T3: Institutions offering payment services / instruments
(units, unless otherwise stated; end of year)
Year
«  2018  »
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments
800760707647632
Breakdown of 'total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments' by category
Central bank11111
Number of branches or offices 111111
Number of payment accounts 233333
Value of payment accounts (CAD millions) 3176707502383418
Banks
Total number of entities 47372817883
Number of branches or offices7,0607,0386,9286,5406,195
Number of payment accounts (thousands)navnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'banks, number of payment accounts'
Of which: internet-linked (thousands)navnavnavnavnav
Value of payment accounts (CAD millions) 5622,616673,600742,267800,940838,352
Breakdown of 'banks' by subcategory
Domestic banks
Total number of entities4746504852
Number of branches or offices7,0297,0076,8926,5056,162
Number of payment accounts (thousands)navnavnavnavnav
Value of payment accounts (CAD millions) 5610,240658,560726,600783,752818,647
Bank type II
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Bank type III
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Bank type IV
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Bank type V
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Branches of foreign banks
Total number of entities2626313031
Number of branches of foreign banks3131363533
Number of payment accounts (thousands)navnavnavnavnav
Value of payment accounts (CAD millions) 512,37615,04015,66717,18719,705
Non-banks offering payment services/instruments
Total number of entities726687625568548
Breakdown of 'non-banks offering payment services/
 instruments, total number of entities' by subcategory
Non-banks offering storage of value
 (on a payment account or on a device)
Total number of entities 6726687625568548
Number of branches or offices 73,1433,0863,0212,9622,694
Number of payment accounts (thousands)navnavnavnavnav
Value of payment accounts (CAD millions)91,95099,870109,280118,133101,766
Non-banks relying on storage of value on payment
 accounts or on a device offered by others
Total number of entitiesnavnavnavnavnav
MEMO: FOCUS on E-MONEY
Total number of e-money issuersnavnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total number of e-money issuers'
 by type of institution
Of which: non-banksnavnavnavnavnav
Total outstanding e-money value (CAD millions)navnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total outstanding e-money value'
 by type of institution
Of which: issued by a non-bank (CAD millions)navnavnavnavnav
 1 There are five regional offices and two Agency Operations Centres but only the head office offers payment services. 2 Figures represent the number of accounts held at the Bank of Canada by CPA members for the settlement of the LVTS. 3 Figures represent the value of accounts held at the Bank of Canada by CPA members for settlement of the LVTS. 4 Some foreign bank subsidiaries and foreign bank branches are associated with the same parent bank. For the purposes of this table, each institution is recorded separately. 5 Data have been revised from previous editions. 6 Among Trust and Loan companies included in this figure, only those that are federally regulated and are not bank-owned are included. 7 Includes only branches of local credit unions and caisses populaires, and governmental savings institutions.