Insolvency statistics in Canada—Fourth quarter of 2020 (br04420)

Table 5: Insolvencies Filed by Consumers by ER
- Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending 
Q4 2020 Q3 2020 Q4 2019 Q3 2020 to
Q4 2020
Q4 2019 to
Q4 2020
12-31-2020 12-31-2019 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador  470 438 758 7.3 -38.0 1,873 3,221 -41.9
Bankruptcies 155 176 355 -11.9 -56.3 768 1,466 -47.6
Proposals 315 262 403 20.2 -21.8 1,105 1,755 -37.0
Avalon Peninsula 248 242 413 2.5 -40.0 1,016 1,768 -42.5
Bankruptcies 85 94 168 -9.6 -49.4 418 773 -45.9
Proposals 163 148 245 10.1 -33.5 598 995 -39.9
South Coast - Burin Peninsula 33 26 52 26.9 -36.5 135 226 -40.3
Bankruptcies 11 9 25 22.2 -56.0 49 108 -54.6
Proposals 22 17 27 29.4 -18.5 86 118 -27.1
West Coast - Northern Peninsula - Labrador 77 79 101 -2.5 -23.8 309 435 -29.0
Bankruptcies 21 31 53 -32.3 -60.4 120 187 -35.8
Proposals 56 48 48 n/a 16.7 189 248 -23.8
Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay 113 89 191 27.0 -40.8 411 792 -48.1
Bankruptcies 38 41 109 -7.3 -65.1 179 399 -55.1
Proposals 75 48 82 56.3 -8.5 232 393 -41.0
Prince Edward Island 103 95 204 8.4 -49.5 426 749 -43.1
Bankruptcies 44 39 103 12.8 -57.3 203 386 -47.4
Proposals 59 56 101 5.4 -41.6 223 363 -38.6
Nova Scotia 803 750 1,550 7.1 -48.2 3,498 6,040 -42.1
Bankruptcies 359 348 746 3.2 -51.9 1,599 3,193 -49.9
Proposals 444 402 804 10.4 -44.8 1,899 2,847 -33.3
Cape Breton 131 112 288 17.0 -54.5 588 1,090 -46.1
Bankruptcies 59 54 124 9.3 -52.4 273 525 -48.0
Proposals 72 58 164 24.1 -56.1 315 565 -44.2
North Shore 150 141 283 6.4 -47.0 657 1,162 -43.5
Bankruptcies 61 58 142 5.2 -57.0 288 622 -53.7
Proposals 89 83 141 7.2 -36.9 369 540 -31.7
Annapolis Valley 116 104 216 11.5 -46.3 415 813 -49.0
Bankruptcies 63 52 123 21.2 -48.8 203 464 -56.3
Proposals 53 52 93 1.9 -43.0 212 349 -39.3
Southern 99 102 215 -2.9 -54.0 446 851 -47.6
Bankruptcies 57 63 99 -9.5 -42.4 231 476 -51.5
Proposals 42 39 116 7.7 -63.8 215 375 -42.7
Halifax 304 291 548 4.5 -44.5 1,389 2,125 -34.6
Bankruptcies 117 122 258 -4.1 -54.7 602 1,107 -45.6
Proposals 187 169 290 10.7 -35.5 787 1,018 -22.7
New Brunswick 854 761 1,202 12.2 -29.0 3,365 4,851 -30.6
Bankruptcies 408 348 569 17.2 -28.3 1,486 2,343 -36.6
Proposals 446 413 633 8.0 -29.5 1,879 2,508 -25.1
Campbellton - Miramichi 207 177 265 16.9 -21.9 731 1,029 -29.0
Bankruptcies 86 77 130 11.7 -33.8 302 514 -41.2
Proposals 121 100 135 21.0 -10.4 429 515 -16.7
Moncton - Richibucto 222 212 356 4.7 -37.6 963 1,477 -34.8
Bankruptcies 110 113 153 -2.7 -28.1 431 666 -35.3
Proposals 112 99 203 13.1 -44.8 532 811 -34.4
Saint John - St.Stephen 199 160 250 24.4 -20.4 801 989 -19.0
Bankruptcies 97 69 127 40.6 -23.6 360 506 -28.9
Proposals 102 91 123 12.1 -17.1 441 483 -8.7
Fredericton - Oromocto 114 122 214 -6.6 -46.7 486 866 -43.9
Bankruptcies 67 55 100 21.8 -33.0 234 415 -43.6
Proposals 47 67 114 -29.9 -58.8 252 451 -44.1
Edmundston - Woodstock                         114 91 118 25.3 -3.4 388 493 -21.3
Bankruptcies 49 34 60 44.1 -18.3 161 244 -34.0
Proposals 65 57 58 14.0 12.1 227 249 -8.8
Quebec 6,247 5,542 10,840 12.7 -42.4 26,683 42,865 -37.8
Bankruptcies 2,827 2,553 5,026 10.7 -43.8 11,714 20,038 -41.5
Proposals 3,420 2,989 5,814 14.4 -41.2 14,969 22,827 -34.4
Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine 74 57 132 29.8 -43.9 302 495 -39.0
Bankruptcies 33 24 58 37.5 -43.1 118 205 -42.4
Proposals 41 33 74 24.2 -44.6 184 290 -36.6
Bas-Saint-Laurent 165 116 266 42.2 -38.0 623 984 -36.7
Bankruptcies 72 56 139 28.6 -48.2 283 491 -42.4
Proposals 93 60 127 55.0 -26.8 340 493 -31.0
Capitale-Nationale 567 507 955 11.8 -40.6 2,433 3,735 -34.9
Bankruptcies 261 240 456 8.7 -42.8 1,088 1,887 -42.3
Proposals 306 267 499 14.6 -38.7 1,345 1,848 -27.2
Chaudière - Appalaches 261 283 452 -7.8 -42.3 1,230 1,808 -32.0
Bankruptcies 123 132 222 -6.8 -44.6 570 960 -40.6
Proposals 138 151 230 -8.6 -40.0 660 848 -22.2
Estrie 204 214 405 -4.7 -49.6 979 1,540 -36.4
Bankruptcies 100 108 232 -7.4 -56.9 495 875 -43.4
Proposals 104 106 173 -1.9 -39.9 484 665 -27.2
Centre-du-Québec 212 183 332 15.8 -36.1 834 1,206 -30.8
Bankruptcies 102 84 160 21.4 -36.3 410 576 -28.8
Proposals 110 99 172 11.1 -36.0 424 630 -32.7
Montérégie 1,165 1,057 2,057 10.2 -43.4 4,969 8,125 -38.8
Bankruptcies 473 465 921 1.7 -48.6 1,997 3,530 -43.4
Proposals 692 592 1,136 16.9 -39.1 2,972 4,595 -35.3
Montréal 1,231 1,120 2,153 9.9 -42.8 5,340 8,520 -37.3
Bankruptcies 595 539 993 10.4 -40.1 2,477 4,073 -39.2
Proposals 636 581 1,160 9.5 -45.2 2,863 4,447 -35.6
Laval 274 270 492 1.5 -44.3 1,237 2,025 -38.9
Bankruptcies 101 114 234 -11.4 -56.8 492 874 -43.7
Proposals 173 156 258 10.9 -32.9 745 1,151 -35.3
Lanaudière 522 389 836 34.2 -37.6 2,031 3,286 -38.2
Bankruptcies 230 160 315 43.8 -27.0 815 1,329 -38.7
Proposals 292 229 521 27.5 -44.0 1,216 1,957 -37.9
Laurentides 566 460 1,054 23.0 -46.3 2,478 4,269 -42.0
Bankruptcies 250 205 459 22.0 -45.5 1,030 1,905 -45.9
Proposals 316 255 595 23.9 -46.9 1,448 2,364 -38.7
Outaouais 319 309 598 3.2 -46.7 1,557 2,631 -40.8
Bankruptcies 151 136 281 11.0 -46.3 637 1,087 -41.4
Proposals 168 173 317 -2.9 -47.0 920 1,544 -40.4
Abitibi - Témiscamingue 122 76 195 60.5 -37.4 440 740 -40.5
Bankruptcies 43 30 65 43.3 -33.8 149 286 -47.9
Proposals 79 46 130 71.7 -39.2 291 454 -35.9
Mauricie 261 223 433 17.0 -39.7 984 1,587 -38.0
Bankruptcies 145 118 245 22.9 -40.8 518 926 -44.1
Proposals 116 105 188 10.5 -38.3 466 661 -29.5
Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean 210 205 352 2.4 -40.3 896 1,421 -36.9
Bankruptcies 116 103 182 12.6 -36.3 475 772 -38.5
Proposals 94 102 170 -7.8 -44.7 421 649 -35.1
Côte-Nord 85 68 108 25.0 -21.3 316 432 -26.9
Bankruptcies 25 38 59 -34.2 -57.6 144 242 -40.5
Proposals 60 30 49 100.0 22.4 172 190 -9.5
Nord-du-Québec  7 8 21 -12.5 -66.7 36 61 -41.0
Bankruptcies 6 2 5 200.0 20.0 17 18 -5.6
Proposals 1 6 16 -83.3 -93.8 19 43 -55.8
Ontario 8,224 7,461 11,588 10.2 -29.0 33,992 44,852 -24.2
Bankruptcies 2,215 1,980 3,612 11.9 -38.7 9,213 14,577 -36.8
Proposals 6,009 5,481 7,976 9.6 -24.7 24,779 30,275 -18.2
Ottawa 755 656 1,135 15.1 -33.5 3,146 4,492 -30.0
Bankruptcies 253 212 445 19.3 -43.1 1,083 1,783 -39.3
Proposals 502 444 690 13.1 -27.2 2,063 2,709 -23.8
Kingston - Pembroke 329 241 511 36.5 -35.6 1,199 1,794 -33.2
Bankruptcies 102 69 177 47.8 -42.4 379 654 -42.0
Proposals 227 172 334 32.0 -32.0 820 1,140 -28.1
Muskoka - Kawarthas 199 167 328 19.2 -39.3 841 1,286 -34.6
Bankruptcies 59 47 106 25.5 -44.3 238 397 -40.1
Proposals 140 120 222 16.7 -36.9 603 889 -32.2
Toronto 3,579 3,523 4,922 1.6 -27.3 15,241 19,041 -20.0
Bankruptcies 820 793 1,253 3.4 -34.6 3,432 5,147 -33.3
Proposals 2,759 2,730 3,669 1.1 -24.8 11,809 13,894 -15.0
Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie 839 678 1,110 23.7 -24.4 3,431 4,552 -24.6
Bankruptcies 248 174 361 42.5 -31.3 920 1,544 -40.4
Proposals 591 504 749 17.3 -21.1 2,511 3,008 -16.5
Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula 822 768 1,187 7.0 -30.7 3,413 4,584 -25.5
Bankruptcies 218 242 365 -9.9 -40.3 994 1,524 -34.8
Proposals 604 526 822 14.8 -26.5 2,419 3,060 -20.9
London 460 381 648 20.7 -29.0 1,836 2,505 -26.7
Bankruptcies 125 112 215 11.6 -41.9 536 852 -37.1
Proposals 335 269 433 24.5 -22.6 1,300 1,653 -21.4
Windsor - Sarnia 425 340 590 25.0 -28.0 1,593 2,266 -29.7
Bankruptcies 130 92 220 41.3 -40.9 501 882 -43.2
Proposals 295 248 370 19.0 -20.3 1,092 1,384 -21.1
Stratford - Bruce Peninsula 135 103 168 31.1 -19.6 498 635 -21.6
Bankruptcies 43 40 78 7.5 -44.9 177 277 -36.1
Proposals 92 63 90 46.0 2.2 321 358 -10.3
Northeast 559 113 830 394.7 -32.7 1,934 3,115 -37.9
Bankruptcies 163 58 300 181.0 -45.7 631 1,191 -47.0
Proposals 396 55 530 620.0 -25.3 1,303 1,924 -32.3
Northwest 121 490 155 -75.3 -21.9 858 584 46.9
Bankruptcies 53 142 91 -62.7 -41.8 323 325 -0.6
Proposals 68 348 64 -80.5 6.3 535 259 106.6
Manitoba 591 557 837 6.1 -29.4 2,527 3,146 -19.7
Bankruptcies 187 200 303 -6.5 -38.3 787 1,344 -41.4
Proposals 404 357 534 13.2 -24.3 1,740 1,802 -3.4
Southeast 48 48 69 0.0 -30.4 198 248 -20.2
Bankruptcies 14 21 38 -33.3 -63.2 74 123 -39.8
Proposals 34 27 31 25.9 9.7 124 125 -0.8
South Central 25 29 19 -13.8 31.6 97 98 -1.0
Bankruptcies 8 8 9 0.0 -11.1 26 50 -48.0
Proposals 17 21 10 -19.0 70.0 71 48 47.9
Southwest 67 55 101 21.8 -33.7 262 352 -25.6
Bankruptcies 18 24 29 -25.0 -37.9 85 138 -38.4
Proposals 49 31 72 58.1 -31.9 177 214 -17.3
North Central 18 7 33 157.1 -45.5 52 104 -50.0
Bankruptcies 5 3 9 66.7 -44.4 18 45 -60.0
Proposals 13 4 24 225.0 -45.8 34 59 -42.4
Winnipeg 374 358 532 4.5 -29.7 1,649 2,019 -18.3
Bankruptcies 118 116 188 1.7 -37.2 477 834 -42.8
Proposals 256 242 344 5.8 -25.6 1,172 1,185 -1.1
Interlake 25 29 49 -13.8 -49.0 131 190 -31.1
Bankruptcies 8 12 18 -33.3 -55.6 46 91 -49.5
Proposals 17 17 31 0.0 -45.2 85 99 -14.1
Parklands 18 12 24 50.0 -25.0 71 76 -6.6
Bankruptcies 10 6 10 66.7 0.0 39 33 18.2
Proposals 8 6 14 33.3 -42.9 32 43 -25.6
North 16 17 8 -5.9 100.0 66 53 24.5
Bankruptcies 5 9 1 -44.4 400.0 21 27 -22.2
Proposals 11 8 7 37.5 57.1 45 26 73.1
Saskatchewan 689 552 973 24.8 -29.2 2,640 3,453 -23.5
Bankruptcies 227 168 399 35.1 -43.1 878 1,317 -33.3
Proposals 462 384 574 20.3 -19.5 1,762 2,136 -17.5
Regina - Moose Mountain 258 180 346 43.3 -25.4 903 1,224 -26.2
Bankruptcies 66 36 109 83.3 -39.4 224 369 -39.3
Proposals 192 144 237 33.3 -19.0 679 855 -20.6
Swift Current - Moose Jaw 56 57 68 -1.8 -17.6 238 273 -12.8
Bankruptcies 16 23 32 -30.4 -50.0 91 127 -28.3
Proposals 40 34 36 17.6 11.1 147 146 0.7
Saskatoon - Biggar 185 190 325 -2.6 -43.1 843 1,096 -23.1
Bankruptcies 74 67 139 10.4 -46.8 307 439 -30.1
Proposals 111 123 186 -9.8 -40.3 536 657 -18.4
Yorkton - Melville 63 43 46 46.5 37.0 189 193 -2.1
Bankruptcies 28 11 18 154.5 55.6 71 84 -15.5
Proposals 35 32 28 9.4 25.0 118 109 8.3
Prince Albert 115 70 169 64.3 -32.0 426 603 -29.4
Bankruptcies 38 28 88 35.7 -56.8 173 269 -35.7
Proposals 77 42 81 83.3 -4.9 253 334 -24.3
Northern 9 12 19 -25.0 -52.6 38 61 -37.7
Bankruptcies 3 3 12 0.0 -75.0 10 27 -63.0
Proposals 6 9 7 -33.3 -14.3 28 34 -17.6
Alberta 3,288 2,779 4,286 18.3 -23.3 13,089 16,675 -21.5
Bankruptcies 860 795 1,369 8.2 -37.2 3,602 5,589 -35.6
Proposals 2,428 1,984 2,917 22.4 -16.8 9,487 11,086 -14.4
Lethbridge - Medicine Hat 246 217 341 13.4 -27.9 995 1,301 -23.5
Bankruptcies 43 61 102 -29.5 -57.8 219 406 -46.1
Proposals 203 156 239 30.1 -15.1 776 895 -13.3
Camrose - Drumheller 129 75 173 72.0 -25.4 471 605 -22.1
Bankruptcies 43 29 54 48.3 -20.4 191 225 -15.1
Proposals 86 46 119 87.0 -27.7 280 380 -26.3
Calgary 1,143 1,000 1,593 14.3 -28.2 4,726 6,092 -22.4
Bankruptcies 327 307 525 6.5 -37.7 1,367 2,170 -37.0
Proposals 816 693 1,068 17.7 -23.6 3,359 3,922 -14.4
Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House 58 58 84 0.0 -31.0 239 269 -11.2
Bankruptcies 20 20 24 0.0 -16.7 82 106 -22.6
Proposals 38 38 60 0.0 -36.7 157 163 -3.7
Red Deer 206 160 278 28.8 -25.9 861 1,100 -21.7
Bankruptcies 62 50 88 24.0 -29.5 239 334 -28.4
Proposals 144 110 190 30.9 -24.2 622 766 -18.8
Edmonton 1,140 1,012 1,440 12.6 -20.8 4,568 5,757 -20.7
Bankruptcies 284 244 453 16.4 -37.3 1,146 1,816 -36.9
Proposals 856 768 987 11.5 -13.3 3,422 3,941 -13.2
Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River 202 148 216 36.5 -6.5 676 860 -21.4
Bankruptcies 49 45 80 8.9 -38.8 202 319 -36.7
Proposals 153 103 136 48.5 12.5 474 541 -12.4
Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake 161 111 161 45.0 0.0 550 689 -20.2
Bankruptcies 32 36 43 -11.1 -25.6 153 213 -28.2
Proposals 129 75 118 72.0 9.3 397 476 -16.6
British Columbia 2,069 1,750 2,888 18.2 -28.4 8,270 11,221 -26.3
Bankruptcies 569 555 1,039 2.5 -45.2 2,609 4,134 -36.9
Proposals 1,500 1,195 1,849 25.5 -18.9 5,661 7,087 -20.1
Vancouver Island and Coast 421 333 626 26.4 -32.7 1,719 2,367 -27.4
Bankruptcies 108 108 247 0.0 -56.3 552 936 -41.0
Proposals 313 225 379 39.1 -17.4 1,167 1,431 -18.4
Lower Mainland -Southwest 1,130 1,006 1,542 12.3 -26.7 4,497 6,075 -26.0
Bankruptcies 319 303 504 5.3 -36.7 1,360 2,086 -34.8
Proposals 811 703 1,038 15.4 -21.9 3,137 3,989 -21.4
Thompson - Okanagan 301 226 410 33.2 -26.6 1,184 1,621 -27.0
Bankruptcies 65 79 159 -17.7 -59.1 372 607 -38.7
Proposals 236 147 251 60.5 -6.0 812 1,014 -19.9
Kootenay 55 57 93 -3.5 -40.9 236 346 -31.8
Bankruptcies 14 18 32 -22.2 -56.3 75 147 -49.0
Proposals 41 39 61 5.1 -32.8 161 199 -19.1
Cariboo 81 77 145 5.2 -44.1 359 491 -26.9
Bankruptcies 32 30 67 6.7 -52.2 154 232 -33.6
Proposals 49 47 78 4.3 -37.2 205 259 -20.8
North Coast 15 15 10 0.0 50.0 61 58 5.2
Bankruptcies 6 4 4 50.0 50.0 21 21 0.0
Proposals 9 11 6 -18.2 50.0 40 37 8.1
Nechako 18 7 20 157.1 -10.0 54 72 -25.0
Bankruptcies 9 2 13 350.0 -30.8 19 38 -50.0
Proposals 9 5 7 80.0 28.6 35 34 2.9
Northeast 51 30 42 70.0 21.4 165 190 -13.2
Bankruptcies 17 12 13 41.7 30.8 59 68 -13.2
Proposals 34 18 29 88.9 17.2 106 122 -13.1
Northwest Territories 8 15 16 -46.7 -50.0 47 66 -28.8
Bankruptcies 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 10 9 11.1
Proposals 8 13 14 -38.5 -42.9 37 57 -35.1
Yukon 12 4 11 200.0 9.1 36 33 9.1
Bankruptcies 4 0 5 n/a -20.0 11 13 -15.4
Proposals 8 4 6 100.0 33.3 25 20 25.0
Nunavut 6 3 2 100.0 200.0 12 6 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Proposals 6 3 2 100.0 200.0 12 6 100.0