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Investment in residential building construction, May 2022

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The title of the infographic is "Investment in residential building construction, May 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 0.1% compared to April 2022, Newfoundland and Labrador was down 2.7%, Prince Edward Island was down 2.1%, Nova Scotia was up 2.0%, New Brunswick was up 0.9%, Quebec was up 3.2%, Ontario was down 1.8%, Manitoba was down 4.2%, Saskatchewan was up 7.7%, Alberta was up 1.6%, British Columbia was down 0.7%, Yukon was down 22.4%, Northwest Territories was up 12.1%, Nunavut was up 6.1%.

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

Total investment for Canada was $15,420.3 million, total investment for Newfoundland and Labrador was $107.6 million, total investment for Prince Edward Island was $69.1 million, total investment for Nova Scotia was $410.6 million, total investment for New Brunswick was $249.0 million, total investment for Quebec was $3,591.1 million, total investment for Ontario was $6,104.9 million, total investment for Manitoba was $421.2 million, total investment for Saskatchewan was $274.6 million, total investment for Alberta was $1,682.2 million, total investment for British Columbia was $2,478.5 million, total investment for Yukon was $15.5 million, total investment for Northwest Territories was $10.0 million, total investment for Nunavut was $6.1 million.

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

Single homes: Market share was 42.8%, total investment totalled $2,821.3 million, representing a year-over-year decrease of 2.1% or $59.5 million.

Semi-detached homes: Market share was 3.7%, total investment totalled $246.9 million, representing a year-over-year decrease of 15.2% or $44.3 million.

Row homes: Market share was 10.0%, total investment totalled $658.0 million, representing a year-over-year increase of 4.8% or $29.8 million.

Condos and rental apartments: Market share was 43.4%, total investment totalled $2,860.8 million, representing a year-over-year decrease of 3.6% or $106.1 million.

Note: Single homes value excludes cottages and mobile homes.

Source: Table 34-10-0175-01–Investment in Building Construction.

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