Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,425   12,720 12,934 13,149 13,359 13,567 13,776

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   7,165 7,280 7,386 7,490 7,594 7,686
Single Attached 969   1,355 1,391 1,429 1,467 1,503 1,540
Apartments 3,380   3,954 4,014 4,082 4,146 4,210 4,287
Mobile Homes 222   246 249 252 256 259 263

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,146   1,857 1,837 1,817 1,797 1,777 1,758
1946–1960 1,474   1,317 1,305 1,294 1,283 1,271 1,260
1961–1977 3,088   2,842 2,824 2,807 2,789 2,771 2,754
1978–1983 1,772   1,651 1,642 1,633 1,624 1,616 1,607
1984–1995 1,945   3,248 3,237 3,226 3,215 3,204 3,193
1996–20001 0   1,072 1,071 1,069 1,068 1,066 1,065
2001–20052 0   732 1,018 1,303 1,303 1,302 1,302
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 280 558 837
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   1,596 1,633 1,669 1,707 1,745 1,782

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 805   1,070 1,094 1,116 1,140 1,163 1,184
Single Attached 112   163 169 174 180 185 191
Apartments 272   340 347 355 364 372 382
Mobile Homes 20   23 23 23 24 24 24

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 235   221 220 219 218 218 217
1946–1960 145   139 139 138 138 137 137
1961–1977 333   323 322 321 320 319 318
1978–1983 231   216 215 214 214 213 212
1984–1995 264   442 440 439 437 436 434
1996–20001 0   147 147 147 147 146 146
2001–20052 0   108 149 190 190 190 190
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 43 85 127
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   125 126 127 128 129 129

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 137   149 150 151 152 153 154
Single Attached 116   121 121 122 123 123 124
Apartments 80   86 86 87 88 88 89
Mobile Homes 88   92 92 92 93 93 93

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 109   119 120 121 122 122 123
1946–1960 98   106 106 107 107 108 109
1961–1977 108   113 114 114 115 115 116
1978–1983 131   131 131 131 132 132 132
1984–1995 136   136 136 136 136 136 136
1996–20001 0   137 137 137 137 137 137
2001–20052 0   147 147 146 146 146 146
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 153 153 151
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.