Canada Housing Starts  1977-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Housing starts in Canada rose to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 220,617 units in September of 2016 from an upwardly revised 184,201 units in August and beating market expectations of 190,000. It is the biggest value since September last year. Urban starts jumped 19.7 percent to 201,848 units: multiple urban starts increased 22.3 percent to 137,803 units and single-detached rose 14.5 percent to 64,045 units. Urban starts increased in British Columbia, Quebec, the Prairies, and in Atlantic Canada, but decreased in Ontario. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 18,769 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 183.89 Thousand from 1977 until 2016, 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. Housing Starts in Canada is reported by the Canada Mortgage And Housing Corporation.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-08-09 12:15 PM Jul 198.4K 218.3K 195K 182K
2016-09-08 04:30 PM Aug 182.7K 194.7K 190K 180K
2016-10-11 12:15 PM Sep 220.6K 184.2K 190K 179K
2016-11-09 01:15 PM Oct 220.6K 175K
2016-12-08 01:15 PM Nov 180K

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7330992.00 6642696.00 7838967.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 220.62 184.20 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 116.50 116.30 116.50 44.30 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 October of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
220.62 184.20 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2016 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

Belgium 3.31 Dec/15
Bulgaria 836.00 Jun/16
Canada 220.62 Sep/16
Chile 8212.00 Aug/16
Czech Republic 7324.00 Jun/16
Denmark 1244.00 Jun/16
Finland 4298.00 Jun/16
France 15500.00 Aug/16
Iceland 1612.00 Dec/15
Israel 12163.00 Jun/16
Japan 2.50 Aug/16
Kyrgyzstan 646.00 Aug/16
Norway 3332.00 Aug/16
Russia 6.70 Sep/16
Spain 0.58 Jun/16
Sweden 12.37 Jun/16
Thailand 8859.00 Jul/16
Turkey 9417.00 Jun/16
United Kingdom 39910.00 Jun/16
United States 1047.00 Sep/16