Insolvency Statistics in Canada—2015 (Table 5)

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Economic Region (ER)
Province, Territory or Region Volume 2015
2015 2014 % Change Assets Declared at the Time of Filing ($) Liabilities Declared at the Time of Filing ($)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,822 1,545 17.9 156,098,820 220,801,462
Bankruptcies 1,498 1,348 11.1 102,114,221 163,025,907
Proposals 324 197 64.5 53,984,599 57,775,555
Avalon Peninsula 887 723 22.7 86,930,933 114,350,487
Bankruptcies 697 620 12.4 48,893,503 77,186,779
Proposals 190 102 86.3 38,037,430 37,163,708
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 114 109 4.6 7,484,552 11,987,130
Bankruptcies 102 97 5.2 5,314,243 9,002,616
Proposals 12 12 0.0 2,170,309 2,984,514
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 346 286 21.0 27,052,842 40,635,881
Bankruptcies 275 248 10.9 19,676,010 31,867,924
Proposals 71 38 86.8 7,376,832 8,767,957
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 475 428 11.0 34,630,492 53,827,965
Bankruptcies 424 382 11.0 28,230,464 44,968,589
Proposals 51 45 13.3 6,400,028 8,859,376
Prince Edward Island 806 721 11.8 53,314,386 87,661,924
Bankruptcies 519 502 3.4 29,262,408 56,637,083
Proposals 287 219 31.1 24,051,978 31,024,841
Nova Scotia 5,232 5,227 0.1 443,250,633 578,361,245
Bankruptcies 3,648 3,726 -2.1 244,020,410 378,551,282
Proposals 1,584 1,501 5.5 199,230,223 199,809,963
Cape Breton 837 799 4.8 68,889,984 75,991,862
Bankruptcies 451 485 -7.0 20,644,146 35,664,635
Proposals 386 314 22.9 48,245,838 40,327,227
North Shore 956 1,030 -7.2 67,837,883 96,180,423
Bankruptcies 668 718 -7.0 35,227,225 60,445,605
Proposals 287 312 -8.0 32,610,658 35,734,818
Annapolis Valley 766 744 3.0 69,111,344 87,119,468
Bankruptcies 598 591 1.2 46,340,244 64,883,478
Proposals 168 153 9.8 22,771,100 22,235,990
Southern 579 605 -4.3 44,998,848 65,591,602
Bankruptcies 434 453 -4.2 29,441,352 47,192,041
Proposals 145 152 -4.6 15,557,496 18,399,561
Halifax 2,097 2,048 2.4 192,412,574 253,477,890
Bankruptcies 1,498 1,479 1.3 112,367,443 170,365,523
Proposals 598 570 4.9 80,045,131 83,112,367
New Brunswick 4,331 4,308 0.5 364,559,367 533,871,031
Bankruptcies 2,814 3,021 -6.9 175,843,216 316,441,228
Proposals 1,517 1,287 17.9 188,716,151 217,429,803
Campbellton – Miramichi 870 762 14.2 57,695,165 96,166,425
Bankruptcies 600 576 4.2 30,347,319 58,070,318
Proposals 271 187 44.9 27,347,846 38,096,107
Moncton – Richibucto 1,290 1,357 -4.9 120,315,043 175,800,477
Bankruptcies 840 917 -8.4 60,759,112 108,969,065
Proposals 450 441 2.0 59,555,931 66,831,412
Saint John – St. Stephen 1,040 993 4.7 95,895,234 131,920,435
Bankruptcies 638 674 -5.3 41,824,350 70,669,181
Proposals 403 319 26.3 54,070,884 61,251,254
Fredericton – Oromocto 734 750 -2.1 63,327,506 85,997,698
Bankruptcies 463 519 -10.8 27,559,812 48,216,552
Proposals 272 232 17.2 35,767,694 37,781,146
Edmundston – Woodstock 394 444 -11.3 27,326,419 43,985,996
Bankruptcies 273 335 -18.5 15,352,624 30,516,111
Proposals 122 107 14.0 11,973,795 13,469,885
Quebec 43,705 41,554 5.2 3,340,368,146 4,317,805,874
Bankruptcies 24,539 24,447 0.4 1,131,601,417 2,170,055,264
Proposals 19,166 17,107 12.0 2,208,766,729 2,147,750,610
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 506 415 21.9 30,639,794 37,260,617
Bankruptcies 285 224 27.2 11,763,595 19,500,102
Proposals 222 192 15.6 18,876,199 17,760,515
Bas-Saint-Laurent 901 858 5.0 64,145,640 75,414,585
Bankruptcies 523 531 -1.5 26,265,948 40,147,493
Proposals 378 327 15.6 37,879,692 35,267,092
Capitale-Nationale 3,208 2,687 19.4 220,453,124 288,206,866
Bankruptcies 1,959 1,732 13.1 77,931,163 143,838,657
Proposals 1,249 954 30.9 142,521,961 144,368,209
Chaudière – Appalaches 1,633 1,500 8.9 126,736,499 168,001,425
Bankruptcies 934 970 -3.7 48,972,341 86,836,496
Proposals 700 530 32.1 77,764,158 81,164,929
Estrie 1,543 1,428 8.1 113,336,758 134,561,519
Bankruptcies 997 941 6.0 51,963,274 78,118,762
Proposals 545 487 11.9 61,373,484 56,442,757
Centre-du-Québec 1,166 1,124 3.7 76,201,461 99,327,997
Bankruptcies 639 633 0.9 29,251,449 49,393,186
Proposals 526 491 7.1 46,950,012 49,934,811
Montérégie 8,402 8,224 2.2 747,532,420 879,721,609
Bankruptcies 4,486 4,521 -0.8 241,585,095 412,992,494
Proposals 3,915 3,703 5.7 505,947,325 466,729,115
Montréal 9,196 9,064 1.5 388,415,844 763,562,157
Bankruptcies 5,387 5,652 -4.7 113,961,810 411,734,018
Proposals 3,809 3,412 11.6 274,454,034 351,828,139
Laval 2,289 2,205 3.8 198,159,653 286,307,268
Bankruptcies 1,187 1,232 -3.7 53,007,981 137,038,834
Proposals 1,102 972 13.4 145,151,672 149,268,434
Lanaudière 3,595 3,524 2.0 378,152,867 426,403,999
Bankruptcies 1,756 1,806 -2.8 110,374,401 195,719,404
Proposals 1,840 1,717 7.2 267,778,466 230,684,595
Laurentides 4,490 4,227 6.2 439,467,360 533,215,835
Bankruptcies 2,369 2,269 4.4 139,495,994 266,171,958
Proposals 2,121 1,957 8.4 299,971,366 267,043,877
Outaouais 2,677 2,622 2.1 245,980,191 278,760,887
Bankruptcies 1,486 1,491 -0.3 93,183,708 141,798,237
Proposals 1,191 1,132 5.2 152,796,483 136,962,650
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 791 681 16.2 59,049,374 63,266,180
Bankruptcies 447 413 8.2 22,304,113 30,074,344
Proposals 343 269 27.5 36,745,261 33,191,836
Mauricie 1,528 1,338 14.2 97,556,914 119,992,676
Bankruptcies 1,013 915 10.7 43,918,174 67,226,369
Proposals 516 423 22.0 53,638,740 52,766,307
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 1,373 1,266 8.5 119,822,360 122,715,120
Bankruptcies 816 859 -5.0 52,311,068 66,617,488
Proposals 557 407 36.9 67,511,292 56,097,632
Côte-Nord 348 325 7.1 29,087,015 35,440,181
Bankruptcies 221 221 0.0 13,041,676 20,362,190
Proposals 127 104 22.1 16,045,339 15,077,991
Nord-du-Québec 59 65 -9.2 5,630,873 5,646,954
Bankruptcies 35 38 -7.9 2,269,626 2,485,232
Proposals 26 29 -10.3 3,361,247 3,161,722
Ontario 39,935 41,108 -2.9 3,110,946,128 4,406,774,939
Bankruptcies 17,958 19,234 -6.6 801,153,818 1,965,130,795
Proposals 21,977 21,874 0.5 2,309,792,310 2,441,644,144
Ottawa 3,768 3,827 -1.5 336,497,379 471,555,411
Bankruptcies 2,097 2,238 -6.3 126,936,713 237,343,847
Proposals 1,671 1,588 5.2 209,560,666 234,211,564
Kingston – Pembroke 1,683 1,642 2.5 164,467,497 186,862,608
Bankruptcies 875 878 -0.3 54,659,288 88,288,919
Proposals 808 764 5.8 109,808,209 98,573,689
Muskoka – Kawarthas 1,203 1,326 -9.3 113,014,912 134,068,618
Bankruptcies 570 654 -12.8 23,764,920 55,947,162
Proposals 634 671 -5.5 89,249,992 78,121,456
Toronto 16,015 17,035 -6.0 1,032,348,322 1,734,232,580
Bankruptcies 6,176 6,702 -7.8 198,289,262 745,842,046
Proposals 9,838 10,332 -4.8 834,059,060 988,390,534
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 4,039 4,137 -2.4 353,244,842 444,766,365
Bankruptcies 1,825 2,009 -9.2 74,687,257 183,120,986
Proposals 2,214 2,129 4.0 278,557,585 261,645,379
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 4,409 4,737 -6.9 353,054,213 485,577,277
Bankruptcies 1,920 2,190 -12.3 82,765,037 209,590,279
Proposals 2,489 2,547 -2.3 270,289,176 275,986,998
London 2,660 2,670 -0.4 236,196,137 282,967,525
Bankruptcies 1,210 1,378 -12.2 58,941,517 108,781,335
Proposals 1,450 1,292 12.2 177,254,620 174,186,190
Windsor – Sarnia 2,290 2,160 6.0 180,883,044 240,937,510
Bankruptcies 1,121 1,156 -3.0 55,924,881 111,158,099
Proposals 1,170 1,003 16.7 124,958,163 129,779,411
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 711 762 -6.7 67,764,152 82,462,407
Bankruptcies 381 447 -14.8 23,909,797 42,487,514
Proposals 329 316 4.1 43,854,355 39,974,893
Northeast 2,598 2,314 12.3 230,167,718 281,283,882
Bankruptcies 1,424 1,260 13.0 83,188,795 147,945,086
Proposals 1,173 1,053 11.4 146,978,923 133,338,796
Northwest 559 502 11.4 43,307,912 62,060,757
Bankruptcies 358 321 11.5 18,086,351 34,625,522
Proposals 201 180 11.7 25,221,561 27,435,235
Manitoba 2,098 1,891 10.9 214,847,634 294,297,181
Bankruptcies 1,264 1,200 5.3 95,582,091 178,927,066
Proposals 834 691 20.7 119,265,543 115,370,115
Southeast 162 126 28.6 21,012,270 40,388,450
Bankruptcies 120 82 46.3 12,972,040 33,520,956
Proposals 41 45 -8.9 8,040,230 6,867,494
South Central 59 66 -10.6 7,086,723 7,943,321
Bankruptcies 43 57 -24.6 4,023,710 5,592,895
Proposals 17 11 54.5 3,063,013 2,350,426
Southwest 282 253 11.5 32,883,224 31,508,734
Bankruptcies 132 131 0.8 10,887,954 14,753,077
Proposals 152 123 23.6 21,995,270 16,755,657
North Central 61 80 -23.8 5,033,657 6,567,353
Bankruptcies 42 44 -4.5 2,920,952 4,952,841
Proposals 19 37 -48.6 2,112,705 1,614,512
Winnipeg 1,278 1,139 12.2 117,485,545 170,402,203
Bankruptcies 779 751 3.7 50,766,603 97,290,844
Proposals 501 388 29.1 66,718,942 73,111,359
Interlake 101 98 3.1 11,635,491 15,538,018
Bankruptcies 67 67 0.0 6,001,699 10,011,640
Proposals 33 32 3.1 5,633,792 5,526,378
Parklands 91 57 59.6 11,620,550 12,875,725
Bankruptcies 47 28 67.9 4,520,674 7,468,965
Proposals 44 30 46.7 7,099,876 5,406,760
North 60 66 -9.1 8,090,174 9,073,377
Bankruptcies 34 41 -17.1 3,488,459 5,335,848
Proposals 28 26 7.7 4,601,715 3,737,529
Saskatchewan 2,198 1,938 13.4 329,983,601 357,094,975
Bankruptcies 1,155 1,105 4.5 121,924,854 173,908,444
Proposals 1,043 833 25.2 208,058,747 183,186,531
Regina – Moose Mountain 676 603 12.1 115,046,443 119,385,292
Bankruptcies 298 325 -8.3 31,479,686 43,842,045
Proposals 379 279 35.8 83,566,757 75,543,247
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 194 188 3.2 21,772,479 23,838,676
Bankruptcies 120 118 1.7 11,343,025 14,736,125
Proposals 74 70 5.7 10,429,454 9,102,551
Saskatoon – Biggar 694 620 11.9 116,144,343 120,530,748
Bankruptcies 335 347 -3.5 41,200,718 54,060,977
Proposals 360 272 32.4 74,943,625 66,469,771
Yorkton – Melville 142 133 6.8 17,970,633 24,936,248
Bankruptcies 92 71 29.6 9,937,872 18,168,784
Proposals 49 63 -22.2 8,032,761 6,767,464
Prince Albert 459 357 28.6 55,674,793 64,395,654
Bankruptcies 292 225 29.8 27,081,597 40,993,602
Proposals 167 132 26.5 28,593,196 23,402,052
Northern 33 35 -5.7 3,374,909 4,008,357
Bankruptcies 18 19 -5.3 881,955 2,106,910
Proposals 15 17 -11.8 2,492,954 1,901,447
Alberta 9,810 8,281 18.5 1,324,889,692 1,707,944,001
Bankruptcies 4,280 3,859 10.9 433,861,199 802,185,572
Proposals 5,530 4,422 25.1 891,028,493 905,758,429
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 961 832 15.5 133,463,748 147,013,429
Bankruptcies 410 380 7.9 43,359,312 62,762,447
Proposals 550 453 21.4 90,104,436 84,250,982
Camrose – Drumheller 450 324 38.9 61,166,359 82,808,548
Bankruptcies 230 165 39.4 28,134,568 48,204,826
Proposals 220 159 38.4 33,031,791 34,603,722
Calgary 3,695 3,101 19.2 501,863,319 668,103,217
Bankruptcies 1,481 1,356 9.2 141,431,434 301,258,968
Proposals 2,214 1,745 26.9 360,431,885 366,844,249
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 213 154 38.3 29,408,604 37,094,497
Bankruptcies 88 79 11.4 11,333,183 20,388,450
Proposals 126 75 68.0 18,075,421 16,706,047
Red Deer 758 571 32.7 117,961,943 134,840,638
Bankruptcies 287 259 10.8 33,523,317 49,474,070
Proposals 471 310 51.9 84,438,626 85,366,568
Edmonton 2,913 2,656 9.7 370,392,754 475,404,289
Bankruptcies 1,323 1,282 3.2 121,175,844 224,294,210
Proposals 1,590 1,374 15.7 249,216,910 251,110,079
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 553 475 16.4 66,946,962 103,020,472
Bankruptcies 323 271 19.2 34,009,813 61,757,219
Proposals 230 203 13.3 32,937,149 41,263,253
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 269 167 61.1 43,686,003 59,658,913
Bankruptcies 140 65 115.4 20,893,727 34,045,383
Proposals 128 103 24.3 22,792,276 25,613,530
British Columbia 11,580 11,383 1.7 1,123,751,469 1,601,413,643
Bankruptcies 5,683 6,345 -10.4 388,511,780 814,669,138
Proposals 5,897 5,038 17.1 735,239,689 786,744,505
Vancouver Island and Coast 2,554 2,484 2.8 294,899,737 398,018,627
Bankruptcies 1,442 1,499 -3.8 113,013,412 222,001,355
Proposals 1,112 986 12.8 181,886,325 176,017,272
Lower Mainland – Southwest 6,409 6,324 1.3 516,823,069 783,722,377
Bankruptcies 2,877 3,360 -14.4 153,749,663 372,749,354
Proposals 3,532 2,964 19.2 363,073,406 410,973,023
Thompson – Okanagan 1,506 1,517 -0.7 187,087,305 251,176,577
Bankruptcies 769 848 -9.3 71,418,537 123,792,432
Proposals 738 669 10.3 115,668,768 127,384,145
Kootenay 374 363 3.0 42,892,434 65,015,472
Bankruptcies 222 236 -5.9 21,544,995 44,054,152
Proposals 152 126 20.6 21,347,439 20,961,320
Cariboo 512 485 5.6 61,052,973 72,217,308
Bankruptcies 265 289 -8.3 22,503,576 36,755,380
Proposals 247 197 25.4 38,549,397 35,461,928
North Coast 58 49 18.4 3,363,842 7,434,450
Bankruptcies 35 32 9.4 958,811 4,864,085
Proposals 25 19 31.6 2,405,031 2,570,365
Nechako 51 72 -29.2 6,481,620 8,406,001
Bankruptcies 34 44 -22.7 3,367,338 5,478,652
Proposals 18 27 -33.3 3,114,282 2,927,349
Northeast 112 88 27.3 11,150,490 15,422,832
Bankruptcies 39 37 5.4 1,955,449 4,973,729
Proposals 73 51 43.1 9,195,041 10,449,103
Northwest Territories 52 49 6.1 5,523,615 7,994,766
Bankruptcies 28 26 7.7 2,377,970 4,562,289
Proposals 24 23 4.3 3,145,645 3,432,477
Yukon 35 39 -10.3 6,917,885 11,566,723
Bankruptcies 18 22 -18.2 2,126,896 6,890,453
Proposals 17 17 0.0 4,790,989 4,676,270
Nunavut 5 6 -16.7 37,703 292,193
Bankruptcies 2 4 -50.0 16,300 174,789
Proposals 3 2 50.0 21,403 117,404
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