Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,426   12,713 12,927 13,142 13,351 13,557 13,763

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,855   7,171 7,285 7,392 7,496 7,600 7,692
Single Attached 970   1,364 1,399 1,436 1,473 1,510 1,546
Apartments 3,379   3,938 3,999 4,067 4,131 4,193 4,268
Mobile Homes 222   241 244 247 251 254 257

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,142   1,854 1,834 1,814 1,794 1,774 1,755
1946–1960 1,471   1,314 1,303 1,291 1,280 1,269 1,258
1961–1977 3,082   2,836 2,818 2,801 2,783 2,765 2,748
1978–1983 1,786   1,664 1,655 1,646 1,637 1,628 1,619
1984–1995 1,945   3,248 3,237 3,226 3,215 3,204 3,193
1996–20001 0   1,068 1,066 1,065 1,063 1,062 1,060
2001–20052 0   729 1,014 1,299 1,299 1,298 1,298
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 280 555 831
2011–20154 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–20175 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,208   1,596 1,632 1,669 1,707 1,744 1,781

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 805   1,071 1,095 1,117 1,141 1,164 1,185
Single Attached 112   164 169 175 181 186 192
Apartments 272   338 346 354 362 370 380
Mobile Homes 20   22 22 23 23 24 24

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 234   221 220 219 218 217 216
1946–1960 145   139 138 138 138 137 137
1961–1977 333   322 321 320 319 319 318
1978–1983 232   217 216 215 215 214 213
1984–1995 264   442 441 440 438 437 435
1996–20001 0   147 147 146 146 146 146
2001–20052 0   108 149 190 190 190 190
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 43 85 126
2011–20154 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–20175 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 116   126 126 127 128 129 129

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   106 106 107 108 108 109
1961–1977 108   114 114 114 115 115 116
1978–1983 130   130 131 131 131 131 132
1984–1995 136   136 136 136 136 136 136
1996–20001 0   138 138 138 138 138 138
2001–20052 0   148 147 146 146 146 146
2006–20103 0   0 0 0 153 153 152
2011–20154 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2016–20175 0   0 0 0 0 0 0

Footnotes:

1) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2017” is for 1996 to 2017.
2) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2017" is for 2001 to 2017.
3) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2017” is for 2006 to 2017.
4) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2017” is for 2011 to 2017.
5) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2017” is for 2016 to 2017.

Source:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2019.