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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)

2016 to 2017: 0% (+1)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $277

January to June 2016: $1,144

January to June 2017: $4,679

January to June 2018: $4,573

Business Formations- Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 24

2012-2014 ( annual average): 31

2013-2015 ( annual average): 30

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average): 28

2014: 34

2015: 26

2016: 24

2017: 43

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

As at November, 2017: 6 Finfish

Benchmark Single Family Home Price

(Year over Year Growth)

2015-2018: Data not available for this region

Living Wage

2014-2017: Data not available for this region

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2017: 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

2017/2018: 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)

2016 to 2017: increase-icon 1.3% (575)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $23,255

January to June 2016: $54,077

January to June 2017: $34,697

January to June 2018: $49,045

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 151

2012-2014 ( annual average): 156

2013-2015 ( annual average): 157

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average):175

2014: 156

2015: 147

2016: 221

2017: 225

 

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

As at November, 2017: 18 Finfish

As at June, 2018: 20 Shellfish

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)

June 2018: Campbell River – increase-icon 22% ($425,800)

Living Wage

2014-2017: Data not available for this region

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013: 140

2014: 235

2015: 280

2016: 330

2017: 380

2014/15: 34

2015/16: 52

2016/17: 2

2017/2018: Data not available for this region

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)

2016 to 2017: increase-icon 1.2% (778)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $103, 898

January to June 2016: $47,059

January to June 2017: $65,640

January to June 2018: $104,934

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 210

2012-2014 ( annual average): 207

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average): 205

2014: 201

2015: 200

2017: 271

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)

June 2018: Comox Valley – increase-icon 17% (510,700)

Living Wage

2014 & 2015: Data not available for this region.

2017: $15.96

2018: $16.59

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2017: Data not available for this region

 

2014/15: 187

2015/16: 200

2016/17: 222

2017/2018: Data not available for this region

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)

2016 to 2017: increase-icon 0.7% (217)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $9, 313

January to June 2016: $16,091

January to June 2017: $18,163

January to June 2018: $24,596

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 87

2012-2014 ( annual average): 100

2013-2015 ( annual average): 99

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average): 110

2014: 90

2015: 96

2016: 145

2017: 127

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

As at November, 2017: 24 Finfish

As at June, 2018: 35 Shellfish

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)

June 2018  Port Alberni – increase-icon 22% ($293,800)

 

Living Wage

2014: Port Alberni – $17.22

2015: Port Alberni – $17.22

2017: Clayoquot Sound – $20.11

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2017: Data not available for this region

K-12 Int’l Enrollments

2014/15: 28

2015/16: 15

2016/17: 650

2017/2018: Data not available for this region

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)

2016 to 2017: increase-icon 1.8% (2,891)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $154, 183

January to June 2016: $166,443

January to June 2017: $207,268

January to June 2018: $213,831

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 614

2012-2014 ( annual average): 648

2013-2015 ( annual average): 693

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average): 752

2014: 722

2015: 747

2016: 788

2017: 800

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

As at June, 2018: 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 2018: Qualicum/Parksville – increase-icon16% ($575,800)

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)

June 2018 Nanaimo – increase-icon 11% ($534,300)

Living Wage

2014: Qualicum/Parksville – $17.30

2015: Qualicum/Parksville – $17.30

2017: Qualicum/Parksville – $16.44

2018: Qualicum/Parksville – $17.02

2015: Nanaimo – $ 17.99

2017: Nanaimo – $ 17.55

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013: 1,375

2014: 2,060

2015: 2,020

2016: 2,160

2017: 2,070

2014/15: 449

2015/16: 496

2016/17: 548

2017/2018: Data not available for this region

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)

2016 to 2017: increase-icon 1.5% (1,225)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $56, 401

January to June 2016: $60,394

January to June 2017: $84,414

January to June 2018: $78,866

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 244

2012-2014 ( annual average): 260

2013-2015 ( annual average): 256

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average): 270

2014: 283

2015: 251

2016: 275

2017: 317

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

As at June, 2018: 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% ($403,400)

June 2018: Duncan – increase-icon 12% ($450,500)

Living Wage

2014: Cowichan Valley – $17.04

2015: Cowichan Valley – $18.81

2016: Cowichan Valley – $18.81

2017: Cowichan Valley – $19.05

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013-2017: Data not available for this region

2014/15: 282

2015/16: 258

2016/17: 45

2017/2018: Data not available for this region

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)

2016 to 2017: increase-icon 1.2% (4,833)

Building Permits (in 000s)

January to June 2015: $362, 712

January to June 2016: $477,897

January to June 2017: $648,586

January to June 2018: $900,077

Business Formations– Incorporations

2010-2013 ( annual average): 1,974

2012-2014 ( annual average): 1,949

2013-2015 ( annual average): 1,973

2014-2016 ( VI+ coast annual average): 2,145

2014: 1,987

2015: 1,988

2016: 2,459

2017: 2,555

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

As at June, 2018: 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)

June 2018: Victoria – increase-icon 8% ($745,100)

Living Wage

2014: Esquimalt – $17.31

2014: Victoria – $18.93

2015: Victoria – $18.93

2017: Victoria – $20.01

2018: Victoria – $20.05

 

Post Secondary Int’l Enrollments

2013: 4,084

2014: 5,261

2015: 5,890

2016: 6,077

2017: 6,429

2014/15: 1,946

2015/16: 2,175

2016/17: 2,375

2017/2018: Data not available for this region

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