Statistics & Data

George Bernard Shaw supposedly said, "It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics." Mark Twain may disagree, but if you need statistics, then the resources below should provide a good starting place for your research.

On the Web

BC Stats

Provides B.C. statistics such as Census data, community facts and socioeconomic profiles, as well as stats on business, economy, demographics and more.

CANSIM

Statistics Canada's main socioeconomic database is updated daily and provides access to a public collection of statistical tables covering a large number of topics such as agriculture, construction and housing, demography, education, health, household expenditures, labour, transportation and more.

DataBC

Over 3,000 data sets on a wide range of topics, collected and made available by B.C. government departments. Includes a geographic service to help map the data, and tools to help conduct research, analyze statistics, develop apps or to simply satisfy your curiosity.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

A wealth of statistical information on almost any topic. Great for American data, or when equivalent Canadian data is not available. No longer being updated as of 2011.

Statistics Canada

A gateway to all Statistics Canada data, including the latest releases, Census data, community profiles, and more. Browse by subjects such as business, education, health, income, labour, population, retail and much more.

West Vancouver Immigrant Demographic Profile

Facts and figures from the Statistics Canada National Household Survey (NHS) 2011 and Census Profiles 2006 and 2011, compiled by NewToBC.  Link to PDF

West Vancouver – Facts & Stats

Key data about West Vancouver, including population, age, income, housing, school enrolment, employment and land use.