Primary Rental Market
Vacancy Rate (%)

By:

  1. Bedroom Type
  2. Year of Construction
  3. Structure Size
  4. Rent Ranges
  5. Rent Quartiles

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  1. Provinces
  2. Historical Time Periods

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Canada — Vacancy Rates by Bedroom Type by Provinces

  Bachelor 1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom + Total
Canada 4.6 a 3.5 a 2.8 a 2.6 a 3.1 a
Newfoundland and Labrador 8.4 c 6.6 b 6.4 a 8.5 b 6.7 a
Prince Edward Island ** 3.6 d 2.0 a 0.3 a 2.2 a
Nova Scotia 2.9 b 2.1 a 2.0 a 1.9 b 2.1 a
New Brunswick 5.8 b 3.0 b 2.9 a 2.3 b 3.0 a
Quebec 4.5 b 2.9 a 1.9 a 2.3 b 2.4 a
Ontario 5.0 a 3.6 a 2.7 a 2.5 a 3.2 a
Manitoba 4.0 b 4.3 a 3.3 a 3.9 a 3.8 a
Saskatchewan 9.2 a 7.2 a 7.1 a 4.4 a 7.0 a
Alberta 7.8 a 7.0 a 7.1 a 5.0 a 6.9 a
British Columbia 2.9 a 2.3 a 2.6 a 2.3 a 2.5 a
Northwest Territories 0.0 c 2.1 a 4.1 c 3.5 b 3.2 b
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