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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
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(Province)
Division No. 8, CDR
Alberta
(Census division)
Change geography 1 Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 3,645,257  ...Data not available ...Data not available 189,243 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 3,290,350  ...Data not available ...Data not available 175,337 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 10.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 1,505,007 ...Data not available ...Data not available 80,324 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 1,390,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 72,774 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 5.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 640,081.87 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,909.31 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 3,645,260 1,827,815 1,817,440 189,240 94,470 94,775
0 to 4 years 244,880 125,665 119,210 13,125 6,770 6,355
5 to 9 years 218,990 112,005 106,990 11,815 5,980 5,835
10 to 14 years 220,920 113,415 107,505 12,025 6,140 5,885
15 to 19 years 238,205 122,065 116,145 13,040 6,550 6,495
15 years 46,985 23,995 22,995 2,610 1,285 1,325
16 years 47,235 24,330 22,910 2,595 1,325 1,270
17 years 47,280 24,370 22,910 2,605 1,305 1,300
18 years 47,780 24,435 23,345 2,590 1,290 1,305
19 years 48,920 24,935 23,985 2,635 1,345 1,295
20 to 24 years 258,475 131,510 126,965 13,335 6,810 6,525
25 to 29 years 288,735 146,330 142,405 14,645 7,485 7,160
30 to 34 years 274,390 138,600 135,795 13,655 6,935 6,715
35 to 39 years 260,135 131,810 128,325 12,640 6,505 6,130
40 to 44 years 258,515 130,630 127,890 12,340 6,165 6,175
45 to 49 years 280,635 140,575 140,060 14,235 7,010 7,225
50 to 54 years 279,705 141,370 138,335 14,780 7,415 7,365
55 to 59 years 233,785 118,750 115,030 12,270 6,115 6,150
60 to 64 years 182,160 90,975 91,185 9,550 4,775 4,780
65 to 69 years 125,700 61,790 63,905 6,645 3,245 3,400
70 to 74 years 94,775 45,220 49,555 5,215 2,450 2,765
75 to 79 years 76,040 35,205 40,835 4,065 1,915 2,150
80 to 84 years 57,725 24,810 32,915 3,030 1,300 1,735
85 years and over 51,485 17,095 34,390 2,835 915 1,915
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 36.5 35.9 37.1 36.1 35.4 37.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.2 80.8 81.6 80.5 80.0 80.9
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 2,960,470 1,476,730 1,483,735 152,280 75,585 76,695
Married or living with a common-law partner 1,756,855 881,840 875,015 91,290 45,740 45,545
Married (and not separated) 1,484,700 745,670 739,035 75,650 37,935 37,715
Living common law 272,155 136,180 135,980 15,635 7,805 7,830
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,203,610 594,890 608,725 60,990 29,845 31,150
Single (never legally married) 823,935 460,575 363,355 39,745 22,235 17,510
Separated 70,860 31,685 39,170 4,195 1,890 2,305
Divorced 177,375 75,875 101,500 9,855 4,210 5,645
Widowed 131,440 26,745 104,695 7,200 1,515 5,690
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 999,530 ...Data not available ...Data not available 52,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 484,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,965 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 213,675 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,705 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 203,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,895 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 97,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 999,530 ...Data not available ...Data not available 52,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 855,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available 44,715 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 719,360 ...Data not available ...Data not available 36,915 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 314,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available 17,835 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 405,125 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 146,820 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 174,625 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,040 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 83,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 135,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 83,430 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,455 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 52,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,345 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 26,160 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 17,235 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,110 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 8,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available 590 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 144,510 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,005 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 110,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,190 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 64,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 32,100 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 13,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 33,710 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,815 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 22,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 8,595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 470 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 2,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 155 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 1,097,320 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 284,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available 15,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 386,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 134,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 202,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 89,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 3,567,935 1,793,260 1,774,675 184,635 92,220 92,410
Number of persons not in census families 616,070 324,140 291,930 31,345 16,330 15,010
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 86,005 42,230 43,775 4,065 2,075 1,995
Living with non-relatives only 187,325 112,605 74,725 10,060 6,050 4,015
Living alone 342,730 169,305 173,430 17,215 8,205 9,005
Number of census family persons 2,951,870 1,469,120 1,482,750 153,290 75,895 77,395
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 366,105 171,780 194,330 19,445 9,090 10,350
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 114,455 34,650 79,805 5,985 1,750 4,235
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 15,895 3,895 12,000 560 160 400
Living with non-relatives only 7,200 3,595 3,605 420 220 200
Living alone 91,355 27,160 64,195 5,010 1,375 3,630
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 251,650 137,125 114,525 13,455 7,340 6,115
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 1,390,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 72,770 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 969,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 51,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 870,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available 46,725 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 764,130 ...Data not available ...Data not available 40,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 354,595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 409,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 106,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 99,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 71,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 49,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 20,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 29,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 21,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 27,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 420,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 342,735 ...Data not available ...Data not available 17,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 77,790 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 1,390,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 72,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 883,265 ...Data not available ...Data not available 47,685 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 58,205 ...Data not available ...Data not available 560 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 46,590 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 402,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 71,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 97,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 33,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,490 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 197,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 1,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 85 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 1,390,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 72,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 342,730 ...Data not available ...Data not available 17,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 477,095 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 224,925 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 211,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 85,495 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 48,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 3,567,935 ...Data not available ...Data not available 184,635 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 3,610,185 1,811,450 1,798,730 186,660 92,980 93,680
  Single responses  3,547,680 1,781,135 1,766,545 185,065 92,230 92,835
    English  2,780,200 1,405,655 1,374,545 166,670 83,240 83,425
    French  68,545 35,355 33,195 2,355 1,220 1,130
    Non-official languages  698,930 340,125 358,805 16,040 7,765 8,275
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 22,005 10,540 11,470 1,135 540 595
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  16,745 8,035 8,710 1,100 530 575
        Dene  1,680 825 855 0 5 5
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  65 20 40 0 0 5
        Mi'kmaq  20 15 10 0 0 0
        Ojibway  455 190 260 15 0 15
        Oji-Cree  5 5 10 0 0 0
        Stoney  3,035 1,465 1,570 15 10 10
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 665,865 324,165 341,705 14,625 7,070 7,555
        African languages, n.i.e 3,380 1,855 1,525 50 30 20
        Afrikaans  2,420 1,200 1,220 165 75 95
        Akan (Twi)  1,100 620 485 15 5 5
        Albanian  1,685 915 770 5 5 0
        Amharic  5,110 2,595 2,515 20 10 10
        Arabic  28,000 15,335 12,665 275 160 115
        Armenian  390 185 195 15 10 10
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 1,265 635 625 40 10 20
        Bengali  5,030 2,640 2,385 30 15 15
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  60 30 25 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  3,255 1,340 1,910 120 45 75
        Bosnian  1,745 875 875 65 25 40
        Bulgarian  1,280 635 650 25 5 15
        Burmese  320 160 160 5 5 0
        Cantonese  34,985 16,440 18,540 270 125 140
        Chinese, n.o.s.  49,270 23,520 25,745 555 255 300
        Creoles  1,180 610 570 25 10 15
        Croatian  3,960 1,950 2,005 45 15 30
        Czech  2,880 1,405 1,475 70 35 30
        Danish  2,805 1,445 1,360 180 95 85
        Dutch  17,950 9,095 8,855 1,715 890 830
        Estonian  195 100 95 10 5 10
        Finnish  895 355 545 65 25 40
        Flemish  345 175 170 15 10 10
        Fukien  445 205 235 10 5 0
        German  80,905 39,730 41,175 2,480 1,205 1,275
        Greek  2,965 1,565 1,405 90 50 45
        Gujarati  8,675 4,300 4,375 45 20 25
        Hakka  325 135 190 0 0 0
        Hebrew  780 415 370 5 5 5
        Hindi  12,290 6,260 6,030 145 75 70
        Hungarian  6,700 3,315 3,385 150 70 75
        Ilocano  3,010 1,265 1,745 150 55 95
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 1,070 580 490 0 5 5
        Italian  11,960 6,145 5,815 120 55 70
        Japanese  4,560 1,640 2,920 40 10 30
        Khmer (Cambodian)  1,745 810 930 60 30 35
        Korean  13,885 6,545 7,340 305 150 155
        Kurdish  1,230 705 525 0 0 0
        Lao  1,035 515 520 65 35 30
        Latvian  330 160 165 15 5 15
        Lingala  155 80 75 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  380 170 210 15 10 5
        Macedonian  275 140 135 5 5 0
        Malay  1,080 470 610 15 10 5
        Malayalam  2,760 1,425 1,330 35 20 15
        Maltese  75 35 35 0 0 5
        Mandarin  19,325 9,120 10,210 70 40 35
        Marathi  850 460 395 5 0 0
        Nepali  1,605 870 735 20 10 10
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 2,075 1,120 960 35 15 15
        Norwegian  1,180 540 635 50 25 30
        Oromo  1,405 790 610 0 5 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  49,940 25,350 24,590 245 125 125
        Pashto  1,850 950 900 65 30 35
        Persian (Farsi)  10,655 5,630 5,025 195 110 90
        Polish  19,890 9,335 10,560 250 120 130
        Portuguese  7,380 3,610 3,770 65 35 30
        Romanian  6,550 3,335 3,215 110 60 55
        Rundi (Kirundi)  235 110 120 5 0 0
        Russian  13,840 6,355 7,490 335 140 200
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  440 225 215 5 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 680 360 325 0 0 0
        Serbian  3,560 1,795 1,765 90 40 50
        Serbo-Croatian  930 455 475 20 15 15
        Shanghainese  130 50 80 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 465 250 215 20 10 5
        Sindhi  2,560 1,205 1,355 10 5 5
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  1,940 1,030 915 40 30 15
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 650 335 315 5 5 5
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 325 160 165 5 0 5
        Slovak  2,145 1,045 1,100 40 20 20
        Slovenian  745 350 395 5 5 0
        Somali  5,515 2,875 2,640 45 30 15
        Spanish  44,020 22,045 21,975 1,700 855 845
        Swahili  1,455 775 680 25 15 10
        Swedish  950 420 530 55 15 35
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  60,085 25,720 34,370 2,540 1,135 1,405
        Taiwanese  340 150 190 5 0 5
        Tamil  2,645 1,425 1,215 30 15 15
        Telugu  1,085 565 520 30 15 15
        Thai  1,310 420 890 85 30 55
        Tibetan languages  335 170 165 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  2,340 1,245 1,095 5 5 5
        Turkish  2,460 1,415 1,050 10 5 0
        Ukrainian  24,575 11,095 13,475 535 265 275
        Urdu  19,900 10,265 9,630 150 80 70
        Vietnamese  21,195 9,930 11,265 185 90 95
        Yiddish  165 85 80 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 11,055 5,420 5,635 285 155 130
  Multiple responses          62,505 30,325 32,185 1,595 755 840
    English and French  8,410 4,045 4,365 290 135 155
    English and non-official language  49,970 24,210 25,760 1,170 550 625
    French and non-official language  2,945 1,500 1,440 90 45 50
    English, French and non-official language 1,185 565 620 40 25 15
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 3,610,185 1,811,450 1,798,735 186,660 92,985 93,680
  English only 3,321,810 1,679,330 1,642,480 177,275 88,820 88,450
  French only 3,205 1,430 1,780 60 30 30
  English and French 235,565 110,485 125,075 8,635 3,840 4,795
  Neither English nor French 49,600 20,210 29,395 690 290 400
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 3,610,180 1,811,455 1,798,735 186,660 92,985 93,675
  English 3,484,240 1,751,785 1,732,460 183,735 91,530 92,205
  French 65,105 33,810 31,295 2,040 1,065 970
  English and French 12,530 6,305 6,225 230 115 115
  Neither English nor French 48,310 19,555 28,750 660 275 385
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 71,370 36,960 34,405 2,150 1,120 1,025
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.2 1.2 1.1
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 3,610,185 1,811,455 1,798,730 186,660 92,985 93,680
  Single responses 3,499,490 1,757,090 1,742,400 184,125 91,765 92,360
    English 3,095,250 1,557,420 1,537,830 176,480 87,965 88,515
    French 24,690 12,545 12,140 565 280 290
    Non-official languages 379,550 187,125 192,425 7,080 3,525 3,555
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 9,525 4,800 4,730 305 150 160
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 6,470 3,255 3,215 300 150 155
        Dene 880 475 400 0 0 5
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 10 5 5 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 5 0 5 0 0 0
        Ojibway 95 35 60 5 5 0
        Oji-Cree 0 5 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 2,070 1,025 1,045 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 366,215 180,370 185,850 6,725 3,350 3,375
        African languages, n.i.e. 1,880 990 885 25 10 15
        Afrikaans 1,435 715 715 100 45 55
        Akan (Twi) 460 235 225 5 5 5
        Albanian 915 505 410 0 0 0
        Amharic 3,555 1,770 1,790 10 5 5
        Arabic 16,655 8,765 7,890 120 70 50
        Armenian 205 100 100 0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 395 190 205 20 10 5
        Bengali 3,540 1,820 1,720 20 10 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 35 15 15 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 1,125 530 595 30 10 20
        Bosnian 885 450 430 35 15 15
        Bulgarian 755 375 375 15 5 10
        Burmese 215 115 105 0 0 0
        Cantonese 24,790 11,520 13,270 165 75 85
        Chinese, n.o.s. 32,395 15,515 16,880 375 170 205
        Creoles 630 315 310 10 5 5
        Croatian 1,375 645 735 15 10 10
        Czech 755 380 375 25 10 15
        Danish 175 95 80 5 0 5
        Dutch 2,390 1,180 1,210 300 165 135
        Estonian 25 10 15 0 0 0
        Finnish 115 50 60 10 5 5
        Flemish 40 20 20 5 0 0
        Fukien 120 45 75 5 0 0
        German 35,485 17,490 18,000 875 400 475
        Greek 905 440 460 35 15 20
        Gujarati 5,040 2,450 2,590 35 15 20
        Hakka 110 50 60 0 0 0
        Hebrew 370 190 180 5 5 0
        Hindi 6,955 3,525 3,425 60 30 30
        Hungarian 1,900 920 980 35 15 15
        Ilocano 1,060 490 575 30 10 20
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 510 260 245 0 0 0
        Italian 3,235 1,455 1,785 20 10 10
        Japanese 2,125 890 1,235 5 0 5
        Khmer (Cambodian) 960 445 510 30 15 15
        Korean 10,340 4,980 5,370 255 130 125
        Kurdish 785 435 350 5 0 0
        Lao 530 250 285 40 15 20
        Latvian 85 55 35 5 0 0
        Lingala 45 25 25 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 85 40 40 0 0 0
        Macedonian 110 55 55 0 0 0
        Malay 370 200 165 5 5 0
        Malayalam 1,495 760 735 25 15 10
        Maltese 5 5 5 0 0 0
        Mandarin 14,910 7,300 7,610 60 30 30
        Marathi 430 230 205 0 0 0
        Nepali 1,190 625 570 10 5 10
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 595 285 305 10 5 5
        Norwegian 190 95 95 0 0 0
        Oromo 1,050 565 485 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 38,215 19,220 19,000 160 80 80
        Pashto 1,235 625 610 50 25 25
        Persian (Farsi) 7,260 3,680 3,580 150 75 70
        Polish 7,935 3,805 4,125 60 30 30
        Portuguese 2,915 1,400 1,515 20 15 10
        Romanian 3,735 1,930 1,805 65 35 30
        Rundi (Kirundi) 100 40 60 5 0 5
        Russian 8,360 4,115 4,250 160 75 85
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 220 115 105 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 375 185 190 0 0 0
        Serbian 2,025 1,010 1,015 45 20 25
        Serbo-Croatian 435 225 210 20 10 10
        Shanghainese 65 35 35 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 685 415 270 30 15 10
        Sindhi 1,105 490 610 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 1,000 530 465 30 20 10
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 500 260 240 5 5 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 70 35 35 0 0 0
        Slovak 680 340 335 5 5 0
        Slovenian 120 50 70 0 0 0
        Somali 4,110 2,130 1,985 35 20 15
        Spanish 27,405 13,830 13,575 1,140 590 555
        Swahili 580 310 275 10 5 5
        Swedish 115 55 55 0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 33,190 15,940 17,255 1,515 770 745
        Taiwanese 130 60 70 0 0 0
        Tamil 1,515 805 715 15 10 10
        Telugu 565 295 270 5 0 0
        Thai 595 270 325 40 15 20
        Tibetan languages 235 120 110 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 1,595 820 775 0 0 0
        Turkish 1,610 860 750 5 5 0
        Ukrainian 2,985 1,365 1,620 105 55 45
        Urdu 13,740 7,005 6,735 95 50 40
        Vietnamese 15,080 7,140 7,945 120 55 70
        Yiddish 5 5 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 3,810 1,955 1,850 50 25 25
  Multiple responses         110,695 54,360 56,335 2,535 1,215 1,320
    English and French 4,945 2,520 2,425 120 60 60
    English and non-official language 102,995 50,465 52,535 2,340 1,110 1,230
    French and non-official language 1,115 570 550 45 25 20
    English, French and non-official language 1,640 815 825 35 20 10
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 3,610,185 1,811,455 1,798,730 186,660 92,985 93,680
  None 3,175,225 1,598,555 1,576,670 175,955 87,855 88,095
  Single responses  427,270 209,070 218,200 10,510 5,030 5,475
    English  175,275 88,065 87,205 3,695 1,865 1,830
    French  36,995 17,270 19,730 1,535 655 880
    Non-official languages  215,005 103,740 111,265 5,280 2,515 2,770
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 11,185 5,305 5,880 760 380 380
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  9,370 4,490 4,885 725 370 360
        Dene  655 290 365 5 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  55 20 35 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  20 10 10 0 5 0
        Ojibway  220 90 130 20 5 10
        Oji-Cree  5 0 5 5 0 5
        Stoney  855 405 450 5 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 197,700 95,500 102,195 4,380 2,050 2,330
        African languages, n.i.e 970 540 430 15 10 5
        Afrikaans  935 475 455 60 25 30
        Akan (Twi)  620 350 270 5 5 0
        Albanian  490 265 230 0 0 0
        Amharic  1,395 750 650 10 5 5
        Arabic  12,895 6,955 5,945 110 65 45
        Armenian  95 40 55 5 0 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 550 265 285 5 5 10
        Bengali  1,010 515 490 10 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 5 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  830 330 505 25 10 15
        Bosnian  580 280 305 35 15 25
        Bulgarian  320 150 175 5 0 5
        Burmese  115 60 55 5 0 0
        Cantonese  9,235 4,460 4,775 70 35 35
        Chinese, n.o.s.  10,445 5,115 5,330 130 65 70
        Creoles  720 360 355 10 5 10
        Croatian  1,555 775 780 10 5 5
        Czech  990 480 515 20 10 5
        Danish  945 430 515 60 25 35
        Dutch  5,765 2,795 2,965 575 295 280
        Estonian  50 30 25 5 0 0
        Finnish  300 130 175 30 10 20
        Flemish  70 40 35 5 0 0
        Fukien  155 75 80 0 5 0
        German  18,255 8,815 9,440 560 255 305
        Greek  1,720 850 870 40 20 20
        Gujarati  2,970 1,465 1,500 15 10 10
        Hakka  105 40 65 0 0 0
        Hebrew  600 300 290 5 0 5
        Hindi  7,045 3,685 3,365 80 45 35
        Hungarian  2,015 970 1,040 35 20 15
        Ilocano  845 360 480 30 15 20
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 320 175 140 0 0 0
        Italian  5,390 2,700 2,685 55 30 30
        Japanese  2,250 960 1,290 40 15 25
        Khmer (Cambodian)  525 255 270 10 5 5
        Korean  2,420 1,125 1,290 50 25 30
        Kurdish  300 165 135 0 0 0
        Lao  365 190 175 30 15 15
        Latvian  80 30 50 5 0 0
        Lingala  230 115 115 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  95 45 45 5 5 0
        Macedonian  90 40 50 0 5 0
        Malay  460 205 255 10 0 5
        Malayalam  960 485 470 5 0 5
        Maltese  15 10 10 0 0 0
        Mandarin  4,300 1,965 2,335 10 0 10
        Marathi  240 130 110 0 0 0
        Nepali  235 135 90 5 5 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 1,685 860 830 20 10 10
        Norwegian  355 160 195 10 5 5
        Oromo  255 130 130 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  8,810 4,560 4,245 55 20 30
        Pashto  340 170 170 15 10 5
        Persian (Farsi)  2,105 1,130 980 40 20 20
        Polish  6,180 2,890 3,290 65 30 30
        Portuguese  3,195 1,565 1,630 30 15 10
        Romanian  1,715 865 850 35 20 15
        Rundi (Kirundi)  120 65 55 5 0 0
        Russian  4,020 1,825 2,200 110 45 65
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  195 100 100 5 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 185 100 90 0 0 0
        Serbian  1,135 575 555 30 15 15
        Serbo-Croatian  260 125 140 5 5 0
        Shanghainese  40 15 25 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 645 270 375 40 10 30
        Sindhi  1,185 560 630 5 5 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  755 395 360 10 5 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 115 65 50 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 85 50 40 0 0 0
        Slovak  605 300 300 25 10 15
        Slovenian  250 120 130 0 0 0
        Somali  1,435 745 690 15 5 5
        Spanish  18,355 9,210 9,145 595 295 295
        Swahili  1,145 610 540 15 10 5
        Swedish  450 205 245 25 15 15
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  18,450 6,985 11,460 745 295 450
        Taiwanese  125 60 65 0 0 0
        Tamil  880 460 420 5 0 0
        Telugu  360 195 165 10 10 5
        Thai  575 185 390 25 10 20
        Tibetan languages  60 35 30 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  740 395 345 5 0 0
        Turkish  640 370 270 0 0 0
        Ukrainian  7,440 3,335 4,105 115 55 65
        Urdu  4,905 2,555 2,355 65 40 25
        Vietnamese  4,960 2,345 2,615 55 25 30
        Yiddish  60 30 30 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 6,125 2,940 3,190 145 75 70
  Multiple responses          7,690 3,825 3,865 200 95 100
    English and French  995 520 475 15 5 5
    English and non-official language  2,860 1,445 1,405 45 20 25
    French and non-official language  3,785 1,820 1,960 140 65 75
    English, French and non-official language  55 35 25 0 0 0

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Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

Total private dwellings

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Age

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 5

Median age

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Total number of census families in private households

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Total number of census families in private households

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

One-family-only households

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

Other family households

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Movable dwelling

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Total number of private households by household size

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

Total population excluding institutional residents

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

Selected Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

Other languages

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

Official language minority

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. Alberta (Code 48) and Division No. 8, Alberta (Code 4808) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 20, 2018).

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