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

Canada new home prices were unchanged in August of 2018, after a 0.1 percent increase in July and against market expectations of a 0.1 percent rise. Prices were reported declining or flat in 18 of the 27 census metropolitan areas, due to mortgage rate increases, along with tighter mortgage regulations. The largest gain in home prices was in Ottawa (+0.6 percent), it was the eleventh consecutive monthly rise and coinciding with an increasingly tight resale market. On the other hand, new house prices declined in Regina (-0.7 percent), Edmonton (-0.5 percent) and Calgary (-0.4 percent), while prices in Saskatoon were unchanged. Meanwhile, weakness in the housing markets in Alberta and Saskatchewan continued in August. Year-on-year, house prices went up 0.4 percent, easing from a 0.5 percent gain in July and below market expectations of 0.5 percent. Housing Index in Canada averaged 66.47 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 8148439.00 8119795.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 189.00 200.00 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.30 103.30 103.30 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 October of 2018.

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




housing index by Country
Country Last
Argentina 712.44 Aug/18
Australia -0.70 Jun/18
Brazil 129.00 Aug/18
Canada 103.30 Aug/18
China 7.00 Aug/18
Euro Area 111.58 Jun/18
France 106.31 Jun/18
Germany 150.41 Aug/18
India 148.00 Mar/18
Indonesia 206.89 Sep/18
Italy 99.40 Jun/18
Japan 112.36 Jun/18
Netherlands 125.40 Aug/18
Russia 1.00 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 83.60 Jun/18
Singapore 149.70 Sep/18
South Africa 544.47 Nov/16
South Korea 105.00 Sep/18
Spain 1587.90 Jun/18
Switzerland 166.98 Jun/18
Turkey 268.10 Jul/18
United Kingdom 731.40 Sep/18
United States 0.20 Jul/18


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