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Investment in residential building construction, February 2022

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The title of the infographic is "Investment in residential building construction, February 2022"

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Figure 1: Month-to-month change in residential construction investment (seasonally adjusted).

This is a map of Canada by province and territory, showing the month-to-month percentage changes for investment in residential building construction. Green arrows represent an increase, while red arrows represent a decrease.

Investment in residential construction for Canada increased 5.0% compared to January 2022. Newfoundland and Labrador was down 0.1%, Prince Edward Island was down 4.0%, Nova Scotia was up 4.3%, New Brunswick was up 10.2%, Quebec was up 12.5%, Ontario was up 2.8%, Manitoba was up 3.1%, Saskatchewan was up 13.3%, Alberta was up 0.9%, British Columbia was up 2.9%, Yukon was down 0.8%, Northwest Territories was down 26.7%, Nunavut was down 15.8%.

Table 1: Total investment, millions of dollars (seasonally adjusted).

Total investment for Canada was $14,889.8 million, total investment for Newfoundland and Labrador was $74.1 million, total investment for Prince Edward Island was $66.4 million, total investment for Nova Scotia was $434.0 million, total investment for New Brunswick was $244.7 million, total investment for Quebec was $3,453.3 million, total investment for Ontario was $6,371.0 million, total investment for Manitoba was $495.1 million, total investment for Saskatchewan was $242.7 million, total investment for Alberta was $1,319.6 million, total investment for British Columbia was $2,159.0 million, total investment for Yukon was $22.6 million, total investment for Northwest Territories was $5.4 million, total investment for Nunavut was $2.0 million.

Figure 2: Investment in new residential construction, market share and year-over-year change (not seasonally adjusted).

Single homes: Market share was 38.1%, total investment totalled $2,364.8 million, representing a year-over-year increase of 11.6% or $245.8 million.

Semi-detached homes: Market share was 3.2%, total investment totalled $200.1 million, representing a year-over-year decrease of 28.3% or $79.1 million.

Row homes: Market share was 9.2%, total investment totalled $570.9 million, representing a year-over-year decrease of 1.1% or $6.4 million.

Condos and rental apartments: Market share was 49.4%, total investment totalled $3,066.4 million, representing a year-over-year increase of 12.3% or $336.7 million.

Note: Single homes value excludes cottages and mobile homes.

Source: Table 34-10-0175-01.

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