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

Housing starts in Canada increased to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 253.72 thousand units in March 2017, up from an upwardly revised 214.25 thousand in February. The figure came in better than market expectations of 216 thousand to hit the highest level since September 2007. Urban starts rose by 20.2 percent to 235.67 thousand units, as multiple starts increased by 30.2 percent to 160.99 thousand and single-detached starts went up by 3.1 percent to 74.69 thousand. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 18.05 thousand units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 184.35 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)
2017-02-08 01:15 PM Jan 207.4K 206.3K 200K 188K
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
2017-05-09 12:15 PM Apr 253.7K 238K
2017-06-08 12:15 PM May 236.6K
2017-07-11 12:15 PM Jun 234.2K




Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7450045.00 7642156.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 253.72 214.25 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 100.50 100.10 100.50 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 April of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
253.72 214.25 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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