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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Tabulation: Value of Dwelling (14), Household Mobility Status 5 Years Ago (5), Structural Type of Dwelling (10), Presence of Mortgage (3), Condominium Status (3) and Shelter-cost-to-income Ratio (9) for Owner-households in Non-farm, Non-reserve Private Dwellings of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey

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This table details value of dwelling , household mobility status 5 years ago , structural type of dwelling , presence of mortgage , condominium status and shelter-cost-to-income ratio for owner-households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings in CanadaFootnote 3
Global non-response rate (GNR)Footnote 4 = 26.1 %
Value of dwelling (14) Household mobility status 5 years ago (5)
Total - Household mobility status 5 years agoFootnote 5 Non-mover households Mover households Within the same census subdivisionFootnote 6 Not within the same census subdivisionFootnote 7
Total - Value of dwellingFootnote 8 9,013,405 6,449,785 2,563,625 1,503,315 1,060,310
Under $100,000 654,265 520,905 133,360 72,665 60,695
$100,000 to $149,999 664,020 512,270 151,745 89,640 62,105
$150,000 to $199,999 1,075,580 794,865 280,715 163,820 116,895
$200,000 to $249,999 1,164,900 827,645 337,250 195,865 141,380
$250,000 to $299,999 1,087,920 769,700 318,225 182,250 135,965
$300,000 to $349,999 937,715 635,175 302,545 175,685 126,850
$350,000 to $399,999 779,585 537,765 241,820 140,835 100,990
$400,000 to $499,999 1,041,495 715,335 326,155 193,115 133,040
$500,000 to $749,999 1,048,285 731,155 317,125 191,520 125,610
$750,000 to $999,999 323,770 235,130 88,650 56,335 32,310
$1,000,000 or more 235,875 169,840 66,040 41,570 24,465
Average value of dwelling $ 345,182 339,617 359,181 365,591 350,093
Median value of dwelling $ 280,552 276,075 299,978 300,323 299,508


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Footnote 1

Presence of mortgage - Refers to whether the owner households reported mortgage or loan payments for their dwelling.

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Footnote 2

Shelter-cost-to-income ratio - Percentage of a household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the monthly rent (for tenants) or the mortgage payment, property taxes and condominium fees (for owners) and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100.

The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year.

Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Footnote 3

Excludes National Household Survey data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Footnote 4

For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates, the global non-response rate (GNR) is used as an indicator of data quality. This indicator combines complete non-response (household) and partial non-response (question) into a single rate. The value of the GNR is presented to users. A smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias and as a result, lower risk of inaccuracy. The threshold used for estimates' suppression is a GNR of 50% or more. For more information, please refer to the National Household Survey User Guide, 2011.

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Footnote 5

Refers to the status of a household with regard to the usual place of residence of household members on the reference day, May 10, 2011, in relation to their usual place of residence on the same date five years earlier. Non-mover households are households where at least one member was living at the same address from the one at which they resided five year earlier. Mover households are households where all members (except those not yet born) were living at a different address from the one at which they resided five year earlier.

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Footnote 6

Includes mover households where at least one member was living within the same census subdivision five years earlier.

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Footnote 7

Includes mover households where all members were not living within the same census subdivision five years earlier.

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Footnote 8

Value of dwelling - Refers to the dollar amount expected by the owner if the dwelling were to be sold.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-014-X2011030.

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