Issue 15-25: Highlights
Payroll employment, earnings and hours - Average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees in British Columbia increased 0.5% to $909 in June, the second consecutive month of increase (seasonally adjusted). Earnings in goods-producing industries rose 0.7% to $1155, led by a 15.1% jump in earnings in Utilities (to $1810). Average weekly earnings in service industries increased 0.5% to $862.
Manufacturing Prices - Canadian manufacturers’ prices were slightly higher (+0.1%) this July than in the same month of 2014, marking the first year-over-year increase since November of 2014. An 18.6% decline in the price of energy and petroleum products coupled with a 3.4% decrease in chemical prices nearly offset strength in other commodity groups.Read full edition >>
- 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
- Long Term Disability (LTD) Application Process Survey
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- Average weekly earnings in British Columbia increased 0.5% to $909 in June (seasonally adjusted).
- Canadian Manufacturers' prices edged up 0.1% in July compared to July 2014.
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