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Regional District of Mount Waddington
Strathcona Regional District
Comox Valley Regional District
Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District
Nanaimo Regional District
Cowichan Valley Regional District
Capitol Regional District
Regional District of Mount Waddington

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: increase-icon -0.6% (-67)

2014 to 2015: increase-icon-1.2% (-135)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon-2.0% (-229)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $277

January to June 2016: $1,144

January to June 2017: $4,679

Business Formations- Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 24

2012-2014 ( annual average): 31

2013-2015 ( annual average): 30

2014: 34

2015: 26

2016: 24

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 4 Shellfish; 6 Finfish

As at June 22, 2016: 6 Finfish

As at June 21, 2017: 6 Finfish

 

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Data not available for this region

June 2016: Data not available for this region

June 2017: Data not available for this region

Living Wage

2014-2016: Data not available for this region

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2016: Data not available for this region

 

2014/15: Data not available for this region

2015/16: Data not available for this region

2016/17: Data not available for this region

Strathcona Regional District

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: increase-icon 1.4% (626)

2014 to 2015: increase-icon 1.9% (838)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon 0.7% (319)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $23,255

January to June 2016: $54,077

January to June 2017: $34,697

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 151

2012-2014 ( annual average): 156

2013-2015 ( annual average): 157

2014: 156

2015: 147

2016: 221

 

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 19 Shellfish; 12 Finfish

As at June 22, 2016: 20 Shellfish; 12 Finfish

As at June 21, 2017: 21 Shellfish; 12 Finfish

 

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Campbell River – increase-icon 6.5% ($283,300)

June 2016: Campbell River – increase-icon 3.0% ($291,900)

June 2017: Campbell River – increase-icon 19% ($348,500)

Living Wage

2014: Data not available for this region

2015: Data not available for this region

2016: Data not available for this region

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013: 140

2014: 235

2015: 295

2016: Data not available for this region

2014/15: 34

2015/16: 52

2016/17: 2

Comox Valley Regional District

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: increase-icon 0.3% (211)

2014 to 2015: increase-icon 0.6% (387)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon 0.9% (553)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $103, 898

January to June 2016: $47,059

January to June 2017: $65,640

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 210

2012-2014 ( annual average): 207

2014: 201

2015: 200

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 1 Finfish

As at June 22, 2016: 1 Finfish

As at June 21, 2017: 1 Finfish

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Comox Valley – increase-icon 2.9% ($334,000) 

June 2016: Comox Valley – increase-icon 9.1% (364,400)

June 2017: Comox Valley – increase-icon 21% (436,500)

 

Living Wage

2014 & 2015: Data not available for this region.

2017: 15.96

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2016: Data not available for this region

 

2014/15: 187

2015/16: 200

2016/17: 222

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: Stable

2014 to 2015: increase-icon -1.7% (-521)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon 0.9% (281)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $9, 313

January to June 2016: $16,091

January to June 2017: $18,163

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 87

2012-2014 ( annual average): 100

2013-2015 ( annual average): 99

2014: 90

2015: 96

2016: 145

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 41 Shellfish; 24 Finfish

As at June 22, 2016: 30 Shellfish; 24 Finfish

As at June 21, 2017: 35 Shellfish; 30 Finfish

 

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Port Alberni – increase-icon 6.3%($190,600)

June 2016  Port Alberni – increase-icon 5.9% ($201,800)

June 2017  Port Alberni – increase-icon 20% ($241,600)

 

Living Wage

2014: Port Alberni – $17.22

2015: Port Alberni – $17.22

2017: Clayoquot Sound – $20.11

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2016: Data not available for this region

K-12 Int’l Enrollments

2014/15: 28

2015/16: 15

2016/17: 650

Nanaimo Regional District

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: increase-icon 1.1% (1,712)

2014 to 2015: increase-icon 1.7% (2,558)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon 2.2% (3,438)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $154, 183

January to June 2016: $166,443

January to June 2017: $207,268

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 614

2012-2014 ( annual average): 648

2013-2015 ( annual average): 693

2014: 722

2015: 747

2016: 788

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 131 Shellfish

As at June 22, 2016: 133 Shellfish

As at June 21, 2017: 138 Shellfish

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Qualicum/Parksville – increase-icon 4.1% ($369,800)

June 2016: Qualicum/Parksville – increase-icon16.1% ($433,400)

June 2017: Qualicum/Parksville – increase-icon15% ($497,600)

June 2015 Nanaimo – increase-icon 3.5% ($350,200)

June 2016 Nanaimo – increase-icon 14.8% ($402,100)

June 2017 Nanaimo – increase-icon 19% ($479,300)

Living Wage

2014: Qualicum/Parksville – $17.30

2015: Qualicum/Parksville – $17.30

2017: Qualicum/Parksville – $16.44

2015: Nanaimo – $ 17.99

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013: 1,375

2014: 2,060

2015: 2,280

2016: Data not available for this region

2014/15: 449

2015/16: 496

2016/17: 548

Cowichan Valley Regional District

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: increase-icon 0.9% (748)

2014 to 2015: increase-icon 0.7% (552)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon 1.1% (881)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $56, 401

January to June 2016: $60,394

January to June 2017: $84,414

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 244

2012-2014 ( annual average): 260

2013-2015 ( annual average): 256

2014: 283

2015: 251

2016: 275

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 52 Shellfish

As at June 22, 2016: 46 Shellfish

As at June 21, 2017: 49 Shellfish

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Duncan – increase-icon 6.4% ($298,300)

June 2016: Duncan – increase-icon  9.1% ($325,400)

June 2017: Duncan – increase-icon 18% ($403,4000)

Living Wage

2014: Cowichan Valley – $17.04

2015: Cowichan Valley – $18.81

2016: Cowichan Valley – $18.81

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2016: Data not available for this region

2014/15: 282

2015/16: 258

2016/17: 45

Capitol Regional District

Population Growth

2013 to 2014: increase-icon 0.3% (1,198)

2014 to 2015: increase-icon 1.0% (3,886)

2015 to 2016: increase-icon 1.3% (4,815)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $362, 712

January to June 2016: $477,897

January to June 2017: $648,586

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 1,974

2012-2014 ( annual average): 1,949

2013-2015 ( annual average): 1,973

2014: 1,987

2015: 1,988

2016: 2,459

Shellfish and Finfish Licenses

As at July 16, 2015: 10 Shellfish

As at June 22, 2016: 10 Shellfish

As at June 21, 2017: 10 Shellfish

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

June 2015: Victoria – increase-icon 4.6% ($508,900)

June 2016: Victoria – increase-icon 16.8% ($593,700)

June 2017: Victoria – increase-icon 16% ($691,100)

Living Wage

2014: Esquimalt – $17.31

2014: Victoria – $18.93

2015: Victoria – $18.93

2017: Victoria – $20.01

 

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013: 4,084

2014: 5,261

2015: 5,804

2016: 4,226 (does not include Camosun College)

2014/15: 1,946

2015/16: 2,175

2016/17: 2,375

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