Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population

Canada

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66.5%

In 2021, there were 14,978,940 households in Canada with a homeownership rate of 66.5%.

-1.3

This rate changed by -1.3 percentage points from 2016.

Tenure rates, Canada, 2001 to 2021

Homeownership rate in the 10 largest census metropolitan areas and Canada, 2021

  • Housing affordability

    Households that spent 30% or more of income on shelter costs, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 1Footnote 2

  • Housing suitability

    Percent of households in unsuitable housing, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 3

  • Housing adequacy

    Percent of households in inadequate housing, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 4

  • Core housing need

    Percent of households in core housing need, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 5

Average monthly shelter cost, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 6

Homeownership rate and occupied dwelling counts by period of construction and condominium status, Canada, 2021

Homeownership rate by age of primary household maintainer, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 8

Average value (owner-estimated) of dwelling by structural type, Canada, 2011 to 2021 Footnote 9

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