Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Third Quarter of 2016

Table 4: Insolvencies by NAICS Economic Sectors, Canada
Sector Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q3 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2015 Q2 2016 to Q3 2016 Q3 2015 to Q3 2016 09-30-2016 09-30-2015 % Change
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 13 14 22 -7.1 -40.9 69 86 -19.8
Bankruptcies 7 9 11 -22.2 -36.4 51 43 18.6
Proposals 6 5 11 20.0 -45.5 18 43 -58.1
Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction 17 13 9 30.8 88.9 54 37 45.9
Bankruptcies 7 9 6 -22.2 16.7 34 24 41.7
Proposals 10 4 3 150.0 233.3 20 13 53.8
Utilities 1 2 6 -50.0 -83.3 7 13 -46.2
Bankruptcies 1 0 4 -- -75.0 2 9 -77.8
Proposals 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 5 4 25.0
Construction 174 180 175 -3.3 -0.6 733 752 -2.5
Bankruptcies 122 130 133 -6.2 -8.3 546 544 0.4
Proposals 52 50 42 4.0 23.8 187 208 -10.1
Manufacturing 60 76 83 -21.1 -27.7 327 380 -13.9
Bankruptcies 45 57 63 -21.1 -28.6 243 263 -7.6
Proposals 15 19 20 -21.1 -25.0 84 117 -28.2
Wholesale Trade 45 43 45 4.7 0.0 178 218 -18.3
Bankruptcies 37 35 34 5.7 8.8 140 157 -10.8
Proposals 8 8 11 0.0 -27.3 38 61 -37.7
Retail Trade 86 133 120 -35.3 -28.3 493 498 -1.0
Bankruptcies 69 98 98 -29.6 -29.6 365 383 -4.7
Proposals 17 35 22 -51.4 -22.7 128 115 11.3
Transportation and Warehousing 45 73 43 -38.4 4.7 215 260 -17.3
Bankruptcies 36 55 31 -34.5 16.1 169 163 3.7
Proposals 9 18 12 -50.0 -25.0 46 97 -52.6
Information and Cultural Industries 13 8 12 62.5 8.3 69 74 -6.8
Bankruptcies 13 7 10 85.7 30.0 62 51 21.6
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 7 23 -69.6
Finance and Insurance 15 19 13 -21.1 15.4 70 82 -14.6
Bankruptcies 15 12 9 25.0 66.7 57 61 -6.6
Proposals 0 7 4 -100.0 -100.0 13 21 -38.1
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 39 48 31 -18.8 25.8 164 130 26.2
Bankruptcies 30 26 27 15.4 11.1 112 106 5.7
Proposals 9 22 4 -59.1 125.0 52 24 116.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 57 92 73 -38.0 -21.9 286 312 -8.3
Bankruptcies 41 68 51 -39.7 -19.6 221 243 -9.1
Proposals 16 24 22 -33.3 -27.3 65 69 -5.8
Management of Companies and Enterprises 17 18 12 -5.6 41.7 69 59 16.9
Bankruptcies 8 12 9 -33.3 -11.1 49 41 19.5
Proposals 9 6 3 50.0 200.0 20 18 11.1
Administrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation Services 44 46 49 -4.3 -10.2 189 209 -9.6
Bankruptcies 32 37 38 -13.5 -15.8 134 155 -13.5
Proposals 12 9 11 33.3 9.1 55 54 1.9
Educational Services 6 9 6 -33.3 0.0 34 37 -8.1
Bankruptcies 3 5 4 -40.0 -25.0 21 32 -34.4
Proposals 3 4 2 -25.0 50.0 13 5 160.0
Health Care and Social Assistance 17 18 25 -5.6 -32.0 67 102 -34.3
Bankruptcies 13 14 17 -7.1 -23.5 50 73 -31.5
Proposals 4 4 8 0.0 -50.0 17 29 -41.4
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 12 26 13 -53.8 -7.7 79 74 6.8
Bankruptcies 9 19 9 -52.6 0.0 64 52 23.1
Proposals 3 7 4 -57.1 -25.0 15 22 -31.8
Accommodation and Food Services 146 171 153 -14.6 -4.6 652 677 -3.7
Bankruptcies 117 131 118 -10.7 -0.8 505 544 -7.2
Proposals 29 40 35 -27.5 -17.1 147 133 10.5
Other Services (except Public Administration) 40 38 44 5.3 -9.1 177 205 -13.7
Bankruptcies 36 32 39 12.5 -7.7 147 161 -8.7
Proposals 4 6 5 -33.3 -20.0 30 44 -31.8
Public Administration 1 0 2 -- -50.0 4 3 33.3
Bankruptcies 1 0 2 -- -50.0 4 3 33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Total 848 1,027 936 -17.4 -9.4 3,936 4,208 -6.5
Bankruptcies 642 756 713 -15.1 -10.0 2,976 3,108 -4.2
Proposals 206 271 223 -24.0 -7.6 960 1,100 -12.7
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