Edition: March 24, 2014: Issue 12
Issue 14-12: Highlights
Prices - British Columbia’s consumer price index (CPI) was 0.3% lower in February than in the same month a year earlier.
The Economy - Manufacturers in British Columbia saw sales rise 3.3% (seasonally adjusted) to $3,516 million in January, recovering much of the ground lost during the previous month (-3.7%).
Investment Income - The number of British Columbia taxfilers reporting investment income on their tax returns increased 0.3% to 1,165,330 in 2012.
Tourism - The number of visitors entering the province from the US and other countries increased 2.5% (seasonally adjusted) in January, following a slowdown in the previous month.
- 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
- Harvest Questionnaire
- Legal Services Society of BC Work Environment Survey 2014
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
- 360° Tool
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- Consumer prices continue to fall in February
- Sales by manufacturers up 3.3% in January
- Thirty-five percent of B.C. taxfilers report investment income in 2012
Did You Know
Nine out of ten British Columbia households had at least one type of energy saving light in 2011. Compact fluorescent lights were the most popular, used by three quarters of all households in the province. Data Source: Statistics Canada