Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  2000   2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 12,201   14,630 14,799 14,979 15,153 15,538 15,802

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 6,847   8,022 8,084 8,139 8,192 8,342 8,460
Single Attached 1,286   1,717 1,750 1,782 1,815 1,884 1,927
Apartments 3,836   4,624 4,697 4,788 4,874 5,036 5,138
Mobile Homes 232   266 268 270 272 276 278

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 1,910   1,655 1,638 1,620 1,602 1,588 1,573
1946–1960 1,345   1,200 1,190 1,179 1,169 1,161 1,151
1961–1977 2,882   2,655 2,638 2,621 2,605 2,592 2,576
1978–1983 1,713   1,596 1,587 1,578 1,570 1,563 1,555
1984–1995 3,281   3,139 3,128 3,117 3,106 3,098 3,088
1996–2000 1,069   1,050 1,048 1,047 1,045 1,044 1,042
2001–20051 0   1,302 1,302 1,301 1,301 1,301 1,300
2006–20102 0   1,320 1,320 1,320 1,320 1,320 1,320
2011–20153 0   713 949 1,195 1,195 1,195 1,195
2016–20184 0   0 0 0 239 676 1,002
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,500   1,947 1,981 2,016 2,047 2,114 2,163

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 1003   1,273 1,291 1,308 1,321 1,356 1,384
Single Attached 153   222 228 234 240 252 259
Apartments 324   427 436 448 460 480 493
Mobile Homes 21   25 26 26 26 27 27

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 222   211 209 208 206 204 202
1946–1960 139   136 137 137 136 135 134
1961–1977 323   310 307 305 303 301 300
1978–1983 223   215 216 217 216 215 214
1984–1995 445   426 424 422 421 419 418
1996–2000 147   147 148 149 149 149 149
2001–20051 0   193 194 195 195 195 195
2006–20102 0   198 198 197 197 197 197
2011–20153 0   112 148 185 185 185 185
2016–20184 0   0 0 0 39 113 169
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 123   133 134 135 135 136 137

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 146   159 160 161 161 163 164
Single Attached 119   129 130 132 132 134 134
Apartments 84   92 93 94 94 95 96
Mobile Homes 91   95 95 96 96 96 97

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 116   127 128 128 128 128 128
1946–1960 104   113 115 116 116 116 116
1961–1977 112   117 116 116 116 116 116
1978–1983 130   135 136 137 137 137 137
1984–1995 136   136 135 135 135 135 135
1996–2000 137   140 141 143 143 143 143
2001–20051 0   148 149 150 150 150 150
2006–20102 0   150 150 150 150 150 150
2011–20153 0   157 156 155 155 155 155
2016–20184 0   0 0 0 164 167 169

Footnotes:

1) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 2000–2018" is for 2001 to 2018.
2) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 2000–2018” is for 2006 to 2018.
3) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 2000–2018” is for 2011 to 2018.
4) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 2000–2018” is for 2016 to 2018.

Source:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2020.