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
2020
March
2021r
April
2021r
May
2021p
April to May 2021 May 2020 to May 2021
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total 7,760.7 11,092.2 11,115.3 9,467.2 -14.8 22.0
Residential 5,114.9 8,203.1 7,712.4 6,479.5 -16.0 26.7
Single1 1,948.0 3,821.6 3,563.6 3,184.4 -10.6 63.5
Multiple 3,166.9 4,381.5 4,148.8 3,295.1 -20.6 4.0
Non-residential 2,645.8 2,889.1 3,402.9 2,987.7 -12.2 12.9
Industrial 595.2 678.6 598.1 510.9 -14.6 -14.2
Commercial 1,419.3 1,463.3 1,873.9 1,577.1 -15.8 11.1
Institutional 631.3 747.3 931.0 899.7 -3.4 42.5
  number of unitsnumber of unitsnumber of unitsnumber of units % change% change
Total dwellings 19,442 29,057 25,628 22,861 -10.8 17.6
Single1 4,159 7,565 6,999 6,433 -8.1 54.7
Multiple 15,283 21,493 18,629 16,428 -11.8 7.5
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
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