Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 632,020
Here:

72.5%
Alberta:

70.9%
Male: 338,665
Here:

78.4%
Alberta:

77.0%
Female: 293,355
Here:

66.8%
Alberta:

64.7%
Unemployed
Total: 26,490
Here:

3.0%
Province:

3.2%
Male: 13,400
This city:

3.1%
Province:

3.3%
Female: 13,090
This city:

3.0%
Province:

3.0%
Not in the labour force
Total: 212,895
Here:

24.4%
Province:

26.0%
Male: 80,065
This city:

18.5%
Alberta:

19.7%
Female: 132,830
This city:

30.2%
Alberta:

32.3%
Participation rate
All persons
Here:

75.6%
Alberta:

74.0%
Male
Here:

81.5%
Alberta:

80.3%
Female
Here:

69.8%
Alberta:

67.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
This city:

4.0%
Province:

4.3%
Male
This city:

3.8%
Alberta:

4.1%
Female
Here:

4.3%
Alberta:

4.4%

Labour force activity in this city

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 147,810
This city:

22.6%
Alberta:

22.7%
Male: 64,515
This city:

18.4%
Province:

16.9%
Female: 83,295
This city:

27.4%
Alberta:

29.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 19,150
Here:

2.9%
Alberta:

2.3%
Male: 8,160
Here:

2.3%
Alberta:

1.8%
Female: 10,995
This city:

3.6%
Alberta:

3.0%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 132,355
This city:

20.3%
Alberta:

17.7%
Male: 38,250
This city:

10.9%
Province:

8.3%
Female: 94,105
Here:

31.0%
Province:

28.7%
Management occupations
Total: 72,100
Here:

11.0%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 47,275
Here:

13.5%
Alberta:

11.6%
Female: 24,830
Here:

8.2%
Alberta:

7.5%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 19,870
Here:

3.0%
Alberta:

3.4%
Male: 13,900
This city:

4.0%
Alberta:

4.7%
Female: 5,965
This city:

2.0%
Province:

1.9%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 95,370
This city:

14.6%
Province:

18.2%
Male: 88,360
Here:

25.3%
Alberta:

31.0%
Female: 7,010
This city:

2.3%
Province:

3.0%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 72,905
Here:

11.2%
Province:

7.5%
Male: 57,275
Here:

16.4%
Alberta:

10.9%
Female: 15,630
Here:

5.1%
Province:

3.4%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 47,955
This city:

7.3%
Alberta:

7.1%
Male: 15,580
This city:

4.5%
Alberta:

4.2%
Female: 32,375
This city:

10.7%
Alberta:

10.5%
Health occupations
Total: 33,355
This city:

5.1%
Province:

5.4%
Male: 6,655
This city:

1.9%
Province:

1.8%
Female: 26,695
Here:

8.8%
Province:

9.5%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 12,635
Here:

1.9%
Province:

6.1%
Male: 9,905
Here:

2.8%
Alberta:

8.8%
Female: 2,730
Here:

0.9%
Province:

2.9%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 158,915
Here:

24.3%
Alberta:

18.4%
Male: 95,710
Here:

27.4%
Province:

20.4%
Female: 63,205
Here:

20.8%
Province:

16.0%
Educational services
Total: 37,960
This city:

5.8%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 11,935
Here:

3.4%
Alberta:

3.6%
Female: 26,030
Here:

8.6%
Alberta:

9.4%
Other services
Total: 105,940
This city:

16.2%
Province:

18.3%
Male: 48,395
Here:

13.8%
Alberta:

15.5%
Female: 57,550
This city:

19.0%
Province:

21.6%
Health care and social services
Total: 55,860
Here:

8.5%
Province:

9.1%
Male: 9,475
This city:

2.7%
Province:

2.6%
Female: 46,385
Here:

15.3%
Alberta:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 48,660
This city:

7.4%
Province:

7.2%
Male: 35,475
Here:

10.1%
Alberta:

9.8%
Female: 13,190
This city:

4.3%
Province:

4.0%
Retail trade
Total: 68,570
Here:

10.5%
Province:

10.7%
Male: 31,225
This city:

8.9%
Province:

8.6%
Female: 37,350
Here:

12.3%
Province:

13.2%
Finance and real estate
Total: 39,700
Here:

6.1%
Province:

5.1%
Male: 17,795
This city:

5.1%
Province:

3.9%
Female: 21,905
This city:

7.2%
Province:

6.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 52,780
Here:

8.1%
Alberta:

11.8%
Male: 33,130
This city:

9.5%
Province:

16.1%
Female: 19,650
This city:

6.5%
Province:

6.8%
Construction
Total: 53,670
Here:

8.2%
Alberta:

8.8%
Male: 45,545
Here:

13.0%
Province:

13.8%
Female: 8,125
This city:

2.7%
Province:

2.9%
Wholesale trade
Total: 31,440
This city:

4.8%
Province:

4.4%
Male: 21,195
Here:

6.1%
Alberta:

5.7%
Female: 10,250
Here:

3.4%
Province:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 459,155
Here:

72.6%
Alberta:

58.1%
Male: 229,600
Here:

67.8%
Province:

52.0%
Female: 229,555
Here:

78.3%
Province:

65.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 5,090
This city:

0.8%
Province:

2.7%
Male: 3,390
This city:

1.0%
Alberta:

3.1%
Female: 1,695
This city:

0.6%
Alberta:

2.2%
Worked at home
Total: 44,620
Here:

7.1%
Alberta:

8.9%
Male: 19,640
Here:

5.8%
Alberta:

8.0%
Female: 24,980
Here:

8.5%
Alberta:

10.1%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 79,790
This city:

12.6%
Province:

13.7%
Male: 61,300
Here:

18.1%
Province:

20.1%
Female: 18,495
This city:

6.3%
Alberta:

6.0%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 2,895
Here:

0.5%
Province:

0.4%
Male: 2,050
Here:

0.6%
Province:

0.5%
Female: 845
Here:

0.3%
Province:

0.2%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 37,605
This city:

5.9%
Alberta:

15.7%
Male: 21,095
Here:

6.2%
Province:

15.6%
Female: 16,510
Here:

5.6%
Alberta:

15.8%
Worked in different province
Total: 2,855
This city:

0.5%
Province:

0.6%
Male: 1,585
This city:

0.5%
Alberta:

0.7%
Female: 1,270
This city:

0.4%
Alberta:

0.5%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 403,820
Here:

69.1%
Alberta:

74.3%
Male: 235,285
Here:

74.2%
Alberta:

78.2%
Female: 168,530
This city:

63.0%
Alberta:

69.7%
All other modes
Total: 6,030
Here:

1.0%
Alberta:

1.5%
Male: 3,215
Here:

1.0%
Alberta:

1.7%
Female: 2,820
Here:

1.1%
Province:

1.3%
Public transit
Total: 91,375
This city:

15.6%
Province:

9.2%
Male: 40,935
This city:

12.9%
Alberta:

7.3%
Female: 50,435
This city:

18.9%
Alberta:

11.5%
Car as passenger
Total: 43,960
This city:

7.5%
Alberta:

7.9%
Male: 16,735
Here:

5.3%
Alberta:

6.6%
Female: 27,225
Here:

10.2%
Province:

9.5%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 39,315
This city:

6.7%
Alberta:

7.1%
Male: 20,805
Here:

6.6%
Province:

6.3%
Female: 18,510
This city:

6.9%
Province:

8.0%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 806,080
Here:

92.5%
Province:

92.6%
Male: 392,510
This city:

90.8%
Alberta:

90.5%
Female: 413,575
This city:

94.1%
Province:

94.6%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 795,830
Here:

91.3%
Alberta:

91.4%
Male: 386,090
Here:

89.3%
Alberta:

89.0%
Female: 409,735
Here:

93.3%
Province:

93.8%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 327,410
Here:

37.6%
Alberta:

38.4%
Male: 147,615
This city:

34.2%
Province:

34.4%
Female: 179,790
Here:

40.9%
Alberta:

42.4%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 131,355
Here:

15.1%
Alberta:

16.8%
Male: 55,035
Here:

12.7%
Alberta:

14.0%
Female: 76,320
This city:

17.4%
Alberta:

19.5%




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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