Primary Rental Market
Vacancy Rate (%)

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

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Calgary — Historical Vacancy Rates by Rent Range

  Less Than $750 $750 - $999 $1,000 - $1,249 $1,250 - $1,499 $1,500 + Non-Market/Unknown Total
1990 October 2.0 a 2.3 a 6.9 a ** ** 0.0 d 2.1 a
1991 October 3.6 a 5.6 b 11.7 d ** ** ** 3.6 a
1992 October 5.6 a 3.6 b 4.4 c 9.7 a ** 0.0 d 5.5 a
1993 October 6.0 a 6.3 c 3.7 d ** ** 0.0 c 5.9 a
1994 October 5.1 a 4.7 c 0.5 b 5.7 d ** 0.0 d 5.1 a
1995 October 3.6 a 3.4 c 3.2 c 0.0 a 23.1 a 0.0 c 3.6 a
1996 October 1.6 a 0.6 a 2.4 c ** ** 1.2 d 1.5 a
1997 October 0.5 a 0.7 a 0.0 b 0.0 a ** 0.9 a 0.5 a
1998 October 0.6 a 0.5 a 0.9 a 0.0 d ** 0.0 c 0.6 a
1999 October 2.5 a 3.0 c 1.7 c 2.6 c ** 0.0 c 2.7 a
2000 October 1.3 a 1.0 a 0.7 a 2.6 a 16.9 d 0.0 c 1.2 a
2001 October 1.1 a 1.2 a 2.1 a ** 19.7 a ** 1.2 a
2002 October 2.7 a 3.2 a 1.4 a ** 0.7 a 1.4 a 2.8 a
2003 October 4.6 a 4.2 a 7.9 c 3.4 d 3.4 d 2.2 c 4.4 a
2004 October 4.9 a 3.9 a 3.6 b 4.4 c 12.3 a 3.2 d 4.3 a
2005 October 2.0 a 1.8 a 1.9 a 3.5 d ** 0.4 b 1.7 a
2006 October 0.5 a 0.4 a 0.8 a 1.5 a 3.8 d 0.3 b 0.5 a
2007 October 0.8 a 1.0 a 2.4 a 3.3 b 9.3 b 0.2 b 1.6 a
2008 October 2.1 c 1.6 a 2.6 a 3.2 a 2.7 a 0.1 b 2.2 a
2009 October 5.8 c 6.0 a 5.8 a 5.5 b 5.5 b 0.3 b 5.3 a
2010 October 3.3 b 3.9 a 4.0 a 4.1 a 3.4 b 3.3 d 3.6 a
2011 October 2.6 b 2.4 a 1.6 a 1.8 b 4.5 d 0.8 d 2.0 a
2012 October 1.4 a 1.1 a 1.2 a 2.4 a 1.2 a 0.7 b 1.3 a
2013 October 0.5 b 0.9 a 1.0 a 1.1 a 2.4 a 0.4 b 1.0 a
2014 October 1.2 a 1.1 a 1.3 a 1.4 a 2.7 a 0.1 b 1.4 a
2015 October 1.6 c 3.1 b 5.5 a 4.4 a 10.5 a 0.5 b 5.1 a
2016 October ** 7.6 a 5.6 a 8.5 a 11.5 c 1.2 a 7.0 a
2017 October 7.9 c 6.0 a 6.0 a 6.7 a 10.9 a 3.1 d 6.3 a
2018 October 3.2 c 3.4 a 3.9 a 4.4 a 5.9 a 4.3 d 3.9 a
2019 October 3.6 d 4.2 a 3.4 a 4.2 a 4.9 a 4.7 d 4.0 a
2020 October 5.1 d 7.3 a 6.7 a 4.8 a 8.1 b ** 6.3 a
2021 October 5.0 d 5.7 b 4.6 a 3.7 a 7.3 b ** 4.9 a
2022 October ** 1.4 a 1.4 a 1.1 a 6.1 b 9.8 c 2.6 a
2023 October ** 0.6 b 1.0 a 0.9 a 1.7 a 0.9 a 1.4 a
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