Table 1 
Dwelling units, value of residential and non-residential building permits, Canada – Seasonally adjusted  

Dwelling units, value of residential and non-residential building permits, Canada – Seasonally adjusted
  May
2014
March
2015
April
2015r
May
2015p
April to May 2015 May 2014 to May 2015
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars % change% change
Total 6,947.4 6,986.7 7,835.5 6,696.3 -14.5 -3.6
Residential 4,078.1 4,483.4 4,539.5 3,928.1 -13.5 -3.7
Single1 2,299.0 2,301.5 2,465.3 2,328.6 -5.5 1.3
Multiple 1,779.2 2,182.0 2,074.2 1,599.5 -22.9 -10.1
Non-residential 2,869.2 2,503.2 3,296.0 2,768.2 -16.0 -3.5
Industrial 454.8 433.0 483.8 408.3 -15.6 -10.2
Commercial 1,802.6 1,371.9 1,498.6 1,492.9 -0.4 -17.2
Institutional 611.8 698.3 1,313.6 866.9 -34.0 41.7
  number of unitsnumber of unitsnumber of unitsnumber of units % change% change
Total dwellings 17,372 18,735 18,063 15,381 -14.8 -11.5
Single1 6,097 5,530 5,825 5,662 -2.8 -7.1
Multiple 11,275 13,205 12,238 9,719 -20.6 -13.8
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data may not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 026-0006 and 026-0010.
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