Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,425   11,799 11,931 12,062 12,208 12,348 12,524

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   6,614 6,693 6,772 6,864 6,950 7,055
Single Attached 969   1,188 1,215 1,242 1,272 1,298 1,325
Apartments 3,380   3,762 3,787 3,810 3,834 3,860 3,901
Mobile Homes 222   235 236 237 238 240 242

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,146   1,989 1,966 1,943 1,921 1,899 1,878
1946–1960 1,474   1,389 1,377 1,364 1,352 1,340 1,328
1961–1977 3,088   2,956 2,937 2,917 2,898 2,879 2,861
1978–1983 1,772   1,707 1,697 1,688 1,678 1,669 1,660
1984–1995 1,945   3,317 3,305 3,294 3,282 3,271 3,259
1996–20001 0   441 649 855 1,077 1,075 1,074
2001–20052 0   0 0 0 0 215 464
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–20154 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–After 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,208   1,427 1,451 1,475 1,502 1,529 1,561

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 805   954 970 987 1005 1025 1,047
Single Attached 112   140 143 147 151 155 159
Apartments 272   313 316 320 323 327 333
Mobile Homes 20   21 21 22 22 22 22

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 235   226 225 224 223 223 222
1946–1960 145   141 141 140 140 140 139
1961–1977 333   327 326 325 325 324 323
1978–1983 231   223 222 221 219 218 217
1984–1995 264   451 449 448 446 445 443
1996–20001 0   60 88 117 148 148 147
2001–20052 0   0 0 0 0 32 69
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–20154 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–After 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 116   121 122 122 123 124 125

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 137   144 145 146 146 147 148
Single Attached 116   118 118 118 119 119 120
Apartments 80   83 84 84 84 85 85
Mobile Homes 88   90 91 91 91 91 92

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 109   114 114 115 116 117 118
1946–1960 98   101 102 103 104 104 105
1961–1977 108   111 111 112 112 113 113
1978–1983 131   131 131 131 131 131 131
1984–1995 136   136 136 136 136 136 136
1996–20001 0   135 136 136 137 137 137
2001–20052 0   0 0 0 0 149 148
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2011–20154 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–After 0   0 0 0 0 0 0

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.