Indicators related to moving1, 2

Frequency: Every 2 years

Table: 46-10-0044-01

Geography: Canada, Province or territory

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This table displays the results of Indicators related to moving.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Indicators related to moving (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Geography, Row 2 is Reference period, Row 3 is Statistics.
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2018
Indicators related to moving3, 4Number of householdsPercentage of households5
NumberPercent
Moved in the past 5 years5,238,000A35.0
Moved in the past 5 years because the household was forced to move by a landlord, a bank or other financial institution or the government330,800B2.2
Moved in the past 5 years due to a natural disaster or fire30,300C0.2
Moved in the past 5 years for a new job or job transfer552,000A3.7
Moved in the past 5 years for a new school240,100B1.6
Moved in the past 5 years to form own household641,800A4.3
Moved in the past 5 years to be closer to family482,700A3.3
Moved in the past 5 years because of a change in household or family size926,200A6.3
Moved in the past 5 years to reduce commuting time6424,700A2.9
Moved in the past 5 years to upgrade to a larger dwelling or better quality dwelling1,427,800A9.7
Moved in the past 5 years to reduce housing costs741,400A5.0
Moved in the past 5 years to be in a more desirable neighbourhood61,036,700A7.0
Moved in the past 5 years for personal health reasons302,300A2.0
Moved in the past 5 years to become a homeowner939,500A6.4
Moved in the past 5 years for other reasons133,200B0.9
Moved in the past 5 years from the same city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve3,194,200A22.0
Moved in the past 5 years from a different city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve in Canada1,838,100A12.4
Moved in the past 5 years from outside of Canada205,000B1.4
Plans to move in less than 5 years3,164,900A21.0

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A data quality: excellent
B data quality: very good
C data quality: good

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. Table 46-10-0044-01 Indicators related to moving
DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/4610004401-eng

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