Number of bank branches across Canada in 2017: 5,907.

Number of banks in Canada: 86.

Number of bank-owned ABMs across Canada: 18,640.

Number of transactions logged at bank-owned ABMs in Canada (2017): 643 million.

Number of online banking transactions completed with the six largest banks in Canada in 2017: 574 million.

Number of mobile banking transactions completed with the six largest banks in Canada in 2017: 398 million.

Canadians are careful borrowers, and mortgage arrears in Canada remain very low (in fact, as of June 2018 only 0.23% of bank mortgages are in arrears.)

Taxes paid in Canada in 2017 (by the six largest banks): $12.2 billion.

Banks contribute approximately 3.3% to Canada’s GDP.

Taxes paid worldwide in 2017 (by Canada's six largest banks): $18.2 billion.

Amount banks and their subsidiaries paid in salaries and benefits in Canada in 2016: $27.5 billion.

In 2017, banks employed 275,825 Canadians.

Number of people employed by Canadian banks in other countries in 2016: 119,885.

Percentage of senior managers with the six largest banks who are women (2017): 37.6%. Women constitute 58.3% of the workforce at Canada’s six largest banks (excluding subsidiaries).

Banks have more than 1 million financing relationships with small and medium-sized businesses across Canada. 

Amount six largest Canadian banks spent on technology in 2017: $13.3 billion.

Amount six largest Canadian banks spent on technology in the last decade: $84.5 billion.

Dividend income paid in 2017 by Canada’s banks to shareholders: $18.3 billion.

Percentage of Canadians who believe that banks have been doing a good job of bringing forward innovations in banking: 90%.

Percentage of Canadians who do most of their banking digitally, using online and mobile banking: 68%.

Percentage of Canadians who report mobile banking is their primary method of banking: 17%.