The Data

Presented as both a market report and through the enhanced website, Bizmap data will enable local businesses, organizations and interest groups to understand neighborhoods and their potential.

Bizmap data can help you:

  • Identify local trends and economic drivers
  • Support businesses in expansion and job creation
  • Attract new businesses to your area
  • Uncover potential business opportunities
  • Improve business and community resiliency

The data is broken down into three sections: PEOPLE, PLACE and DOING BUSINESS HERE.

Data Sources

PEOPLE

  • Pitney Bowes 2016
  • Statistics Canada 2016 Census
  • Statistics Canada 2011 Census

PLACE

  • City of Vancouver
    • Analysis of BC Assessment Authority Data
    • Comparative BIA Levies and Levy Rates
    • Open Data Catalogue 2011 & 2016
    • VanMAP
    • Zoning Map
  • Mobi (Vancouver Bike Share)
  • Padmapper
  • Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
  • Statistics Canada 2016 Census
  • Translink
  • Vancouver Rental Properties
  • Walk Score

DOING BUSINESS HERE

  • City of Vancouver Open Data Catalogue 2011 & 2016
  • Realtor.ca

Technical Notes

All data presented on Bizmap.ca and its associated reports is based on the best data available at time of development. The results may differ from estimates produced in other studies using different data and alternative methodologies. The data was obtained from sources which have been deemed reliable and, while thought to be correct, is not guaranteed by Bizmap or any of its contributing partners.

Methodology

Data for the Bizmap website and associated profile reports was extracted using both BIA and custom market area boundaries and analyzed by Lucent Quay Consulting Inc. and Small Business BC.

Usage

The following terms and conditions govern usage of Bizmap data. This information includes (but is not limited to) any data figures, custom data comparisons and text for which Bizmap references. Bizmap data and analysis is available for the public to use freely but is not for reproduction or repurposing. Bizmap should be cited appropriately if the profile report or website contents, in whole or part, are used in reports, business plans or any other document or collateral.