Canada


The Housing Finance Sector data for Canada extends back to 2002. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

Canada: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
IndicatorDataYearSource
Total population35.8 million2015WDI
Urban population (% of total)81.65% of total2014WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)1,572,781 USD (millions)2015WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)45,488.9 USD 2015WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.13%2015WEO
Average bank deposit rate.08%2015IFS
Lending rate2.78%2015IFS
Owner-occupied unitsNot available2015
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:1,319,623 USD (millions)2015Statistics Canada
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)83.9%2015Statistics Canada, WEO
Typical LTV at origination802015Mortgage Professionals Canada
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2015Research
Funding through mortgage bonds tertiary2015Research
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2015Research
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of titleNot available2015

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The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, originally named the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, was created in 1946. CMHC is Canada's authority on housing and helps Canadians meet their housing needs.