Data set listings

Please note that files within a data set from one provider may differ from those of another provider.

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Category: Name of data set Platform / Program: Data options: Status:
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811

Data source: BC Ministry of Health
Data type: Administrative

Respiratory only.

PopData/HDP Core, Non-Core Available: Internally managed
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BC Benefits Program

Data source: Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Data type: Administrative

BC Benefits Program including de-identified records of all benefit payments (related to housing, shelter, income assistance, BC Hydro subsidy, methadone treatments, etc.) as well as payees and people directly linked to a case such as spouse or dependents.

DI Program No checklist required Available: Internally managed
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BC Cancer Registry

Data source: BC Cancer
Data type: Registry

Information on all cancers diagnosed for BC residents and reported to the BC Cancer Registry.

PopData Non-Core Available: Internally managed
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BC Employment and Assistance

Data source: Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Data type: Administrative

Includes de-identified caseload and involvement data February 1989 to December 2019. This data uses two months of reconciliation, which accounts for 99% of all transactions for any given benefit month. It also includes historical data.

DI Program No checklist required Available: Internally managed
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BC Perinatal Data Registry

Data source: Perinatal Services BC
Data type: Registry/Administrative

The BC Perinatal Data Registry (BCPDR) captures maternal, fetal, and neonatal data for an estimated 99% of all births that occur in BC.

DI Program No checklist required Available: Internally managed
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BC Perinatal Data Registry

Data source: Perinatal Services BC
Data type: Registry/Administrative

The BC Perinatal Data Registry (BCPDR) captures maternal, fetal, and neonatal data for an estimated 99% of all births that occur in BC.

PopData Non-Core Available: Internally managed
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BC Population Projections 2018 to 2041

Data source: Statistics Canada
Data type: Aggregate

A population projection is a forecast of future population growth. BC Stats applies the Component/Cohort-Survival method to project the population.

DI Program No checklist required Available: Internally managed
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BC Vital Events and Statistics: Births

Data source: BC Ministry of Health
Data type: Registry

Includes all births registered in the province of BC.

Please note that the DI Program does not provide single data sets. ALL BC Vital Events and Statistics data sets are provided.

DI Program No checklist required Available: Internally managed
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BC Vital Events and Statistics: Births

Data source: BC Ministry of Health
Data type: Registry

Includes all births registered in the province of BC.

PopData Core, Non-Core Available: Internally managed
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BC Vital Events and Statistics: Deaths

Data source: BC Ministry of Health
Data type: Registry

Includes all deaths registered in the province of BC.

Please note that the DI Program does not provide single data sets. ALL BC Vital Events and Statistics data sets are provided.

DI Program No checklist required Available: Internally managed

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