Canada Housing Starts  1977-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts decreased to 189 thousand units in September of 2018 from a downwardly revised 200 thousand units in August, against market expectations of an increase to 210 thousand units. It was the largest monthly decline in housing starts since November 2016. Multiple urban starts went down by 8.9 percent to 122,656 units in September and urban starts fell 5.9 percent to 175,653 units. In contrast, single-detached urban starts increased 2.0 percent to 52,997 units. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 13,030 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.48 Thousand units from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand units in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand units in August of 1982.

Canada Housing Starts
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-09 12:15 PM Housing Starts 206K 248.1K 219.5K 229.4K
2018-09-11 12:15 PM Housing Starts 201K 206.0K 210.3K 185K
2018-10-09 12:15 PM Housing Starts 189K 200K 210K 230.5K
2018-11-06 01:15 PM Housing Starts 189K 196.2K
2018-12-10 01:15 PM Housing Starts 194.7K

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8148439.00 8119795.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 189.00 200.00 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.30 103.30 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]

Canada Housing Starts

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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
189.00 200.00 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2018 Thousand units Monthly
Volume, SA

housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 189.00 Sep/18
France 46300.00 Aug/18
Japan 1.60 Aug/18
Russia 5.20 Aug/18
Spain 1.37 Jun/18
Turkey 8723.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 41190.00 Jun/18
United States 1282.00 Aug/18