Current Surveys

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Mail and Web

Contact: 1-888-447-4427, BCStats.SurveyMail3@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 collects information from departing employees about their perceptions of their work environment. This information is used to better understand the circumstances around employee departures and to develop future strategies for improving employee engagement and retention.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Web

Contact: 1-888-447-4427

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: Ongoing

Collection method: Online

Contact: 1-888-447-4427, BCStats.SurveyMail3@gov.bc.ca

Description: FrontCounter BC provides citizens and businesses in British Columbia with access to information, licences, permits, registrations and other authorizations required to utilize the province’s natural resources. These services are provided in a “one-stop” delivery approach through offices across the province, email, and a contact centre accessed by a toll-free telephone number. To develop service improvement strategies and monitor client satisfaction, BC Stats continually surveys clients that use these services about their service experiences.

Collection period: July 27 to August 26, 2022

Collection method: Invitation email to complete online survey

Contact: Brooke Somers, Brooke.Somers@gov.bc.ca

Description: All employees of the Ministry of Attorney General and Minister responsible for Housing are invited by email to participate in the online GBA+ Usage Survey. The purpose of the survey is to contribute to the work currently being done within the BC Public Service to increase the usage of Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) by more public servants in their daily work. GBA+ is an analytical tool used to assess how diverse groups of people may experience policies, programs, initiatives, or services. The objectives of this survey are to understand current awareness and understanding of GBA+ within the ministry, and the challenges faced by ministry staff when implementing and using GBA+ as well as to identify opportunities to support staff to implement and use GBA+ in their daily work. The survey also asks questions about the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.

Collection period: July 27 to August 26, 2022

Collection method: Invitation email to complete online survey

Contact: Brooke Somers, Brooke.Somers@gov.bc.ca

Description: All employees of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General are invited by email to participate in the online GBA+ Usage Survey. The purpose of the survey is to contribute to the work currently being done within the BC Public Service to increase the usage of Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) by more public servants in their daily work. GBA+ is an analytical tool used to assess how diverse groups of people may experience policies, programs, initiatives, or services. The objectives of this survey are to understand current awareness and understanding of GBA+ within the ministry, and the challenges faced by ministry staff when implementing and using GBA+ as well as to identify opportunities to support staff to implement and use GBA+ in their daily work. The survey also asks questions about the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.

Collection period: July 6 to August 5, 2022

Collection method: Postcard invitation to online survey

Contact: 1-888-447-4427, BCStats.SurveyMail6@gov.bc.ca

Description: The BC Homeowner Survey is administered on behalf of the BC Ministry of Attorney General and Minister responsible for Housing. This survey asks about experiences with the construction and usage of additional livable spaces in your home, such as suites or carriage houses. The information collected will be used to inform plans to address the housing crisis in B.C.