Quick Stats

A Snapshot of the Central Okanagan Economy

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Population +1.4% Source:

BC Stats

Population
2017 199,103
2016 197,017
Housing Starts +63% Source:

CMHC

Housing Starts
2017 3,577
2016 2,196
Building Permits +33.5% Source:

BC Stats

Building Permits
2016 $800 Million
2015 $599 Million
Business Licenses -3.6% Source:

Municipal Building Permit Data

Business Licenses
2017 13,089
2016 13,579
Airport Passengers +9.3% Source:

YLW Stats

Airport Passengers
2017 1.89 Million
2016 1.73 Million
Tourism Room Revenue +8% Source:

BC Stats

Tourism Room Revenue
2016 97.9 million
2015 90.7 million
Median Home Price +12% Source:

OMREB

Median Home Price
2017 $619,467
2016 $552,367
Avg Rent (2 Bed Apmt) +8% Source:

CMHC

Avg Rent (2 Bed Apmt)
Oct 2017 $1,151
Oct 2016 $1,066
Unemployment 6.4% Source:

Stats Canada

Unemployment
December 2017 6.4%
December 2016 8.5%