Table 2
Value of building permits, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted

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Value of building permits, by province and territory – Seasonally adjusted
  February 2011 December 2011 January 2012r February 2012p January to
February 2012
February 2011 to
February 2012
  millions of dollars % change
Canada 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
Non-residential 2,859.7 2,353.2 1,867.8 2,543.8 36.2 -11.0
Newfoundland and Labrador 69.1 73.6 100.5 101.3 0.8 46.5
Residential 51.5 63.4 84.3 88.5 5.1 71.8
Non-residential 17.6 10.2 16.2 12.8 -21.1 -27.3
Prince Edward Island 16.7 20.6 29.7 8.6 -71.1 -48.7
Residential 8.6 13.6 18.6 8.1 -56.3 -5.7
Non-residential 8.1 7.0 11.0 0.4 -96.1 -94.7
Nova Scotia 124.2 142.4 102.0 124.9 22.5 0.5
Residential 88.3 82.7 85.8 60.7 -29.3 -31.3
Non-residential 35.9 59.8 16.1 64.2 298.6 78.9
New Brunswick 52.7 75.8 60.6 69.5 14.7 32.0
Residential 37.4 48.4 46.9 46.8 -0.2 25.3
Non-residential 15.3 27.3 13.7 22.7 65.9 48.3
Quebec 1,183.5 1,266.3 1,157.4 1,374.6 18.8 16.2
Residential 822.5 860.7 825.2 892.3 8.1 8.5
Non-residential 361.0 405.6 332.2 482.3 45.2 33.6
Ontario 1,974.8 2,817.5 2,544.6 2,271.4 -10.7 15.0
Residential 892.3 2,018.2 1,813.3 1,472.0 -18.8 65.0
Non-residential 1,082.5 799.3 731.3 799.5 9.3 -26.1
Manitoba 127.9 146.2 202.5 173.2 -14.4 35.4
Residential 88.8 104.9 136.7 96.6 -29.4 8.8
Non-residential 39.2 41.4 65.8 76.7 16.6 95.7
Saskatchewan 173.7 174.1 206.8 201.4 -2.6 15.9
Residential 100.4 125.2 132.5 129.8 -2.1 29.2
Non-residential 73.3 48.9 74.2 71.6 -3.5 -2.3
Alberta 1,478.0 1,317.5 936.7 1,142.5 22.0 -22.7
Residential 435.2 652.5 581.6 654.0 12.4 50.3
Non-residential 1,042.8 665.0 355.0 488.4 37.6 -53.2
British Columbia 626.0 798.1 714.9 1,040.3 45.5 66.2
Residential 443.4 512.3 464.1 518.1 11.6 16.8
Non-residential 182.6 285.9 250.8 522.2 108.2 186.0
Yukon 3.8 6.1 4.3 3.0 -29.8 -20.4
Residential 3.4 3.4 4.1 2.3 -42.9 -30.6
Non-residential 0.4 2.7 0.2 0.7 214.7 58.1
Northwest Territories 1.8 0.8 1.7 2.7 52.2 44.1
Residential 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.3 -54.2
Non-residential 1.0 0.1 1.4 2.3 65.7 118.3
Nunavut 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 ... -100.0
Residential 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 ... -100.0
Non-residential 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 ... ...
r
revised
p
preliminary
not applicable
Note(s): 
Data may not add to totals as a result of rounding.