Economic Updates 
Every month, the Economic Development Division tracks economic indicators to better understand the business climate in Prince George.  Data included in the monthly analysis covers several areas, including employment rates and numbers, real estate developments and transactions, building permit values, business license applications, and airport passenger statistics.
Information is gathered from a variety of sources, including Statistics Canada, the BC Northern Real Estate Board, the Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation, the City of Prince George, and the Prince George Airport Authority.  
April 2019 Highlights 
  • Employment in the Cariboo region increased by 2,400 jobs. 
  • Employment in Wholesale and Retail Trade increased by 1000 jobs.
  • Employment in Forestry, Oil and Gas increased by 700 jobs.
  • The average house sale was up 1.8% from 2018.
  • $17.4M in residential permits were taken out in April.
  • Year-to-date permits are up 12% compared to 2018.
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The City of Prince George Economic Development Division offers a  dashboard that provides relevant up-to-date  economic data including the following: population, demographics, labour, tax, quality of life, housing, transportation, household income, education, companies, and utilities. Powered by Townfolio, this statistical tool is designed to help businesses and the community gain access to up-to-date statistics about the Prince George economy. 

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