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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).
Characteristic Calgary
Alberta
(Population centre)
Edmonton
Alberta
(Population centre)
Change geography 1 Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 1,095,404 ...Data not available ...Data not available 960,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 988,079 ...Data not available ...Data not available 862,544 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 10.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 445,238 ...Data not available ...Data not available 404,796 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 422,876 ...Data not available ...Data not available 379,072 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 1,554.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,122.4 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 704.51 ...Data not available ...Data not available 855.32 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 1,095,400 546,750 548,650 960,010 477,655 482,355
0 to 4 years 71,920 37,060 34,860 59,750 30,530 29,220
5 to 9 years 62,340 31,660 30,685 51,660 26,450 25,215
10 to 14 years 61,905 31,605 30,295 52,335 26,930 25,400
15 to 19 years 66,525 34,145 32,390 59,570 30,090 29,475
15 years 12,995 6,615 6,380 11,355 5,810 5,545
16 years 13,180 6,860 6,320 11,325 5,745 5,575
17 years 13,060 6,690 6,375 11,740 6,035 5,710
18 years 13,460 6,960 6,500 12,050 6,005 6,045
19 years 13,835 7,025 6,810 13,100 6,495 6,605
20 to 24 years 77,430 38,920 38,510 77,855 39,410 38,445
25 to 29 years 93,210 46,760 46,450 84,745 43,400 41,350
30 to 34 years 90,245 45,175 45,065 74,845 38,220 36,630
35 to 39 years 86,845 43,560 43,285 67,700 34,265 33,430
40 to 44 years 85,085 43,300 41,785 66,780 33,730 33,050
45 to 49 years 86,595 43,520 43,075 72,000 35,930 36,075
50 to 54 years 84,400 42,680 41,715 71,980 36,100 35,885
55 to 59 years 68,275 34,670 33,600 61,005 30,370 30,635
60 to 64 years 51,550 25,720 25,825 47,840 23,535 24,305
65 to 69 years 33,335 16,130 17,205 32,665 15,655 17,015
70 to 74 years 24,975 11,470 13,505 25,585 11,730 13,850
75 to 79 years 20,790 9,310 11,480 21,305 9,380 11,930
80 to 84 years 16,065 6,585 9,480 16,980 6,990 9,990
85 years and over 13,915 4,465 9,445 15,395 4,930 10,465
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 36.4 35.9 36.8 36.4 35.5 37.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.1 81.6 82.5 82.9 82.4 83.4
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 899,230 446,415 452,810 796,265 393,745 402,520
Married or living with a common-law partner 519,605 260,935 258,670 440,255 220,910 219,350
Married (and not separated) 444,520 223,235 221,280 372,170 186,835 185,335
Living common law 75,090 37,700 37,385 68,085 34,075 34,010
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 379,625 185,485 194,145 356,010 172,835 183,175
Single (never legally married) 265,135 145,825 119,310 245,810 135,800 110,010
Separated 21,380 9,330 12,055 20,160 8,735 11,425
Divorced 57,665 23,245 34,420 52,105 21,135 30,975
Widowed 35,450 7,090 28,360 37,935 7,165 30,765
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 295,995 ...Data not available ...Data not available 257,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 136,965 ...Data not available ...Data not available 125,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 67,700 ...Data not available ...Data not available 57,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 65,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 52,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 26,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 295,995 ...Data not available ...Data not available 257,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 252,970 ...Data not available ...Data not available 214,110 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 215,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available 180,130 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 85,000 ...Data not available ...Data not available 75,905 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 130,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available 104,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 48,895 ...Data not available ...Data not available 39,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 58,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available 45,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 23,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 37,525 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,985 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 25,355 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 12,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 6,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 4,100 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 1,575 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,770 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 43,030 ...Data not available ...Data not available 43,640 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 33,590 ...Data not available ...Data not available 34,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 20,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,585 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 9,815 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,555 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 3,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,100 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 9,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 6,310 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 2,490 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,310 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 635 ...Data not available ...Data not available 700 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 328,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available 282,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 84,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available 69,590 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 110,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available 92,180 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 37,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available 32,870 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 65,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available 57,495 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 30,355 ...Data not available ...Data not available 29,945 ...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 1,080,795 540,445 540,360 941,245 469,390 471,855
Number of persons not in census families 203,700 105,470 98,230 187,300 96,790 90,510
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 27,895 13,125 14,770 26,875 12,650 14,225
Living with non-relatives only 65,905 39,550 26,350 55,485 33,265 22,220
Living alone 109,900 52,795 57,105 104,945 50,880 54,065
Number of census family persons 877,100 434,970 442,125 753,940 372,600 381,345
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 99,720 45,310 54,415 99,700 44,920 54,785
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 32,750 9,260 23,485 33,250 9,480 23,775
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 5,840 1,245 4,590 5,025 1,105 3,925
Living with non-relatives only 2,170 1,060 1,105 2,055 1,035 1,020
Living alone 24,745 6,960 17,785 26,175 7,340 18,835
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 66,970 36,050 30,925 66,445 35,440 31,010
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 422,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 379,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 285,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available 249,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 252,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available 222,000 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 220,525 ...Data not available ...Data not available 189,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 95,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available 86,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 124,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 102,735 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 31,975 ...Data not available ...Data not available 32,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 33,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available 27,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 23,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 16,780 ...Data not available ...Data not available 13,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 6,415 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 10,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 6,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,445 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 9,695 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 137,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available 129,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 109,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 104,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 27,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available 24,510 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 422,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 379,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 248,315 ...Data not available ...Data not available 205,905 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 29,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available 25,910 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 1,930 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 143,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available 143,725 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 25,470 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 37,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available 34,785 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 16,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,685 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 63,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 79,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 150 ...Data not available ...Data not available 185 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 422,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 379,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 109,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 104,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 136,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available 125,220 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 70,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available 61,355 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 66,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available 54,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 25,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 14,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 1,080,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available 941,245 ...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 1,085,970 542,040 543,930 947,505 471,955 475,550
  Single responses  1,060,550 529,610 530,945 926,240 461,815 464,425
    English  751,510 379,695 371,815 675,835 340,380 335,450
    French  16,880 8,415 8,465 19,885 10,245 9,645
    Non-official languages  292,160 141,495 150,660 230,515 111,190 119,335
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 395 135 260 1,920 755 1,170
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  220 80 145 1,665 660 1,005
        Dene  20 10 5 110 35 70
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 0 25 5 25
        Mi'kmaq  0 5 0 10 5 5
        Ojibway  65 20 50 85 30 55
        Oji-Cree  5 5 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  80 25 55 35 15 20
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 288,125 139,580 148,545 225,770 109,075 116,690
        African languages, n.i.e 1,845 990 860 1,015 565 450
        Afrikaans  670 340 330 350 175 175
        Akan (Twi)  460 255 205 495 275 225
        Albanian  1,000 540 460 515 280 235
        Amharic  3,050 1,530 1,515 1,655 835 825
        Arabic  13,245 7,165 6,075 11,560 6,270 5,295
        Armenian  245 120 125 105 50 50
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 410 215 195 560 275 290
        Bengali  3,115 1,605 1,510 1,520 820 705
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  35 20 15 25 15 10
        Bisayan languages  1,390 555 835 1,085 465 615
        Bosnian  770 380 395 660 330 330
        Bulgarian  800 405 395 370 175 190
        Burmese  190 90 100 95 55 45
        Cantonese  19,925 9,365 10,560 13,505 6,340 7,165
        Chinese, n.o.s.  26,550 12,615 13,930 19,065 9,140 9,920
        Creoles  445 235 215 560 280 280
        Croatian  1,785 865 920 1,400 695 700
        Czech  1,300 625 675 765 385 380
        Danish  905 460 445 670 320 350
        Dutch  3,805 1,905 1,900 3,690 1,800 1,890
        Estonian  90 45 45 40 20 15
        Finnish  325 115 210 210 85 120
        Flemish  75 35 35 70 35 35
        Fukien  205 90 110 205 100 110
        German  11,310 5,390 5,920 12,665 5,855 6,810
        Greek  1,425 705 715 900 480 425
        Gujarati  3,930 1,930 2,000 3,390 1,670 1,720
        Hakka  95 40 55 215 90 125
        Hebrew  420 205 210 320 180 140
        Hindi  4,970 2,520 2,450 6,065 3,050 3,020
        Hungarian  3,320 1,630 1,685 1,550 785 760
        Ilocano  1,570 665 905 985 410 570
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 805 430 375 175 95 90
        Italian  5,210 2,695 2,520 4,920 2,460 2,460
        Japanese  2,030 745 1,280 940 295 645
        Khmer (Cambodian)  770 360 410 670 305 365
        Korean  7,395 3,475 3,925 4,240 1,950 2,295
        Kurdish  680 395 285 510 280 225
        Lao  435 210 230 360 190 170
        Latvian  135 70 65 105 50 55
        Lingala  45 25 20 100 50 50
        Lithuanian  180 85 100 95 40 60
        Macedonian  125 60 60 125 65 65
        Malay  575 245 325 375 170 205
        Malayalam  1,100 570 530 1,340 675 660
        Maltese  30 15 15 20 10 10
        Mandarin  11,270 5,265 6,005 7,225 3,440 3,785
        Marathi  450 240 210 300 155 140
        Nepali  735 400 340 520 285 235
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 1,035 530 500 675 380 295
        Norwegian  410 190 225 205 85 120
        Oromo  590 325 265 480 275 205
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  27,290 13,755 13,535 18,710 9,535 9,170
        Pashto  1,150 580 575 495 265 235
        Persian (Farsi)  6,360 3,355 3,005 3,460 1,805 1,660
        Polish  7,465 3,525 3,940 8,655 4,045 4,615
        Portuguese  2,465 1,190 1,275 3,885 1,900 1,985
        Romanian  3,690 1,900 1,790 2,035 1,005 1,030
        Rundi (Kirundi)  80 40 40 130 60 70
        Russian  7,435 3,395 4,045 4,045 1,885 2,160
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  70 40 30 350 170 185
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 410 215 195 220 110 110
        Serbian  1,715 860 850 1,435 730 710
        Serbo-Croatian  495 240 260 340 170 175
        Shanghainese  75 30 45 50 25 30
        Sign languages, n.i.e 135 70 60 170 90 80
        Sindhi  1,575 750 820 845 390 455
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  810 395 415 865 470 400
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 290 140 155 305 165 135
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 70 40 30 145 65 75
        Slovak  1,030 515 520 525 255 270
        Slovenian  240 115 125 300 140 165
        Somali  1,065 525 540 3,500 1,720 1,780
        Spanish  21,825 10,760 11,070 13,720 6,990 6,730
        Swahili  545 265 280 725 400 325
        Swedish  270 105 165 230 110 125
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  25,645 10,965 14,675 21,155 9,135 12,020
        Taiwanese  170 70 95 130 55 70
        Tamil  1,260 670 590 1,045 570 480
        Telugu  495 250 245 450 235 215
        Thai  450 145 305 395 125 265
        Tibetan languages  320 165 165 10 5 0
        Tigrigna  1,245 670 580 995 505 490
        Turkish  950 555 400 1,320 745 570
        Ukrainian  3,435 1,505 1,930 11,805 5,025 6,780
        Urdu  12,185 6,260 5,920 5,680 2,940 2,735
        Vietnamese  11,620 5,485 6,130 7,910 3,660 4,250
        Yiddish  95 50 50 65 35 35
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 3,640 1,780 1,860 2,825 1,355 1,465
  Multiple responses          25,420 12,435 12,990 21,265 10,140 11,125
    English and French  2,695 1,300 1,400 2,540 1,195 1,345
    English and non-official language  21,215 10,380 10,835 17,300 8,265 9,035
    French and non-official language  990 520 470 985 475 510
    English, French and non-official language 520 240 275 435 205 225
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,085,970 542,040 543,930 947,505 471,960 475,550
  English only 978,190 493,630 484,560 859,345 431,825 427,515
  French only 1,005 440 565 1,195 520 675
  English and French 81,370 37,760 43,610 70,740 33,250 37,485
  Neither English nor French 25,410 10,210 15,195 16,225 6,355 9,865
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,085,970 542,040 543,925 947,505 471,955 475,550
  English 1,037,865 520,415 517,450 907,510 453,455 454,060
  French 17,225 8,675 8,555 19,595 10,090 9,505
  English and French 6,030 3,025 3,005 4,605 2,275 2,325
  Neither English nor French 24,850 9,935 14,915 15,795 6,140 9,655
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 20,240 10,180 10,055 21,900 11,230 10,675
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.3 2.4 2.2
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,085,970 542,040 543,930 947,505 471,955 475,550
  Single responses 1,036,530 517,740 518,785 906,995 452,195 454,800
    English 856,415 429,465 426,955 775,445 387,605 387,845
    French 6,725 3,350 3,370 7,725 3,965 3,760
    Non-official languages 173,390 84,925 88,460 123,820 60,620 63,205
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 90 40 45 380 165 210
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 45 20 25 320 140 180
        Dene 5 0 0 20 10 15
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway 5 0 0 15 5 15
        Oji-Cree 5 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 30 15 20 10 5 5
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 171,885 84,170 87,720 122,400 59,930 62,470
        African languages, n.i.e. 1,050 545 510 570 305 260
        Afrikaans 325 160 165 165 85 80
        Akan (Twi) 200 100 100 190 100 95
        Albanian 580 315 265 255 145 110
        Amharic 2,200 1,085 1,110 1,105 545 560
        Arabic 8,310 4,330 3,980 6,765 3,555 3,205
        Armenian 150 70 75 45 25 20
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 130 65 65 140 60 85
        Bengali 2,265 1,140 1,120 1,015 540 480
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 20 10 10 15 5 10
        Bisayan languages 500 230 275 370 180 195
        Bosnian 430 215 215 335 175 155
        Bulgarian 470 240 225 250 120 130
        Burmese 160 75 80 40 25 20
        Cantonese 14,405 6,700 7,705 9,525 4,405 5,120
        Chinese, n.o.s. 17,680 8,470 9,210 12,495 5,945 6,555
        Creoles 215 110 105 335 165 170
        Croatian 635 310 325 520 225 290
        Czech 350 165 180 205 100 105
        Danish 70 35 35 40 20 20
        Dutch 415 190 230 225 100 120
        Estonian 20 5 10 0 0 0
        Finnish 45 25 25 25 10 15
        Flemish 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Fukien 45 20 30 70 25 40
        German 1,345 640 700 1,810 830 975
        Greek 430 210 225 305 150 155
        Gujarati 2,095 1,010 1,085 2,010 965 1,050
        Hakka 15 10 10 90 40 45
        Hebrew 220 110 110 130 70 60
        Hindi 2,750 1,380 1,370 3,560 1,785 1,775
        Hungarian 1,160 570 590 455 215 245
        Ilocano 575 265 315 340 160 180
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 415 220 200 70 30 40
        Italian 1,415 640 775 1,580 710 870
        Japanese 970 420 545 380 145 235
        Khmer (Cambodian) 430 205 230 360 160 200
        Korean 5,595 2,650 2,940 3,090 1,470 1,620
        Kurdish 465 255 205 305 170 135
        Lao 220 100 125 175 85 90
        Latvian 45 30 10 30 20 15
        Lingala 20 10 10 20 10 10
        Lithuanian 55 30 30 20 10 10
        Macedonian 55 30 25 50 25 25
        Malay 225 120 100 115 65 50
        Malayalam 605 310 300 740 375 365
        Maltese 5 5 5 5 0 5
        Mandarin 8,750 4,235 4,515 5,590 2,755 2,830
        Marathi 220 120 105 165 90 80
        Nepali 550 290 265 350 185 165
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 295 135 160 205 95 105
        Norwegian 155 85 75 10 5 5
        Oromo 445 230 215 355 195 165
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 21,340 10,665 10,670 14,240 7,215 7,020
        Pashto 750 380 380 330 175 160
        Persian (Farsi) 4,430 2,255 2,175 2,315 1,160 1,160
        Polish 3,270 1,565 1,705 3,705 1,785 1,925
        Portuguese 1,040 510 525 1,645 775 870
        Romanian 2,120 1,115 1,005 1,235 615 620
        Rundi (Kirundi) 30 15 15 65 20 45
        Russian 4,805 2,350 2,455 2,515 1,245 1,270
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 25 10 15 190 100 95
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 260 130 135 100 50 50
        Serbian 1,025 505 520 775 400 375
        Serbo-Croatian 230 115 115 160 85 80
        Shanghainese 45 20 25 20 10 10
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 175 100 75 245 155 85
        Sindhi 690 310 380 365 165 205
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 420 210 210 450 250 200
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 225 105 125 230 130 105
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 55 25 30
        Slovak 430 220 210 135 75 65
        Slovenian 40 20 25 50 20 30
        Somali 755 385 370 2,650 1,275 1,375
        Spanish 14,245 7,055 7,190 8,190 4,165 4,020
        Swahili 210 110 100 305 160 145
        Swedish 45 20 20 20 10 15
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 14,490 6,875 7,610 11,655 5,515 6,145
        Taiwanese 65 35 35 55 25 35
        Tamil 720 380 345 605 320 285
        Telugu 250 130 125 265 135 125
        Thai 200 90 110 150 75 75
        Tibetan languages 230 120 110 0 5 0
        Tigrigna 900 470 435 630 310 315
        Turkish 570 310 265 955 500 450
        Ukrainian 520 235 285 1,795 815 980
        Urdu 8,665 4,410 4,250 3,765 1,920 1,845
        Vietnamese 8,465 4,040 4,420 5,510 2,585 2,925
        Yiddish 5 5 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 1,415 720 695 1,045 530 515
  Multiple responses         49,445 24,305 25,145 40,510 19,760 20,750
    English and French 1,615 820 790 1,630 855 780
    English and non-official language 46,650 22,895 23,755 37,845 18,420 19,425
    French and non-official language 455 220 235 370 180 185
    English, French and non-official language 725 360 360 660 305 350
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,085,970 542,045 543,930 947,505 471,955 475,550
  None 913,165 457,680 455,480 803,545 401,650 401,890
  Single responses  169,645 82,765 86,875 141,370 69,045 72,325
    English  73,190 36,625 36,565 55,995 28,045 27,955
    French  10,700 4,910 5,790 10,430 4,875 5,555
    Non-official languages  85,755 41,230 44,525 74,935 36,120 38,815
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 260 95 160 1,590 660 935
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  175 70 110 1,415 595 815
        Dene  0 0 0 65 15 50
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 5 15 5 10
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Ojibway  40 15 20 60 20 35
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  40 15 30 25 5 20
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 83,565 40,225 43,335 71,765 34,720 37,050
        African languages, n.i.e 555 290 260 255 155 100
        Afrikaans  320 165 155 165 85 75
        Akan (Twi)  245 130 110 300 165 135
        Albanian  310 160 145 130 75 60
        Amharic  755 385 375 505 280 230
        Arabic  5,505 2,940 2,560 5,755 3,075 2,675
        Armenian  50 20 30 20 10 10
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 205 100 105 250 115 130
        Bengali  575 280 295 355 195 155
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 5 5 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  385 160 220 285 110 170
        Bosnian  225 110 115 240 120 125
        Bulgarian  210 100 105 75 30 45
        Burmese  60 30 35 45 25 15
        Cantonese  5,080 2,430 2,650 3,685 1,810 1,875
        Chinese, n.o.s.  5,395 2,600 2,795 4,135 2,055 2,080
        Creoles  275 135 140 340 175 170
        Croatian  730 340 390 540 290 245
        Czech  500 235 255 270 135 135
        Danish  335 155 175 235 95 140
        Dutch  1,225 580 650 1,185 530 655
        Estonian  25 10 10 15 5 5
        Finnish  105 40 65 90 40 45
        Flemish  15 10 5 15 5 5
        Fukien  80 40 40 70 35 40
        German  3,955 1,900 2,055 4,460 2,040 2,420
        Greek  865 420 450 525 265 260
        Gujarati  1,605 780 825 1,060 525 535
        Hakka  45 20 25 60 20 35
        Hebrew  290 150 140 265 135 130
        Hindi  3,075 1,585 1,495 3,200 1,665 1,530
        Hungarian  1,040 500 540 470 240 230
        Ilocano  465 200 260 245 95 155
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 225 125 100 55 35 30
        Italian  2,375 1,180 1,195 2,220 1,110 1,110
        Japanese  990 415 580 560 235 325
        Khmer (Cambodian)  210 100 110 220 105 120
        Korean  1,150 540 610 830 375 455
        Kurdish  155 85 65 130 70 60
        Lao  155 75 80 115 65 50
        Latvian  35 10 25 25 10 10
        Lingala  55 20 35 165 90 75
        Lithuanian  40 20 20 30 15 15
        Macedonian  35 15 15 55 30 30
        Malay  245 115 135 140 70 75
        Malayalam  355 190 170 485 240 245
        Maltese  5 5 0 5 0 0
        Mandarin  2,385 1,100 1,280 1,660 745 915
        Marathi  140 75 60 65 35 35
        Nepali  100 60 45 95 65 40
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 960 475 485 450 250 200
        Norwegian  105 40 60 85 35 55
        Oromo  115 60 55 85 50 40
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  4,395 2,285 2,110 3,420 1,745 1,675
        Pashto  200 95 100 110 60 50
        Persian (Farsi)  1,180 625 555 750 400 350
        Polish  2,380 1,135 1,245 2,680 1,230 1,455
        Portuguese  990 475 515 1,665 815 855
        Romanian  1,020 515 505 480 225 255
        Rundi (Kirundi)  35 15 15 60 40 25
        Russian  1,855 840 1,010 1,225 570 655
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  15 10 5 165 80 85
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 85 45 45 75 40 35
        Serbian  505 260 250 510 255 250
        Serbo-Croatian  125 65 60 105 45 60
        Shanghainese  25 10 15 10 5 5
        Sign languages, n.i.e 140 60 80 210 95 115
        Sindhi  740 355 385 385 175 210
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  265 130 140 380 200 180
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 50 30 20 50 30 25
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 20 10 15 30 20 10
        Slovak  295 150 150 155 80 75
        Slovenian  65 30 35 130 60 65
        Somali  335 175 165 885 430 450
        Spanish  8,525 4,195 4,330 5,715 2,915 2,800
        Swahili  450 235 210 570 295 275
        Swedish  160 70 95 115 55 55
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  7,720 2,940 4,780 6,210 2,430 3,780
        Taiwanese  60 30 30 50 25 30
        Tamil  415 220 195 360 195 170
        Telugu  180 95 90 130 70 55
        Thai  175 60 120 215 75 140
        Tibetan languages  60 25 30 5 5 0
        Tigrigna  375 205 175 340 175 160
        Turkish  260 145 110 320 185 130
        Ukrainian  895 400 495 3,880 1,655 2,225
        Urdu  2,675 1,395 1,280 1,595 820 780
        Vietnamese  2,515 1,185 1,330 2,015 955 1,060
        Yiddish  35 15 25 20 10 10
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 1,930 905 1,025 1,580 745 835
  Multiple responses          3,170 1,595 1,575 2,595 1,260 1,330
    English and French  480 245 230 385 195 185
    English and non-official language  1,380 705 675 1,025 520 505
    French and non-official language  1,290 630 655 1,155 525 630
    English, French and non-official language  20 10 10 35 20 10

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X area and data suppression

In addition to random rounding, area and data suppression has been adopted to further protect the confidentiality of individual respondents' personal information.

Area and data suppression results in the deletion of all information for geographic areas with populations below a specified size. For example, areas with a population of less than 40 persons are suppressed. If the community searched has a population of less than 40 persons, only the total population counts will be available.

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Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

¶ incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

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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.

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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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. Calgary, Alberta (Code 0115) and Edmonton, Alberta (Code 0252) (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 May 16, 2021).

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Map: Calgary (Population Centre), Alberta

Map: Edmonton (Population Centre), Alberta

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy: Calgary (Population centre)

Geographic hierarchy: Edmonton (Population centre)

Note

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