Non-resident owned properties in Toronto

Release date: December 19, 2017
Infographic: Non-resident owned properties in Toronto
Description: Non-resident owned properties in Toronto

Canadian Housing Statistics Program

Resident: An individual whose principal residence is in Canada
Non-resident: An individual whose principal residence is outside of Canada

Percentage of non-resident ownership within the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)
Area % of non-resident ownership
Ajax 1.3
Aurora 2.2
Bradford West Gwillimbury 1.4
Brampton 1.4
Caledon 1.5
East Gwillimbury 1.8
Georgina 2.9
Halton Hills 1.1
King 1.9
Markham 3.3
Milton 1.5
Mississauga 2.7
Mono 2.1
New Tecumseth 1.3
Newmarket 1.8
Oakville 2.6
Orangeville 1.1
Pickering 1.3
Richmond Hill 3.6
Toronto 4.9
Uxbridge 1.8
Vaughan 1.8
Whitchurch-Stouffville 1.6

3.4% of residential properties owned by non-residents

Characteristics of residential properties

Property type (average assessment values as of January 2016)
Type of residential dwelling Average assessment in dollars Percentage of properties owned
Residents' property Non-residents' property By residents By non-residents
Single-detached house 840,600 944,100 97.9 2.1
Semi-detached house 618,900 681,300 97.4 2.6
Row house 500,200 541,500 97.1 2.9
Condominium apartment 386,900 420,700 92.8 7.2
Multiple residential units 5,317,900 1,683,400 95.3 4.7
Size of living area
Residential dwelling size Resident Non-resident
Less than 1,000 sq ft 92.5% 7.5%
1,000 to 1,999 sq ft 97.1% 2.9%
2,000 to 2,999 sq ft 98.0% 2.0%
3,000 sq ft and above 97.6% 2.4%
Period of construction
Residential dwelling construction year Resident Non-resident
Before 1961 96.8% 3.2%
1961-1970 97.5% 2.5%
1971-1980 97.2% 2.8%
1981-1990 96.9% 3.1%
1991-2000 97.1% 2.9%
2001-2010 95.9% 4.1%
2011-2017 94.7% 5.3%

Source: CANSIM Table: 035-0001, 035-0002, 035-0003, 035-0004, 035-0005

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