The Concept

What is measured matters. And conversely, what is not measured rarely gets the attention or resources to correct it.

With this in mind, Board Voice is proposing that the Community Social Service sector and others work together to aggregate available data into a single point annual report to help draw attention to some of BC’s most challenging social issues. Read more…



Examples of Other Social Reportsmeasure barGraph

Canadian Index of Wellbeing, Ontario report, 2014

2011 BC Progress Board report

2010 New Zealand social report



The Social Progress Index is an international effort to measure what matters in societies. The methodology used to create the index is here: The Social Progress Index methodology

How to get involved?

The BC Social Reports Working Group is open to all interested parties. Please send a request and we will add you to our distribution list as updates come available.