Insolvency Statistics in Canada — 2019 (Tables 9 to 11)

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Table 9: Receiverships
- Volume Declared Assets ($) 2019
2019 2018 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 15 19 -21.1 23,583,549
Court appointed 2 5 -60.0 14,698,451
Privately appointed 13 14 -7.1 8,885,098
Prince Edward Island 2 7 -71.4 1,225,000
Court appointed 0 5 -100.0 0
Privately appointed 2 2 0.0 1,225,000
Nova Scotia 24 11 118.2 35,356,267
Court appointed 6 2 200.0 12204588
Privately appointed 18 9 100.0 23,151,679
New Brunswick 17 20 -15.0 9,739,001
Court appointed 0 5 -100.0 0
Privately appointed 17 15 13.3 9,739,001
Quebec 47 29 62.1 3,797,512
Court appointed 47 29 62.1 3,797,512
Privately appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Ontario 209 211 -0.9 4,777,468,078
Court appointed 144 140 2.9 4,707,401,212
Privately appointed 65 71 -8.5 70,066,866
Manitoba 12 7 71.4 63,080,064
Court appointed 9 5 80.0 54,320,597
Privately appointed 3 2 50.0 8,759,467
Saskatchewan 13 8 62.5 34,711,546
Court appointed 12 6 100.0 34,691,546
Privately appointed 1 2 -50.0 20,000
Alberta 113 61 85.2 777,684,852
Court appointed 95 59 61.0 710,731,634
Privately appointed 18 2 800.0 66,953,218
British Columbia 26 24 8.3 52,005
Court appointed 19 17 11.8 18,100
Privately appointed 7 7 0.0 33,905
Northwest Territories 0 0 n/a 0
Court appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Privately appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Yukon 0 0 n/a 0
Court appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Privately appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Nunavut 0 0 n/a 0
Court appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Privately appointed 0 0 n/a 0
Canada 478 397 20.4 5,726,697,874
Court appointed 334 273 22.3 5,537,863,640
Privately appointed 144 124 16.1 188,834,234
Table 10: Consolidation of All Files Closed in 2019
- Number of Files Assets ($) Liabilities ($) Deficit ($) Total Receipts ($) Administrative Expenses ($) Dividends ($)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2,444 231,427,693 354,094,049 122,666,356 23,961,163 14,256,590 9,704,574
Bankruptcies 1,878 143,773,281 236,271,743 92,498,462 13,901,537 7,976,037 5,925,499
Proposals 566 87,654,412 117,822,306 30,167,894 10,059,626 6,280,552 3,779,074
Prince Edward Island 791 49,879,358 89,398,271 39,518,913 6,535,836 2,938,509 3,597,327
Bankruptcies 530 24,298,791 50,485,083 26,186,292 2,929,567 1,776,833 1,152,734
Proposals 261 25,580,567 38,913,189 13,332,621 3,606,269 1,161,676 2,444,593
Nova Scotia 6,063 584,736,709 1,494,500,219 909,763,510 49,291,380 23,501,464 25,789,916
Bankruptcies 4,288 286,514,544 1,094,229,033 807,714,489 25,328,725 15,636,456 9,692,269
Proposals 1,775 298,222,165 400,271,186 102,049,021 23,962,655 7,865,009 16,097,646
New Brunswick 4,632 384,072,132 661,992,242 277,920,110 41,631,593 19,775,540 21,856,053
Bankruptcies 3,042 187,051,659 381,227,104 194,175,445 19,128,141 12,529,873 6,598,268
Proposals 1,590 197,020,473 280,765,138 83,744,665 22,503,452 7,245,667 15,257,784
Quebec 45,362 3,542,723,732 6,999,058,027 3,456,334,295 466,497,300 218,929,967 247,567,333
Bankruptcies 26,677 1,226,936,250 3,548,194,747 2,321,258,497 177,875,193 111,730,695 66,144,498
Proposals 18,685 2,315,787,482 3,450,863,280 1,135,075,799 288,622,106 107,199,272 181,422,835
Ontario 41,076 3,303,102,260 8,199,647,718 4,896,545,458 511,780,300 196,540,709 315,239,591
Bankruptcies 18,973 956,685,430 5,278,045,827 4,321,360,397 140,817,628 81,751,708 59,065,920
Proposals 22,103 2,346,416,831 2,921,601,892 575,185,061 370,962,672 114,789,001 256,173,671
Manitoba 2,796 255,611,949 417,809,277 162,197,328 31,561,836 13,444,163 18,117,673
Bankruptcies 1,949 137,305,688 294,463,675 157,157,987 18,587,016 9,565,463 9,021,553
Proposals 847 118,306,261 123,345,602 5,039,340 12,974,820 3,878,700 9,096,121
Saskatchewan 2,244 340,969,557 390,275,587 49,306,030 26,479,916 9,435,997 17,043,920
Bankruptcies 1,205 149,385,053 214,354,103 64,969,050 10,061,266 5,048,113 5,013,154
Proposals 1,039 191,584,504 175,921,483 -15,663,020 16,418,650 4,387,884 12,030,766
Alberta 10,708 1,866,856,299 2,701,928,039 835,071,740 157,040,082 69,180,705 87,859,377
Bankruptcies 5,061 909,967,724 1,647,034,230 737,066,506 73,710,101 44,284,785 29,425,316
Proposals 5,647 956,888,576 1,054,893,809 98,005,233 83,329,981 24,895,920 58,434,061
British Columbia 10,806 985,723,285 2,179,758,528 1,194,035,243 156,231,963 62,491,634 93,740,329
Bankruptcies 5,778 364,455,193 915,678,927 551,223,734 66,730,208 35,080,781 31,649,426
Proposals 5,028 621,268,092 1,264,079,601 642,811,509 89,501,756 27,410,853 62,090,903
Northwest Territories 79 10,149,508 13,405,022 3,255,514 1,048,639 361,541 687,098
Bankruptcies 49 4,659,755 7,926,864 3,267,109 535,594 220,022 315,573
Proposals 30 5,489,753 5,478,158 -11,595 513,045 141,520 371,525
Yukon 38 2,035,208 4,420,925 2,385,717 722,805 210,890 511,915
Bankruptcies 22 1,378,116 3,028,751 1,650,635 344,298 108,659 235,639
Proposals 16 657,092 1,392,174 735,082 378,507 102,231 276,276
Nunavut 6 1,284,327 9,715,772 8,431,446 1,466,533 367,392 1,099,141
Bankruptcies 2 1,236,976 2,494,287 1,257,311 1,396,038 317,923 1,078,115
Proposals 4 47,351 7,221,486 7,174,135 70,495 49,469 21,026
Canada 127,045 11,558,572,016 23,516,003,676 11,957,431,660 1,474,249,347 631,435,102 842,814,245
Bankruptcies 69,454 4,393,648,458 13,673,434,373 9,279,785,915 551,345,311 326,027,348 225,317,963
Proposals 57,591 7,164,923,559 9,842,569,303 2,677,645,745 922,904,036 305,407,754 617,496,282
Table 11: Consumer Debtors Profile
- Distribution of Insolvency Files (%)
Age Group (Years) Sex
18 to 24 25 to 29 30 to 34 35 to 39 40 to 44 45 to 49 50 to 54 55 to 59 60 to 64 65 and older Women Men
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.7 7.5 12.9 13.2 13.5 12.6 11.3 7.6 7.1 11.6 50.1 49.9
Prince Edward Island 4.9 6.3 12.3 15.4 11.9 12.1 9.9 9.3 6.7 11.2 53.7 46.3
Nova Scotia 3.0 9.3 11.6 12.9 12.1 11.7 10.7 9.1 7.3 12.5 51.6 48.4
New Brunswick 3.9 8.7 12.0 12.8 12.6 10.9 9.6 8.7 7.0 13.7 50.1 49.9
Quebec 4.8 8.8 10.5 12.2 12.2 10.7 10.2 9.8 7.2 13.7 46.4 53.6
Ontario 3.7 8.8 12.1 12.6 12.6 11.6 10.9 9.7 7.0 11.0 48.9 51.1
Manitoba 2.8 7.7 11.2 13.9 14.2 12.8 11.5 9.0 6.6 10.3 48.4 51.6
Saskatchewan 1.5 6.5 10.1 16.0 15.5 14.0 10.5 9.5 6.3 10.2 47.4 52.6
Alberta 2.1 6.9 11.8 16.4 14.7 13.0 10.6 9.2 6.7 8.5 45.9 54.1
British Columbia 2.2 7.7 11.7 13.8 13.1 11.5 10.8 10.0 7.7 11.4 48.8 51.2
Northwest Territories 0.0 7.6 7.6 9.1 16.7 19.7 13.6 10.6 4.5 10.6 60.6 39.4
Yukon 3.0 3.0 9.1 12.1 18.2 6.1 15.2 3.0 15.2 15.2 42.4 57.6
Nunavut 0.0 16.7 0.0 16.7 0.0 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 0.0 50.0 50.0
Canada 3.6 8.4 11.5 13.2 12.9 11.6 10.6 9.6 7.1 11.7 47.9 52.1