Insolvency Statistics in Canada—2016 (Table 5)

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Economic Region (ER)
Province, Territory or Region Volume 2016
2016 2015 % Change Assets Declared at the Time of Filing ($) Liabilities Declared at the Time of Filing ($)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2,399 1,822 31.7 259,100,406 324,566,697
Bankruptcies 1,552 1,498 3.6 115,386,300 173,100,240
Proposals 847 324 161.4 143,714,106 151,466,457
Avalon Peninsula 1,270 887 43.2 155,973,035 188,561,803
Bankruptcies 729 697 4.6 56,629,725 84,723,205
Proposals 541 190 184.7 99,343,310 103,838,598
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 168 114 47.4 12,079,480 17,395,649
Bankruptcies 126 102 23.5 6,319,432 10,818,041
Proposals 42 12 250.0 5,760,048 6,577,608
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 383 346 10.7 42,412,537 55,124,024
Bankruptcies 255 275 -7.3 22,315,040 32,601,305
Proposals 128 71 80.3 20,097,497 22,522,719
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 579 475 21.9 48,635,353 63,485,222
Bankruptcies 442 424 4.2 30,122,103 44,957,690
Proposals 137 51 168.6 18,513,250 18,527,532
Prince Edward Island 802 806 -0.5 58,732,003 88,378,315
Bankruptcies 500 519 -3.7 27,202,099 55,374,896
Proposals 302 287 5.2 31,529,904 33,003,419
Nova Scotia 5,948 5,232 13.7 471,219,650 650,606,095
Bankruptcies 4,191 3,648 14.9 268,608,827 433,757,428
Proposals 1,757 1,584 10.9 202,610,823 216,848,667
Cape Breton 1,138 837 36.0 83,148,515 105,097,352
Bankruptcies 704 451 56.1 38,128,805 62,861,910
Proposals 434 386 12.4 45,019,710 42,235,442
North Shore 1,086 956 13.6 78,673,504 116,753,338
Bankruptcies 757 668 13.3 43,330,919 75,783,649
Proposals 329 287 14.6 35,342,585 40,969,689
Annapolis Valley 870 766 13.6 81,076,199 102,397,660
Bankruptcies 701 598 17.2 57,565,472 79,345,941
Proposals 169 168 0.6 23,510,727 23,051,719
Southern 639 579 10.4 40,769,474 70,866,794
Bankruptcies 441 434 1.6 22,630,208 41,758,186
Proposals 198 145 36.6 18,139,266 29,108,608
Halifax 2,216 2,097 5.7 187,551,957 255,490,951
Bankruptcies 1,590 1,498 6.1 106,953,422 174,007,742
Proposals 626 598 4.7 80,598,535 81,483,209
New Brunswick 4,442 4,331 2.6 364,168,627 526,583,949
Bankruptcies 2,904 2,814 3.2 179,242,810 325,472,403
Proposals 1,538 1,517 1.4 184,925,817 201,111,546
Campbellton – Miramichi 899 870 3.3 61,208,537 100,586,602
Bankruptcies 611 600 1.8 30,447,696 62,861,906
Proposals 288 271 6.3 30,760,841 37,724,696
Moncton – Richibucto 1,415 1,290 9.7 123,901,135 171,782,978
Bankruptcies 901 840 7.3 60,146,446 102,948,698
Proposals 514 450 14.2 63,754,689 68,834,280
Saint John – St. Stephen 1,055 1,040 1.4 99,388,819 131,217,054
Bankruptcies 653 638 2.4 44,442,868 76,419,528
Proposals 402 403 -0.2 54,945,951 54,797,526
Fredericton – Oromocto 697 734 -5.0 52,857,508 79,294,341
Bankruptcies 483 463 4.3 29,215,441 52,886,189
Proposals 214 272 -21.3 23,642,067 26,408,152
Edmundston – Woodstock 376 394 -4.6 26,812,629 43,702,974
Bankruptcies 256 273 -6.2 14,990,360 30,356,083
Proposals 120 122 -1.6 11,822,269 13,346,891
Quebec 43,009 43,705 -1.6 3,312,605,608 4,252,499,635
Bankruptcies 24,241 24,539 -1.2 1,111,073,274 2,092,737,758
Proposals 18,768 19,166 -2.1 2,201,532,334 2,159,761,877
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 521 506 3.0 34,656,414 41,700,804
Bankruptcies 273 285 -4.2 12,371,578 20,633,745
Proposals 248 222 11.7 22,284,836 21,067,059
Bas-Saint-Laurent 912 901 1.2 60,980,367 75,139,549
Bankruptcies 546 523 4.4 26,769,947 41,560,457
Proposals 366 378 -3.2 34,210,420 33,579,092
Capitale-Nationale 3,243 3,208 1.1 231,751,402 291,334,492
Bankruptcies 1,950 1,959 -0.5 72,026,399 137,514,110
Proposals 1,293 1,249 3.5 159,725,003 153,820,382
Chaudière – Appalaches 1,621 1,633 -0.7 125,214,805 158,082,850
Bankruptcies 997 934 6.7 58,812,971 83,832,667
Proposals 624 700 -10.9 66,401,834 74,250,183
Estrie 1,542 1,543 -0.1 117,912,109 168,217,045
Bankruptcies 1,014 997 1.7 48,197,876 85,492,748
Proposals 528 545 -3.1 69,714,233 82,724,297
Centre-du-Québec 1,113 1,166 -4.5 64,319,293 84,039,959
Bankruptcies 674 639 5.5 24,590,509 43,313,728
Proposals 439 526 -16.5 39,728,784 40,726,231
Montérégie 8,198 8,402 -2.4 689,485,401 817,313,124
Bankruptcies 4,365 4,486 -2.7 211,914,436 369,196,756
Proposals 3,833 3,915 -2.1 477,570,965 448,116,368
Montréal 8,992 9,196 -2.2 378,066,177 740,045,330
Bankruptcies 5,176 5,387 -3.9 110,758,417 374,136,795
Proposals 3,816 3,809 0.2 267,307,760 365,908,535
Laval 2,215 2,289 -3.2 192,252,934 252,607,617
Bankruptcies 1,129 1,187 -4.9 43,151,014 114,306,729
Proposals 1,086 1,102 -1.5 149,101,920 138,300,888
Lanaudière 3,400 3,595 -5.4 343,421,090 402,357,028
Bankruptcies 1,751 1,756 -0.3 109,571,312 194,289,150
Proposals 1,649 1,840 -10.4 233,849,778 208,067,878
Laurentides 4,190 4,490 -6.7 426,744,097 515,948,454
Bankruptcies 2,215 2,369 -6.5 145,311,482 271,336,154
Proposals 1,975 2,121 -6.9 281,432,615 244,612,300
Outaouais 2,736 2,677 2.2 292,749,943 314,333,120
Bankruptcies 1,485 1,486 -0.1 96,574,642 143,414,082
Proposals 1,251 1,191 5.0 196,175,301 170,919,038
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 750 791 -5.2 65,819,465 65,175,506
Bankruptcies 436 447 -2.5 23,371,918 28,895,223
Proposals 314 343 -8.5 42,447,547 36,280,283
Mauricie 1,545 1,528 1.1 103,779,489 128,343,663
Bankruptcies 1,024 1,013 1.1 48,682,776 76,507,369
Proposals 521 516 1.0 55,096,713 51,836,294
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 1,499 1,373 9.2 135,785,248 143,137,764
Bankruptcies 898 816 10.0 58,470,503 77,999,778
Proposals 601 557 7.9 77,314,745 65,137,986
Côte-Nord 481 348 38.2 45,825,813 49,352,130
Bankruptcies 279 221 26.2 18,485,508 26,818,841
Proposals 202 127 59.1 27,340,305 22,533,289
Nord-du-Québec 53 59 -10.2 3,841,558 5,371,198
Bankruptcies 32 35 -8.6 2,011,986 3,489,425
Proposals 21 26 -19.2 1,829,572 1,881,773
Ontario 39,611 39,935 -0.8 2,746,897,542 4,116,605,163
Bankruptcies 16,904 17,958 -5.9 677,386,320 1,776,089,697
Proposals 22,707 21,977 3.3 2,069,511,222 2,340,515,466
Ottawa 3,908 3,768 3.7 355,582,904 475,671,386
Bankruptcies 2,053 2,097 -2.1 131,920,157 240,194,835
Proposals 1,855 1,671 11.0 223,662,747 235,476,551
Kingston – Pembroke 1,679 1,683 -0.2 146,766,164 176,587,079
Bankruptcies 813 875 -7.1 40,333,150 79,202,969
Proposals 866 808 7.2 106,433,014 97,384,110
Muskoka – Kawarthas 1,202 1,203 -0.1 103,112,563 120,713,080
Bankruptcies 515 570 -9.6 24,907,240 52,444,351
Proposals 687 634 8.4 78,205,323 68,268,729
Toronto 15,691 16,015 -2.0 858,793,891 1,606,238,599
Bankruptcies 5,694 6,176 -7.8 128,405,032 601,037,039
Proposals 9,997 9,838 1.6 730,388,859 1,005,201,560
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 3,836 4,039 -5.0 266,219,174 397,371,833
Bankruptcies 1,690 1,825 -7.4 55,111,642 188,006,633
Proposals 2,146 2,214 -3.1 211,107,532 209,365,200
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 4,482 4,409 1.7 289,805,998 403,766,404
Bankruptcies 1,872 1,920 -2.5 63,974,045 168,674,968
Proposals 2,610 2,489 4.9 225,831,953 235,091,436
London 2,647 2,660 -0.5 211,076,255 258,473,432
Bankruptcies 1,163 1,210 -3.9 54,654,329 99,816,277
Proposals 1,484 1,450 2.3 156,421,926 158,657,155
Windsor – Sarnia 2,081 2,290 -9.1 148,027,841 216,609,203
Bankruptcies 1,009 1,121 -10.0 48,867,666 107,701,769
Proposals 1,072 1,170 -8.4 99,160,175 108,907,434
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 689 711 -3.1 55,662,843 71,940,098
Bankruptcies 380 381 -0.3 18,877,510 38,164,465
Proposals 309 329 -6.1 36,785,333 33,775,633
Northeast 2,840 2,598 9.3 263,100,924 328,542,195
Bankruptcies 1,385 1,424 -2.7 92,483,579 167,812,630
Proposals 1,455 1,173 24.0 170,617,345 160,729,565
Northwest 557 559 -0.4 48,748,985 60,691,854
Bankruptcies 331 358 -7.5 17,851,970 33,033,761
Proposals 226 201 12.4 30,897,015 27,658,093
Manitoba 2,607 2,098 24.3 251,126,364 768,366,717
Bankruptcies 1,448 1,264 14.6 96,596,340 613,873,648
Proposals 1,159 834 39.0 154,530,024 154,493,069
Southeast 176 162 8.6 26,781,747 30,703,589
Bankruptcies 96 120 -20.0 12,890,565 16,511,648
Proposals 80 41 95.1 13,891,182 14,191,941
South Central 94 59 59.3 7,908,795 9,955,691
Bankruptcies 68 43 58.1 5,273,865 7,239,197
Proposals 26 17 52.9 2,634,930 2,716,494
Southwest 309 282 9.6 31,411,007 33,551,508
Bankruptcies 140 132 6.1 12,998,389 16,870,213
Proposals 169 152 11.2 18,412,618 16,681,295
North Central 90 61 47.5 11,369,136 12,549,632
Bankruptcies 48 42 14.3 4,449,131 5,845,802
Proposals 42 19 121.1 6,920,005 6,703,830
Winnipeg 1,642 1,278 28.5 142,286,797 643,364,310
Bankruptcies 924 779 18.6 49,143,369 547,142,889
Proposals 718 501 43.3 93,143,428 96,221,421
Interlake 140 101 38.6 18,742,313 23,878,188
Bankruptcies 81 67 20.9 7,148,150 12,286,443
Proposals 59 33 78.8 11,594,163 11,591,745
Parklands 78 91 -14.3 6,601,864 6,334,488
Bankruptcies 43 47 -8.5 1,832,042 3,309,912
Proposals 35 44 -20.5 4,769,822 3,024,576
North 77 60 28.3 6,024,707 8,029,308
Bankruptcies 48 34 41.2 2,860,829 4,667,541
Proposals 29 28 3.6 3,163,878 3,361,767
Saskatchewan 2,960 2,198 34.7 476,094,740 496,082,845
Bankruptcies 1,421 1,155 23.0 164,397,732 219,857,462
Proposals 1,539 1,043 47.6 311,697,008 276,225,383
Regina – Moose Mountain 991 676 46.6 172,284,668 175,256,031
Bankruptcies 366 298 22.8 44,123,504 60,961,215
Proposals 625 379 64.9 128,161,164 114,294,816
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 235 194 21.1 32,093,658 31,690,810
Bankruptcies 130 120 8.3 15,070,563 16,158,707
Proposals 105 74 41.9 17,023,095 15,532,103
Saskatoon – Biggar 923 694 33.0 148,022,044 158,586,947
Bankruptcies 471 335 40.6 49,818,291 69,455,264
Proposals 452 360 25.6 98,203,753 89,131,683
Yorkton – Melville 186 142 31.0 28,365,170 28,638,058
Bankruptcies 95 92 3.3 10,916,224 13,228,455
Proposals 91 49 85.7 17,448,946 15,409,603
Prince Albert 593 459 29.2 91,259,665 98,104,992
Bankruptcies 343 292 17.5 43,741,697 58,381,828
Proposals 250 167 49.7 47,517,968 39,723,164
Northern 32 33 -3.0 4,069,535 3,806,008
Bankruptcies 15 18 -16.7 727,453 1,671,994
Proposals 17 15 13.3 3,342,082 2,134,014
Alberta 13,170 9,810 34.3 2,046,075,594 2,564,679,113
Bankruptcies 5,427 4,280 26.8 685,973,924 1,215,433,748
Proposals 7,743 5,530 40.0 1,360,101,670 1,349,245,365
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 1,164 961 21.1 157,301,838 167,587,994
Bankruptcies 475 410 15.9 49,114,945 67,109,931
Proposals 689 550 25.3 108,186,893 100,478,063
Camrose – Drumheller 607 450 34.9 109,295,223 127,448,147
Bankruptcies 311 230 35.2 42,203,893 68,082,852
Proposals 296 220 34.5 67,091,330 59,365,295
Calgary 4,746 3,695 28.4 763,143,384 983,890,037
Bankruptcies 1,687 1,481 13.9 209,974,626 441,596,250
Proposals 3,059 2,214 38.2 553,168,758 542,293,787
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 283 213 32.9 41,277,066 46,169,494
Bankruptcies 120 88 36.4 11,806,679 18,271,266
Proposals 163 126 29.4 29,470,387 27,898,228
Red Deer 1,058 758 39.6 164,177,218 200,405,935
Bankruptcies 414 287 44.3 60,120,490 84,593,519
Proposals 644 471 36.7 104,056,728 115,812,416
Edmonton 4,093 2,913 40.5 587,769,844 742,931,539
Bankruptcies 1,814 1,323 37.1 213,736,378 368,551,240
Proposals 2,279 1,590 43.3 374,033,466 374,380,299
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 882 553 59.5 146,137,841 193,227,720
Bankruptcies 436 323 35.0 63,442,915 108,147,102
Proposals 446 230 93.9 82,694,926 85,080,618
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 335 269 24.5 76,973,180 103,018,247
Bankruptcies 169 140 20.7 35,573,997 59,081,588
Proposals 166 128 29.7 41,399,183 43,936,659
British Columbia 10,806 11,580 -6.7 815,212,107 1,260,070,996
Bankruptcies 4,719 5,683 -17.0 251,509,901 622,868,115
Proposals 6,087 5,897 3.2 563,702,206 637,202,881
Vancouver Island and Coast 2,405 2,554 -5.8 215,541,873 284,349,291
Bankruptcies 1,145 1,442 -20.6 61,725,045 131,142,007
Proposals 1,260 1,112 13.3 153,816,828 153,207,284
Lower Mainland – Southwest 5,737 6,409 -10.5 322,567,879 575,632,949
Bankruptcies 2,244 2,877 -22.0 72,154,995 266,580,723
Proposals 3,493 3,532 -1.1 250,412,884 309,052,226
Thompson – Okanagan 1,452 1,506 -3.6 143,507,912 220,388,846
Bankruptcies 695 769 -9.6 55,810,538 121,797,805
Proposals 757 738 2.6 87,697,374 98,591,041
Kootenay 331 374 -11.5 35,613,315 48,041,957
Bankruptcies 188 222 -15.3 16,426,398 26,804,627
Proposals 143 152 -5.9 19,186,917 21,237,330
Cariboo 539 512 5.3 54,043,610 68,091,406
Bankruptcies 283 265 6.8 24,559,121 38,306,345
Proposals 256 247 3.6 29,484,489 29,785,061
North Coast 67 58 15.5 4,349,401 6,392,033
Bankruptcies 38 35 8.6 1,510,758 3,502,819
Proposals 29 25 16.0 2,838,643 2,889,214
Nechako 68 51 33.3 7,073,396 8,094,325
Bankruptcies 34 34 0.0 3,324,534 4,468,741
Proposals 34 18 88.9 3,748,862 3,625,584
Northeast 205 112 83.0 32,514,720 49,080,193
Bankruptcies 91 39 133.3 15,998,511 30,265,049
Proposals 114 73 56.2 16,516,209 18,815,144
Northwest Territories 60 52 15.4 7,189,558 10,401,834
Bankruptcies 35 28 25.0 2,620,912 5,850,190
Proposals 25 24 4.2 4,568,646 4,551,644
Yukon 55 35 57.1 4,002,850 6,070,663
Bankruptcies 27 18 50.0 1,476,934 2,685,597
Proposals 28 17 64.7 2,525,916 3,385,066
Nunavut 9 5 80.0 398,293 494,399
Bankruptcies 3 2 50.0 205,451 394,900
Proposals 6 3 100.0 192,842 99,499
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