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
Total population36.71 million2017WDI
Urban population (% of total)82.18% of total2017WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)1,652,412 USD (millions)2017WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)48,265.25 USD 2017WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.81%2017WEO
Average bank deposit rate.1%2017IFS
Lending rate2.7%2017IFS
Owner-occupied unitsNot available2017
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:1,189,129.33 USD (millions)2017Statistics Canada
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)71.96%2017Statistics Canada, WEO
Typical LTV at origination74%2017Mortgage Professionals Canada
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2017Country Editor
Funding through mortgage bonds tertiary2017Country Editor
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2017Country Editor
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title16.52017Country Editor

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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

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.