Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,426   13,936 14,112 14,279 14,447 14,622 14,791

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,855   7,761 7,839 7,909 7,977 8,044 8,106
Single Attached 970   1,579 1,610 1,640 1,672 1,705 1,738
Apartments 3,379   4,337 4,401 4,465 4,532 4,604 4,676
Mobile Homes 222   259 262 264 266 268 271

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,142   1,736 1,717 1,698 1,679 1,661 1,643
1946–1960 1,471   1,247 1,236 1,225 1,215 1,204 1,193
1961–1977 3,082   2,731 2,713 2,696 2,679 2,662 2,646
1978–1983 1,786   1,610 1,602 1,593 1,584 1,576 1,567
1984–1995 1,945   3,183 3,172 3,161 3,150 3,139 3,128
1996–20001 0   1,059 1,057 1,056 1,054 1,053 1,051
2001–20052 0   1,298 1,297 1,297 1,296 1,296 1,295
2006–20103 0   1,073 1,318 1,318 1,318 1,318 1,318
2011–20154 0   0 0 235 472 713 949
2016–20175 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,208   1,812 1,844 1,876 1,909 1,942 1,973

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 805   1,202 1,220 1,239 1,256 1,274 1,290
Single Attached 112   197 202 207 212 218 223
Apartments 272   389 397 406 415 425 435
Mobile Homes 20   24 25 25 25 25 26

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 234   216 215 214 213 212 211
1946–1960 145   136 136 136 135 135 134
1961–1977 333   317 316 315 314 312 311
1978–1983 232   212 211 211 210 210 209
1984–1995 264   434 432 431 429 428 426
1996–20001 0   146 145 145 145 145 145
2001–20052 0   190 190 189 189 189 189
2006–20103 0   162 198 198 198 198 198
2011–20154 0   0 0 37 75 113 149
2016–20175 0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 116   130 131 131 132 133 133

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 137   155 156 157 157 158 159
Single Attached 116   125 125 126 127 128 128
Apartments 80   90 90 91 92 92 93
Mobile Homes 88   94 94 94 95 95 95

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 109   124 125 126 127 127 128
1946–1960 98   109 110 111 111 112 113
1961–1977 108   116 116 117 117 117 118
1978–1983 130   132 132 132 133 133 133
1984–1995 136   136 136 136 136 136 136
1996–20001 0   138 138 138 138 138 138
2001–20052 0   146 146 146 146 146 146
2006–20103 0   151 151 151 151 151 151
2011–20154 0   0 0 159 159 158 157
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.