Surrey 78 Exceptional
Surrey Livability #23 ranked city in British Columbia#142 ranked city in CanadaRanks better than 99% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Surrey

  • Amenities

    Conveniently located, the area boasts a variety of amenities, including grocery stores, shopping, coffee shops and entertainment options all within walking distance.

  • Commute

    The high commute score in this area could imply easy access to public transportation, as well as shorter-than-average commute times to your workplace.

  • Employment

    With higher than average median household income, income per capita and lower unemployment rates, this area scores extremely well in the employment category.

  • Health & Safety

    Accessible health facilities like hospitals, doctors offices, clinics and nursing homes as well as good air quality are all factors that have led to a high score in this category.

  • Cost Of Living

    This area is known for its high cost of living, which means you should anticipate higher costs for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries, and health care.

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      Surrey transportation information

      Statistic Surrey British Columbia National
      Workers who drive to work42.5%38.3%40.0%
      Workers who carpool4.0%3.0%3.0%
      Workers who take public transit8.8%7.4%7.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%1.4%0.8%
      Workers who walk1.7%3.8%3.2%
      Source: The Surrey, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.