About the Reports


The Vital Signs 2019 report offers a snapshot into community participation in British Columbia by looking at who is and isn’t participating in community and what motivates and prevents people from doing more.

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The Reports

Vancouver Foundation’s Vital Signs 2019 Report

Our Vital Signs 2019 report surveyed almost 8,000 British Columbians to learn more about the state of community participation across the province. 

Regional reports

Vancouver Foundation Vital Signs 2019 regional reports compare regional specific results from the average responses across BC.

Central and Northern Vancouver Island

Duncan, Nanaimo, Campbell River, Port Alberni, Tofino, Courtenay, Thetis Island, Qualicum, Parksville & Area | 494 Responses
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Central Metro

New Westminster and Burnaby | 448 Responses
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Coast Garabaldi

Bowen Island, Sunshine Coast, Powell River | 499 Responses
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Kootenay Region

Naksup, Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, Kootenay Lake, Grand Forks, Kimberley, Cranbrook, Invermere, Golden and Area | 339 Survey Responses
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Fraser East

Mission, Abbotsford, Agassiz and Area | 271 Survey Responses
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Fraser North

Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody and Area | 700 Responses
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Fraser South

Surrey, Delta, White Rock, Langley and Area | 785 Responses
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North Shore and Sea to Sky

North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler and Area | 537 Survey Responses
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Northern BC

Quesnel, Prince George, Dawson Creek, Prince Rupert, Smithers, Kitimat, Haida Gwaii and Area | 368 Survey Responses
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Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton and Area | 1010 Survey Responses
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317 Survey Responses
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Southern Vancouver Island

Greater Victoria, Gulf Islands and Area | 640 Responses
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Thompson, Cariboo and Shuswap

Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Clearwater, Revelstoke and Area | 378 Survey Responses
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Past Reports

Vancouver Foundation began Vital Signs reporting as part of our ongoing commitment to understanding the priorities of residents. Download our past reports to find out more about the community issues and priorities we’ve tracked since 2006.