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  • Community Gardens

    Community gardens enhance community food security by allowing urban residents to grow their own food. Community gardens offer health benefits by providing people with access to...
  • Community Event and Grant Applications

    Events are important to providing residents with opportunities to connect and engage with their community. By providing grants and other in-kind support for community events of...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • City Spending on Public Art

    Public art is any work of art or design that is created specifically for a public space. Public art pieces are components of a community's identity and unique character. They...
  • City Cultural Grants

    The Cultural Grants program supports the development of local arts and heritage organizations, and aims to stimulate new programs and activities that will make Surrey a cultural...
  • 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...
  • Business Break and Enter Rate

    The Business Break and Enter Rate is considered to be a representative indicator for the relative safety of the community as property crime generally accounts for roughly two...
  • 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...
  • Availability of Doctors

    Health care professionals provide services such as diagnosis, treatment, and care. Primary health care professionals, such as general practitioners and nurses, are especially...
  • Arts and Culture Groups

    Cultural activities are recognized as an important way for individuals to contribute to their communities. Culture is an essential tool in understanding the values, shared...
  • Access to Frequent Transit

    Research indicates that passengers are willing to walk 400 meters to access basic transit services and up to 800 meters to access rapid transit services. TransLink's Frequent...
  • 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...
  • Age of Buildings

    The age of buildings is an approximate estimate of building quality. While older developments facilitate mixed uses and are important pieces of local history, they also tend to...
  • Tree Canopy Cover

    Trees and plants have important benefits for ecosystems and city operations, yet trees in urban and suburban areas face numerous challenges. They are exposed to a broad range of...
  • 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...
  • Crime Rate

    Protecting people and property is a priority under Surrey’s Public Safety Strategy, and is important for ensuring a high quality of life for people who live and work in 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...
  • 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...
  • Post-Secondary Certification

    Post-secondary education includes academic undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs; vocational, career, and technical certificate programs; apprenticeship programs in...
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