Primary Rental Market
Summary Statistics

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Canada — Rental Market Statistics Summary by Provinces

  Vacancy Rate (%) Availability Rate (%) Average Rent ($) Median Rent ($) % Change Units
Canada 3.1 a ** 1,097 a 1,000 a 3.7 a 2,174,373
Newfoundland and Labrador 6.7 a ** 853 a 845 a 1.2 a 6,367
Prince Edward Island 2.2 a ** 941 a 873 a 3.1 b 7,779
Nova Scotia 2.1 a ** 1,118 a 1,025 a 3.9 a 62,306
New Brunswick 3.0 a ** 855 a 800 a 3.7 a 37,542
Quebec 2.4 a ** 845 a 773 a 3.7 a 890,538
Ontario 3.2 a ** 1,347 a 1,278 a 4.9 a 703,962
Manitoba 3.8 a ** 1,096 a 1,054 a 2.9 a 74,608
Saskatchewan 7.0 a ** 1,036 a 1,000 a 1.0 a 39,267
Alberta 6.9 a ** 1,160 a 1,145 a ++ 156,616
British Columbia 2.5 a ** 1,365 a 1,300 a 2.5 a 193,365
Northwest Territories 3.2 b ** 1,767 a 1,737 a ++ 2,023
Notes:
  • The following letter codes are used to indicate the reliability of the estimates: a - Excellent, b- Very good, c - Good, d - Fair (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).
  • - No units exist in the universe for this category
  • n/a: Not applicable