Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
4114 Oak Bay
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.
Oak Bay (CHSA 4114) is 13 km² in size and is located in southern Vancouver Island at the southeast corner of the Saanich Peninsula. It contains the communities of Oak Bay and Uplands. Major establishments include the University of Victoria, Uplands Park, Oak Bay Community Centre, and Victoria Golf Course.