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Insolvency statistics
 

Insolvency statistics in Canada (bankruptcies and proposals)

These statistics and more are available in Excel format on the Government of Canada Open Data Portal.

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Insolvency by FSA
 

Insolvency statistics in Canada by Forward Sortation Area (FSA)

As of November 2021, the insolvency statistics by FSA were removed from the OSB website; however, they still remain available in Excel format on the Government of Canada Open Data Portal.

You can find detailed information on these statistics and more in the Open Data tab above.

What is a Forward Sortation Area (FSA)?

Insolvency by NAICS
 

Insolvency statistics in Canada by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

As of November 2021, the insolvency statistics by NAICS were removed from the OSB website; however, they still remain available in Excel format on the Government of Canada Open Data Portal.

You can find detailed information on these statistics and more in the Open Data tab above.

What is the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)?

Industry classification system that classifies economic units that have similar production processes in the same industry. This is a supply-based or production-oriented economic concept.

Open data
 

Open data

All insolvency and CCAA record statistics are available for download in excel format on the Open data portal.


Insolvency Statistics in Canada

Includes monthly, quarterly and annual insolvency statistics by total insolvencies, consumer and business insolvencies; monthly and annual insolvencies by NAICS economic sectors; quarterly and annual insolvencies by Economic Region; quarterly and annual insolvencies by Census Metropolitan Area. 


Monthly Insolvency Statistics in Canada by Forward Sortation Area (FSA)

Includes monthly insolvency statistics by Forward Sortation Area (FSA) as of 2013.

What is a Forward Sortation Area (FSA)?

forward sortation area (FSA) is a way to designate a geographical unit based on the first three characters in a Canadian postal code. All postal codes that start with the same three characters—for example, K1A—are together considered an FSA.


Annual Report Insolvency Statistics in Canada by Forward Sortation Area (FSA)

Includes annual insolvency statistics by Forward Sortation Area (FSA) as of 2009.


Monthly Insolvency Statistics in Canada by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Includes monthly business insolvency statistics by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as of 2013.

What is the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)?

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is an industry classification system that classifies economic units that have similar production processes in the same industry. This is a supply-based or production-oriented economic concept.


Annual Report Insolvency Statistics in Canada by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Includes annual business insolvency statistics by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as of 2003.


Annual Insolvency Rates

Includes annual insolvency rates for consumer and business insolvencies by province and economic region, census metropolitan area and sector as defined by the NAICS . The consumer insolvency rate is defined as the number of consumer insolvencies per thousand residents aged 18 years or above. The business insolvency rate is defined as the number of business insolvencies per thousand businesses. Annual insolvency rates are available for consumers starting from 1987 and for businesses starting from 1998. Annual insolvency rates by NAICS sector are available starting from 1999.


Historic Insolvency Statistics - Monthly (from 1987)

Includes Total Insolvencies, Insolvencies Filed by Consumers, Insolvencies Filed by Businesses, Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Province, Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by Province, sorted monthly as of 1987.


Historic Insolvency Statistics - Annual (from 1987)

Includes Total Insolvencies, Insolvencies Filed by Consumers, Insolvencies Filed by Businesses, Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by Province, Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by Province, sorted annually as of 1987.


Historical Insolvency Statistics - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Monthly

Includes historical monthly insolvencies by NAICS as of 1987.


Historical Insolvency Statistics - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Annual

Includes historical annual insolvency statistics by NAICS as of 1987.  


Historical Insolvency Statistics - Receiverships Monthly

Includes historical monthly insolvencies by receiverships as of 1993.


Historical Insolvency Statistics - Receiverships Annual

Includes historical annual insolvencies by receiverships as of 1993.

CCAA  statistics in Canada

Open Data Portal

Annual insolvency rates
 

Annual insolvency rates

 

 

CCAA statistics
 

CCAA statistics in Canada

Quarterly reports

 

 

 

 

Ten-Year Insolvency Trends in Canada
 

Ten-year insolvency trends in Canada

 

 

 

Academic research papers