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Population in 2011: 1,096,833
Population in 2006: 988,812
Population in 2001: 879,003

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

10.9%
Province:

10.8%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

12.5%
Alberta:

10.6%

Total private dwellings: 445,848
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 423,417
Land area (km2): 825.29

Population density per square kilometre
This city:

1,329.0
Nearby towns and cities:

1,006.0


Calgary population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Schools in this city

Buildings located in this city

  • The Bow
  • Calgary Tower
  • Brookfield Place
  • Nexen Building
  • Scotia Centre
  • TransCanada Tower
  • Telus Sky
  • Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
  • Shell Centre
  • Eighth Avenue Place
  • Calgary Water Centre
  • Suncor Energy Centre
  • Calgary Courts Centre
  • Fifth Avenue Place
  • Arriva Tower
  • Bow Valley Square
  • Little Synagogue on the Prairie
  • First Canadian Centre
  • TD Canada Trust Tower
  • Jamieson Place

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

Calgary mobility details

Lakes in Calgary

  • Glenmore Reservoir
  • Sikome Lake

Sports teams in Calgary

  • Calgary Flames (NHL)
  • Calgary Hitmen (Hockey)
  • Calgary Tigers (Hockey)
  • Calgary Inferno (Hockey)
  • Calgary Canucks (Hockey)
  • Calgary Vipers (Baseball)
  • Calgary Stampeders (Football)
  • Calgary Oval X-Treme (Hockey)
  • Owen Hart and the British Bulldog (Wrestling)
  • The Pass Red Devils (Hockey)
  • Prairie Wolf Pack (Rugby)
  • Calgary Outlaws (Baseball)
  • Calgary Buffaloes (Hockey)
  • Calgary Dinos women's ice hockey (Hockey)
  • Winnipeg Jets (Hockey)
  • Calgary Jr. A Mountaineers (Hockey)
  • Calgary Mavericks (Rugby)
  • Calgary Canadian Irish Athletic Club (Rugby)
  • Calgary Rage (Football)
  • Mount Royal College Cougars (Hockey)

Publishers in Calgary

  • Hades Publications

Hotels located in Calgary

  • Fairmont Palliser Hotel

Companies located in this city

  • Petrobank Energy and Resources
  • Canada Safeway Limited
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Bleeding Art Industries Inc.
  • Imperial Oil Limited
  • Pembina Pipeline
  • Precision Drilling
  • FSA Corporation
  • Vermilion Energy
  • Nu-West Group Limited
  • Encana Corporation
  • World Professional Chuckwagon Association
  • Packers Plus Energy Services
  • Agrium
  • Meyers Norris Penny
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • Big Rock Brewery Inc.
  • Inter Pipeline
  • Replicon
  • Jasomi Networks

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 520,395
This city:

57.8%
Alberta:

59.3%
Male: 261,335
Here:

58.5%
Alberta:

59.7%
Female: 259,065
Here:

57.1%
Province:

59.0%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 380,020
This city:

42.2%
Alberta:

40.7%
Male: 185,685
This city:

41.5%
Alberta:

40.3%
Female: 194,330
This city:

42.9%
Alberta:

41.0%

Calgary - Married

This city - Not married

This city marital status details

TV stations located in this city

  • CICT-DT (Digital: 41 UHF)
  • CFCN-DT (Digital: 29 UHF)
  • CKAL-DT (Digital: 49 UHF)
  • CBRT-DT (Digital: 21 UHF)
  • CJCO-DT (Digital: 38 UHF)
  • Shaw PPV
  • CKCS-DT (Digital: 32 UHF)
  • CTV Two Alberta (Analog: 9 VHF, 13 VHF)

Venues in this city

  • Canadian Music Centre

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

36.4
Province:

36.5
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

82.1%
Alberta:

81.2%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Calgary

Radio stations located in Calgary

  • CJSW-FM (90.9 MHz)
  • CFAC (960 kHz)
  • CIBK-FM (98.5 MHz)
  • CBR
  • CFVP (6030 kHz)
  • CJAQ-FM (96.9 MHz)
  • CKCE-FM (101.5 MHz)
  • CFEX-FM (92.9 MHz)
  • CKMX (1060 kHz)
  • CJAY-FM (92.1 MHz)
  • CKMP-FM (90.3 MHz)
  • CHUP-FM (97.7 MHz)
  • CFGQ-FM (107.3 MHz, 100.1 MHz)
  • CFXL-FM
  • CFFR (660 kHz)
  • CKYR-FM (106.7 MHz)
  • CBCX-FM (89.7 MHz, 101.1 MHz)
  • CHFM-FM (95.9 MHz)
  • CHPK-FM (95.3 MHz)
  • CHKF-FM (94.7 MHz)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

31,327 CAD
Province:

29,738 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

30,542 CAD
Province:

28,896 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This city:

14.2%
Province:

12.2%
Earnings and income details for Calgary

Churches in Calgary

  • Foothills Alliance Church
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Cathedral Church of the Redeemer
  • Lantern Church

Libraries located in Calgary

  • Calgary Public Library

Magazines in Calgary

  • Western Standard (ISSN: 1710-1026)
  • Alberta Views (ISSN: 1480-3151)
  • Uppercase magazine

Ski areas in this city

  • Nakiska Ski Resort
  • Canada Olympic Park, Calgary
  • Fortress Mountain
  • Lake Louise Ski Resort
  • Mt. Norquay

Record labels located in Calgary

  • Yer Bird Records
  • Blue Leaf Music

Museums in this city

  • The Military Museums
  • Battalion Park
  • Glenbow Museum
  • Aero Space Museum of Calgary
  • Telus Spark
  • Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
  • Creative Kids Museum

Music festivals in Calgary

  • Noctis Valkyries Metal Festival

IUCN protected areas in Calgary

  • Banff National Park
  • Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park
  • Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
  • Spray Valley Provincial Park

Newspapers in this city

  • Calgary Herald (ISSN: 1197-2823)
  • Calgary Sun
  • Fast Forward Weekly
  • The Gauntlet

Organizations in Calgary

  • Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute
  • Friends of Science
  • Canada West Foundation
  • Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
  • North Country Cinema
  • Calgary Animated Objects Society
  • Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
  • Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter
  • Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists
  • Venture Teams Intl
  • Foundation for Democratic Advancement
  • Frontier Centre for Public Policy

Albums recorded in this city

  • Faster Louder Better!
  • Live
  • Vagabond Tales

Parks in this city

  • Nose Hill Park
  • Peacekeeper Park
  • Bowness Park
  • Edworthy Park

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 232,465
This city:

23.7%
Alberta:

13.9%
Male: 115,010
This city:

23.6%
Province:

13.7%
Female: 117,450
Here:

23.9%
Province:

14.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 24,425
This city:

2.5%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 11,575
Here:

2.4%
Alberta:

5.6%
Female: 12,845
This city:

2.6%
Province:

5.9%

Calgary Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Famous people related to Calgary

Birthplace of:
  • Bret Hart (Wrestler)
  • Robert Kulhawy
  • David Winning
  • Harvey Locke (Scientist)
  • Jinder Mahal (Wrestler)
  • Lawrence Nycholat (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Murdoch Burnett
  • Rob DiMaio (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Pierre Poilievre (Politician)
  • Patrick Eaves (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Mark Rypien (NFL Player)
  • Garry Unger (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Neil Brown (Politician)
  • Dana Murzyn (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Mike Green (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Tyson Kidd (Wrestler)
  • Jamie Sale (Figure Skater)
  • Paul Gross
  • Kara Lang (Football)
  • Tim Hunter (Ice Hockey Player)
Home town of:
  • Ezra Levant
  • Kyle Shewfelt (Gymnast)
  • Vaughn Chipeur (Figure Skater)
  • Denise Wong
  • Cari Russell
  • Scott Davis (Figure Skater)
  • Rizwan Manji
  • Onalea Gilbertson
  • Lucas Gilbertson
  • Claire Hanna (Volleyball Player)
Death place of:
  • John Edward Brownlee (Politician)
  • Peter Lougheed (Politician)
  • Herbert Greenfield (Politician)
  • Bruce Nodwell
  • Gaye Delorme (Musical Artist)
  • Red Dutton (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Hank Bassen (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Enrique Torres (Wrestler)
  • Margaret Jo Osler (Scientist)
  • Arthur Ryan Smith (Politician)
  • Alf Pike (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jack Horner (Politician)
  • Charles Wilson Cross (Politician)
  • William Dudley Ward (Politician)
  • Danny Lawson (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Ralph Klein (Politician)
  • W. O. Mitchell (Writer)
  • Patrick Burns (Politician)
  • Tiny Thompson (Ice Hockey Player)
  • James W. Davidson
Resting place of:
  • Herbert Greenfield (Politician)
  • William Henry Cushing (Politician)
  • Charles Wellington Fisher (Politician)
  • Edwin Claude Bromley

Universities in Calgary

  • University of Calgary
  • Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary
  • SAIT Polytechnic
  • Olds College
  • St. Mary's University College
  • Alberta College of Art + Design
  • Bow Valley College
  • Robertson College

Stadiums in Calgary

  • Scotiabank Saddledome
  • McMahon Stadium
  • Stampede Corral
  • Olympic Oval
  • Subway Soccer Centre
  • Mewata Stadium
  • Max Bell Centre

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Calgary

Households types in Calgary

Average family income in this city in 2005

This city families and households characteristics

Shoping malls located in Calgary

  • CrossIron Mills
  • The Core Shopping Centre
  • Northland Village Mall
  • Southcentre Mall

Theatres in Calgary

  • Theatre Junction Grand
  • King Edward

Convention centers located in Calgary

  • BMO Centre

Federal Corporations In This City

  • AUTOCANADA INC. (#1900, 520 - 3RD AVENUE SW., Directors: CHRISTOPHER CUMMING, DENNIS DESROSIERS, GORDON R. BAREFOOT, MICHAEL H. ROSS, PATRICK J. PRIESTNER, ROBIN SALMON, TOM ORYSIUK)
  • One 2 One Financial Consulting Ltd. (2400, 525 - 8 Avenue SW, Directors: DEBBIE PRATT, HAROLD CHORNOBOY, JACKIE BARBER, JOHN DUNDAS, PAUL KELLY, WARREN BOOK)
  • The National Foundation for Family Research and Education (602 11TH AVENUE S W, SUITE 325, Directors: ED CHWYL, J. MARK O'REGAN, LYLE BEST, MICHAEL HEIR, WILLIAM L. BRITTON)
  • Western Drilling Tools Inc. (7179, - 110TH AVENUE SE, Directors: CONSTANTIN BURCA, FRITZ JAGERT)
  • PROBATE PRO INC. (2500, 450 1ST STREET SW, Directors: MELISSA BEST, SIAN MATTHEWS)
  • ioBeacon Solutions Inc. (8 Woodcroft Place SW, Directors: SCOTT ALLAN EDEN)
  • 7892764 CANADA INC. (2 Prestwick Place SE, Directors: Trentent Tye)
  • NATUNOLA HEALTH BIOSCIENCES INC. (3300, 421 - 7 AVENUE S.W., Directors: AKI GEORGACACOS, DAVID EDWARDS, MICHAEL STANGEL, NAM FONG HAN)
  • GREEN LIGHTING ECO PRODUCTS LTD. (#102, 811 Manning Rd. NE, Directors: CHAD BORNYK, MICHAEL BORNYK)
  • AIRWELL PETROLEUM SERVICES INC. (1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue SW, Directors: Barbara J. Gettis, James G. Gettis)
  • CAIRUS HOLDINGS INC. (828 RANCH ESTATE PLACE N.W., Directors: BONNIE RAWLYCK, WILLIAM P. NUSBAUM)
  • ALBERT L. HAGEL HOLDINGS LTD. (127 SANDRINGHAM PL NW, Directors: DARCY HAGEL, GAYLENE HENRY, JODIE FRENCH, THERESA HAGEL)
  • Canadian Supreme (717 7TH AVENUE SW, SUITE 550, Directors: BILL SPEIGHT, COLLEEN WALLACE, DARREN BAUMGARDNER, DAVE ROBSON, JARDI CLARK)
  • ATABKAM Professional Services Inc. (39, Chaparral Cir. SE, Directors: ALAIN TABUE)
  • MAGICPOT CANADA INC. (3359 27TH ST. NE, UNIT 142, Directors: MARIA CECILIA HERNANDEZ, VOLTAIRE MILTON BUNUAN)

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Calgary

First official language spoken in Calgary

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Calgary

Cooperatives in Calgary

  • United Farmers of Alberta

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Calgary

Participation rate
Here:

75.4%
Province:

74.0%
Employment rate
Here:

72.3%
Alberta:

70.9%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.1%
Province:

4.3%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Airlines in this city

  • WestJet (IATA: WS, ICAO: WJA)
  • Canadian Airlines (IATA: CP, ICAO: CDN)
  • Kenn Borek Air (IATA: 4K, ICAO: KBA)
  • Zip (IATA: 3J, ICAO: WZP)
  • Regional (ICAO: TSH)
  • WestJet Encore (IATA: WR, ICAO: WEN)
  • Enerjet (IATA: EG, ICAO: ENJ)
  • Corporate Express (ICAO: CPB)
  • AirSprint (ICAO: ASP)
  • Sunwest Aviation (ICAO: CNK)
  • Skyxpress Airline (ICAO: KLO)

Bridges located in Calgary

  • Langevin Bridge

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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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