4.7 166 199 -16.6
Proposals 47 40 41 17.5 14.6 166 157 5.7
London Ont. 476 493 476 -3.4 0.0 1,913 2,071 -7.6
Bankruptcies 220 252 268 -12.7 -17.9 948 1,179 -19.6
Proposals 256 241 208 6.2 23.1 965 892 8.2
Windsor Ont. 293 262 287 11.8 2.1 1,162 1,271 -8.6
Bankruptcies 135 130 150 3.8 -10.0 569 730 -22.1
Proposals 158 132 137 19.7 15.3 593 541 9.6
Barrie Ont. 210 188 203 11.7 3.4 836 905 -7.6
Bankruptcies 96 87 82 10.3 17.1 390 443 -12.0
Proposals 114 101 121 12.9 -5.8 446 462 -3.5
Greater Sudbury Ont. 193 166 192 16.3 0.5 730 787 -7.2
Bankruptcies 86 79 96 8.9 -10.4 352 436 -19.3
Proposals 107 87 96 23.0 11.5 378 351 7.7
Thunder Bay Ont. 78 75 90 4.0 -13.3 276 306 -9.8
Bankruptcies 49 50 62 -2.0 -21.0 171 213 -19.7
Proposals 29 25 28 16.0 3.6 105 93 12.9
Winnipeg Man. 281 300 229 -6.3 22.7 1,185 1,128 5.1
Bankruptcies 166 199 155 -16.6 7.1 758 762 -0.5
Proposals 115 101 74 13.9 55.4 427 366 16.7
Regina Sask. 104 115 94 -9.6 10.6 435 355 22.5
Bankruptcies 42 59 52 -28.8 -19.2 216 180 20.0
Proposals 62 56 42 10.7 47.6 219 175 25.1
Saskatoon Sask. 141 116 150 21.6 -6.0 509 505 0.8
Bankruptcies 70 59 84 18.6 -16.7 278 317 -12.3
Proposals 71 57 66 24.6 7.6 231 188 22.9
Calgary Alta. 738 665 641 11.0 15.1 2,802 2,668 5.0
Bankruptcies 301 286 282 5.2 6.7 1,197 1,394 -14.1
Proposals 437 379 359 15.3 21.7 1,605 1,274 26.0
Edmonton Alta. 589 571 600 3.2 -1.8 2,400 2,461 -2.5
Bankruptcies 294 267 305 10.1 -3.6 1,149 1,291 -11.0
Proposals 295 304 295 -3.0 0.0 1,251 1,170 6.9
Kelowna B.C. 147 137 141 7.3 4.3 599 615 -2.6
Bankruptcies 65 65 70 0.0 -7.1 305 329 -7.3
Proposals 82 72 71 13.9 15.5 294 286 2.8
Abbotsford B.C. 122 111 133 9.9 -8.3 511 539 -5.2
Bankruptcies 64 69 84 -7.2 -23.8 292 326 -10.4
Proposals 58 42 49 38.1 18.4 219 213 2.8
Vancouver B.C. 1,269 1,239 1,205 2.4 5.3 5,076 5,274 -3.8
Bankruptcies 601 586 661 2.6 -9.1 2,521 2,987 -15.6
Proposals 668 653 544 2.3 22.8 2,555 2,287 11.7
Victoria B.C. 315 242 265 30.2 18.9 1,146 1,100 4.2
Bankruptcies 146 136 154 7.4 -5.2 587 641 -8.4
Proposals 169 106 111 59.4 52.3 559 459 21.8
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