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

Dwelling units, value of residential and non-residential building permits, Canada – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2019
March
2020r
April
2020r
May
2020p
April to May 2020 May 2019 to May 2020
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total 8,570.8 7,284.1 6,163.8 7,406.1 20.2 -13.6
Residential 5,143.4 4,574.4 4,047.1 4,804.6 18.7 -6.6
Single1 2,272.7 2,113.1 1,382.0 1,900.0 37.5 -16.4
Multiple 2,870.7 2,461.4 2,665.1 2,904.6 9.0 1.2
Non-residential 3,427.4 2,709.7 2,116.7 2,601.5 22.9 -24.1
Industrial 624.8 582.7 380.7 599.9 57.6 -4.0
Commercial 1,961.2 1,539.5 1,206.7 1,457.6 20.8 -25.7
Institutional 841.5 587.5 529.3 544.0 2.8 -35.3
  number of unitsnumber of unitsnumber of unitsnumber of units % change% change
Total dwellings 19,986 18,107 16,369 18,375 12.3 -8.1
Single1 4,915 4,657 3,256 4,082 25.4 -16.9
Multiple 15,071 13,450 13,112 14,293 9.0 -5.2
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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