Statistics and reports

Access statistics and reports produced by the Vital Statistics Agency, including B.C.'s most popular baby names, annual reports, quarterly digests, and marriage reports.

B.C.'s Most Popular Baby Names

Each year, the Vital Statistics Agency provides a list of the most popular baby names from the birth registrations received. The list includes every given name that was chosen five or more times.

Vital Statistics Annual Reports

The tables and statistics provided in the annual report are standard health status indicators widely used by regional and provincial health care planners and managers.


Marriage reports provide the number of marriages that take place yearly in B.C. Statistics are divided into local health authorities.


The adoption report includes the number of registered adoptions, records released, disclosure vetoes and no contact declarations filed in B.C. on an annual basis.


Birth reports record the number of births occurring each year in B.C.


Statistical reports on deaths in the province provided by the BC Coroners Service and Vital Statistics.