Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Second Quarter of 2017

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Economic Region (ER)
Province or Region Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q2 2016 Q1 2017 to Q2 2017 Q2 2016 to Q2 2017 06-30-2017 06-30-2016 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 646 593 694 8.9 -6.9 2,401 2,161 11.1
Bankruptcies 373 335 454 11.3 -17.8 1,442 1,563 -7.7
Proposals 273 258 240 5.8 13.8 959 598 60.4
Avalon Peninsula 357 330 346 8.2 3.2 1,302 1,104 17.9
Bankruptcies 208 175 183 18.9 13.7 748 701 6.7
Proposals 149 155 163 -3.9 -8.6 554 403 37.5
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 43 41 53 4.9 -18.9 171 142 20.4
Bankruptcies 28 33 40 -15.2 -30.0 123 118 4.2
Proposals 15 8 13 87.5 15.4 48 24 100.0
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 89 90 131 -1.1 -32.1 353 386 -8.5
Bankruptcies 43 53 93 -18.9 -53.8 201 289 -30.4
Proposals 46 37 38 24.3 21.1 152 97 56.7
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 157 132 165 18.9 -4.8 574 531 8.1
Bankruptcies 94 74 138 27.0 -31.9 369 456 -19.1
Proposals 63 58 27 8.6 133.3 205 75 173.3
Prince Edward Island 163 174 200 -6.3 -18.5 738 812 -9.1
Bankruptcies 111 88 121 26.1 -8.3 455 510 -10.8
Proposals 52 86 79 -39.5 -34.2 283 302 -6.3
Nova Scotia 1,553 1,370 1,646 13.4 -5.7 5,944 5,565 6.8
Bankruptcies 1,092 890 1,181 22.7 -7.5 4,077 3,929 3.8
Proposals 461 480 465 -4.0 -0.9 1,867 1,636 14.1
Cape Breton 270 242 317 11.6 -14.8 1,097 986 11.3
Bankruptcies 159 121 216 31.4 -26.4 624 601 3.8
Proposals 111 121 101 -8.3 9.9 473 385 22.9
North Shore 288 276 304 4.3 -5.3 1,141 1,015 12.4
Bankruptcies 220 187 204 17.6 7.8 807 706 14.3
Proposals 68 89 100 -23.6 -32.0 334 309 8.1
Annapolis Valley 199 172 253 15.7 -21.3 790 847 -6.7
Bankruptcies 158 143 199 10.5 -20.6 651 657 -0.9
Proposals 41 29 54 41.4 -24.1 139 190 -26.8
Southern 208 181 174 14.9 19.5 727 564 28.9
Bankruptcies 142 122 121 16.4 17.4 493 417 18.2
Proposals 66 59 53 11.9 24.5 234 147 59.2
Halifax 589 498 600 18.3 -1.8 2,189 2,155 1.6
Bankruptcies 414 316 442 31.0 -6.3 1,503 1,551 -3.1
Proposals 175 182 158 -3.8 10.8 686 604 13.6
New Brunswick 1,174 983 1,237 19.4 -5.1 4,406 4,382 0.5
Bankruptcies 706 554 837 27.4 -15.7 2,694 2,892 -6.8
Proposals 468 429 400 9.1 17.0 1,712 1,490 14.9
Campbellton – Miramichi 227 167 250 35.9 -9.2 876 864 1.4
Bankruptcies 131 82 166 59.8 -21.1 540 592 -8.8
Proposals 96 85 84 12.9 14.3 336 272 23.5
Moncton – Richibucto 362 317 396 14.2 -8.6 1,395 1,361 2.5
Bankruptcies 218 174 264 25.3 -17.4 839 878 -4.4
Proposals 144 143 132 0.7 9.1 556 483 15.1
Saint John – St. Stephen 277 234 312 18.4 -11.2 1,021 1,056 -3.3
Bankruptcies 162 122 202 32.8 -19.8 589 664 -11.3
Proposals 115 112 110 2.7 4.5 432 392 10.2
Fredericton – Oromocto 198 177 179 11.9 10.6 711 729 -2.5
Bankruptcies 124 115 135 7.8 -8.1 459 493 -6.9
Proposals 74 62 44 19.4 68.2 252 236 6.8
Edmundston – Woodstock 109 89 101 22.5 7.9 403 372 8.3
Bankruptcies 71 62 71 14.5 0.0 268 265 1.1
Proposals 38 27 30 40.7 26.7 135 107 26.2
Quebec 10,877 10,592 11,678 2.7 -6.9 42,003 43,715 -3.9
Bankruptcies 6,060 5,619 6,712 7.8 -9.7 23,355 24,626 -5.2
Proposals 4,817 4,973 4,966 -3.1 -3.0 18,648 19,089 -2.3
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 125 116 134 7.8 -6.7 484 512 -5.5
Bankruptcies 64 60 78 6.7 -17.9 253 288 -12.2
Proposals 61 56 56 8.9 8.9 231 224 3.1
Bas-Saint-Laurent 220 240 248 -8.3 -11.3 898 928 -3.2
Bankruptcies 123 129 144 -4.7 -14.6 514 557 -7.7
Proposals 97 111 104 -12.6 -6.7 384 371 3.5
Capitale-Nationale 865 866 869 -0.1 -0.5 3,295 3,296 0.0
Bankruptcies 501 519 541 -3.5 -7.4 1,954 2,021 -3.3
Proposals 364 347 328 4.9 11.0 1,341 1,275 5.2
Chaudière – Appalaches 447 392 402 14.0 11.2 1,671 1,599 4.5
Bankruptcies 287 224 242 28.1 18.6 1,043 925 12.8
Proposals 160 168 160 -4.8 0.0 628 674 -6.8
Estrie 384 413 430 -7.0 -10.7 1,524 1,570 -2.9
Bankruptcies 268 272 309 -1.5 -13.3 999 1,057 -5.5
Proposals 116 141 121 -17.7 -4.1 525 513 2.3
Centre-du-Québec 319 298 266 7.0 19.9 1,193 1,073 11.2
Bankruptcies 190 152 165 25.0 15.2 688 619 11.1
Proposals 129 146 101 -11.6 27.7 505 454 11.2
Montérégie 2,064 1,949 2,177 5.9 -5.2 7,878 8,441 -6.7
Bankruptcies 1,114 957 1,146 16.4 -2.8 4,218 4,430 -4.8
Proposals 950 992 1,031 -4.2 -7.9 3,660 4,011 -8.8
Montréal 2,166 2,095 2,537 3.4 -14.6 8,571 9,116 -6.0
Bankruptcies 1,232 1,165 1,456 5.8 -15.4 4,868 5,303 -8.2
Proposals 934 930 1,081 0.4 -13.6 3,703 3,813 -2.9
Laval 596 583 628 2.2 -5.1 2,248 2,246 0.1
Bankruptcies 281 255 332 10.2 -15.4 1,062 1,161 -8.5
Proposals 315 328 296 -4.0 6.4 1,186 1,085 9.3
Lanaudière 869 831 936 4.6 -7.2 3,303 3,551 -7.0
Bankruptcies 450 386 501 16.6 -10.2 1,669 1,798 -7.2
Proposals 419 445 435 -5.8 -3.7 1,634 1,753 -6.8
Laurentides 1,107 1,054 1,194 5.0 -7.3 4,087 4,380 -6.7
Bankruptcies 571 506 648 12.8 -11.9 2,118 2,292 -7.6
Proposals 536 548 546 -2.2 -1.8 1,969 2,088 -5.7
Outaouais 717 698 733 2.7 -2.2 2,690 2,720 -1.1
Bankruptcies 390 356 421 9.6 -7.4 1,445 1,517 -4.7
Proposals 327 342 312 -4.4 4.8 1,245 1,203 3.5
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 179 193 210 -7.3 -14.8 742 742 0.0
Bankruptcies 83 95 134 -12.6 -38.1 386 437 -11.7
Proposals 96 98 76 -2.0 26.3 356 305 16.7
Mauricie 372 375 422 -0.8 -11.8 1,501 1,576 -4.8
Bankruptcies 242 258 286 -6.2 -15.4 1,004 1,048 -4.2
Proposals 130 117 136 11.1 -4.4 497 528 -5.9
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 328 356 345 -7.9 -4.9 1,418 1,455 -2.5
Bankruptcies 205 207 215 -1.0 -4.7 856 867 -1.3
Proposals 123 149 130 -17.4 -5.4 562 588 -4.4
Côte-Nord 100 121 130 -17.4 -23.1 446 450 -0.9
Bankruptcies 54 75 85 -28.0 -36.5 259 267 -3.0
Proposals 46 46 45 0.0 2.2 187 183 2.2
Nord-du-Québec 18 12 18 50.0 0.0 53 60 -11.7
Bankruptcies 6 4 10 50.0 -40.0 24 38 -36.8
Proposals 12 8 8 50.0 50.0 29 22 31.8
Ontario 10,090 9,644 10,779 4.6 -6.4 38,646 40,201 -3.9
Bankruptcies 4,218 3,771 4,762 11.9 -11.4 16,023 17,624 -9.1
Proposals 5,872 5,873 6,017 0.0 -2.4 22,623 22,577 0.2
Ottawa 1,058 988 1,108 7.1 -4.5 3,986 3,884 2.6
Bankruptcies 510 503 603 1.4 -15.4 2,004 2,113 -5.2
Proposals 548 485 505 13.0 8.5 1,982 1,771 11.9
Kingston – Pembroke 437 385 435 13.5 0.5 1,669 1,647 1.3
Bankruptcies 209 147 218 42.2 -4.1 761 835 -8.9
Proposals 228 238 217 -4.2 5.1 908 812 11.8
Muskoka – Kawarthas 272 293 334 -7.2 -18.6 1,096 1,255 -12.7
Bankruptcies 114 115 145 -0.9 -21.4 464 574 -19.2
Proposals 158 178 189 -11.2 -16.4 632 681 -7.2
Toronto 4,168 3,991 4,247 4.4 -1.9 15,624 16,058 -2.7
Bankruptcies 1,542 1,295 1,636 19.1 -5.7 5,509 6,015 -8.4
Proposals 2,626 2,696 2,611 -2.6 0.6 10,115 10,043 0.7
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 982 894 1,068 9.8 -8.1 3,686 3,959 -6.9
Bankruptcies 412 362 485 13.8 -15.1 1,551 1,777 -12.7
Proposals 570 532 583 7.1 -2.2 2,135 2,182 -2.2
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 1,015 980 1,249 3.6 -18.7 4,014 4,542 -11.6
Bankruptcies 426 377 547 13.0 -22.1 1,664 1,915 -13.1
Proposals 589 603 702 -2.3 -16.1 2,350 2,627 -10.5
London 571 619 702 -7.8 -18.7 2,464 2,686 -8.3
Bankruptcies 227 277 286 -18.1 -20.6 1,082 1,189 -9.0
Proposals 344 342 416 0.6 -17.3 1,382 1,497 -7.7
Windsor – Sarnia 515 535 573 -3.7 -10.1 2,048 2,230 -8.2
Bankruptcies 260 227 277 14.5 -6.1 983 1,074 -8.5
Proposals 255 308 296 -17.2 -13.9 1,065 1,156 -7.9
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 163 155 180 5.2 -9.4 656 703 -6.7
Bankruptcies 83 71 99 16.9 -16.2 338 385 -12.2
Proposals 80 84 81 -4.8 -1.2 318 318 0.0
Northeast 786 671 735 17.1 6.9 2,878 2,686 7.1
Bankruptcies 359 331 380 8.5 -5.5 1,369 1,403 -2.4
Proposals 427 340 355 25.6 20.3 1,509 1,283 17.6
Northwest 124 132 149 -6.1 -16.8 524 552 -5.1
Bankruptcies 76 65 87 16.9 -12.6 296 345 -14.2
Proposals 48 67 62 -28.4 -22.6 228 207 10.1
Manitoba 627 637 714 -1.6 -12.2 2,549 2,398 6.3
Bankruptcies 337 302 411 11.6 -18.0 1,355 1,345 0.7
Proposals 290 335 303 -13.4 -4.3 1,194 1,053 13.4
Southeast 54 70 58 -22.9 -6.9 201 161 24.8
Bankruptcies 35 44 30 -20.5 16.7 121 97 24.7
Proposals 19 26 28 -26.9 -32.1 80 64 25.0
South Central 20 15 20 33.3 0.0 96 65 47.7
Bankruptcies 12 9 17 33.3 -29.4 63 45 40.0
Proposals 8 6 3 33.3 166.7 33 20 65.0
Southwest 71 75 80 -5.3 -11.3 297 303 -2.0
Bankruptcies 35 34 37 2.9 -5.4 136 136 0.0
Proposals 36 41 43 -12.2 -16.3 161 167 -3.6
North Central 14 25 33 -44.0 -57.6 77 81 -4.9
Bankruptcies 8 10 16 -20.0 -50.0 43 44 -2.3
Proposals 6 15 17 -60.0 -64.7 34 37 -8.1
Winnipeg 404 396 442 2.0 -8.6 1,613 1,498 7.7
Bankruptcies 209 181 266 15.5 -21.4 841 865 -2.8
Proposals 195 215 176 -9.3 10.8 772 633 22.0
Interlake 28 29 35 -3.4 -20.0 132 117 12.8
Bankruptcies 15 14 17 7.1 -11.8 76 69 10.1
Proposals 13 15 18 -13.3 -27.8 56 48 16.7
Parklands 18 11 19 63.6 -5.3 57 101 -43.6
Bankruptcies 12 4 15 200.0 -20.0 29 53 -45.3
Proposals 6 7 4 -14.3 50.0 28 48 -41.7
North 16 15 25 6.7 -36.0 73 70 4.3
Bankruptcies 10 6 12 66.7 -16.7 45 36 25.0
Proposals 6 9 13 -33.3 -53.8 28 34 -17.6
Saskatchewan 812 734 795 10.6 2.1 3,062 2,585 18.5
Bankruptcies 387 320 399 20.9 -3.0 1,411 1,323 6.7
Proposals 425 414 396 2.7 7.3 1,651 1,262 30.8
Regina – Moose Mountain 262 260 279 0.8 -6.1 1,025 845 21.3
Bankruptcies 113 78 127 44.9 -11.0 354 350 1.1
Proposals 149 182 152 -18.1 -2.0 671 495 35.6
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 50 58 45 -13.8 11.1 232 221 5.0
Bankruptcies 30 29 25 3.4 20.0 131 136 -3.7
Proposals 20 29 20 -31.0 0.0 101 85 18.8
Saskatoon – Biggar 297 226 273 31.4 8.8 983 829 18.6
Bankruptcies 151 108 139 39.8 8.6 489 416 17.5
Proposals 146 118 134 23.7 9.0 494 413 19.6
Yorkton – Melville 48 35 46 37.1 4.3 188 151 24.5
Bankruptcies 25 18 21 38.9 19.0 96 91 5.5
Proposals 23 17 25 35.3 -8.0 92 60 53.3
Prince Albert 143 152 142 -5.9 0.7 604 508 18.9
Bankruptcies 63 86 83 -26.7 -24.1 329 309 6.5
Proposals 80 66 59 21.2 35.6 275 199 38.2
Northern 10 3 11 233.3 -9.1 28 32 -12.5
Bankruptcies 4 1 4 300.0 0.0 11 21 -47.6
Proposals 6 2 7 200.0 -14.3 17 11 54.5
Alberta 3,366 3,355 3,526 0.3 -4.5 13,168 11,843 11.2
Bankruptcies 1,302 1,321 1,455 -1.4 -10.5 5,207 5,027 3.6
Proposals 2,064 2,034 2,071 1.5 -0.3 7,961 6,816 16.8
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 236 247 295 -4.5 -20.0 1,052 1,093 -3.8
Bankruptcies 101 103 129 -1.9 -21.7 432 474 -8.9
Proposals 135 144 166 -6.3 -18.7 620 619 0.2
Camrose – Drumheller 157 139 162 12.9 -3.1 577 575 0.3
Bankruptcies 78 70 79 11.4 -1.3 288 284 1.4
Proposals 79 69 83 14.5 -4.8 289 291 -0.7
Calgary 1,287 1,291 1,336 -0.3 -3.7 4,944 4,265 15.9
Bankruptcies 433 432 466 0.2 -7.1 1,685 1,616 4.3
Proposals 854 859 870 -0.6 -1.8 3,259 2,649 23.0
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 50 74 58 -32.4 -13.8 273 238 14.7
Bankruptcies 24 38 29 -36.8 -17.2 121 106 14.2
Proposals 26 36 29 -27.8 -10.3 152 132 15.2
Red Deer 209 240 287 -12.9 -27.2 984 913 7.8
Bankruptcies 94 91 92 3.3 2.2 408 344 18.6
Proposals 115 149 195 -22.8 -41.0 576 569 1.2
Edmonton 1,158 1,047 1,067 10.6 8.5 4,193 3,629 15.5
Bankruptcies 442 441 490 0.2 -9.8 1,732 1,620 6.9
Proposals 716 606 577 18.2 24.1 2,461 2,009 22.5
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 203 221 241 -8.1 -15.8 830 789 5.2
Bankruptcies 100 107 132 -6.5 -24.2 394 413 -4.6
Proposals 103 114 109 -9.6 -5.5 436 376 16.0
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 68 95 81 -28.4 -16.0 314 341 -7.9
Bankruptcies 31 38 39 -18.4 -20.5 146 169 -13.6
Proposals 37 57 42 -35.1 -11.9 168 172 -2.3
British Columbia 2,623 2,583 2,961 1.5 -11.4 10,157 11,532 -11.9
Bankruptcies 1,159 1,110 1,284 4.4 -9.7 4,386 5,270 -16.8
Proposals 1,464 1,473 1,677 -0.6 -12.7 5,771 6,262 -7.8
Vancouver Island and Coast 525 519 675 1.2 -22.2 2,136 2,526 -15.4
Bankruptcies 239 260 316 -8.1 -24.4 989 1,339 -26.1
Proposals 286 259 359 10.4 -20.3 1,147 1,187 -3.4
Lower Mainland – Southwest 1,439 1,406 1,569 2.3 -8.3 5,454 6,283 -13.2
Bankruptcies 590 535 612 10.3 -3.6 2,144 2,550 -15.9
Proposals 849 871 957 -2.5 -11.3 3,310 3,733 -11.3
Thompson – Okanagan 365 341 397 7.0 -8.1 1,381 1,512 -8.7
Bankruptcies 171 175 177 -2.3 -3.4 672 733 -8.3
Proposals 194 166 220 16.9 -11.8 709 779 -9.0
Kootenay 72 96 108 -25.0 -33.3 305 383 -20.4
Bankruptcies 39 49 62 -20.4 -37.1 156 225 -30.7
Proposals 33 47 46 -29.8 -28.3 149 158 -5.7
Cariboo 127 127 117 0.0 8.5 518 543 -4.6
Bankruptcies 68 62 69 9.7 -1.4 258 285 -9.5
Proposals 59 65 48 -9.2 22.9 260 258 0.8
North Coast 26 23 21 13.0 23.8 85 62 37.1
Bankruptcies 16 7 13 128.6 23.1 41 42 -2.4
Proposals 10 16 8 -37.5 25.0 44 20 120.0
Nechako 11 20 22 -45.0 -50.0 66 57 15.8
Bankruptcies 9 13 13 -30.8 -30.8 38 35 8.6
Proposals 2 7 9 -71.4 -77.8 28 22 27.3
Northeast 58 52 52 11.5 11.5 213 163 30.7
Bankruptcies 27 10 22 170.0 22.7 89 61 45.9
Proposals 31 42 30 -26.2 3.3 124 102 21.6
Northwest Territories 15 11 14 36.4 7.1 62 58 6.9
Bankruptcies 9 3 9 200.0 0.0 33 32 3.1
Proposals 6 8 5 -25.0 20.0 29 26 11.5
Yukon 8 8 18 0.0 -55.6 38 51 -25.5
Bankruptcies 7 3 10 133.3 -30.0 20 27 -25.9
Proposals 1 5 8 -80.0 -87.5 18 24 -25.0
Nunavut 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 3 9 -66.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 3 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 2 6 -66.7
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