Regional Planning Data

Metro Vancouver compiles from various sources economic, employment, development, population, and other available data. Much of this data is published on an annual basis and shows trends over time.

Regional Planning Data Catalogue

The Regional Planning Data Catalogue provides an overview of available Regional Planning data to share. Please note that some data may be subject to a Data Sharing Agreement.

Additional Resources


Government of BC Economic Statistics
Data on Consumer Price Index, Business Incorporations, and Business Bankruptcies

BC Assessment Lower Mainland Region Property Assessments
Regional and municipal property assessments


2016 Census – Regional and Municipal Data Highlights
Data on population trends, age groups, change in dwelling units by structural type, household type, marital status, language, household income, retirement savings plan, immigration, housing, aboriginal population, employment trends, and education.

2016 Census – Detailed Census Data Tables
Data on aboriginal people, education, ethnic origin, families, household, marital status, housing, immigration, citizenship, income, mode of transportation, labour force by industry, language, language of work, migration component, population, and visible minority

Government of Canada Statistics and Open Data
Data on Immigration Status, Permanent Residents, and Refugees Data

Government of BC Data Catalogue
Data on Income Assistance Cases and Municipal Property Tax Rates


Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Data and Research
Data on Average Rents, Vacancy Rates, and Housing Starts

Statistics Canada – Building Permits
Data on building permit number and value by structure and work type

Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board
Data on Housing Price Index, home sale activities and trends

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board
Data on Fraser Valley home sales, news listings, and sales trends


TransLink Transportation Surveys
Reports on Trip Diary Survey, Screenline Surveys, and Goods Movement Surveys

Port of Vancouver Reporting, Statistics and Resources
Reports on Economic Impact Study and Cargo Statistics