Quick Stats

A Snapshot of the Central Okanagan Economy

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Population +1.9% Source:

BC Stats

Population
2019 217,214
2018 213,195
Housing Starts -12.9% Source:

CMHC

Housing Starts
2019 Q4 2,225
2018 Q4 2,555
Building Permits +17.5% Source:

BC Stats

Building Permits
2019 Jan - Jun $584 Million
2018 Jan - Jun $497 Million
Business Licenses +4.6% Source:

Municipal Data

Business Licenses
2020 14,515
2019 13,882
Airport Passengers -2.3% Source:

YLW Stats

Airport Passengers
2019 Jan - Dec 2.032 Million
2018 Jan - Dec 2.080 Million
Tourism Room Revenue +2.5% Source:

BC Stats

Tourism Room Revenue
2018 104.3 million
2017 101.8 million
Median New Home Price +5.6% Source:

CMHC

Median New Home Price
2019 $950,000
2018 $900,000
Avg Rent (2 Bed Row/Apmt) +9% Source:

CMHC

Avg Rent (2 Bed Row/Apmt)
Oct 2019 $1,363
Oct 2018 $1,251
Unemployment -20% Source:

Stats Canada

Unemployment
2019 4.0%
2018 5.0%