Edition: May 11, 2015 Issue 15-15
Issue 15-15: Highlights
Labour Force- In April, employment in B.C. was down by 28,700 jobs, with 18,000 people exiting the labour force.
The Economy - British Columbia’s economy grew 2.6% (GDP at basic prices, in chained 2007 dollars) in 2014 after posting a 2.1% increase in the previous year.
Trade - B.C. origin exports climbed 4.1% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the same three-month period a year earlier.
Liquor Sales - Domestic wine is gaining an increasingly strong foothold in the B.C. wine market.
- Apprenticeship Student Outcomes (APPSO) Survey
- Baccalaureate Graduate Survey
- BC Assessment 2015 Employee Engagement 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
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- The unemployment rate in British Columbia increased 0.5 percentage points to 6.3% in April
- British Columbia’s economy grew 2.6% in 2014
- B.C. exports rose 4.1% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to January to March 2014
Did You Know
There are 417 florists in British Columbia who prepared arrangements ready for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 10, 2015.