Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,425   13,957 14,133 14,299 14,468 14,645 14,822

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   7,759 7,838 7,907 7,976 8,040 8,103
Single Attached 969   1,573 1,604 1,635 1,666 1,699 1,733
Apartments 3,380   4,358 4,422 4,486 4,553 4,630 4,708
Mobile Homes 222   266 269 271 273 276 278

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,146   1,739 1,720 1,701 1,682 1,664 1,646
1946–1960 1,474   1,250 1,239 1,228 1,217 1,206 1,196
1961–1977 3,088   2,737 2,719 2,702 2,685 2,668 2,651
1978–1983 1,772   1,598 1,590 1,581 1,573 1,564 1,556
1984–1995 1,945   3,183 3,172 3,161 3,150 3,139 3,128
1996–20001 0   1,063 1,062 1,060 1,059 1,057 1,056
2001–20052 0   1,301 1,301 1,301 1,300 1,300 1,299
2006–20103 0   1,086 1,331 1,331 1,331 1,331 1,331
2011–20154 0   0 0 235 472 716 960
2016–After 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,208   1,814 1,846 1,878 1,907 1,937 1,966

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 805   1,202 1,220 1,239 1,254 1,269 1,283
Single Attached 112   196 201 206 211 216 222
Apartments 272   391 399 408 416 426 435
Mobile Homes 20   25 25 26 26 26 26

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 235   216 215 214 212 209 207
1946–1960 145   137 136 136 135 133 132
1961–1977 333   317 316 316 314 312 310
1978–1983 231   211 211 210 209 208 207
1984–1995 264   433 432 430 429 427 426
1996–20001 0   146 146 146 145 145 145
2001–20052 0   190 190 190 190 190 190
2006–20103 0   164 200 200 200 200 200
2011–20154 0   0 0 37 75 113 150
2016–After 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 116   130 131 131 132 132 133

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 137   155 156 157 157 158 158
Single Attached 116   125 125 126 127 127 128
Apartments 80   90 90 91 91 92 92
Mobile Homes 88   94 94 94 94 95 95

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 109   124 125 126 126 126 126
1946–1960 98   109 110 111 111 111 111
1961–1977 108   116 116 117 117 117 117
1978–1983 131   132 133 133 133 133 133
1984–1995 136   136 136 136 136 136 136
1996–20001 0   137 137 137 137 137 137
2001–20052 0   146 146 146 146 146 146
2006–20103 0   151 150 150 150 150 150
2011–20154 0   0 0 159 158 157 157
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.