Current Surveys

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Mail and Web

Contact: Richard Vamos, 778-698-7450, richard.vamos@gov.bc.ca

Description: A point of hire employment equity survey to determine the representation of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, LGBTQ2S+, and persons with disabilities. Survey has been conducted monthly since 1996.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Mail and web

Contact: 1-888-447-4427

Description: The BC Public Service Exit Survey has been collecting data from employees voluntarily leaving the BC Public Service since April 2006. The Exit Survey is an ongoing program designed to provide the Business and Workforce Transformation division in Citizen Services, BC Public Service Agency, Strategic Human Resources, and participating government organizations, with a systematic evaluation on why employees are leaving the BC Public Service. The annual responses of those resigning or retiring from public service provide information and insight into factors behind an individual’s decision to leave. Analysis and compilation of the data tracks circumstances and issues that impacted those decisions, thus facilitating future strategies for employee engagement and retention.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Web

Contact: 1-250-480-8735

Description: The survey is aimed at understanding what attracts people to join the BC Public Service, as well as why employees change jobs. There are two versions: one for new employees and one for employees who have moved to a new position within the BC Public Service.

Collection period: Annually from September through January

Collection method: Telephone and web

Description:  The Baccalaureate Graduates Survey (BGS) has been designed to gather information on baccalaureate graduates' education satisfaction levels, education financing and student debt, as well as further education and employment outcomes.

Report: http://outcomes.bcstats.gov.bc.ca/Publications/AboutPublications.aspx

Collection period: October 19 to December 4, 2020

Collection method: Web

Contact: Brenda Young, 250-952-9308, BCStats.SurveyMail5@gov.bc.ca

Description: This survey, conducted on behalf of the Heritage Branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNROD), collects heritage conservation information from local governments, regional districts and grant-providing organizations. The results will be used to assess economic impacts of heritage-related activities in B.C. and advocate for heritage conservation granting activities and programs.

Collection period:  November 23 to December 11, 2020

Collection method:  Web

Contact: Brenda Young, 250-952-9308, BCStats.SurveyMail5@gov.bc.ca

Description: A work environment survey used to measure and identify opportunities to develop employee engagement.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Telephone and web

Contact: Richard Vamos, 778-698-7450, Richard.Vamos@gov.bc.ca

Description: The Workforce Development Agreement Outcomes Survey is conducted by Advanis on behalf of BC Stats and the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. The survey follows-up with participants three and 12 months after they complete training or a program funded by the B.C. Employer Training Grant, Employee Training Program, or Community Workforce Response Grant. The survey asks participants questions regarding their satisfaction with the program, employment status, occupation, industry, weekly hours of work, and wages. For more information, visit the WorkBC website: https://www.workbc.ca/Employer-Resources/BC-Employer-Training-Grant.aspx or https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/Community-Workforce-Response-Grant.aspx  

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Telephone and web

Contact: Brenda Young, 250-952-9308, Brenda.Young@gov.bc.ca

The Workforce Development Agreement Outcomes Survey is conducted by Advanis on behalf of BC Stats and the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. Employers providing skills training to employees through the B.C. Employer Training Grant or Community Workforce Response Grant are invited to complete a survey approximately 12 months after their employee completes their training. Through the survey, employers provide feedback regarding the impact of the program on their business and community. For more information, visit the WorkBC website: https://www.workbc.ca/Employer-Resources/BC-Employer-Training-Grant.aspx or https://www.workbc.ca/Employment-Services/Community-Workforce-Response-Grant.aspx.