Number of bank branches across in 2015: 6,303, of which approximately 2,000 are rural and small town branches.
Number of banks in Canada: 88.
Number of bank-owned ABMs across Canada: 18,775.
Number of transactions logged at bank-owned ABMs in Canada (2014): 777 million.
Number of online banking transactions completed with the six largest banks in Canada in 2015: 614 million.
Number of mobile banking transactions completed with the six largest banks in Canada in 2015: 202 million.
Canadians are careful borrowers, and mortgage arrears in Canada remain very low (in fact, as of April 2017 only 0.26% of bank mortgages are in arrears.)
Taxes paid in Canada in 2015 (by the six largest banks): $7.3 billion.
Banks contribute approximately 3.3% to Canada’s GDP.
Taxes paid worldwide in 2015 (by Canada's six largest banks): $12 billion.
Amount banks and their subsidiaries paid in salaries and benefits in Canada in 2015: $26.5 billion.
In 2015, banks employed 280,115 Canadians.
Number of people employed by Canadian banks in other countries in 2015: 99,365.
Percentage of senior managers with the six largest banks who are women (2015): 34.9%. Women constitute 61% 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 2015: $10.2 billion.
Amount six largest Canadian banks spent on technology in the last decade: $70.1 billion.
Dividend income paid in 2015 by Canada’s banks to shareholders: $15.9 billion.
Canada’s Bank Act is reviewed and updated every five years to ensure the regulatory structure is keeping pace with changes in the industry.
Percentage of Canadians who give banks a good performance rating when it comes to being stable and secure: 87%.
Percentage of Canadians that have a favourable impression of banks in Canada: 84%.
Percentage of Canadians who trust banks to protect the privacy of their personal information and transactions: 80%.