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  • Early Childhood Development

    Children that have not had secure, nurturing, and stimulating experiences in their early years are at higher risk of many challenges later on in life, including mental health...
  • Licensed Child Care

    High quality childcare supports healthy childhood development by helping children to learn and develop strong physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and language skills....
  • City Volunteers

    Volunteering is the offering of one's time, energy and skill, often without monetary reward. Volunteering gives residents opportunities to become involved in their communities,...
  • Median Income for Immigrants

    Immigrants to Canada generally have lower incomes than Canadian-born residents when they first arrive. Over time, they become more established and eventually catch up to their...
  • Homelessness

    People are homeless when they do not have housing or rely on couch-surfing with family and friends. Homelessness happens for many reasons, including challenges with physical...
  • Social Housing

    Non-market social housing refers to non-profit and co-operative housing models where rents are subsidized for individuals and families with low incomes. Households are generally...
  • Core Housing Need

    Core housing need is when individuals are living in housing that requires major repair, does not have enough space for the needs of the household, or costs 30% or more of the...
  • Air Quality

    The air we breathe affects human health, the environment, and our quality of life. Air quality is determined by the level of pollutants suspended in the air, as well as weather...
  • Water Quality in Streams

    Surrey has over 1400 kilometres of urban streams running through our neighbourhoods and parkland. These stream corridors are home to many wildlife species, and provide important...
  • Green Infrastructure Network

    A Green Infrastructure Network (GIN) is an interconnected system of natural areas and open spaces that conserves ecosystems and functions, while providing benefits to both...
  • Trees Planted

    Trees provide many benefits for people and wildlife in both urban and suburban settings. Trees filter air pollution and water contaminants, while improving air and water...
  • Park Land

    Parks contribute to public health by providing places for recreation, exercise, and leisure. Studies show that when people have access to parks, they tend to get more exercise....
  • Participation in Environmental Programs

    Environmental programs educate children, youth, and adults on how natural systems function and how they can take action to protect wildlife, maintain environmental quality, and...
  • Available Farmland in the Agricultural Land Reserve

    In 1973, the Provincial government established the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) to protect quality farmland. Although land in the ALR is protected, non-farming uses, such...
  • Land in Food Production

    Approximately one-third of Surrey's land base is agricultural land, consisting of about 10,000 hectares of lowlands surrounding the Serpentine, the Nicomekl, and the Campbell...
  • Businesses by Sector

    The number of business units within and across industry sectors is essential to understanding economic activity in the city. Analyzing shifts and changes over time can assist...
  • City Tax Base

    Property taxes are one of the most important sources of revenue for the city and fund many services and programs essential for residents and businesses. The proportions of the...
  • Industrial Land Base

    As land value increase over time, areas zoned for industrial use face pressure from commercial and residential development. Many businesses, such as warehousing and water-borne...
  • Availability of Employment

    The availability of locally-based employment opportunities provide social benefits by creating more complete communities where residents can spend less time commuting and more...
  • Median Household Income

    Individuals with low income have inadequate resources for basic needs, maintaining a healthy standard of living, and enabling a sense of security and full participation in...
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