Canada Housing Starts  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Housing starts in Canada fell to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 214.1 thousand units in April of 2017 from a downwardly revised 252.3 thousand in March and below market expectations of 217.5 thousand. Urban starts declined by 15.3 percent to 199.485 thousand units; multiple starts went down by 16.7 percent to 134.314 thousand and single-detached starts decreased by 12.1 percent to 65.171 thousand. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 14,613 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 184.40 Thousand from 1977 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-08 01:15 PM Feb 210.2K 208.9K 200K 205.4K
2017-04-10 12:15 PM Mar 253.7K 214.3K 216K 208.4K
2017-05-08 12:15 PM Apr 214.1K 252.3K 217.5K 238K
2017-06-08 12:15 PM May 214.1K 220.9K
2017-07-11 12:15 PM Jun 218.8K
2017-08-09 12:15 PM Jul 217.5K




Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7001634.00 7431210.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 214.10 252.31 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 100.70 100.50 100.70 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts Notes

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
214.10 252.31 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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housing starts by Country

Last
Canada 214.10 Apr/17
France 34800.00 Mar/17
Japan 0.20 Mar/17
Russia 4.90 Mar/17
Spain 0.77 Dec/16
Turkey 13079.00 Dec/16
United Kingdom 35580.00 Dec/16
United States 1172.00 Apr/17