Housing Stock by Need for Repair

Statistics last updated April 29, 2013.

Occupied Private Dwellings in Need of Major Repairs by Tenure, Canada, Nova Scotia, Counties, 2006

Occupied Private Dwellings in Need of Major Repairs by Tenure
 Canada and Nova Scotia by County, 2006

Key Points

  • At 9.5%, more Nova Scotian homes are in need of major repairs than the Canadian average of 7.5%
  • In general, rented dwellings are more likely to be in need of major repairs than owned dwellings. The only exceptions to this are the counties of Annapolis, Guysborough, Richmond, and Cape Breton

Occupied Private Dwellings in Need of Major Repairs by Tenure, Canada, Nova Scotia, Counties, 2006
Total Owned Rented
Canada 7.5% 6.3% 9.6%
Nova Scotia 9.5% 8.9% 10.6%
Shelburne 10.3% 9.9% 12.6%
Yarmouth 10.8% 10.5% 11.8%
Digby 11.9% 11.8% 12.0%
Queens 14.0% 13.9% 14.7%
Annapolis 12.9% 13.1% 12.2%
Lunenburg 10.2% 9.8% 12.2%
Kings 9.2% 8.1% 11.8%
Hants 9.6% 8.5% 11.2%
Halifax 6.8% 5.6% 9.0%
Colchester 10.5% 10.0% 11.6%
Cumberland 13.7% 13.2% 15.3%
Pictou 13.1% 12.0% 16.6%
Guysborough 15.2% 15.3% 13.2%
Antigonish 9.1% 8.6% 9.2%
Inverness 11.4% 10.6% 12.5%
Richmond 13.5% 12.7% 12.3%
Cape Breton 12.1% 11.9% 11.4%
Victoria 9.8% 7.4% 20.5%
Source
Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Table 97-554-XCB-2006023.ivt

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