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  • Heritage Sites

    Heritage sites are locations having specific Heritage status and included on the Surrey Heritage Register. Heritage is what we inherit from the past, value in the present, 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...
  • Community Waste

    Diverting waste extends the life of landfills by reducing the volume of garbage, and reduces the greenhouse gases that are released from the landfill. Diverting waste saves...
  • 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...
  • Current Smokers

    Smoking is widely recognized to have negative effects on health and is the single most preventable cause of ill health and death. The average smoker has a life expectancy that...
  • Drinking Water Quality

    In Metro Vancouver, water is collected from rainfall, snowmelt, creeks, and streams from the mountains near the Capilano, Seymour and Coquitlam watersheds. Our drinking water...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Post-Secondary Enrolment

    Individuals with post-secondary education are more competitive in the job market, have better job opportunities, and have higher earnings than a high school graduate. The number...
  • 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...
  • Proximity of Homes to Amenities

    The degree to which residential units are in proximity to amenities is a measure of how liveable Surrey's neighbourhoods are. All households need access to amenities such as...
  • Rate of Fire

    Sustained efforts are required to ensure public safety in residential communities of Surrey. This measure establishes the rate of fire per 1,000 residential structures...
  • Renewable Energy in City District Energy System

    Utilizing renewable energy sources, such as geothermal, solar, or biofuel is an important step towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in our community. It also...
  • Residential Fire Rate of Death and Injury

    Continuing vigilance is required to ensure fire and life safety in Surrey's residential communities. This indicator establishes the casualty (including deaths and injuries) rate...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Residential Water Consumption

    Fresh, clean water is a valuable resource and needs to be used wisely and efficiently. Minimizing water use helps to ensure that there is enough for fresh water ecosystems and...
  • 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....
  • Internet Connectivity

    Internet connectivity is increasingly important in today's world. For businesses and individuals, the internet provides a platform to both access and distribute information and...
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