UBC Research Data

2016 Census of Canada - Selected Characteristics for Housing - Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal CMAs at the Census Tract (CT) Level [custom tabulation] 001 Statistics Canada


This dataset includes three tables which were custom ordered from Statistics Canada. There is a table each for Vancouver CMA, Montreal CMA, and Toronto CMA, and the tables contain variables regarding dwelling characteristics, tenure, and shelter cost.

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Custom order from Statistics Canada includes the following dimensions and variables:

Geography: Montreal CMA, Vancouver CMA, Toronto CMA to the census tract level

Total Shelter Cost: Under $500 to over $3000 in $500 intervals

Shelter Cost to-Income Ratio: Spending less than 15%, 15-30%, 30-50%, 50% or more

Tenure: Owner (including presence of mortgage), renter, subsidized housing, not subsidized housing

Condominium Status: Condominium, not a condominium

Household Size: 1 person, 2 persons, 3 or more people

Number of Bedrooms: No bedroom or 1 bedroom, 2 or more bedrooms

Structural Type:
-Single detached house
-Apartment with 5 or more stories
-Semi-detached house, row house or other single detached house
-Apartment or flat in a duplex
-Apartment, building with fewer than 5 stories

Household Income: Median income and average income only

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