Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Third Quarter of 2017

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Economic Region (ER)
Province or Region Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q3 2016 Q2 2017
to
Q3 2017
Q3 2016
to
Q3 2017
09-30-2017 09-30-2016 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 592 646 595 -8.4 -0.5 2,398 2,297 4.4
Bankruptcies 308 373 381 -17.4 -19.2 1,369 1,550 -11.7
Proposals 284 273 214 4.0 32.7 1,029 747 37.8
Avalon Peninsula 340 357 296 -4.8 14.9 1,346 1,179 14.2
Bankruptcies 190 208 167 -8.7 13.8 771 681 13.2
Proposals 150 149 129 0.7 16.3 575 498 15.5
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 30 43 50 -30.2 -40.0 151 164 -7.9
Bankruptcies 15 28 37 -46.4 -59.5 101 128 -21.1
Proposals 15 15 13 0.0 15.4 50 36 38.9
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 90 89 97 1.1 -7.2 346 393 -12.0
Bankruptcies 38 43 63 -11.6 -39.7 176 282 -37.6
Proposals 52 46 34 13.0 52.9 170 111 53.2
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 132 157 151 -15.9 -12.6 555 562 -1.2
Bankruptcies 65 94 113 -30.9 -42.5 321 459 -30.1
Proposals 67 63 38 6.3 76.3 234 103 127.2
Prince Edward Island 167 163 206 2.5 -18.9 699 823 -15.1
Bankruptcies 98 111 131 -11.7 -25.2 422 517 -18.4
Proposals 69 52 75 32.7 -8.0 277 306 -9.5
Nova Scotia 1,479 1,553 1,574 -4.8 -6.0 5,849 5,848 0.0
Bankruptcies 980 1,092 1,073 -10.3 -8.7 3,984 4,106 -3.0
Proposals 499 461 501 8.2 -0.4 1,865 1,742 7.1
Cape Breton 264 270 335 -2.2 -21.2 1,026 1,115 -8.0
Bankruptcies 149 159 193 -6.3 -22.8 580 682 -15.0
Proposals 115 111 142 3.6 -19.0 446 433 3.0
North Shore 270 288 296 -6.3 -8.8 1,115 1,063 4.9
Bankruptcies 177 220 207 -19.5 -14.5 777 742 4.7
Proposals 93 68 89 36.8 4.5 338 321 5.3
Annapolis Valley 190 199 226 -4.5 -15.9 754 894 -15.7
Bankruptcies 150 158 194 -5.1 -22.7 607 714 -15.0
Proposals 40 41 32 -2.4 25.0 147 180 -18.3
Southern 207 208 171 -0.5 21.1 763 594 28.5
Bankruptcies 137 142 110 -3.5 24.5 520 411 26.5
Proposals 70 66 61 6.1 14.8 243 183 32.8
Halifax 547 589 547 -7.1 0.0 2,189 2,185 0.2
Bankruptcies 367 414 370 -11.4 -0.8 1,500 1,560 -3.8
Proposals 180 175 177 2.9 1.7 689 625 10.2
New Brunswick 1,120 1,174 1,097 -4.6 2.1 4,429 4,303 2.9
Bankruptcies 626 706 704 -11.3 -11.1 2,616 2,826 -7.4
Proposals 494 468 393 5.6 25.7 1,813 1,477 22.7
Campbellton – Miramichi 197 227 204 -13.2 -3.4 869 831 4.6
Bankruptcies 126 131 129 -3.8 -2.3 537 545 -1.5
Proposals 71 96 75 -26.0 -5.3 332 286 16.1
Moncton – Richibucto 314 362 359 -13.3 -12.5 1,350 1,368 -1.3
Bankruptcies 162 218 233 -25.7 -30.5 768 881 -12.8
Proposals 152 144 126 5.6 20.6 582 487 19.5
Saint John – St. Stephen 305 277 255 10.1 19.6 1,071 1,036 3.4
Bankruptcies 165 162 156 1.9 5.8 598 658 -9.1
Proposals 140 115 99 21.7 41.4 473 378 25.1
Fredericton – Oromocto 188 198 167 -5.1 12.6 732 695 5.3
Bankruptcies 107 124 106 -13.7 0.9 460 478 -3.8
Proposals 81 74 61 9.5 32.8 272 217 25.3
Edmundston – Woodstock 118 109 112 8.3 5.4 409 373 9.7
Bankruptcies 67 71 80 -5.6 -16.3 255 264 -3.4
Proposals 51 38 32 34.2 59.4 154 109 41.3
Quebec 9,871 10,877 10,249 -9.2 -3.7 41,625 43,334 -3.9
Bankruptcies 5,495 6,060 5,805 -9.3 -5.3 23,045 24,353 -5.4
Proposals 4,376 4,817 4,444 -9.2 -1.5 18,580 18,981 -2.1
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 100 125 96 -20.0 4.2 488 481 1.5
Bankruptcies 55 64 49 -14.1 12.2 259 252 2.8
Proposals 45 61 47 -26.2 -4.3 229 229 0.0
Bas-Saint-Laurent 229 220 223 4.1 2.7 904 933 -3.1
Bankruptcies 120 123 125 -2.4 -4.0 509 531 -4.1
Proposals 109 97 98 12.4 11.2 395 402 -1.7
Capitale-Nationale 841 865 801 -2.8 5.0 3,335 3,311 0.7
Bankruptcies 484 501 463 -3.4 4.5 1,975 2,005 -1.5
Proposals 357 364 338 -1.9 5.6 1,360 1,306 4.1
Chaudière – Appalaches 411 447 377 -8.1 9.0 1,705 1,599 6.6
Bankruptcies 263 287 243 -8.4 8.2 1,063 934 13.8
Proposals 148 160 134 -7.5 10.4 642 665 -3.5
Estrie 365 384 345 -4.9 5.8 1,544 1,564 -1.3
Bankruptcies 241 268 231 -10.1 4.3 1,009 1,045 -3.4
Proposals 124 116 114 6.9 8.8 535 519 3.1
Centre-du-Québec 262 319 265 -17.9 -1.1 1,190 1,080 10.2
Bankruptcies 160 190 159 -15.8 0.6 689 642 7.3
Proposals 102 129 106 -20.9 -3.8 501 438 14.4
Montérégie 1,804 2,064 1,944 -12.6 -7.2 7,738 8,233 -6.0
Bankruptcies 968 1,114 1,087 -13.1 -10.9 4,099 4,388 -6.6
Proposals 836 950 857 -12.0 -2.5 3,639 3,845 -5.4
Montréal 1,996 2,166 2,191 -7.8 -8.9 8,376 9,143 -8.4
Bankruptcies 1,150 1,232 1,237 -6.7 -7.0 4,781 5,272 -9.3
Proposals 846 934 954 -9.4 -11.3 3,595 3,871 -7.1
Laval 496 596 533 -16.8 -6.9 2,211 2,265 -2.4
Bankruptcies 230 281 269 -18.1 -14.5 1,023 1,168 -12.4
Proposals 266 315 264 -15.6 0.8 1,188 1,097 8.3
Lanaudière 787 869 833 -9.4 -5.5 3,257 3,479 -6.4
Bankruptcies 402 450 408 -10.7 -1.5 1,663 1,768 -5.9
Proposals 385 419 425 -8.1 -9.4 1,594 1,711 -6.8
Laurentides 1,063 1,107 947 -4.0 12.2 4,203 4,215 -0.3
Bankruptcies 531 571 539 -7.0 -1.5 2,110 2,200 -4.1
Proposals 532 536 408 -0.7 30.4 2,093 2,015 3.9
Outaouais 610 717 665 -14.9 -8.3 2,635 2,720 -3.1
Bankruptcies 334 390 366 -14.4 -8.7 1,413 1,482 -4.7
Proposals 276 327 299 -15.6 -7.7 1,222 1,238 -1.3
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 145 179 179 -19.0 -19.0 708 742 -4.6
Bankruptcies 77 83 100 -7.2 -23.0 363 428 -15.2
Proposals 68 96 79 -29.2 -13.9 345 314 9.9
Mauricie 322 372 381 -13.4 -15.5 1,442 1,582 -8.8
Bankruptcies 219 242 249 -9.5 -12.0 974 1,048 -7.1
Proposals 103 130 132 -20.8 -22.0 468 534 -12.4
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 328 328 346 0.0 -5.2 1,400 1,472 -4.9
Bankruptcies 191 205 210 -6.8 -9.0 837 879 -4.8
Proposals 137 123 136 11.4 0.7 563 593 -5.1
Côte-Nord 99 100 110 -1.0 -10.0 435 457 -4.8
Bankruptcies 62 54 64 14.8 -3.1 257 276 -6.9
Proposals 37 46 46 -19.6 -19.6 178 181 -1.7
Nord-du-Québec 12 18 13 -33.3 -7.7 52 60 -13.3
Bankruptcies 8 6 8 33.3 0.0 24 37 -35.1
Proposals 4 12 5 -66.7 -20.0 28 23 21.7
Ontario 9,182 10,090 9,477 -9.0 -3.1 38,351 40,101 -4.4
Bankruptcies 3,626 4,218 4,011 -14.0 -9.6 15,638 17,352 -9.9
Proposals 5,556 5,872 5,466 -5.4 1.6 22,713 22,749 -0.2
Ottawa 959 1,058 1,001 -9.4 -4.2 3,944 3,938 0.2
Bankruptcies 460 510 521 -9.8 -11.7 1,943 2,106 -7.7
Proposals 499 548 480 -8.9 4.0 2,001 1,832 9.2
Kingston – Pembroke 402 437 400 -8.0 0.5 1,671 1,672 -0.1
Bankruptcies 167 209 196 -20.1 -14.8 732 836 -12.4
Proposals 235 228 204 3.1 15.2 939 836 12.3
Muskoka – Kawarthas 299 272 266 9.9 12.4 1,129 1,234 -8.5
Bankruptcies 112 114 118 -1.8 -5.1 458 548 -16.4
Proposals 187 158 148 18.4 26.4 671 686 -2.2
Toronto 3,819 4,168 3,795 -8.4 0.6 15,648 15,962 -2.0
Bankruptcies 1,307 1,542 1,344 -15.2 -2.8 5,472 5,836 -6.2
Proposals 2,512 2,626 2,451 -4.3 2.5 10,176 10,126 0.5
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 885 982 871 -9.9 1.6 3,700 3,893 -5.0
Bankruptcies 357 412 392 -13.3 -8.9 1,516 1,755 -13.6
Proposals 528 570 479 -7.4 10.2 2,184 2,138 2.2
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 914 1,015 1,057 -10.0 -13.5 3,871 4,611 -16.0
Bankruptcies 358 426 451 -16.0 -20.6 1,571 1,945 -19.2
Proposals 556 589 606 -5.6 -8.3 2,300 2,666 -13.7
London 565 571 627 -1.1 -9.9 2,402 2,659 -9.7
Bankruptcies 235 227 271 3.5 -13.3 1,046 1,162 -10.0
Proposals 330 344 356 -4.1 -7.3 1,356 1,497 -9.4
Windsor – Sarnia 470 515 478 -8.7 -1.7 2,040 2,139 -4.6
Bankruptcies 199 260 227 -23.5 -12.3 955 1,030 -7.3
Proposals 271 255 251 6.3 8.0 1,085 1,109 -2.2
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 110 163 166 -32.5 -33.7 600 694 -13.5
Bankruptcies 56 83 87 -32.5 -35.6 307 378 -18.8
Proposals 54 80 79 -32.5 -31.6 293 316 -7.3
Northeast 639 786 683 -18.7 -6.4 2,834 2,751 3.0
Bankruptcies 311 359 332 -13.4 -6.3 1,348 1,421 -5.1
Proposals 328 427 351 -23.2 -6.6 1,486 1,330 11.7
Northwest 122 124 133 -1.6 -8.3 513 550 -6.7
Bankruptcies 65 76 72 -14.5 -9.7 289 336 -14.0
Proposals 57 48 61 18.8 -6.6 224 214 4.7
Manitoba 637 627 625 1.6 1.9 2,561 2,497 2.6
Bankruptcies 341 337 352 1.2 -3.1 1,344 1,387 -3.1
Proposals 296 290 273 2.1 8.4 1,217 1,110 9.6
Southeast 48 54 36 -11.1 33.3 213 164 29.9
Bankruptcies 29 35 19 -17.1 52.6 131 94 39.4
Proposals 19 19 17 0.0 11.8 82 70 17.1
South Central 27 20 29 35.0 -6.9 94 80 17.5
Bankruptcies 15 12 19 25.0 -21.1 59 56 5.4
Proposals 12 8 10 50.0 20.0 35 24 45.8
Southwest 72 71 72 1.4 0.0 297 297 0.0
Bankruptcies 27 35 27 -22.9 0.0 136 129 5.4
Proposals 45 36 45 25.0 0.0 161 168 -4.2
North Central 14 14 26 0.0 -46.2 65 95 -31.6
Bankruptcies 8 8 16 0.0 -50.0 35 50 -30.0
Proposals 6 6 10 0.0 -40.0 30 45 -33.3
Winnipeg 402 404 392 -0.5 2.6 1,623 1,563 3.8
Bankruptcies 222 209 232 6.2 -4.3 831 895 -7.2
Proposals 180 195 160 -7.7 12.5 792 668 18.6
Interlake 34 28 35 21.4 -2.9 131 131 0.0
Bankruptcies 18 15 20 20.0 -10.0 74 72 2.8
Proposals 16 13 15 23.1 6.7 57 59 -3.4
Parklands 22 18 11 22.2 100.0 68 87 -21.8
Bankruptcies 16 12 5 33.3 220.0 40 49 -18.4
Proposals 6 6 6 0.0 0.0 28 38 -26.3
North 15 16 24 -6.3 -37.5 64 78 -17.9
Bankruptcies 5 10 14 -50.0 -64.3 36 41 -12.2
Proposals 10 6 10 66.7 0.0 28 37 -24.3
Saskatchewan 801 812 764 -1.4 4.8 3,099 2,792 11.0
Bankruptcies 314 387 350 -18.9 -10.3 1,375 1,397 -1.6
Proposals 487 425 414 14.6 17.6 1,724 1,395 23.6
Regina – Moose Mountain 246 262 245 -6.1 0.4 1,026 911 12.6
Bankruptcies 72 113 82 -36.3 -12.2 344 365 -5.8
Proposals 174 149 163 16.8 6.7 682 546 24.9
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 55 50 62 10.0 -11.3 225 232 -3.0
Bankruptcies 26 30 38 -13.3 -31.6 119 138 -13.8
Proposals 29 20 24 45.0 20.8 106 94 12.8
Saskatoon – Biggar 260 297 236 -12.5 10.2 1,007 889 13.3
Bankruptcies 112 151 107 -25.8 4.7 494 437 13.0
Proposals 148 146 129 1.4 14.7 513 452 13.5
Yorkton – Melville 53 48 52 10.4 1.9 189 169 11.8
Bankruptcies 30 25 27 20.0 11.1 99 100 -1.0
Proposals 23 23 25 0.0 -8.0 90 69 30.4
Prince Albert 173 143 156 21.0 10.9 621 550 12.9
Bankruptcies 69 63 89 9.5 -22.5 309 330 -6.4
Proposals 104 80 67 30.0 55.2 312 220 41.8
Northern 12 10 12 20.0 0.0 28 41 -31.7
Bankruptcies 4 4 6 0.0 -33.3 9 26 -65.4
Proposals 8 6 6 33.3 33.3 19 15 26.7
Alberta 3,283 3,366 3,243 -2.5 1.2 13,208 12,609 4.8
Bankruptcies 1,182 1,302 1,278 -9.2 -7.5 5,111 5,238 -2.4
Proposals 2,101 2,064 1,965 1.8 6.9 8,097 7,371 9.8
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 225 236 293 -4.7 -23.2 984 1,134 -13.2
Bankruptcies 89 101 112 -11.9 -20.5 409 469 -12.8
Proposals 136 135 181 0.7 -24.9 575 665 -13.5
Camrose – Drumheller 129 157 133 -17.8 -3.0 573 587 -2.4
Bankruptcies 57 78 63 -26.9 -9.5 282 283 -0.4
Proposals 72 79 70 -8.9 2.9 291 304 -4.3
Calgary 1,248 1,287 1,237 -3.0 0.9 4,955 4,621 7.2
Bankruptcies 430 433 419 -0.7 2.6 1,696 1,689 0.4
Proposals 818 854 818 -4.2 0.0 3,259 2,932 11.2
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 57 50 75 14.0 -24.0 255 266 -4.1
Bankruptcies 23 24 29 -4.2 -20.7 115 116 -0.9
Proposals 34 26 46 30.8 -26.1 140 150 -6.7
Red Deer 191 209 227 -8.6 -15.9 948 966 -1.9
Bankruptcies 77 94 102 -18.1 -24.5 383 378 1.3
Proposals 114 115 125 -0.9 -8.8 565 588 -3.9
Edmonton 1,180 1,158 996 1.9 18.5 4,377 3,849 13.7
Bankruptcies 398 442 420 -10.0 -5.2 1,710 1,699 0.6
Proposals 782 716 576 9.2 35.8 2,667 2,150 24.0
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 139 203 208 -31.5 -33.2 761 843 -9.7
Bankruptcies 65 100 98 -35.0 -33.7 361 425 -15.1
Proposals 74 103 110 -28.2 -32.7 400 418 -4.3
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 115 68 72 69.1 59.7 357 340 5.0
Bankruptcies 44 31 34 41.9 29.4 156 177 -11.9
Proposals 71 37 38 91.9 86.8 201 163 23.3
British Columbia 2,371 2,623 2,553 -9.6 -7.1 9,975 11,176 -10.7
Bankruptcies 939 1,159 1,095 -19.0 -14.2 4,230 4,990 -15.2
Proposals 1,432 1,464 1,458 -2.2 -1.8 5,745 6,186 -7.1
Vancouver Island and Coast 463 525 545 -11.8 -15.0 2,054 2,488 -17.4
Bankruptcies 211 239 248 -11.7 -14.9 952 1,251 -23.9
Proposals 252 286 297 -11.9 -15.2 1,102 1,237 -10.9
Lower Mainland – Southwest 1,320 1,439 1,388 -8.3 -4.9 5,386 6,023 -10.6
Bankruptcies 491 590 537 -16.8 -8.6 2,098 2,388 -12.1
Proposals 829 849 851 -2.4 -2.6 3,288 3,635 -9.5
Thompson – Okanagan 338 365 326 -7.4 3.7 1,393 1,442 -3.4
Bankruptcies 121 171 159 -29.2 -23.9 634 689 -8.0
Proposals 217 194 167 11.9 29.9 759 753 0.8
Kootenay 90 72 68 25.0 32.4 327 360 -9.2
Bankruptcies 43 39 36 10.3 19.4 163 213 -23.5
Proposals 47 33 32 42.4 46.9 164 147 11.6
Cariboo 94 127 140 -26.0 -32.9 472 550 -14.2
Bankruptcies 48 68 73 -29.4 -34.2 233 296 -21.3
Proposals 46 59 67 -22.0 -31.3 239 254 -5.9
North Coast 20 26 20 -23.1 0.0 85 66 28.8
Bankruptcies 8 16 10 -50.0 -20.0 39 41 -4.9
Proposals 12 10 10 20.0 20.0 46 25 84.0
Nechako 10 11 19 -9.1 -47.4 57 66 -13.6
Bankruptcies 4 9 5 -55.6 -20.0 37 34 8.8
Proposals 6 2 14 200.0 -57.1 20 32 -37.5
Northeast 34 58 47 -41.4 -27.7 200 180 11.1
Bankruptcies 12 27 27 -55.6 -55.6 74 78 -5.1
Proposals 22 31 20 -29.0 10.0 126 102 23.5
Northwest Territories 24 15 19 60.0 26.3 67 66 1.5
Bankruptcies 18 9 9 100.0 100.0 42 36 16.7
Proposals 6 6 10 0.0 -40.0 25 30 -16.7
Yukon 8 8 13 0.0 -38.5 33 51 -35.3
Bankruptcies 3 7 7 -57.1 -57.1 16 26 -38.5
Proposals 5 1 6 400.0 -16.7 17 25 -32.0
Nunavut 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 2 10 -80.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 0 4 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 6 -66.7
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