Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts rose to 215,941 units is November 2018 from an upwardly revised 206,753 units in October, beating market expectations of 196,000 units. It was the largest value since June. Multiple urban starts increased by 3.9 percent to 151,596 units while single-detached urban starts declined by 2.3 percent to 50,458 units. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 13,887 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.58 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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
2018-11-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 205.9K 189.7K 200K 196.2K
2018-12-10 01:15 PM Housing Starts 215.9K 206.8K 196K 200.2K
2019-01-09 01:15 PM Housing Starts 215.9K 200.7K
2019-02-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts
2019-03-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8058463.00 8055824.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 215.94 206.75 291.60 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
215.94 206.75 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2018 Thousand units Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Canada 215.94 Nov/18
France 35500.00 Oct/18
Japan 0.30 Oct/18
Russia 5.90 Oct/18
Spain 0.86 Sep/18
Turkey 5598.00 Sep/18
United Kingdom 41190.00 Jun/18
United States 1256.00 Nov/18


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