Residential Housing Stock and Floor Space
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Housing Stock (thousands)a 10,425   14,307 14,476 14,841 15,020 15,199

Housing Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   7,926 7,994 8,133 8,194 8,244
Single Attached 969   1,628 1,659 1,724 1,761 1,794
Apartments 3,381   4,482 4,549 4,705 4,783 4,878
Mobile Homes 222   272 274 279 281 283

Housing Stock by Vintage (thousands)
Before 1946 2,148   1,702 1,683 1,669 1,650 1,632
1946–1960 1,475   1,229 1,218 1,209 1,199 1,188
1961–1977 3,091   2,705 2,688 2,674 2,657 2,640
1978–1983 1,766   1,576 1,568 1,561 1,553 1,544
1984–1995 1,944   3,161 3,150 3,142 3,131 3,120
1996–20001 0   1,061 1,060 1,059 1,057 1,055
2001–20052 0   1,299 1,299 1,298 1,298 1,298
2006–20103 0   1,338 1,338 1,338 1,338 1,338
2011–20154 0   235 472 891 1,137 1,383
Total Floor Space (million m2)a 1,208   1,881 1,910 1,967 1,997 2,026

Floor Space by Building Type (million m2)
Single Detached 804   1,242 1,257 1,286 1,300 1,312
Single Attached 112   205 210 220 226 232
Apartments 272   408 416 434 444 456
Mobile Homes 20   26 26 26 27 27

Floor Space by Vintage (million m2)
Before 1946 235   214 212 210 208 205
1946–1960 145   136 135 134 133 131
1961–1977 334   316 314 312 310 308
1978–1983 231   209 208 207 206 205
1984–1995 264   431 429 428 427 425
1996–20001 0   146 146 146 145 145
2001–20052 0   190 190 189 189 189
2006–20103 0   202 202 202 202 202
2011–20154 0   37 75 139 177 215
Average Size of Housing Unit (m2/house)a 116   131 132 133 133 133

Average Size by Building Type (m2/house)
Single Detached 137   157 157 158 159 159
Single Attached 116   126 127 128 129 129
Apartments 80   91 91 92 93 93
Mobile Homes 88   94 94 95 95 95

Average Size by Vintage (m2/house)
Before 1946 109   126 126 126 126 126
1946–1960 98   111 111 111 111 111
1961–1977 108   117 117 117 117 117
1978–1983 131   133 133 133 133 133
1984–1995 136   136 136 136 136 136
1996–20001 0   138 138 138 138 138
2001–20052 0   146 146 146 146 146
2006–20103 0   151 151 151 151 151
2011–20154 0   159 158 156 156 155

Footnotes:

1) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2015” is for 1996 to 2015.
2) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2015” is for 2001 to 2015.
3) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2015” is for 2006 to 2015.
4) Growth rate shown in the final column entitled “Total Growth 1990–2015” is for 2011 to 2015.

Sources:

Source:
a) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.