Vancouver

Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, British Columbia on a map

Population: 2,313,328 (2011)
Minimum Wage: $10.25/hr (2014)

Unemployment Rate: 5.7% (2014)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Individuals estimated to be

  • living on the streets: 957 (2014)
  • living in facilities (emergency/transitional beds): 1820 (2014)

HOUSING
No. of families on housing wait list: 2,800 (2010)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 1.4% (2015
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $1274/mo (2014)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $610 (2010)