Downtown Victoria/Vic West
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
4111 Downtown Victoria/Vic West
Community Health Service Areas (CHSAs) in British Columbia (B.C.) are administrative bounds nested within Local Health Areas (LHAs) as defined by the B.C. Ministry of Health. This CHSA health profile contains information about the community’s demographics, socio-economic and health/disease status as represented through various community health indicators. The purpose of CHSA health profiles is to help B.C.’s primary care network partners, public health professionals and community organizations better understand the health needs of a specific community and to provide evidence for service provisioning and prevention strategies.
Downtown Victoria/Vic West (CHSA 4111) is 7 km² in size and is located in the centre of the city of Victoria on southern Vancouver Island. It is comprised of the neighbourhoods of Victoria West, Burnside, Hillside/Quadra, North Park, Harris Green, and Downtown Victoria. Major establishments include the Fairmont Empress Hotel, the Maritime Museum of British Columbia, the Inner Harbour, Bay Street Armoury, and Royal Athletic Park.