Primary Rental Market
Vacancy Rate (%)

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Calgary — Historical Vacancy Rates by Structure Size (Apt. only)

  3-5 Units 6-19 Units 20-49 Units 50-199 Units 200+ Units Total
1990 October 2.1 c 2.6 b 1.7 a 2.0 a 2.0 a 2.0 a
1991 October 2.9 b 3.1 c 4.0 b 4.3 a 3.5 a 3.7 a
1992 October 4.7 c 5.2 c 4.6 b 6.2 a 7.3 a 5.5 a
1993 October 6.0 b 6.3 b 6.0 b 5.4 a 5.9 a 5.9 a
1994 October 5.9 c 6.3 b 5.1 b 4.0 a 4.8 a 5.1 a
1995 October 3.8 c 3.8 c 3.4 b 3.4 a 4.3 a 3.6 a
1996 October 2.3 c 2.0 b 1.5 a 0.7 a 1.8 a 1.5 a
1997 October 0.8 a 0.8 a 0.5 a 0.2 a 0.5 a 0.5 a
1998 October 1.3 a 0.5 a 0.6 a 0.5 a 0.6 a 0.6 a
1999 October 2.7 c 2.9 b 2.2 a 3.4 a 2.6 a 2.8 a
2000 October 2.0 c 1.5 a 1.2 a 1.2 a 0.4 a 1.3 a
2001 October 1.8 c 1.3 a 1.0 a 1.1 a 1.2 a 1.2 a
2002 October 3.3 c 3.5 c 2.9 a 2.4 a 2.1 a 2.9 a
2003 October 5.6 c 5.1 b 4.0 b 3.4 a 5.2 a 4.4 a
2004 October 6.1 c 5.2 b 3.8 a 3.8 a 3.3 a 4.3 a
2005 October 3.3 c 1.8 b 1.3 a 1.8 a 0.5 a 1.6 a
2006 October 1.1 a 0.7 a 0.5 a 0.4 a 0.2 a 0.5 a
2007 October 1.5 a 1.8 b 1.4 a 1.9 a 0.6 a 1.5 a
2008 October 1.8 b 1.9 b 2.4 a 2.2 a 1.8 a 2.1 a
2009 October 4.7 c 5.2 b 6.5 a 4.9 a 4.6 b 5.3 a
2010 October 5.8 b 3.9 b 4.0 a 2.2 a 3.9 a 3.6 a
2011 October 3.3 b 2.8 a 1.9 a 1.5 a 0.8 a 1.9 a
2012 October 1.7 b 1.4 a 1.1 a 1.1 a 1.8 a 1.3 a
2013 October 0.8 a 1.1 a 1.0 a 0.9 a 1.1 a 1.0 a
2014 October 1.3 a 1.4 a 1.7 a 1.4 a 0.9 a 1.4 a
2015 October 4.4 b 4.1 b 4.7 a 6.2 a 6.4 b 5.3 a
2016 October 8.2 b 7.8 b 5.5 a 8.4 a 5.7 a 7.0 a
2017 October 8.0 b 7.6 a 6.0 a 6.5 a 4.4 a 6.3 a
2018 October 4.8 b 3.8 b 4.2 a 3.3 a 4.6 a 3.9 a
2019 October 6.1 b 4.1 b 3.3 a 3.5 a 4.4 a 3.9 a
2020 October 8.1 b 6.0 b 4.4 a 6.1 a 10.4 c 6.6 a
2021 October 5.8 c 4.3 b 4.3 a 6.2 a 4.6 a 5.1 a
2022 October 2.9 c 1.6 b 1.7 a 1.4 a 7.0 b 2.7 a
2023 October ** 1.1 a 1.1 a 1.1 a 2.2 b 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