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Population in 2011: 3,645,257
Population in 2006: 3,290,350
Population in 2001: 2,974,807

2006 to 2011 Population Change
Here:

10.8%
Country:

5.9%
2001 to 2006 Population Change
Here:

10.6%
Country:

5.4%

Total private houses: 1,505,007
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 1,390,275
Land area (km2): 640081.87

Population density per square kilometre
This province:

5.7
Country:

3.7


Alberta population and houses statistics

Universities inside this province

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Alberta

First official language spoken in Alberta

Mother tongue - Alberta

Most used at home - Alberta

Other used at home - Alberta

Used at work - Alberta

Language Details for Alberta

Sports teams inside this province

  • Calgary Flames (ice hockey, Calgary)
  • Edmonton Oilers (ice hockey, Edmonton)
  • Calgary Stampeders (football, Calgar)
  • Edmonton Eskimos (football, Edmonto)
  • Calgary Roughnecks (lacrosse, Calgar)
  • Edmonton Rush (lacrosse, Edmonto)

Colleges Located in this province

Martial Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,756,855
This province:

59.3%
Canada:

57.7%
Male: 881,840
This province:

59.7%
Canada:

59.4%
Female: 875,015
Here:

59.0%
Canada:

56.1%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,203,610
Here:

40.7%
Canada:

42.3%
Male: 594,890
Here:

40.3%
Country:

40.6%
Female: 608,725
Here:

41.0%
Canada:

43.9%

Alberta - Married

This province - Not married

This province Marital Status Details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Alberta

Households types in Alberta

Average family income in Alberta in 2005

This province Families And Households Characteristics

Occupation and Industry

Labour force activity in this province

Participation rate
Here:

74.0%
Canada:

66.8%
Employment rate
This province:

70.9%
Country:

62.4%
Unemployment rate
This province:

4.3%
Canada:

6.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Alberta

Companies inside this province

  • Aavangen Industries Inc.( Albert)
  • Bissett & Associates Investment Management Ltd.( Albert)
  • Chamaelo Exploration Ltd.( Albert)
  • Elson Energy Enterprises Ltd.( Albert)
  • Grantham Resources Inc.( Albert)
  • Leader Energy Services Ltd.( Albert)
  • Northern Sun Exploration Company Inc.( Albert)
  • Precision Drilling Corporation( Albert)
  • Seneca Equities Corp.( Albert)
  • Torstar Corporation( O)
  • Zorin Exploration Ltd.( Albert)

Citizenship and Immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 454,200
This province:

13.9%
Canada:

16.2%
Male: 223,740
This province:

13.7%
Country:

16.1%
Female: 230,465
This province:

14.2%
Country:

16.4%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 188,365
Here:

5.8%
Canada:

3.8%
Male: 91,740
Here:

5.6%
Country:

3.7%
Female: 96,625
Here:

5.9%
Country:

3.8%

This province Minority

This province Citizenship and Immigration Details

Radio stations inside this province

Mobility Status in 2006

Alberta - Place of residence in 2005

This province - Place of residence in 2001

Alberta Mobility Details

Earning and Income in 2005

Composition of total income in this province

Median earnings in 2005
This province:

29,738 CAD
Canada:

26,850 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

28,896 CAD
Country:

25,615 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

12.2%
Canada:

15.3%
Earings and Income details for Alberta

TV Stations inside this province

Education

Education attainment in this province

Major field of study

Education in this province

Hospitals inside this province

Airports inside this province

  • Daysland Health Centre Heliport (TC LID: CDL3, Dayslan)
  • Edmonton/Morinville (Mike's Field) Aerodrome (TC LID: CMN6, Edmonto)
  • Glendon Airport (TC LID: CFP5, Glendo)
  • Beaverlodge Airport (TC LID: CEU2, Beaverlodg)
  • Drumheller Municipal Airport (TC LID: CEG4, Drumhelle)
  • Jasper Airport (ICAO: CYJA, Jaspe)
  • Olds (Netook) Airport (TC LID: CFK6, Old)
  • Rimbey (Hospital & Care Centre) Heliport (TC LID: CRH5, Rimbe)
  • Strathmore (D.J. Murray) Airport (TC LID: CDJ5, Strathmor)
  • Vermilion Airport (ICAO: CYVG, Vermilio)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

36.5
Country:

40.6
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

81.2%
Canada:

83.2%

This province Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this province

Federal Corporations inside this province

  • CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR DISABLED SKIING -(Banff)
  • 7527942 CANADA INC.(Calgary)
  • Canadian Carpet Recovery Effort(Calgary)
  • GEOPHYSICAL SERVICE INCORPORATED(Calgary)
  • MICHAEL NUTIK INVESTMENTS LTD.(Calgary)
  • SHELL CANADA SERVICES LIMITED(Calgary)
  • Youth for Christ/ Canada(Calgary)
  • BAWBEE HOLDINGS INC.(Jasper)
  • MAWUCO BOBCAT AND TRUCKING INC.(Edmonton)
  • 7689551 CANADA INC.(Grande Prairie)

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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