Canada New Housing Price Index  1981-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Canada new home prices were unchanged in March of 2018, after dropping 0.2 percent in February and matching market expectations. Main upward pressure came from Ottawa (+1.3 percent), the sixth consecutive and biggest gain since April of 2011, reflecting an increase in full-time employment, population and tightness in the resale market. Higher cost of new houses were also seen in Victoria (+1.2 percent) and London (+0.7 percent) while in Vancouver, one of the most expensive housing markets in the country, prices were flat for the third straight month. Meantime, prices fell in Calgary (-0.4 percent) and Toronto (-0.3 percent), mostly due to market conditions and negotiated selling prices. Year-on-year, house prices increased 2.4 percent, easing from a 2.6 percent rise in February. Housing Index in Canada averaged 66.15 Index Points from 1981 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 103.30 Index Points in November of 2017 and a record low of 37.70 Index Points in May of 1983.

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Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8399967.00 8148728.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 214.38 225.21 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 103.10 103.10 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada New Housing Price Index

In Canada, New Housing Price Index (NHPI) measures changes over time in the contractors' selling prices of new residential houses, where specifications of each house remain the same between two consecutive periods. . This page provides - Canada New Housing Price Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada New Housing Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.10 103.10 103.30 37.70 1981 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2016=100, NSA




housing index by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.00 Dec/17
Brazil 129.30 Mar/18
Canada 103.10 Mar/18
China 4.70 Apr/18
Euro Area 109.42 Dec/17
France 105.78 Dec/17
Germany 146.27 Apr/18
India 138.00 Sep/17
Indonesia 205.64 Jun/18
Italy 98.70 Dec/17
Japan 109.01 Dec/17
Netherlands 120.10 Mar/18
Russia 1.00 Dec/17
South Korea 103.50 Apr/18
Spain 1558.70 Dec/17
Switzerland 167.29 Mar/18
Turkey 256.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 715.10 Apr/18
United States 0.60 Feb/18


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