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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,290,350   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 2,974,807   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 10.6   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 1,335,745   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,256,192   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 5.1   3.5
Land area (square km) 640,044.57   9,017,698.92
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550   31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930
0 to 4 years 202,595 103,835 98,760   1,690,540 864,600 825,940
5 to 9 years 204,110 104,605 99,510   1,809,370 926,860 882,515
10 to 14 years 224,805 115,155 109,655   2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065
15 to 19 years 237,900 121,825 116,080   2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210
20 to 24 years 251,380 128,375 123,005   2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435
25 to 29 years 240,525 121,755 118,775   1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640
30 to 34 years 234,305 118,500 115,805   2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515
35 to 39 years 237,850 119,595 118,255   2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775
40 to 44 years 268,290 133,515 134,770   2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925
45 to 49 years 274,735 138,415 136,320   2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470
50 to 54 years 237,465 120,420 117,040   2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335
55 to 59 years 189,265 95,470 93,790   2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225
60 to 64 years 133,705 66,790 66,915   1,589,865 780,135 809,730
65 to 69 years 102,410 50,165 52,240   1,234,575 593,805 640,770
70 to 74 years 86,915 41,680 45,235   1,053,785 493,465 560,325
75 to 79 years 71,475 32,705 38,765   879,580 386,485 493,095
80 to 84 years 50,320 20,220 30,095   646,705 251,420 395,285
85 years and over 42,290 13,755 28,535   520,605 161,920 358,680
Median age of the population 5 36.0 35.4 36.7   39.5 38.6 40.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.8 80.4 81.3   82.3 81.5 83.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Not in a common-law relationship 2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360   23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835
In a common-law relationship 228,575 114,305 114,270   2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Never legally married (single) 8 905,120 499,355 405,765   9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,347,075 674,745 672,325   12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665
Separated, but still legally married 10 73,835 33,340 40,495   775,425 343,600 431,825
Divorced 11 204,830 90,760 114,065   2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595
Widowed 12 127,980 25,000 102,975   1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,256,200   12,437,470
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 63.4   55.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   5.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.6   5.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 14.7   18.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.4   8.9
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 3.1   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 917,905   8,509,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 330,275   3,878,500
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 785,200   8,610,600
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 470,995   3,826,870
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.7   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.3   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 293,811   263,369
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 904,845   8,896,840
Number of married-couple families 22 658,900   6,105,910
Number of common-law-couple families 23 115,685   1,376,870
Number of lone-parent families 130,265   1,414,065
Number of female lone-parent families 102,555   1,132,290
Number of male lone-parent families 27,710   281,775
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 73,823   63,866
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 83,046   71,665
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 67,184   63,811
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 40,397   36,465
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 37,469   34,350
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 55,205   47,153
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 63,361   55,111
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 70,412   61,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 57,886   54,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 37,780   34,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 35,395   32,609
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,852   41,661
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,256,200   12,437,470
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 382,810   3,543,605
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 360,345   3,601,315
One-person households 308,690   3,327,050
Other household types 28 204,350   1,965,495
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 63,988   53,634
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 92,155   82,156
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 72,774   62,503
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 32,179   26,720
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 55,479   46,347
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,199   46,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 77,708   69,711
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,435   53,667
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 28,342   23,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 49,796   42,053
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 754   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,016   839
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 61,225 30,840 30,385   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 5,405 2,725 2,675   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 613,060 297,250 315,805   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 2,200 995 1,205   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 222,885 102,345 120,540   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 40,465 15,585 24,885   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 19,315 9,860 9,460   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 297,955 144,385 153,570   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 3,340 1,655 1,685   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 41,645 20,860 20,790   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 460 250 210   58,885 28,905 29,985
English, French and non-official language 395 215 180   16,600 8,215 8,380
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 37 2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970   24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Immigrants 38 527,030 255,355 271,675   6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
Before 1991 295,390 144,550 150,835   3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225
1991 to 2000 127,960 60,790 67,170   1,668,550 791,775 876,775
2001 to 2006 39 103,680 50,015 53,670   1,109,980 530,195 579,790
Non-permanent residents 40 27,095 13,255 13,840   265,355 133,135 132,225
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Canadian citizens 3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500   29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175
Canadian citizens under age 18 746,605 383,075 363,535   6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965   22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800
Not Canadian citizens 42 169,710 80,720 88,985   1,760,865 833,280 927,585
Table: Generation status
Generation status Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
1st generation 44 525,820 254,380 271,440   6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690
2nd generation 45 517,810 253,260 264,550   4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600
3rd generation or more 46 1,581,510 799,880 781,630   15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835   30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675   26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 359,015 182,015 177,000   2,554,260 1,256,090 1,298,165
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 127,920 64,350 63,565   1,221,560 598,130 623,430
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 86,995 45,855 41,140   289,745 147,230 142,510
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 33,635 16,180 17,460   297,530 144,325 153,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010   29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,594,630 795,120 799,510   17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 792,665 397,305 395,360   6,507,905 3,181,160 3,326,740
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 321,085 159,130 161,955   3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 226,865 116,935 109,930   852,580 425,650 426,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 117,885 57,635 60,250   1,160,040 564,280 595,755
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Aboriginal identity population 50 188,365 91,740 96,625   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 614,865 312,965 301,900   6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705
High school certificate or equivalent 52 688,140 322,495 365,645   6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 285,815 200,870 84,945   2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 472,210 201,965 270,245   4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 105,680 43,590 62,095   1,136,145 479,095 657,055
University certificate, diploma or degree 458,425 225,635 232,795   4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 487,705 250,825 236,880   4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 201,685 107,810 93,875   1,679,015 909,280 769,735
High school certificate or equivalent 55 185,855 96,525 89,330   1,528,010 781,710 746,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 21,285 14,085 7,195   185,170 113,110 72,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 42,045 17,535 24,510   458,380 201,135 257,240
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 8,655 3,770 4,885   87,420 38,935 48,490
University certificate, diploma or degree 28,180 11,100 17,075   269,810 101,395 168,415
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 472,605 238,435 234,175   3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 64,195 36,355 27,845   433,940 247,210 186,730
High school certificate or equivalent 58 115,405 62,350 53,055   897,830 486,240 411,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 46,465 32,720 13,740   416,045 253,705 162,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 104,850 45,730 59,120   906,155 398,245 507,915
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 18,695 8,250 10,450   181,350 79,935 101,415
University certificate, diploma or degree 123,000 53,030 69,965   1,151,750 482,140 669,610
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,333,030 666,925 666,110   13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 214,775 112,260 102,510   2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445
High school certificate or equivalent 61 318,925 139,280 179,645   3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 176,860 125,345 51,515   1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 283,385 121,575 161,810   2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 64,665 27,040 37,620   685,385 290,210 395,180
University certificate, diploma or degree 274,420 141,420 132,995   2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,303,005 635,455 667,550   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Education 104,615 26,530 78,080   994,665 249,000 745,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 39,210 18,030 21,175   481,190 222,755 258,435
Humanities 52,560 21,050 31,505   717,125 283,590 433,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 105,725 36,240 69,480   1,275,100 449,800 825,300
Business, management and public administration 269,270 92,930 176,335   2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 49,810 28,800 21,010   451,960 245,200 206,765
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 45,145 26,610 18,535   568,755 345,700 223,050
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 356,340 328,350 27,995   2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35,510 24,365 11,145   291,510 203,550 87,960
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 190,870 34,425 156,445   1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470
Personal, protective and transportation services 73,005 34,715 38,290   777,370 391,005 386,365
Other 64 70 0 70   2,100 700 1,405
Table: Location of study
Location of study Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,303,010 635,460 667,550   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,322,130 672,060 650,075   13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175
Inside Canada 1,135,080 575,815 559,260   10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270
Outside Canada 187,055 96,240 90,815   2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
In the labour force 67 1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650   17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540
Employed 68 1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Unemployed 69 82,860 43,310 39,550   1,124,955 589,065 535,890
Not in the labour force 70 682,320 257,345 424,975   8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900
Participation rate 71 74.0 80.3 67.7   66.8 72.3 61.6
Employment rate 72 70.9 77.0 64.7   62.4 67.6 57.5
Unemployment rate 73 4.3 4.1 4.4   6.6 6.5 6.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
A Management occupations 75 187,240 121,045 66,195   1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790
B Business, finance and administration occupations 340,430 86,675 253,755   3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 144,240 114,280 29,955   1,108,045 865,820 242,225
D Health occupations 103,620 19,140 84,475   950,360 188,845 761,515
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 136,610 43,620 92,990   1,414,320 451,150 963,175
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 45,160 18,530 26,630   502,195 225,340 276,855
G Sales and service occupations 438,105 175,920 262,185   4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 350,360 323,725 26,635   2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695
I Occupations unique to primary industry 117,500 92,145 25,355   648,310 503,785 144,525
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 65,365 48,705 16,665   992,765 662,430 330,335
Table: Industry
Industry Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 228,520 168,230 60,285   895,415 663,985 231,425
Construction 169,420 143,610 25,810   1,069,095 938,975 130,120
Manufacturing 138,365 102,725 35,640   2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440
Wholesale trade 85,515 59,860 25,650   739,305 494,575 244,730
Retail trade 206,655 90,015 116,645   1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450
Finance and real estate 97,465 40,510 56,960   992,720 419,290 573,435
Health care and social services 175,200 27,060 148,140   1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200
Educational services 120,460 37,150 83,315   1,150,535 379,910 770,625
Business services 354,265 212,695 141,575   3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805
Other services 352,760 161,925 190,835   3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015   23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940   23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,008,680 450,190 558,490   9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 440,110 182,555 257,555   4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595   18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855
English 2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690   14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595
French 5,545 1,750 3,795   3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565
Non-official language 24,525 12,200 12,325   273,830 139,825 134,005
English and French 2,830 1,220 1,610   252,295 128,825 123,475
English and non-official language 7,700 3,630 4,070   86,820 44,210 42,610
French and non-official language 50 35 15   5,055 2,545 2,510
English, French and non-official language 125 45 80   11,025 5,930 5,090
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Worked at home 166,340 80,265 86,080   1,230,355 623,290 607,060
Worked outside Canada 7,085 5,285 1,795   76,570 52,480 24,095
No fixed workplace address 254,110 202,830 51,280   1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425
Worked at usual place 1,432,435 718,490 713,945   13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,080,095 523,740 556,355   7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 291,860 157,180 134,680   2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490
Worked in a different census division (county) 49,385 30,965 18,420   2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735
Worked in a different province 11,090 6,600 4,495   147,250 83,720 63,530
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 1,686,540 921,315 765,225   14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,253,090 720,030 533,050   10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860
Car, truck, van, as passenger 133,395 60,565 72,825   1,133,145 468,575 664,575
Public transit 155,480 67,710 87,770   1,622,725 670,350 952,375
Walked or bicycled 119,025 57,625 61,405   1,134,805 552,405 582,395
All other modes 25,555 15,380 10,170   179,250 102,965 76,285
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Total visible minority population 85 454,200 223,740 230,465   5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065
Chinese 120,270 58,840 61,430   1,216,565 584,260 632,305
South Asian 86 103,885 51,740 52,150   1,262,865 637,190 625,675
Black 47,075 24,845 22,230   783,795 375,685 408,110
Filipino 51,090 21,805 29,285   410,695 175,640 235,055
Latin American 27,265 13,410 13,855   304,245 147,900 156,345
Southeast Asian 87 28,610 13,910 14,700   239,935 116,425 123,510
Arab 26,185 14,200 11,980   265,550 142,580 122,970
West Asian 88 9,650 5,090 4,565   156,700 80,695 76,000
Korean 12,045 6,000 6,045   141,890 68,595 73,300
Japanese 11,025 5,480 5,545   81,300 36,160 45,145
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 3,845 1,970 1,875   71,420 33,845 37,580
Multiple visible minority 90 13,250 6,455 6,795   133,120 65,055 68,065
Not a visible minority 91 2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025   26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400   18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,738 38,965 21,968   26,850 32,874 21,543
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,067,890 639,860 428,030   9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 43,964 51,280 35,848   41,401 46,778 35,830
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Alberta   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625   24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 28,896 38,220 21,753   25,615 32,224 20,460
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,010 33,166 20,386   23,307 28,291 19,287
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 82.3 85.4 76.5   76.2 79.7 71.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 7.2 4.5 12.1   11.1 7.9 15.9
Other money - As a % of total income 10.6 10.1 11.4   12.7 12.5 13.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790   30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050
% in low income before tax - All persons 12.2 11.2 13.2   15.3 14.1 16.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.1 8.5 9.6   11.4 10.7 12.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.2 14.2 14.1   17.7 17.7 17.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.3 10.3 10.3   13.1 13.1 13.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Alberta (Code48) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed October 21, 2019).

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