Canada New Housing Price Index  1981-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Canada home prices went up 0.7 percent month-over-month in May of 2017, following a 0.8 percent rise in the previous month and well above market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. The largest upward contributions came from house prices in Toronto (1.1 percent) and Vancouver (2.2 percent). Builders cited improved market conditions, shortage of developed land, higher construction costs as main reasons for the increase. Compared to a year ago, house prices jumped 3.8 percent. Housing Index in Canada averaged 65.30 Index Points from 1981 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 102.20 Index Points in May of 2017 and a record low of 37.70 Index Points in May of 1983.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-08 12:30 PM Apr 3.9% 3.3% 3.3%
2017-07-13 12:30 PM May 0.7% 0.8% 0.3%
2017-07-13 12:30 PM May 3.8% 3.9%
2017-08-10 12:30 PM Jun 3.8%
2017-08-10 12:30 PM Jun 0.7%
2017-09-14 12:30 PM Jul

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7740180.00 7107214.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 212.70 194.96 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 102.20 101.50 102.20 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]

Canada New Housing Price Index Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
102.20 101.50 102.20 37.70 1981 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
2016=100, NSA

housing index by Country

Australia 2.20 Mar/17
Brazil 129.80 Jun/17
Canada 102.20 May/17
China 10.20 Jun/17
Euro Area 103.75 Dec/16
France 102.17 Dec/16
Germany 138.10 May/17
India 238.00 Mar/15
Indonesia 199.20 Jun/17
Italy 85.49 Dec/16
Japan 110.49 Mar/17
Netherlands 98.90 May/17
Russia -0.40 Dec/16
South Korea 101.70 Jun/17
Spain 1525.80 Mar/17
Switzerland 461.76 Mar/17
Turkey 235.80 Apr/17
United Kingdom 706.80 Jun/17
United States 0.70 Apr/17