Public Health has developed a series of brief documents, called 'QuickStats' that provide up-to-date statistics for Waterloo Region on certain key topics in public health.

For additional information about these QuickStats documents, please contact the Epidemiology and Health Analytics team at eha@regionofwaterloo.ca

 Topic Area


Child Health

Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration

Adolescent Body Mass Index 

Oral Health

Chronic Disease Prevention

Chronic Disease Prevalence

Chronic Disease Mortality

Chronic Disease Hospitalizations

Adult Body Mass Index

Leisure Time Physical Activity

Food Insecurity

Vegetable and Fruit Consumption

Cancer Incidence

Cancer Mortality

Cancer Screening Participation and Retention (Breast, Cervical, Colorectal)

Sedentary Activity

Smoking Status

Smoke-free Homes

Youth Who Never Smoked a Whole Cigarette

Non Smoker Second-hand Smoke Exposure

Health Hazard Protection & Management

Outdoor Air Quality

Smog Advisories

Injury and Substance Misuse Prevention



Injury Mortality

Injury Hospitalizations

Fall-related Emergency Department Visits for Older Adults

Underage Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol Drinking Status

Heavy Drinking Episodes

Drinking in Excess of Low-risk Drinking Guidelines

Population Health Assessment & Surveillance

Population Estimates

Population Projections

All-cause Mortality

All-cause Hospitalizations

Reproductive Health


Live Births


Therapeutic Abortions

Age of Parent at Infant's Birth

Preterm Births

Multiple Births

Birth Weight & Birth Weight for Gestational Age

Smoking During Pregnancy

Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Bloodborne Infections, Infectious Diseases

Age of Sexual Debut

Youth Sexual Activity

Condom Use among Those at Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

Number of Sexual Partners

Time for Health Unit Follow-up on Gonorrhoea Cases

Time for Health Unit Follow-up on Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease (iGAS) Cases