Statistics & 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 compiles a list of the most popular baby names from the birth registrations received that year. The list includes every given name that was chosen five or more times.

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

Marriage reports provide the number of marriages that take place yearly in B.C.  Statistics are divided into local health authorities and are available from 2007 to the current year.

Adoption Statistics

The Adoption Statistics table provides data from adoptions registered in British Columbia between 1996 and 2018. Statistics provided for this period include the number of adoptions registered in B.C., disclosure vetoes and no contact declarations filed, and records released from 1996 to 2018.