A detailed look at residential properties in British Columbia

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Release date: June 25, 2018
Infographic: A detailed look at residential properties in British Columbia
Description: A detailed look at residential properties in British Columbia

Close to 1.7 million residential properties in British Columbia.

Property types

Average assessment value as of July 2016.
Property type Average assessment value as of July 2016 Percentage
Single-detached house $863,900 44.1
Semi-detached house $671,000 1.8
Row house $515,400 9.8
Condominium apartment $466,200 19.8
Multi-residential $1,452,200 10.1
Vacant land $231,500 8.4
  • Non-resident ownership rate 3.5%
  • Non-individual ownership rate 9.8%

Individual Resident owners

An individual whose principal dwelling is in Canada and owns only one of the following:

  • Single-detached house
  • Semi-detached house
  • Row house
  • Condominium apartment

Of these, 8.7% are under 35 years-old; 52.9% are women.

Distribution of owners by property type
Property type % aged under 35 years-old % women
Single-detached house 6.6 51.3
Semi-detached house 9.9 55.0
Row house 12.1 55.4
Condominium apartment 13.7 56.7

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Housing Statistics Program,
Tables: 39-10-0002, 39-10-0003, 39-10-0003, 39-10-0047.

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