Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Fourth Quarter of 2015

Table 4: Insolvencies by NAICS Economic Sectors, Canada
Sector Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q4 2015 Q3 2015 Q4 2014 Q3 2015 to Q4 2015 Q4 2014 to Q4 2015 12-31-2015 12-31-2014 % Change
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 16 22 18 -27.3 -11.1 84 88 -4.5
Bankruptcies 13 11 13 18.2 0.0 43 60 -28.3
Proposals 3 11 5 -72.7 -40.0 41 28 46.4
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 14 9 7 55.6 100.0 44 40 10.0
Bankruptcies 11 6 4 83.3 175.0 31 20 55.0
Proposals 3 3 3 0.0 0.0 13 20 -35.0
Utilities 2 6 2 -66.7 0.0 13 13 0.0
Bankruptcies 1 4 0 -75.0 -- 10 9 11.1
Proposals 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 3 4 -25.0
Construction 194 175 171 10.9 13.5 775 719 7.8
Bankruptcies 150 133 122 12.8 23.0 572 530 7.9
Proposals 44 42 49 4.8 -10.2 203 189 7.4
Manufacturing 102 83 102 22.9 0.0 380 386 -1.6
Bankruptcies 74 63 70 17.5 5.7 267 276 -3.3
Proposals 28 20 32 40.0 -12.5 113 110 2.7
Wholesale Trade 48 45 58 6.7 -17.2 208 226 -8.0
Bankruptcies 37 34 40 8.8 -7.5 154 155 -0.6
Proposals 11 11 18 0.0 -38.9 54 71 -23.9
Retail Trade 129 120 125 7.5 3.2 502 498 0.8
Bankruptcies 96 98 94 -2.0 2.1 385 376 2.4
Proposals 33 22 31 50.0 6.5 117 122 -4.1
Transportation and Warehousing 53 43 94 23.3 -43.6 219 273 -19.8
Bankruptcies 41 31 45 32.3 -8.9 159 185 -14.1
Proposals 12 12 49 0.0 -75.5 60 88 -31.8
Information and Cultural Industries 22 12 24 83.3 -8.3 72 71 1.4
Bankruptcies 19 10 16 90.0 18.8 54 50 8.0
Proposals 3 2 8 50.0 -62.5 18 21 -14.3
Finance and Insurance 17 13 25 30.8 -32.0 74 80 -7.5
Bankruptcies 16 9 22 77.8 -27.3 55 64 -14.1
Proposals 1 4 3 -75.0 -66.7 19 16 18.8
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 45 31 34 45.2 32.4 141 134 5.2
Bankruptcies 34 27 26 25.9 30.8 114 101 12.9
Proposals 11 4 8 175.0 37.5 27 33 -18.2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 67 73 92 -8.2 -27.2 287 308 -6.8
Bankruptcies 55 51 74 7.8 -25.7 224 242 -7.4
Proposals 12 22 18 -45.5 -33.3 63 66 -4.5
Management of Companies and Enterprises 15 12 17 25.0 -11.8 57 59 -3.4
Bankruptcies 11 9 12 22.2 -8.3 40 47 -14.9
Proposals 4 3 5 33.3 -20.0 17 12 41.7
Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services 52 49 65 6.1 -20.0 196 223 -12.1
Bankruptcies 34 38 41 -10.5 -17.1 148 157 -5.7
Proposals 18 11 24 63.6 -25.0 48 66 -27.3
Educational Services 10 6 10 66.7 0.0 37 52 -28.8
Bankruptcies 7 4 9 75.0 -22.2 30 44 -31.8
Proposals 3 2 1 50.0 200.0 7 8 -12.5
Health Care and Social Assistance 14 25 41 -44.0 -65.9 75 99 -24.2
Bankruptcies 12 17 29 -29.4 -58.6 56 73 -23.3
Proposals 2 8 12 -75.0 -83.3 19 26 -26.9
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 18 13 21 38.5 -14.3 71 84 -15.5
Bankruptcies 13 9 13 44.4 0.0 52 68 -23.5
Proposals 5 4 8 25.0 -37.5 19 16 18.8
Accommodation and Food Services 163 153 182 6.5 -10.4 658 660 -0.3
Bankruptcies 132 118 150 11.9 -12.0 526 493 6.7
Proposals 31 35 32 -11.4 -3.1 132 167 -21.0
Other Services (except Public Administration) 49 44 44 11.4 11.4 210 205 2.4
Bankruptcies 38 39 34 -2.6 11.8 165 165 0.0
Proposals 11 5 10 120.0 10.0 45 40 12.5
Public Administration 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 4 1 300.0
Bankruptcies 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 4 1 300.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Total 1,031 936 1,132 10.1 -8.9 4,107 4,219 -2.7
Bankruptcies 795 713 814 11.5 -2.3 3,089 3,116 -0.9
Proposals 236 223 318 5.8 -25.8 1,018 1,103 -7.7
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