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%.