The purpose of this survey is to collect information for analyzing trends in the Canadian residential mortgage lending market. This will fill an important data gap to help the industry and stakeholders understand changes in the market, and support policy decisions related to mortgage lending and financial stability in Canada.
Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.
- Q4 - 2018: From February 1 to April 12 2019
- Q1 - 2019: From May 27 to July 25 2019
- Q2 - 2019: From August 26 to October 24 2019
- Q3 - 2019: From October 28 2019 to January 3 2020
- Q4 - 2019: From February 3 to April 3 2020
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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
Section 12 of the Statistics Act provides for the sharing of information with federal, provincial or territorial government organizations. Under Section 12, you may refuse to share your information with any of these organizations by writing a letter of objection to the Chief Statistician, specifying the organizations with which you do not want Statistics Canada to share your data and mailing it to the following address:
Chief Statistician of Canada
Attention of Director, Industrial Organization and Finance Division
150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
For this survey, there is a Section 12 agreement with the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
To enhance the data from this survey and reduce response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.
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Topics covered in the survey
Questions will be asked about residential mortgages, including
- outstanding and new loans extended during the quarter
- loans in arrears
- amortization periods
- total debt service (TDS) and loan-to-value (LTV) ratios
- interest rate charged on new funds advanced during the quarter.
Block Information on Published data
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.
- For more information about this survey (questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods used): survey number 5249