Housing Stock by Age

Statistics last updated April 29, 2013.

Period of Construction of Occupied Private Dwellings, Canada, Nova Scotia, and Halifax, 2006

Period of Construction of Occupied Private Dwellings
 Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax, 2006

Key Points

  • Homes in Nova Scotia are generally older than in the rest of Canada, and subsequently are in greater need of repairs.
  • Homes in Halifax tend to be newer than in the rest of the province.
Period of Construction of Occupied Private Dwellings, Canada, Nova Scotia, and Halifax, 2006
Before 1946 1946 to 1960 1961 to 1980 1981 to 1995 1996 to 2006
Canada 12.8% 14.6% 33.6% 24.0% 15.1%
Nova Scotia 20.1% 13.2% 30.2% 23.8% 12.6%
Halifax 11.5% 13.7% 31.5% 26.5% 16.7%
Source
Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Table 97-554-XCB-2006022.ivt

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