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Economic Reports

2022 State of the Southern Interior Region

This report was commissioned by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, and produced by MNP LLP in 2022. The report is informative and useful as a basis for some of the decision-making and planning which economic development practitioners, businesses and elected officials are involved with.

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2019 Economic Report

This economic scorecard provides an evidence-based view of Kelowna's performance in comparison to 16 other cities in North America and internationally. Data was drawn from 78 sources to generate scores and grades on 24 indicators - 12 social indicators and 12 economic indicators.

Overall, Kelowna came in 10th out of 17 cities studied. The three highest scoring cities overall were: Boulder, Colorado; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Victoria, British Columbia. Kelowna's economic scoring results included:

  • 6th on Economic Indicators
  • 14th on Social Indicators
  • 3 (three) 'A' grades 
  • 5 (five) 'F' grades 

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