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Year  Single Detached Starts
#
Semi-Detached Starts
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Row Housing Starts
#
Apartment and Other Starts
#
Total Residential Housing Starts
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Value of Residential Building Permits
$
Value of Total Building Permits
$
 
 
1948                  53,076,000   
1949                  75,487,000   
1950                  86,667,000   
1951                  73,753,000   
1952                  99,194,000   
1953                  135,164,000   
1954                  147,666,000   
1955                  176,683,000   
1956                  188,104,000   
1957            9,707     172,851,000   
1958            15,071     258,409,000   
1959            13,536     270,252,000   
1960            8,042     199,121,000   
1961            12,730     232,378,000   
1962            13,714     284,169,000   
1963            12,550     275,275,000   
1964            11,600     288,813,000   
1965            10,630     348,063,000   
1966            9,091     330,276,000   
1967            13,233     391,353,000   
1968            21,416     466,879,000   
1969            21,001     476,316,000   
1970            19,293     420,797,000   
1971            23,535     545,084,000   
1972            24,426     635,269,000   
1973            23,742     762,927,000   
1974            20,155     1,069,927,000   
1975            29,614     1,271,397,000   
1976            39,784     1,831,106,000   
1977            47,274     2,374,824,000   
1978            45,697     3,033,824,000   
1979            39,025     3,354,566,000   
1980            35,306     4,015,037,000   
1981            50,531     5,130,940,000   
1982            22,380     2,911,003,000   
1983            14,528     1,870,959,000   
1984            7,443     1,386,289,000   
1985            9,534     1,798,079,000   
1986            8,848     1,840,743,000   
1987            11,021     1,859,962,000   
1988            11,176     2,440,072,000   
1989            15,443     2,647,282,000   
1990            17,238     3,016,783,000   
1991            13,993     2,639,274,000   
1992            19,594     3,105,582,000   
1993            19,559     2,713,485,000   
1994            18,006     2,740,536,000   
1995            14,203     2,506,576,000   
1996            17,393     2,883,111,000   
1997            24,743     4,446,316,000   
1998            27,964     5,552,208,000   
199916,688  1,570  1,424  5,765  25,447     4,801,885,000   
200016,835  1,518  1,545  6,368  26,266     5,296,414,000   
200119,769  1,957  1,779  5,669  29,174     5,911,698,000   
200224,520  2,869  2,531  8,834  38,754     6,846,547,000   
200321,918  2,567  2,859  8,827  36,171  9,010,200,000  6,667,181,000   
200422,487  2,916  2,401  8,466  36,270  8,139,700,000  7,327,058,000   
200526,684  3,012  2,951  8,200  40,847  6,047,200,000  10,201,740,000   
200631,835  3,807  2,935  10,385  48,962  8,139,700,000  13,875,698,000   
200728,105  3,699  4,377  12,155  48,336  9,010,200,000  15,729,694,000   
200814,716  2,125  2,210  10,133  29,184  6,174,700,000  13,141,200,000   
200914,344  2,267  1,654  2,033  20,298  5,445,600,000  11,276,900,000   
 

References and Related Online Materials

Single Detached Starts:See reference for "Total Residential Housing Starts."
Semi-Detached Starts:See reference for "Total Residential Housing Starts."
Row Housing Starts:See reference for "Total Residential Housing Starts."
Apartment and Other Starts:See reference for "Total Residential Housing Starts."
Total Residential Housing Starts:

1999-2009: Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. (2010).  Dwelling Starts by Type, by Region and Province, 1999-2009. CHS - Residential Building Activity: Dwelling Starts, Completions, Under Construction and Newly Completed and Unabsorbed Dwellings - 2009. https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/?lang=en&cat=55&itm=1 (accessed July 8, 2010).

Before 1999: Statistics Canada, Housing Starts by Province

Value of Residential Building Permits:

2006-2009: Statistics Canada (no date). Value of building permits, by province and territory.  Canadian Statistics. Last modified May 6, 2010. http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/manuf15a-eng.htm (accessed May 21, 2010).

Prior to 2006: Statistics Canada, Housing Characteristics, 1948-2008.

Value of Total Building Permits:

2007-2008: Statistics Canada (no date). Value of building permits, by province and territory.  Canadian Statistics. Last modified May 6, 2010. http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/manuf15a-eng.htm (accessed May 21, 2010).

Prior to 2007: Statistics Canada, Housing Characteristics, 1948-2008.