Primary Rental Market
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Calgary — Historical Rental Market Statistics Summary

  Vacancy Rate (%) Availability Rate (%) Average Rent ($) Median Rent ($) % Change Units
1990 October 2.1 a ** 532 a 525 a ** 55,260
1991 October 3.6 a ** 545 a 545 a 2.7 a 54,519
1992 October 5.5 a ** 546 a 538 a -0.5 b 56,405
1993 October 5.9 a ** 533 a 525 a -1.4 a 54,947
1994 October 5.1 a ** 531 a 525 a ++ 57,997
1995 October 3.6 a ** 529 a 520 a 0.7 b 55,002
1996 October 1.5 a ** 537 a 530 a 2.2 b 54,576
1997 October 0.5 a ** 573 a 565 a 7.4 a 53,739
1998 October 0.6 a ** 642 a 640 a 13.9 a 52,524
1999 October 2.7 a ** 667 a 650 a 2.1 b 51,769
2000 October 1.2 a ** 674 a 670 a 1.1 a 50,779
2001 October 1.2 a ** 713 a 700 a 6.4 a 49,879
2002 October 2.8 a ** 727 a 719 a 2.4 a 48,448
2003 October 4.4 a ** 730 a 720 a ++ 48,448
2004 October 4.3 a ** 725 a 700 a ++ 47,133
2005 October 1.7 a 3.6 a 731 a 723 a 1.2 a 46,175
2006 October 0.5 a 1.6 a 859 a 829 a 17.9 a 44,846
2007 October 1.6 a 2.9 a 984 a 950 a 15.3 a 42,272
2008 October 2.2 a 3.9 a 1,041 a 1,025 a 4.9 b 40,866
2009 October 5.3 a 7.4 a 1,000 a 995 a -3.7 b 40,191
2010 October 3.6 a 5.7 a 980 a 950 a -2.4 a 39,408
2011 October 2.0 a 3.2 a 987 a 975 a 1.6 a 38,657
2012 October 1.3 a 2.6 a 1,049 a 1,031 a 6.0 a 38,090
2013 October 1.0 a 2.1 a 1,127 a 1,119 a 7.6 a 37,828
2014 October 1.4 a 2.7 a 1,219 a 1,209 a 6.4 a 38,294
2015 October 5.1 a 7.4 a 1,219 a 1,200 a 0.4 b 39,187
2016 October 7.0 a 10.4 a 1,150 a 1,120 a -7.3 a 40,540
2017 October 6.3 a 8.2 a 1,137 a 1,099 a -1.4 a 42,197
2018 October 3.9 a ** 1,159 a 1,115 a 1.7 a 43,392
2019 October 4.0 a ** 1,191 a 1,150 a 1.8 a 44,530
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