Number of bank branches across Canada in 2018: 5,890.
Number of banks in Canada: 88.
Number of bank-owned ABMs across Canada: 18,640.
Number of transactions logged at bank-owned ABMs in Canada (2017): 655 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 April 2020 only 0.25% of bank mortgages are in arrears.)
Taxes paid in Canada in 2019 (by the six largest banks): $12.7 billion.
Banks contribute approximately 3.3% to Canada’s GDP.
Amount banks and their subsidiaries paid in salaries and benefits in Canada in 2019: $30 billion.
In 2017, banks employed 275,825 Canadians.
Number of people employed by Canadian banks in other countries in 2017: 109,094.
Percentage of senior managers with the six largest banks who are women (2018): 37.7%. Women constitute 57.1% of the workforce at Canada’s six largest banks (excluding subsidiaries).
Banks serve nearly 3 million self-employed and small and medium-sized businesses across Canada.
Amount six largest Canadian banks spent on technology in 2018: $14 billion.
Amount six largest Canadian banks spent on technology in the last decade: $100 billion.
Dividend income paid in 2019 by Canada’s banks to shareholders: $21.3 billion.
Percentage of Canadians who believe that banking has become a lot more convenient because of new technologies: 91%.
Percentage of Canadians who do most of their banking digitally, using online and mobile banking: 76%.
Percentage of Canadians who report mobile banking is their primary method of banking: 23%.