Edition: May 5, 2014: Issue 17
Issue 14-17: Highlights
The Economy - British Columbia’s economy picked up speed in 2013, growing 2.0% (GDP at basic prices, in chained 2007 dollars) after posting a 1.8% increase in the previous year.
Crime - There were 24 victims of firearm-related homicide in B.C. in 2012, up from 19 in 2011.
The Nation - The Canadian economy continued to grow in February, with real GDP increasing 0.2% (seasonally adjusted).
- 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
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- Economy grows 2.0% in 2013
- Retail sales up 1.0% in February
- Twenty-four victims of firearm-related homicide in B.C. in 2012
Did You Know
For every dollar earned by young male bachelor’s degree holders from 2010-2012, young male high school graduates received 75 cents, up from 68 cents in 2000-2002. Female high school graduates, in turn, saw their share rise from 64 cents (2000-2002) to 68 cents (2010-2012). Data Source: Statistics Canada