Metropolitan Outlook 1: Vancouver—Spring 2017

The Conference Board of Canada, 44 pages, May 25, 2017
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This publication focuses on the Vancouver metropolitan economy.

Document Highlights

  • Vancouver’s real GDP is expected to grow 2.4 per cent this year and 2.5 per cent next year to follow up last year’s 3.8 per cent gain.
  • Employment growth is forecast to slow dramatically to about 14,000 new jobs this year after a record 61,000 jobs were added to payrolls in 2016.
  • The unemployment rate will fall from 5.5 per cent this year to 5.2 per cent in 2018.

Table of Contents


CANADA (français)

British Columbia

  • Vancouver

Appendix A—Cross-City Comparison

Appendix B—User’s Guide

Appendix C—Glossary of Economic Terms

Appendix D—Canadian Census Metropolitan Areas

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