Edition: September 29, 2014: Issue 14-38
Issue 14-38: Highlights
The Economy - Average weekly payroll earnings in British Columbia rose 0.4% (seasonally adjusted, including overtime) in July, following a 0.7% decline in the previous month.
Health - Results from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on Caregiving and Care Receiving, indicate that nearly a quarter (24%) of young British Columbians (15 to 29 years of age) provide regular care to family or friends who have health conditions, disabilities or age-related problems.
Population - British Columbia’s population was estimated at 4,631,302 as of July 1, 2014, growing by 14,676 persons in the second quarter of 2014 (an increase of 0.3% compared to the first quarter of 2014).
- 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.
- Average weekly payroll earnings in B.C. rose 0.4% in July
- Housing starts surged 28.6% in August
- One in four young adults in British Columbia provide care to a family member or friend
Did You Know
Results from a September 2014 survey revealed that eight in ten (84%) Canadian adults want Canada to be known as a global leader in finding solutions to poverty and protecting the world’s children. Data Source: Ipsos ReidIpsos Reid