Amounts associated with clients connected to Canada

Canada is ranked #18 among the countries with the largest dollar amounts in the leaked Swiss files. See full ranking >>

The maximum amount of money associated with a client connected to Canada was $1.6B.

How much is this for Canada?

Canada's GDP per capita was $44.3K in 2007. The top 10% held 26.06% of income in 2007. (Source: World Bank)


Account openings and accumulated active accounts from 1988

1,825 client accounts opened between 1969 and 2006 and linked to 3,176 bank accounts.



An account linked to a person holds the name of one of the clients, which is a person.

An account linked to an offshore company holds the name of an offshore company, which provides an extra layer of secrecy to the client.

In a numbered account the name of the account holder is kept secret and replaced by a code of a mix of numbers and letters.

Distribution of account types

1,859 clients are associated with Canada. 48% have a Canadian passport or nationality.