Insolvency Statistics in Canada—2018 (Table 5)

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Economic Region (ER)
Province, Territory or Region Volume 2018
2018 2017 % Change Assets Declared at the Time of Filing ($) Liabilities Declared at the Time of Filing ($)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2,802 2,479 13.0 350,248,246 422,595,066
Bankruptcies 1,376 1,367 0.7 114,336,186 183,095,521
Proposals 1,426 1,112 28.2 235,912,060 239,499,545
Avalon Peninsula 1,619 1,390 16.5 240,571,239 275,774,264
Bankruptcies 742 755 -1.7 73,007,694 115,269,857
Proposals 877 635 38.1 167,563,545 160,504,407
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 176 158 11.4 14,204,800 21,063,554
Bankruptcies 100 99 1.0 5,181,085 9,830,578
Proposals 76 59 28.8 9,023,715 11,232,976
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 380 357 6.4 40,572,772 49,491,376
Bankruptcies 181 202 -10.4 12,542,595 20,056,146
Proposals 199 155 28.4 28,030,177 29,435,230
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 624 574 8.7 54,899,436 76,265,873
Bankruptcies 352 311 13.2 23,604,813 37,938,941
Proposals 272 263 3.4 31,294,623 38,326,932
Prince Edward Island 731 673 8.6 48,701,837 79,952,898
Bankruptcies 426 387 10.1 16,215,720 46,349,254
Proposals 305 286 6.6 32,486,117 33,603,644
Nova Scotia 5,595 5,724 -2.3 433,944,461 606,034,345
Bankruptcies 3,483 3,807 -8.5 203,424,484 354,076,556
Proposals 2,112 1,917 10.2 230,519,977 251,957,789
Cape Breton 1,056 1,033 2.2 79,524,061 102,258,860
Bankruptcies 575 565 1.8 27,178,402 53,000,768
Proposals 481 468 2.8 52,345,659 49,258,092
North Shore 960 1,052 -8.7 70,718,318 96,699,106
Bankruptcies 634 732 -13.4 36,306,444 59,543,188
Proposals 326 320 1.9 34,411,874 37,155,918
Annapolis Valley 731 732 -0.1 59,757,143 83,039,427
Bankruptcies 530 577 -8.1 35,920,678 57,832,509
Proposals 201 155 29.7 23,836,465 25,206,918
Southern 787 809 -2.7 52,439,681 82,144,048
Bankruptcies 532 522 1.9 26,682,220 51,494,759
Proposals 255 287 -11.1 25,757,461 30,649,289
Halifax 2,061 2,098 -1.8 171,505,257 241,892,905
Bankruptcies 1,212 1,411 -14.1 77,336,740 132,205,333
Proposals 849 687 23.6 94,168,517 109,687,572
New Brunswick 4,480 4,361 2.7 358,093,772 489,664,180
Bankruptcies 2,262 2,457 -7.9 118,862,653 235,185,932
Proposals 2,218 1,904 16.5 239,231,119 254,478,248
Campbellton – Miramichi 932 820 13.7 65,173,898 96,639,361
Bankruptcies 491 467 5.1 23,804,961 50,186,509
Proposals 441 353 24.9 41,368,937 46,452,852
Moncton – Richibucto 1,251 1,318 -5.1 107,390,503 142,246,192
Bankruptcies 617 726 -15.0 35,833,618 65,926,153
Proposals 634 592 7.1 71,556,885 76,320,039
Saint John – St. Stephen 1,018 1,051 -3.1 87,795,556 110,106,927
Bankruptcies 474 563 -15.8 26,559,406 48,402,529
Proposals 544 488 11.5 61,236,150 61,704,398
Fredericton – Oromocto 805 741 8.6 67,682,047 95,281,670
Bankruptcies 424 444 -4.5 21,725,994 46,308,816
Proposals 381 297 28.3 45,956,053 48,972,854
Edmundston – Woodstock 473 433 9.2 30,051,769 45,390,030
Bankruptcies 256 259 -1.2 10,938,674 24,361,925
Proposals 217 174 24.7 19,113,095 21,028,105
Quebec 41,736 41,670 0.2 3,000,553,236 4,128,738,251
Bankruptcies 21,188 22,647 -6.4 866,646,208 1,800,330,464
Proposals 20,548 19,023 8.0 2,133,907,028 2,328,407,787
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 453 450 0.7 32,771,625 36,871,621
Bankruptcies 202 229 -11.8 10,121,812 16,010,191
Proposals 251 221 13.6 22,649,813 20,861,430
Bas-Saint-Laurent 904 911 -0.8 64,790,639 80,964,782
Bankruptcies 499 500 -0.2 22,982,376 40,227,563
Proposals 405 411 -1.5 41,808,263 40,737,219
Capitale-Nationale 3,455 3,490 -1.0 276,211,271 385,167,625
Bankruptcies 1,881 2,028 -7.2 93,734,784 150,146,334
Proposals 1,574 1,462 7.7 182,476,487 235,021,291
Chaudière – Appalaches 1,784 1,649 8.2 138,610,422 165,906,982
Bankruptcies 1,028 998 3.0 60,233,566 87,666,397
Proposals 756 651 16.1 78,376,856 78,240,585
Estrie 1,596 1,563 2.1 103,057,416 137,675,194
Bankruptcies 982 1,049 -6.4 46,201,237 79,049,553
Proposals 614 514 19.5 56,856,179 58,625,641
Centre-du-Québec 1,142 1,183 -3.5 62,005,410 85,262,489
Bankruptcies 576 665 -13.4 20,292,835 36,769,540
Proposals 566 518 9.3 41,712,575 48,492,949
Montérégie 7,880 7,736 1.9 589,038,971 789,932,523
Bankruptcies 3,805 3,990 -4.6 146,594,546 308,960,137
Proposals 4,075 3,746 8.8 442,444,425 480,972,386
Montréal 8,210 8,354 -1.7 342,106,336 673,535,333
Bankruptcies 4,396 4,684 -6.1 90,099,842 324,043,558
Proposals 3,814 3,670 3.9 252,006,494 349,491,775
Laval 2,093 2,196 -4.7 162,192,198 236,393,123
Bankruptcies 935 985 -5.1 31,344,670 90,545,694
Proposals 1,158 1,211 -4.4 130,847,528 145,847,429
Lanaudière 3,315 3,318 -0.1 298,005,529 379,257,694
Bankruptcies 1,400 1,613 -13.2 69,424,368 148,879,914
Proposals 1,915 1,705 12.3 228,581,161 230,377,780
Laurentides 4,211 4,248 -0.9 391,927,442 512,261,404
Bankruptcies 1,927 2,134 -9.7 94,747,744 224,117,544
Proposals 2,284 2,114 8.0 297,179,698 288,143,860
Outaouais 2,632 2,606 1.0 234,399,765 282,125,810
Bankruptcies 1,168 1,385 -15.7 57,465,474 100,923,926
Proposals 1,464 1,221 19.9 176,934,291 181,201,884
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 715 681 5.0 50,482,754 62,374,746
Bankruptcies 352 325 8.3 16,412,511 26,777,352
Proposals 363 356 2.0 34,070,243 35,597,394
Mauricie 1,460 1,476 -1.1 81,636,030 117,453,522
Bankruptcies 922 978 -5.7 35,913,827 68,064,666
Proposals 538 498 8.0 45,722,203 49,388,856
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 1,374 1,341 2.5 126,086,423 133,233,294
Bankruptcies 827 806 2.6 53,890,645 73,068,223
Proposals 547 535 2.2 72,195,778 60,165,071
Côte-Nord 454 407 11.5 42,868,202 44,700,759
Bankruptcies 254 253 0.4 15,257,660 21,859,988
Proposals 200 154 29.9 27,610,542 22,840,771
Nord-du-Québec 54 57 -5.3 4,362,799 5,621,350
Bankruptcies 33 26 26.9 1,928,309 3,219,884
Proposals 21 31 -32.3 2,434,490 2,401,466
Ontario 38,856 38,167 1.8 2,273,993,927 3,614,819,557
Bankruptcies 14,660 15,336 -4.4 451,149,344 1,445,140,644
Proposals 24,196 22,831 6.0 1,822,844,583 2,169,678,913
Ottawa 4,154 4,014 3.5 330,950,873 470,072,288
Bankruptcies 1,898 2,005 -5.3 90,494,136 203,527,049
Proposals 2,256 2,009 12.3 240,456,737 266,545,239
Kingston – Pembroke 1,588 1,608 -1.2 116,101,531 145,995,131
Bankruptcies 692 672 3.0 28,180,575 56,998,829
Proposals 896 936 -4.3 87,920,956 88,996,302
Muskoka – Kawarthas 1,148 1,122 2.3 68,481,812 127,096,082
Bankruptcies 408 449 -9.1 11,886,218 65,063,100
Proposals 740 673 10.0 56,595,594 62,032,982
Toronto 15,684 15,654 0.2 845,789,545 1,536,671,606
Bankruptcies 4,953 5,423 -8.7 134,175,612 600,352,269
Proposals 10,731 10,231 4.9 711,613,933 936,319,337
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 4,022 3,767 6.8 214,775,249 334,074,506
Bankruptcies 1,491 1,518 -1.8 33,798,651 119,798,895
Proposals 2,531 2,249 12.5 180,976,598 214,275,611
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 3,976 3,850 3.3 177,624,397 289,772,785
Bankruptcies 1,502 1,524 -1.4 28,134,187 113,242,071
Proposals 2,474 2,326 6.4 149,490,210 176,530,714
London 2,308 2,267 1.8 110,674,934 168,304,259
Bankruptcies 902 944 -4.4 17,414,525 58,752,777
Proposals 1,406 1,323 6.3 93,260,409 109,551,482
Windsor – Sarnia 2,034 2,041 -0.3 99,715,239 157,108,819
Bankruptcies 961 906 6.1 24,956,666 67,222,343
Proposals 1,073 1,135 -5.5 74,758,573 89,886,476
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 630 600 5.0 38,158,416 50,256,916
Bankruptcies 296 304 -2.6 8,976,824 20,660,425
Proposals 334 296 12.8 29,181,592 29,596,491
Northeast 2,756 2,735 0.8 223,881,481 275,582,943
Bankruptcies 1,226 1,306 -6.1 55,797,276 109,056,891
Proposals 1,530 1,429 7.1 168,084,205 166,526,052
Northwest 556 511 8.8 47,840,449 59,884,221
Bankruptcies 330 284 16.2 17,334,673 30,465,994
Proposals 226 227 -0.4 30,505,776 29,418,227
Manitoba 2,824 2,604 8.4 266,571,898 347,845,492
Bankruptcies 1,364 1,375 -0.8 91,139,543 164,650,005
Proposals 1,460 1,229 18.8 175,432,355 183,195,487
Southeast 227 225 0.9 26,413,668 34,313,512
Bankruptcies 114 147 -22.4 11,045,691 18,889,413
Proposals 113 78 44.9 15,367,977 15,424,099
South Central 92 91 1.1 9,138,901 14,819,663
Bankruptcies 56 49 14.3 4,367,720 7,891,631
Proposals 36 42 -14.3 4,771,181 6,928,032
Southwest 290 295 -1.7 27,970,462 30,569,527
Bankruptcies 135 137 -1.5 10,164,538 14,532,324
Proposals 155 158 -1.9 17,805,924 16,037,203
North Central 89 79 12.7 9,362,599 10,186,932
Bankruptcies 37 42 -11.9 2,275,676 4,043,356
Proposals 52 37 40.5 7,086,923 6,143,576
Winnipeg 1,842 1,637 12.5 162,018,704 212,662,218
Bankruptcies 873 846 3.2 48,494,799 95,591,404
Proposals 969 791 22.5 113,523,905 117,070,814
Interlake 156 132 18.2 20,147,501 27,601,922
Bankruptcies 88 80 10.0 10,636,073 16,297,983
Proposals 68 52 30.8 9,511,428 11,303,939
Parklands 75 69 8.7 7,821,178 11,903,211
Bankruptcies 38 38 0.0 2,923,553 4,676,620
Proposals 37 31 19.4 4,897,625 7,226,591
North 51 69 -26.1 3,698,884 5,788,507
Bankruptcies 21 34 -38.2 1,231,491 2,727,274
Proposals 30 35 -14.3 2,467,393 3,061,233
Saskatchewan 3,399 3,122 8.9 572,244,564 553,018,610
Bankruptcies 1,280 1,368 -6.4 168,872,988 215,400,211
Proposals 2,119 1,754 20.8 403,371,576 337,618,399
Regina – Moose Mountain 1,183 1,041 13.6 198,466,663 193,075,761
Bankruptcies 344 357 -3.6 49,317,945 62,519,551
Proposals 839 684 22.7 149,148,718 130,556,210
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 251 207 21.3 36,418,375 38,559,695
Bankruptcies 119 114 4.4 13,408,962 17,581,477
Proposals 132 93 41.9 23,009,413 20,978,218
Saskatoon – Biggar 1,111 1,036 7.2 202,612,360 189,107,522
Bankruptcies 440 499 -11.8 59,495,866 74,380,244
Proposals 671 537 25.0 143,116,494 114,727,278
Yorkton – Melville 187 181 3.3 25,282,199 25,405,563
Bankruptcies 78 99 -21.2 10,053,999 11,063,818
Proposals 109 82 32.9 15,228,200 14,341,745
Prince Albert 628 615 2.1 104,360,497 100,260,055
Bankruptcies 279 282 -1.1 34,131,965 46,283,453
Proposals 349 333 4.8 70,228,532 53,976,602
Northern 38 36 5.6 5,104,470 6,610,015
Bankruptcies 20 14 42.9 2,464,250 3,571,669
Proposals 18 22 -18.2 2,640,220 3,038,346
Alberta 14,555 13,286 9.6 2,260,447,589 2,801,832,533
Bankruptcies 4,925 5,008 -1.7 620,916,473 1,077,852,388
Proposals 9,630 8,278 16.3 1,639,531,116 1,723,980,145
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 1,115 931 19.8 130,390,546 164,560,618
Bankruptcies 386 383 0.8 41,193,451 72,907,496
Proposals 729 548 33.0 89,197,095 91,653,122
Camrose – Drumheller 505 568 -11.1 76,123,060 93,165,585
Bankruptcies 208 267 -22.1 30,852,385 42,942,784
Proposals 297 301 -1.3 45,270,675 50,222,801
Calgary 5,503 5,002 10.0 865,352,511 1,073,731,235
Bankruptcies 1,882 1,714 9.8 224,797,316 406,442,727
Proposals 3,621 3,288 10.1 640,555,195 667,288,508
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 275 241 14.1 34,598,085 45,269,665
Bankruptcies 122 108 13.0 14,017,826 25,321,321
Proposals 153 133 15.0 20,580,259 19,948,344
Red Deer 899 847 6.1 129,025,145 155,968,544
Bankruptcies 290 331 -12.4 36,239,575 61,150,633
Proposals 609 516 18.0 92,785,570 94,817,911
Edmonton 4,987 4,576 9.0 787,429,549 970,227,859
Bankruptcies 1,578 1,712 -7.8 200,647,459 346,161,707
Proposals 3,409 2,864 19.0 586,782,090 624,066,152
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 730 733 -0.4 106,660,499 142,105,794
Bankruptcies 265 336 -21.1 31,418,782 61,951,722
Proposals 465 397 17.1 75,241,717 80,154,072
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 542 389 39.3 130,868,194 156,803,233
Bankruptcies 193 158 22.2 41,749,679 60,973,997
Proposals 349 231 51.1 89,118,515 95,829,236
British Columbia 10,172 9,991 1.8 485,594,404 961,242,684
Bankruptcies 4,072 4,146 -1.8 132,336,704 472,838,098
Proposals 6,100 5,845 4.4 353,257,700 488,404,586
Vancouver Island and Coast 2,210 2,022 9.3 104,529,467 182,649,915
Bankruptcies 946 922 2.6 21,655,034 79,211,711
Proposals 1,264 1,100 14.9 82,874,433 103,438,204
Lower Mainland – Southwest 5,472 5,453 0.3 198,619,530 498,263,539
Bankruptcies 2,055 2,073 -0.9 55,502,875 264,116,928
Proposals 3,417 3,380 1.1 143,116,655 234,146,611
Thompson – Okanagan 1,453 1,402 3.6 85,527,805 144,750,593
Bankruptcies 630 625 0.8 25,901,281 69,376,300
Proposals 823 777 5.9 59,626,524 75,374,293
Kootenay 308 327 -5.8 26,618,360 37,710,647
Bankruptcies 143 166 -13.9 9,543,288 18,059,982
Proposals 165 161 2.5 17,075,072 19,650,665
Cariboo 412 450 -8.4 31,872,449 44,234,422
Bankruptcies 178 222 -19.8 7,210,636 18,808,201
Proposals 234 228 2.6 24,661,813 25,426,221
North Coast 70 86 -18.6 7,202,233 10,167,367
Bankruptcies 30 37 -18.9 3,265,283 5,267,754
Proposals 40 49 -18.4 3,936,950 4,899,613
Nechako 58 53 9.4 5,078,421 6,866,119
Bankruptcies 25 30 -16.7 1,864,566 3,439,168
Proposals 33 23 43.5 3,213,855 3,426,951
Northeast 186 196 -5.1 26,146,138 36,600,083
Bankruptcies 63 71 -11.3 7,393,741 14,558,055
Proposals 123 125 -1.6 18,752,397 22,042,028
Northwest Territories 78 80 -2.5 9,017,123 10,194,102
Bankruptcies 42 51 -17.6 4,069,563 5,415,590
Proposals 36 29 24.1 4,947,560 4,778,512
Yukon Territory 35 37 -5.4 2,632,348 4,915,959
Bankruptcies 13 18 -27.8 1,257,655 2,989,536
Proposals 22 19 15.8 1,374,693 1,926,423
Nunavut 3 4 -25.0 431,212 672,534
Bankruptcies 0 2 -100.0 0 0
Proposals 3 2 50.0 431,212 672,534
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