Statistics and Data

Our annual reports and monthly updates contain current and historical data on housing in Canada — new construction, new home prices and sales, rental statistics and the demographics of housing demand.

Preliminary Housing Start Data
Up-to-date statistics on housing starts in Canada.
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Housing Information Monthly
Statistical tables on starts, completions, sales and prices in provincial and local markets.
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Monthly Housing Statistics
Housing starts, completions and expenditures.
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Canadian Housing Statistics
Sourcebook of Canadian housing statistics.
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Housing Now — Regional
Housing construction starts, completions and absorptions.
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Housing Now — Major Centres
Local housing starts, mortgage rates, economic indicators, new home prices, absorption rates, unsold inventory and more.
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Rental Market Report — Canada and Provincial Highlights
Overview of CMHC's Fall and Spring Rental Market Surveys results.
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Rental Market Statistics
Tables and data on vacancy, availability and rent data for privately-initiated structures.
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Rental Market Reports — Major Centres
Fall Rental Market Survey results. Detailed statistics and in-depth analysis.
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Housing Market Tables: Selected South Central Ontario Centres
Data on the number of dwelling units started, under construction, completed, absorbed and completed, yet unoccupied.
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Residential Construction Digest (Prairie Region)
New construction statistics for absorbed and unabsorbed single family homes by price range and house type, and more.
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Seniors' Housing Report
Additional statistics of the seniors' housing market.
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Housing Construction Activity by Municipality
Housing Starts, Completions, and units Under Construction  by Municipality by Census Metropolitan Areas, Census Agglomerations or for Centres 10,000+ (Monthly, Quarterly, Year-to-Date, Annual)

Comprehensive Rental Market Survey Tables
Number of Units in Universe, Vacancy and Availability Rates, and Average Rents by Census Subdivision, Neighbourhood or Census Tract for Centres 10,000+.

Comprehensive New Home Construction Tables
Annual Housing Starts, Completions, Units Under Construction, Units Absorbed, Units Unabsorbed, Life of Inventory, and Price Quartiles and Averages by Census Subdivision, Neighbourhood or Census Tract for Centres 10,000+.

Data Tables
Additional housing data table spreadsheets with longer timelines for Canada, the provinces/territories and Census Metropolitan Areas.

Interactive Information
Create custom views and comparisons of highlighted Housing Observer data using the map and charts. Interactive local data tables include over 160 municipalities.

Housing in Canada Online (HiCO)
Use this interactive tool to build custom tables and for analyzing data on housing conditions, including core housing need.

Time Series Data
Data on starts, under construction, completions, newly-completed and unoccupied, vacancy rates, and mortgage loan approval activity.

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