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Table 10 Building stock construction period distribution in 2000 and demolition information from 2000–2010 for British Columbia

From: Forest carbon in North America: annual storage and emissions from British Columbia’s harvest, 1965–2065

Period of construction Single-family house (%) Multi-family dwelling (%) Moveable dwelling* (%) Recreational dwelling (%) Number of buildings in 2000** Demolitions from 2000–2010 (count) Proportion of stock demolished over 10 years (%)
<=1910 2 0.3 0 1 13,696 250 2
1911-1920 2 0.4 0 0 19,104 560 3
1921-1930 3 0.2 0 1 25,783 1,050 4
1931-1940 3 0.1 0 2 23,311 635 3
1941-1950 7 0.2 0 4 58,610 2,511 4
1951-1960 12 1 0.1 7 100,543 1,909 2
1961-1970 13 2 0.2 19 120,197 325 0
1971-1980 23 15 1 25 249,633 270 0
1981-1990 17 19 1 13 218,200 96 0
1991-2000 15 28 1 11 237,819 60 0
2001-2010       14 N/A
Unknown 4 33 97 17 228,355 3,021  
Total 101 100 100 100 1,295,251 7,680 1
  1. Data were from the British Columbia Assessment demolition permit and property assessment database.
  2. * Manufactured homes.
  3. ** Residential, commercial and institutional.