Edition: July 28, 2014: Issue 14-29
Issue 14-29: Highlights
The Economy - Retailers in British Columbia saw sales edge down 0.1% (seasonally adjusted) in May, following two consecutive months of growth.
Housing - Investment in new housing construction in British Columbia increased 13.6% (unadjusted, constant 2007 dollars) in May, compared to the same month of the previous year.
Justice - The police-reported Crime Severity Index (CSI) for British Columbia, which measures the volume and severity of crimes, declined 6% from 2012 to 2013.
- Apprenticeship Student Outcomes (APPSO) Survey
- Baccalaureate Graduate Survey
- BC Hydro Workforce Profile Survey
- BC Labour Market Agreement Outcomes Survey
- BC Public Service Exit Survey
- BC Skills Connect for Immigrants Program (SCI) Evaluation Survey
- Developmental Student Outcomes (DEVSO) Survey
- Diploma, Associate Degree, and Certificate Student Outcomes (DACSO) Survey
- FrontCounter BC Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- Retailers saw sales edge down 0.1% in May
- Investment in new housing construction climbed 13.6% in May
- The police-reported Crime Severity Index, which measures the volume and severity of crimes, declined 6% from 2012 to 2013
Did You Know
Results of a June 2014 survey indicated that over half (55%) of post-secondary students agree that they have sometimes hidden how much money they spend from their parents so they wouldn’t have to justify the choices to them. By comparison, only a third (33%) of parents agree their children have hidden expenses from them so as to not have to justify their spending behaviours. Date Source: Ipsos Reid