Population Health and Statistics

Island Health monitors a wide range of health indicators, from population demographics to social determinants of health to acute care use and outcomes. This page links to Island Health reports as well as other sources of population and health-related data.

Local Health Area (LHA) Profiles

The Island Health region is divided into 14 local health areas (LHAs). Each LHA profile provides information about that area's population, health status and how often health services are used.  Read the Local Health Area (LHA) Profiles.

Other Data Sources

BC Statistics Agency
Statistics by province, health authority, health service delivery area and local health area

BC Vital Statistics
Reports summarize birth and mortality statistics in BC

Statistics Canada
A wide range of population and health data

Canadian Institute for Health Information
Reports on the functioning of the health system in Canada by province