New Condominium Apartment Price Report (NCAPR)

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The New Condominium Apartment Price Report (NCAPR) is a survey of new condominium builders in nine census metropolitan areas across Canada. The survey is conducted monthly and collects data on prices and characteristics of new residential condominium units in apartment-style buildings.

Data collected from the NCAPR are used to calculate the New Condominium Apartment Price Index that measures changes over time in the prices of new residential condominium units in apartment-style buildings, where prices are adjusted to reflect the constant quality pricing concept over time.

The data collected closes data gaps in the measurement of new residential property price indexes and produce more comprehensive and representative price indexes for the new housing market.

Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Collection periods:
From January 15 to January 29, 2019
From February 15 to March 2, 2019
From March 15 to March 29, 2019
From April 15 to April 29, 2019
From May 15 to May 29, 2019
From June 14 to June 28, 2019
From July 15 to July 29, 2019
From August 15 to August 29, 2019
From September 16 to September 30, 2019
From October 15 to October 29, 2019
From November 15 to November 29, 2019
From December 13, 2019 to January 2, 2020
Collection methods:
Electronic questionnaire and telephone interview
Survey participation:
Mandatory under the Statistics Act
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    Confidentiality

    Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.

    By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.

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    Data Sharing Agreements and Record linkage

    Data Sharing Agreements

    To reduce response burden, Statistics Canada has entered into data-sharing agreements with provincial and territorial statistical agencies and other government organizations, which have agreed to keep the data confidential and use them only for statistical purposes. Statistics Canada will only share data from this survey with those organizations that have demonstrated a requirement to use the data.

    Section 11 of the Statistics Act provides for the sharing of information with provincial and territorial statistical agencies that meet certain conditions. These agencies must have the legislative authority to collect the same information, on a mandatory basis, and the legislation must provide substantially the same provisions for confidentiality and penalties for disclosure of confidential information as the Statistics Act. Because these agencies have the legal authority to compel businesses to provide the same information, consent is not requested and businesses may not object to the sharing of the data.

    For this survey, there are Section 11 agreements with the provincial statistical agencies of Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. The shared data will be limited to information pertaining to business establishments located within the jurisdiction of the respective province.

    Record linkage

    To enhance the data from this survey and to reduce the response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.

  • Block Information on Topics covered in the survey

    Topics covered in the survey

    The survey asks questions about:

    • prices of new residential condominium units in apartment-style buildings;
    • characteristics of the project, building and unit;
    • living area;
    • reasons for price changes and associated dollar amounts.
  • Block Information on Published data

    Published data

    The data you provide to us through the New Condominium Apartment Price Report is used to calculate the New Condominium Apartment Price Index. Consult the The Daily to see the results.

    Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.

    Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.

    Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.

  • Questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5236
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