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Vacancy Rate (%)


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Toronto — Historical Vacancy Rates by Rent Quartile

  Vacancy Rate (Q1) Vacancy Rate (Q2) Vacancy Rate (Q3) Vacancy Rate (Q4)
2012 October 2.1 a 1.3 a 1.1 a 1.8 a
2013 October 2.1 a 1.2 a 1.5 a 2.0 a
2014 October 1.8 a 1.2 a 1.3 a 1.8 a
2015 October 1.7 a 1.2 a 1.3 a 2.2 a
2016 October 1.3 a 1.1 a 1.4 a 1.8 a
2017 October 0.7 a 0.7 a 1.0 a 1.7 a
2018 October 0.9 a 0.5 a 0.8 a 2.4 a
2019 October 0.8 a 0.8 a 1.1 a 3.4 a
2020 October 1.4 a 1.3 a 3.8 a 6.9 a
2021 October 1.8 a 2.8 a 5.4 a 8.0 a
2022 October 0.8 a 0.9 a 1.6 a 3.1 a
2023 October 1.3 a 1.1 a 1.2 a 1.7 a
  • The following letter codes are used to indicate the reliability of the estimates: a — Excellent, b — Very good, c — Good, d — Poor (Use with Caution))
  • ** — Data suppressed to protect confidentiality or data not statistically reliable
  • ++ — Change in rent is not statistically significant. This means that the change in rent is not statistically different than zero (0). (Applies only to % Change of Average Rent Tables).

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