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.  
January 2019 Highlights 
  • The Prince George unemployment rate is 1% lower than January 2018.
  • Employment in Transportation and Warehousing increased by 400 jobs.
  • Employment in Construction increased by 300 jobs.
  • 41,405 passengers travelled through the Prince George Airport in January 2019; an increase of 1.17% from January 2018.
  • Average New Single-Family Dwelling permit value - $586,663.
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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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