Alberta, Canada



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
This province:

10.6%
Canada:

5.4%

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

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

5.7
Nearby towns and cities:

3.7
Alberta population and dwellings statistics

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This province:

29,738 CAD
Canada:

26,850 CAD
Median income in 2005
This province:

28,896 CAD
Country:

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

12.2%
Country:

15.3%

Composition of total income in this province

Earnings and income details for this province

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

74.0%
Canada:

66.8%
Employment rate
Here:

70.9%
Country:

62.4%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.3%
Canada:

6.6%

Labour force activity in Alberta

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Alberta




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Marital Status

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

59.3%
Country:

57.7%
Male: 881,840
Here:

59.7%
Country:

59.4%
Female: 875,015
This province:

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%
Canada:

40.6%
Female: 608,725
This province:

41.0%
Canada:

43.9%

Alberta - Marital Status

Alberta 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

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this province

First official language spoken in Alberta

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this province

Mobility status in 2006

Alberta - Place of residence in 2005

This province - Place of residence in 2001

Alberta mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this province

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this province

Airports inside this province

Colleges Located in Alberta

Companies inside this province

Federal Corporations inside this province

Hospitals inside this province

Radio stations inside this province

Sports teams inside this province

TV Stations inside this province

Universities inside this province

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

36.5
Country:

40.6
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This province:

81.2%
Canada:

83.2%
Age characteristics of this province

Citizenship and immigration

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

13.9%
Country:

16.2%
Male: 223,740
This province:

13.7%
Country:

16.1%
Female: 230,465
Here:

14.2%
Canada:

16.4%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 188,365
This province:

5.8%
Country:

3.8%
Male: 91,740
Here:

5.6%
Canada:

3.7%
Female: 96,625
This province:

5.9%
Country:

3.8%

Alberta Minority Population Characteristics

This province citizenship and immigration Details


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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