Insolvency statistics in Canada—Fourth quarter of 2020 (br04421)

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses 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  2 5 10 -60.0 -80.0 10 41 -75.6
Bankruptcies 2 5 5 -60.0 -60.0 10 35 -71.4
Proposals 0 0 5 n/a -100.0 0 6 -100.0
Avalon Peninsula 2 3 8 -33.3 -75.0 6 24 -75.0
Bankruptcies 2 3 4 -33.3 -50.0 6 19 -68.4
Proposals 0 0 4 n/a -100.0 0 5 -100.0
South Coast - Burin Peninsula 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
West Coast - Northern Peninsula - Labrador 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Bankruptcies 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 3 11 -72.7
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 3 10 -70.0
Proposals 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 0 1 -100.0
Prince Edward Island 0 0 3 n/a -100.0 2 10 -80.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 3 n/a -100.0 1 9 -88.9
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 1 0.0
Nova Scotia 4 1 14 300.0 -71.4 19 59 -67.8
Bankruptcies 3 1 14 200.0 -78.6 16 51 -68.6
Proposals 1 0 0 n/a n/a 3 8 -62.5
Cape Breton 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 8 -75.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 7 -71.4
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
North Shore 1 0 2 n/a -50.0 3 6 -50.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 2 n/a -50.0 3 6 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Annapolis Valley 1 0 2 n/a -50.0 2 6 -66.7
Bankruptcies 1 0 2 n/a -50.0 2 6 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Southern 0 0 4 n/a -100.0 2 9 -77.8
Bankruptcies 0 0 4 n/a -100.0 2 7 -71.4
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2 -100.0
Halifax 2 0 5 n/a -60.0 9 29 -69.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 5 n/a -60.0 7 24 -70.8
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 5 -60.0
New Brunswick 11 5 5 120.0 120.0 24 45 -46.7
Bankruptcies 7 3 4 133.3 75.0 16 34 -52.9
Proposals 4 2 1 100.0 300.0 8 11 -27.3
Campbellton - Miramichi 6 2 1 200.0 500.0 9 6 50.0
Bankruptcies 5 1 1 400.0 400.0 6 4 50.0
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 n/a 3 2 50.0
Moncton - Richibucto 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 4 20 -80.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 1 n/a 100.0 2 17 -88.2
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Saint John - St.Stephen 1 0 2 n/a -50.0 3 9 -66.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 2 n/a -100.0 2 7 -71.4
Proposals 1 0 0 n/a n/a 1 2 -50.0
Fredericton - Oromocto 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 5 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 4 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
Edmundston - Woodstock                         2 2 0 0.0 n/a 8 5 60.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 0 -100.0 n/a 6 2 200.0
Proposals 2 0 0 n/a n/a 2 3 -33.3
Quebec 383 368 544 4.1 -29.6 1,599 2,126 -24.8
Bankruptcies 318 302 397 5.3 -19.9 1,258 1,620 -22.3
Proposals 65 66 147 -1.5 -55.8 341 506 -32.6
Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine 4 2 7 100.0 -42.9 11 17 -35.3
Bankruptcies 2 2 5 0.0 -60.0 9 15 -40.0
Proposals 2 0 2 n/a 0.0 2 2 0.0
Bas-Saint-Laurent 8 8 18 0.0 -55.6 37 44 -15.9
Bankruptcies 6 7 13 -14.3 -53.8 29 37 -21.6
Proposals 2 1 5 100.0 -60.0 8 7 14.3
Capitale-Nationale 32 37 60 -13.5 -46.7 150 195 -23.1
Bankruptcies 28 37 49 -24.3 -42.9 125 149 -16.1
Proposals 4 0 11 n/a -63.6 25 46 -45.7
Chaudière - Appalaches 25 15 26 66.7 -3.8 89 101 -11.9
Bankruptcies 22 14 21 57.1 4.8 75 82 -8.5
Proposals 3 1 5 200.0 -40.0 14 19 -26.3
Estrie 14 10 14 40.0 0.0 57 45 26.7
Bankruptcies 9 9 12 0.0 -25.0 41 36 13.9
Proposals 5 1 2 400.0 150.0 16 9 77.8
Centre-du-Québec 14 9 20 55.6 -30.0 53 58 -8.6
Bankruptcies 12 8 15 50.0 -20.0 40 43 -7.0
Proposals 2 1 5 100.0 -60.0 13 15 -13.3
Montérégie 68 62 98 9.7 -30.6 276 404 -31.7
Bankruptcies 60 55 76 9.1 -21.1 229 311 -26.4
Proposals 8 7 22 14.3 -63.6 47 93 -49.5
Montréal 111 131 154 -15.3 -27.9 478 582 -17.9
Bankruptcies 86 94 101 -8.5 -14.9 345 430 -19.8
Proposals 25 37 53 -32.4 -52.8 133 152 -12.5
Laval 24 16 21 50.0 14.3 86 91 -5.5
Bankruptcies 18 14 15 28.6 20.0 66 65 1.5
Proposals 6 2 6 200.0 0.0 20 26 -23.1
Lanaudière 14 15 21 -6.7 -33.3 59 114 -48.2
Bankruptcies 14 14 13 0.0 7.7 52 81 -35.8
Proposals 0 1 8 -100.0 -100.0 7 33 -78.8
Laurentides 23 20 41 15.0 -43.9 104 176 -40.9
Bankruptcies 23 13 31 76.9 -25.8 90 139 -35.3
Proposals 0 7 10 -100.0 -100.0 14 37 -62.2
Outaouais 11 10 23 10.0 -52.2 47 90 -47.8
Bankruptcies 7 6 13 16.7 -46.2 35 58 -39.7
Proposals 4 4 10 0.0 -60.0 12 32 -62.5
Abitibi - Témiscamingue 6 8 3 -25.0 100.0 29 32 -9.4
Bankruptcies 6 7 3 -14.3 100.0 25 28 -10.7
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 4 4 0.0
Mauricie 18 9 17 100.0 5.9 55 68 -19.1
Bankruptcies 17 8 13 112.5 30.8 42 58 -27.6
Proposals 1 1 4 0.0 -75.0 13 10 30.0
Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean 8 10 15 -20.0 -46.7 44 69 -36.2
Bankruptcies 6 9 13 -33.3 -53.8 36 59 -39.0
Proposals 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 8 10 -20.0
Côte-Nord 0 3 2 -100.0 -100.0 11 22 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 3 2 -100.0 -100.0 10 18 -44.4
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 4 -75.0
Nord-du-Québec  0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 2 2 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 2 2 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Ontario 185 173 205 6.9 -9.8 759 902 -15.9
Bankruptcies 128 129 138 -0.8 -7.2 536 652 -17.8
Proposals 57 44 67 29.5 -14.9 223 250 -10.8
Ottawa 17 16 27 6.3 -37.0 80 134 -40.3
Bankruptcies 15 10 18 50.0 -16.7 62 99 -37.4
Proposals 2 6 9 -66.7 -77.8 18 35 -48.6
Kingston - Pembroke 3 3 2 0.0 50.0 10 17 -41.2
Bankruptcies 1 3 2 -66.7 -50.0 8 10 -20.0
Proposals 2 0 0 n/a n/a 2 7 -71.4
Muskoka - Kawarthas 0 4 0 -100.0 n/a 14 8 75.0
Bankruptcies 0 4 0 -100.0 n/a 11 7 57.1
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 3 1 200.0
Toronto 113 111 124 1.8 -8.9 462 477 -3.1
Bankruptcies 76 86 78 -11.6 -2.6 326 341 -4.4
Proposals 37 25 46 48.0 -19.6 136 136 0.0
Kitchener - Waterloo - Barrie 12 9 7 33.3 71.4 58 59 -1.7
Bankruptcies 7 6 4 16.7 75.0 38 40 -5.0
Proposals 5 3 3 66.7 66.7 20 19 5.3
Hamilton - Niagara Peninsula 12 13 16 -7.7 -25.0 45 95 -52.6
Bankruptcies 8 7 14 14.3 -42.9 31 78 -60.3
Proposals 4 6 2 -33.3 100.0 14 17 -17.6
London 8 4 14 100.0 -42.9 26 36 -27.8
Bankruptcies 2 2 10 0.0 -80.0 7 26 -73.1
Proposals 6 2 4 200.0 50.0 19 10 90.0
Windsor - Sarnia 7 4 7 75.0 0.0 25 33 -24.2
Bankruptcies 7 4 6 75.0 16.7 19 23 -17.4
Proposals 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 6 10 -40.0
Stratford - Bruce Peninsula 4 3 1 33.3 300.0 13 8 62.5
Bankruptcies 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 11 5 120.0
Proposals 1 0 0 n/a n/a 2 3 -33.3
Northeast 3 0 5 n/a -40.0 11 26 -57.7
Bankruptcies 2 0 3 n/a -33.3 9 16 -43.8
Proposals 1 0 2 n/a -50.0 2 10 -80.0
Northwest 1 6 1 -83.3 0.0 8 4 100.0
Bankruptcies 1 3 1 -66.7 0.0 5 3 66.7
Proposals 0 3 0 -100.0 n/a 3 1 200.0
Manitoba 4 10 9 -60.0 -55.6 35 39 -10.3
Bankruptcies 4 9 7 -55.6 -42.9 28 33 -15.2
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 7 6 16.7
Southeast 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
South Central 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 2 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
Southwest 1 3 0 -66.7 n/a 7 6 16.7
Bankruptcies 1 3 0 -66.7 n/a 7 6 16.7
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
North Central 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Winnipeg 3 5 7 -40.0 -57.1 16 21 -23.8
Bankruptcies 3 4 5 -25.0 -40.0 15 16 -6.3
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 1 5 -80.0
Interlake 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Parklands 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
North 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 1 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 0 n/a
Saskatchewan 8 8 35 0.0 -77.1 49 104 -52.9
Bankruptcies 8 5 26 60.0 -69.2 40 64 -37.5
Proposals 0 3 9 -100.0 -100.0 9 40 -77.5
Regina - Moose Mountain 2 3 21 -33.3 -90.5 15 56 -73.2
Bankruptcies 2 3 13 -33.3 -84.6 13 32 -59.4
Proposals 0 0 8 n/a -100.0 2 24 -91.7
Swift Current - Moose Jaw 2 0 4 n/a -50.0 7 17 -58.8
Bankruptcies 2 0 4 n/a -50.0 5 11 -54.5
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 6 -66.7
Saskatoon - Biggar 1 1 3 0.0 -66.7 16 14 14.3
Bankruptcies 1 0 3 n/a -66.7 13 10 30.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 n/a 3 4 -25.0
Yorkton - Melville 2 0 5 n/a -60.0 6 10 -40.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 5 n/a -60.0 6 9 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
Prince Albert 1 4 2 -75.0 -50.0 5 7 -28.6
Bankruptcies 1 2 1 -50.0 0.0 3 2 50.0
Proposals 0 2 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 5 -60.0
Northern 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Alberta 41 33 57 24.2 -28.1 160 223 -28.3
Bankruptcies 30 28 38 7.1 -21.1 122 155 -21.3
Proposals 11 5 19 120.0 -42.1 38 68 -44.1
Lethbridge - Medicine Hat 1 0 0 n/a n/a 2 5 -60.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 n/a n/a 2 2 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 3 -100.0
Camrose - Drumheller 0 0 8 n/a -100.0 3 12 -75.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 8 n/a -100.0 1 12 -91.7
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 0 n/a
Calgary 15 11 25 36.4 -40.0 67 103 -35.0
Bankruptcies 10 8 14 25.0 -28.6 49 70 -30.0
Proposals 5 3 11 66.7 -54.5 18 33 -45.5
Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountain House 2 4 2 -50.0 0.0 7 6 16.7
Bankruptcies 1 2 0 -50.0 n/a 4 3 33.3
Proposals 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 3 3 0.0
Red Deer 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 6 9 -33.3
Bankruptcies 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 4 7 -42.9
Proposals 1 0 0 n/a n/a 2 2 0.0
Edmonton 14 9 17 55.6 -17.6 51 77 -33.8
Bankruptcies 11 9 12 22.2 -8.3 43 54 -20.4
Proposals 3 0 5 n/a -40.0 8 23 -65.2
Athabasca - Grande Prairie - Peace River 1 6 2 -83.3 -50.0 11 6 83.3
Bankruptcies 0 6 1 -100.0 -100.0 9 4 125.0
Proposals 1 0 1 n/a 0.0 2 2 0.0
Wood Buffalo - Cold Lake 3 2 1 50.0 200.0 10 3 233.3
Bankruptcies 3 2 1 50.0 200.0 8 3 166.7
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 0 n/a
British Columbia 30 24 23 25.0 30.4 128 127 0.8
Bankruptcies 24 20 16 20.0 50.0 80 90 -11.1
Proposals 6 4 7 50.0 -14.3 48 37 29.7
Vancouver Island and Coast 5 1 2 400.0 150.0 12 17 -29.4
Bankruptcies 5 1 2 400.0 150.0 12 14 -14.3
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 3 -100.0
Lower Mainland -Southwest 23 17 16 35.3 43.8 93 85 9.4
Bankruptcies 18 14 12 28.6 50.0 56 63 -11.1
Proposals 5 3 4 66.7 25.0 37 22 68.2
Thompson - Okanagan 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 13 15 -13.3
Bankruptcies 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 4 6 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 1 n/a -100.0 9 9 0.0
Kootenay 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 4 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
Cariboo 1 0 1 n/a 0.0 3 2 50.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 1 100.0
Proposals 1 0 1 n/a 0.0 1 1 0.0
North Coast 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Nechako 1 1 0 0.0 n/a 2 1 100.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 0 0.0 n/a 2 1 100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Northeast 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1 -100.0
Yukon 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
Nunavut 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 1 2 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 1 2 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 n/a