Census Profile, 2016 Census
Edmonton, City [Census subdivision], Alberta and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Edmonton, CY
Alberta
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 932,546  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 812,201  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 14.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 387,950  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 360,828  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 1,360.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 685.25  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 932,545 465,890 466,655 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 164,520 84,150 80,370 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 60,070 30,600 29,470 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 56,100 28,710 27,385 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 48,350 24,835 23,515 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 655,590 331,860 323,735 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 50,850 26,010 24,840 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 69,115 34,880 34,235 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 85,410 43,425 41,980 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 84,785 43,135 41,645 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 72,790 37,215 35,580 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 62,770 31,950 30,820 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 58,900 29,880 29,025 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 61,825 31,045 30,780 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 59,620 29,820 29,795 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 49,530 24,505 25,030 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 112,440 49,880 62,555 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 37,215 18,145 19,075 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 24,635 11,330 13,300 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 19,090 8,470 10,620 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 15,165 6,315 8,850 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 16,325 5,620 10,710 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 10,225 3,900 6,325 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 4,710 1,415 3,290 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 1,210 275 935 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 190 30 160 8,230 1,340 6,890
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 17.6 18.1 17.2 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 70.3 71.2 69.4 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 12.1 10.7 13.4 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 1.8 1.2 2.3 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 37.7 36.9 38.5 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 35.7 35.2 36.4 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 360,825  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 180,215  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 25,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 152,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 22,215  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 36,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 10,010  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 83,775  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 95  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 2,650  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 360,825  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 98,055  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 117,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 58,810  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 51,650  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 35,210  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 913,580  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 768,030 381,740 386,290 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 425,750 214,060 211,695 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 353,525 177,855 175,670 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 72,230 36,205 36,025 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 342,280 167,675 174,600 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 240,470 133,020 107,450 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 18,430 7,930 10,495 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 48,940 19,925 29,010 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 34,440 6,795 27,645 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 247,020  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 118,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 55,525  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 50,160  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 22,665  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 247,015  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 205,460  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 169,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 36,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 41,555  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 32,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 8,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 205,460  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 92,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 112,505  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 44,450  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 46,910  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 21,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 41,560  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 25,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 11,070  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 4,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 186,840 98,305 88,530 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 360,825  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 228,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 85,555  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 142,450  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 9,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 123,585  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 98,055  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 25,530  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Edmonton, CY [Census subdivision], Alberta and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 19, 2017).

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