Table 1
Dwelling units, value of residential and non-residential building permits, Canada – Seasonally adjusted

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Dwelling units, value of residential and non-residential building permits, Canada – Seasonally adjusted
  February 2011 December 2011 January 2012r February 2012p January to February 2012 February 2011 to
February 2012
  millions of dollars % change
Total 5,832.9 6,839.2 6,061.4 6,513.4 7.5 11.7
Residential 2,973.2 4,486.0 4,193.6 3,969.6 -5.3 33.5
Single1 2,041.1 2,541.9 2,521.9 2,353.6 -6.7 15.3
Multiple 932.0 1,944.1 1,671.7 1,616.0 -3.3 73.4
Non-residential 2,859.7 2,353.2 1,867.8 2,543.8 36.2 -11.0
Industrial 917.0 343.1 284.6 714.5 151.1 -22.1
Commercial 1,218.8 1,581.1 1,269.6 1,312.3 3.4 7.7
Institutional 724.0 429.0 313.7 517.1 64.8 -28.6
  February 2011 December 2011 January 2012r February 2012p January to February 2012 February 2011 to
February 2012
  number of units % change
Total dwellings 13,505 19,115 17,613 17,259 -2.0 27.8
Single1 6,609 7,507 7,437 6,922 -6.9 4.7
Multiple 6,896 11,608 10,176 10,337 1.6 49.9
r
revised
p
preliminary
1.
Included in this category are the following types of dwellings: single-detached, mobile home and cottage.
Note(s): 
Data may not add to totals as a result of rounding.