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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
This province:

10.8%
Country:

5.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

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

Education

Education attainment in this province

Major field of study

Education in Alberta

Citizenship and immigration

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

13.9%
Country:

16.2%
Male: 223,740
Here:

13.7%
Canada:

16.1%
Female: 230,465
This province:

14.2%
Country:

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

5.8%
Canada:

3.8%
Male: 91,740
Here:

5.6%
Country:

3.7%
Female: 96,625
This province:

5.9%
Country:

3.8%

This province Minority Population Characteristics

Alberta citizenship and immigration Details

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Alberta

Participation rate
Here:

74.0%
Canada:

66.8%
Employment rate
Here:

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

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

36.5
Canada:

40.6
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

81.2%
Canada:

83.2%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Alberta

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this province

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

29,738 CAD
Canada:

26,850 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

28,896 CAD
Canada:

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

12.2%
Country:

15.3%
Earnings and income details for Alberta

Marital Status

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

59.3%
Country:

57.7%
Male: 881,840
Here:

59.7%
Canada:

59.4%
Female: 875,015
This province:

59.0%
Country:

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
This province:

40.3%
Canada:

40.6%
Female: 608,725
This province:

41.0%
Canada:

43.9%

This province - Married

This province - Not married

This province marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Alberta

Households types in this province

Average family income in Alberta in 2005

This province families and households characteristics

Mobility status in 2006

Alberta - Place of residence in 2005

Alberta - Place of residence in 2001

Alberta mobility details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Alberta

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 Alberta

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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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