REGIONAL GROWTH DASHBOARD

POPULATION GROWTH

132,499

 541

2020: 131,958
2019: 131,089

Source: Statistics Canada, July 2021

PROPERTY TAX BASE

$11.974B

 $0.79B

2021: $11.184B
2020: $10.727B

Source: Government of New Brunswick, Dec. 2021

EMPLOYMENT

64,300

 1,300

2021: 63,000
2020: 57,300

Source: Statistics Canada, March 2022

AVERAGE SINGLE FAMILY HOME PRICE

$329,789

$53,692

2021: $270,097
2019: $196,700

Canadian Real Estate Association, March 2022

OFFICE VACANCY RATE

18.38%

 1.08%

2020: 17.3%
2019: 18.3%

Source: Turner Drake & Partners, Ltd., Dec 2021

BUILDING PERMIT VALUES

$117 million

$2.4 million

2020: $119.4 million
2019: $85 million

Source: Statistics Canada, June 2022

HOUSING STARTS – SINGLE FAMILY
YEAR TO DATE: JUNE 2022

126

3

2021: 129
2019: 60

Source: CMHC, June 2022

HOUSING STARTS – MULTI-FAMILY
YEAR TO DATE: JUNE 2022

192

144

2021: 48
2020: 128

Source: CMHC, June 2022

PORT CARGO (TONNES)

28.8 million

2.8 million

2020: 26 million
2019: 25.3 million

Source: Port Saint John, Jan. 2021

VISITORS

975,000

323,000

2020: 652,000
2019: 1,700,000

Source: Tourism Economics, 2021

VISITOR SPENDING

$185 million

$55 million

2020: $130 million
2019: $318 million

Source: Tourism Economics, 2021

HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE

71.3%

160.2%

2021: 27.4%
2020: 14.1%

Source: Smith Travel Research, June 2022

AIR PASSENGERS

55,749

-3,351

2020: 59,100
2019: 281,100

Source: Saint John Airport, Jan. 2022

CRUISE SHIP VISITORS

0

0

2020: 0
2019: 196,032

Source: Saint John Port Authority, Jan. 2022