Infographic: Dwellings in Canada, 2016 Census of Population
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Description for Infographic: Dwellings in Canada, 2016 Census of Population
In Canada, most dwellings are single-detached houses.
- 53.6% are single-detached houses.
The following chart shows various dwelling types in Canada by percentage.
|Apartments in a building that has fewer than five storeys||18.0%|
|Apartments in a building that has five or more storeys||9.9%|
|Apartments or flats in a duplex||5.6%|
|Other single-attached houses||0.3%|
In the three largest metropolitan centres, apartments are more common than single-detached houses.
The following two charts show two types of dwellings, (apartments and single-detached houses) in six major cities in Canada – Vancouver, Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa-Gatineau, Edmonton and Calgary, in percentage.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population