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Housing starts

2,897
Updated Dec. 2020

Trend not improving

Housing units per 1,000 population

397.7
Updated Dec. 2020

Below target

Residential building permits

3,369
Updated Dec. 2020

Trend not improving

Residential building permit value

$1,004,599,250
Updated Dec. 2020

Trend not improving

Non-residential building permits

150
Updated March 2022

Information only

Non-residential building permit value

$462,736,535
Updated Dec. 2020

Information only

Residential building construction

$229,925,377
Updated March 2022

Information only

Non-residential building construction

$127,111,523
Updated March 2022

Information only

Employment

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Employment rate

59.3%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Female employment rate

56.0%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Male employment rate

62.9%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Unemployment rate

6.1%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Female unemployment rate

6.5%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Male unemployment rate

5.8%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Labour force participation rate

63.2%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Female labour force participation rate

59.9%
Updated April 2022

Trend not improving

Male labour force participation rate

66.8%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Youth unemployment rate

9.5%
Updated April 2022

Trend is improving

Growth

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Population

484,840
Updated Dec. 2021

Below target

Median age

45.9 years
Updated Dec. 2021

Information only

Immigration status

81.4%
Updated Dec. 2016

Information only

Real gross domestic product growth

4.87%
Updated Dec. 2021

Trend is improving

Exports ($ thousands)

$6,093,420
Updated Dec. 2020

Trend is improving

Retail sales ($ millions)

$5939.43
Updated Dec. 2021

Trend not improving

Imports ($ thousands)

$2,335,829
Updated Dec. 2020

Information only

Taxable assessment growth

1.44%
Updated Dec. 2020

Below target

About economy and business

Demonstrates the strength of our local economy, including development, employment and growth

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