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Table 11 Housing stock in 2011, and building permits from 1961–2010 for British Columbia by period of construction

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

Period of construction Adjusted number of building permits per decade Number of dwellings in 2011 2011 dwelling stock as proportion of building permits (%) Loss of dwelling stock based on building permit survey (% per decade)
<=1910   14,749   
1911-1920   19,743   
1921-1930   24,100   
1931-1940   21,929   
1941-1950   53,248   
1951-1960   94,847   
1961-1970 179,190 121,666 68 6
1971-1980 290,927 257,696 89 3
1981-1990 236,003 231,815 98 1
1991-2000 260,817 275,815 106 0
2001-2010 261,240 261,226 100 0
Unknown   76,792   
  1. Data were from the British Columbia Assessment property assessment database and Statistics Canada [72].