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Credit Unions in Canada: Market Research Report

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Credit Unions in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 52213CA | Mar 2016

Bank on it: Consolidation and a larger asset base will allow credit unions to compete with banks

The Credit Unions market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite financial uncertainty and a tighter lending environment, credit unions have managed to achieve moderate growth over the past five years. Nevertheless, rising external competition is leading credit unions to consolidate, which has enabled them to reduce labour costs and take advantage of new technologies. Over the next five years, consolidation will continue to help credit unions achieve economies of scale and increase their asset base. With increased size, they will be able to compete better on fee pricing and interest spreads... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The location of credit union establishments (i.e. branches) is largely dependent on population trends, with the highest percentage of establishments located in Quebec and Ontario at 34.7% and 17.9%, respectively in December 2015. With a population of more than 34 million dispersed over a large geographic area, the majority of the population tends to live in the southern part of the country, which is also the home to 17 of Canada's largest cities. For example, about 62.0% of the population lives in Quebec and Ontario, hence the region controls more than 51.0% of establishments. British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Alberta account for 15.3%, 11.2% and 8.6% of industry enterprises, respectively. Additionally, there are no credit unions in Yukon, Nunavut and the Northwestern Territories... purchase to read more


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What is the Credit Unions Industry?

This industry consists of financial institutions known as credit unions and caisses populaires. These institutions are member owned and provide banking services, mainly deposit taking and lending, to these same members.

Industry Products
Residential mortgagesConsumer loansBusiness loans
Industry Activities
Accepting members' share depositsOffering members consumer loans

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