Edition: December 9, 2014: Issue 14-48
Issue 14-48: Highlights
The Labour Force - In November, employment in B.C. increased by 4,200 jobs, while the labour force contracted by 3,100 (seasonally adjusted).
The Nation - Nationally, following two months of notable gains, employment was little changed in November.
Exports - From January through October 2014, B.C. origin exports jumped 9.1% compared to the same period in 2013 (unadjusted).
Homicides - Police services in British Columbia reported 76 homicides in 2013.
- Apprenticeship Student Outcomes (APPSO) Survey
- Baccalaureate Graduate Survey
- BC Hydro Workforce Profile Survey
- BC International Student Survey
- BC Labour Market Agreement Outcomes Survey
- BC Public Service Exit Survey
- Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Student Outcomes (DACSO) Survey
- FrontCounter BC Customer Satisfaction Survey
- HealthLink BC and Seniors Advocate Survey 2014
- Leveraging WES 2013: Learning from the Best
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
- Stress and Health Survey
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- In November, the unemployment rate in British Columbia dropped by 0.3 percentage points to 5.8%
- B.C. exports climbed 9.1% year-to-date to October compared to the same period in 2013
- Police services in British Columbia reported 76 homicides in 2013, five more than in 2012
Did You Know
Seven out of ten (70.0%) of the 1.76 million British Columbian households owned their dwellings in 2011. This was slightly higher than the national rate of 69.0%. Among the provinces Newfoundland & Labrador had the highest home ownership rates in the country at 77.5%, while Quebec had the lowest at 61.2%. Data source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey: Homeownership and shelter costs in Canada.