Edition: September 22, 2014: Issue 14-37
Issue 14-37: Highlights
Prices - British Columbia’s consumer price index (CPI) climbed 1.4% (unadjusted) in August, relative to the same month in 2013.
The Economy - The number of new vehicles driven off car lots in the province climbed 2.2% (seasonally adjusted) in July, the third increase in as many months.
Housing - The number of residential home sales on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) rose 7.1% (unadjusted) in August, compared to the same month of the previous year.
Travel - The number of travellers visiting British Columbia was unchanged (+0.0%, seasonally adjusted) in July, following a 1.3% decline in June.
- 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
- Ministry of Finance IM/IT Services Customer Satisfaction Survey
- Ministry of Finance Revenue Services Customer Satisfaction Survey
You can read more about any of these by visiting our Current and Recent Surveys page.
- B.C.'s Consumer Price Index climbed 1.4% in August
- The number of people receiving Employment Insurance fell 6.4% in July
- The number of residential home sales on MLS® rose 7.1% in August
Did You Know
Between September 15 of 2013, and September 15 of 2014, Earthquakes Canada recorded a total of 1,888 earthquakes throughout B.C. Despite the seemingly large number of quakes, only 11 (1.0%) were felt by British Columbians. Data Source: Earthquakes Canada, Western Canada Earthquakes