Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 15: Housing Stock by Building Type and Vintage
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Housing Stock (thousands) 328.3   426.3 433.9 435.7 439.0

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 222.9   284.5 287.4 288.1 289.1
Single Attached 19.1   29.6 30.8 31.0 31.4
Apartments 72.1   95.2 98.6 99.5 101.2
Mobile Homes 14.2   17.0 17.2 17.2 17.2

Shares (%)
Single Detached 67.9   66.7 66.2 66.1 65.9
Single Attached 5.8   6.9 7.1 7.1 7.2
Apartments 22.0   22.3 22.7 22.8 23.1
Mobile Homes 4.3   4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 99.4   71.2 70.2 69.1 68.0
1946–1960 38.8   30.1 29.8 29.4 29.1
1961–1977 72.5   52.7 52.0 51.2 50.4
1978–1983 53.1   41.1 40.7 40.2 39.7
1984–1995 64.5   101.9 101.3 100.5 99.8
1996–2000 0.0   34.5 34.4 34.3 34.2
2001–2005 0.0   41.4 41.4 41.3 41.3
2006–2010 0.0   39.1 39.1 39.1 39.1
2011–2015 0.0   14.4 25.1 30.7 37.5

Shares (%)
Before 1946 30.3   16.7 16.2 15.9 15.5
1946–1960 11.8   7.1 6.9 6.7 6.6
1961–1977 22.1   12.4 12.0 11.7 11.5
1978–1983 16.2   9.6 9.4 9.2 9.0
1984–1995 19.6   23.9 23.3 23.1 22.7
1996–2000 0.0   8.1 7.9 7.9 7.8
2001–2005 0.0   9.7 9.5 9.5 9.4
2006–2010 0.0   9.2 9.0 9.0 8.9
2011–2015 0.0   3.4 5.8 7.0 8.5