Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   2015 2016
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,425   15,006 15,190

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   8,156 8,215
Single Attached 969   1,768 1,802
Apartments 3,380   4,802 4,890
Mobile Homes 222   280 282

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,146   1,628 1,610
1946–1960 1,474   1,185 1,175
1961–1977 3,088   2,635 2,618
1978–1983 1,772   1,547 1,539
1984–1995 1,945   3,118 3,107
1996–20001 0   1,054 1,053
2001–20052 0   1,299 1,298
2006–20103 0   1,331 1,331
2011–20154 0   1,210 1,210
2016–After 0   0 250
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,208   1,996 2,029

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 805   1,295 1,311
Single Attached 112   227 233
Apartments 272   447 458
Mobile Homes 20   27 27

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 235   205 203
1946–1960 145   131 130
1961–1977 333   308 306
1978–1983 231   205 204
1984–1995 264   424 423
1996–20001 0   145 145
2001–20052 0   190 189
2006–20103 0   200 200
2011–20154 0   188 188
2016–After 0   0 41
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 116   133 134

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 137   159 160
Single Attached 116   129 129
Apartments 80   93 94
Mobile Homes 88   95 95

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 109   126 126
1946–1960 98   111 111
1961–1977 108   117 117
1978–1983 131   133 133
1984–1995 136   136 136
1996–20001 0   137 137
2001–20052 0   146 146
2006–20103 0   150 150
2011–20154 0   156 156
2016–After 0   0 164

Footnotes:

1) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2016” is for 1996 to 2016.
2) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2016" is for 2001 to 2016.
3) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2016” is for 2006 to 2016.
4) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2016” is for 2011 to 2016.

Source:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2018.