Census Profile, 2016 Census
Calgary [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Alberta [Province]

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Characteristic Calgary
Alberta
[Census metropolitan area]
Alberta

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Labour force status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by Labour force status - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 163 1,113,965 553,420 560,545 3,206,050 1,602,810 1,603,235
In the labour force 816,545 434,375 382,170 2,302,945 1,238,280 1,064,655
Employed 740,235 391,565 348,670 2,096,105 1,114,360 981,745
Unemployed 76,310 42,810 33,500 206,835 123,925 82,910
Not in the labour force 297,420 119,050 178,370 903,105 364,525 538,580
Participation rate 73.3 78.5 68.2 71.8 77.3 66.4
Employment rate 66.5 70.8 62.2 65.4 69.5 61.2
Unemployment rate 9.3 9.9 8.8 9.0 10.0 7.8
Work activity during the reference year
Total population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 164 1,113,965 553,420 560,545 3,206,050 1,602,810 1,603,235
Did not workCensus data footnote 165 270,525 106,585 163,940 806,150 318,845 487,310
Worked 843,435 446,835 396,605 2,399,895 1,283,965 1,115,930
Worked full year, full timeCensus data footnote 166 423,010 244,090 178,920 1,193,860 698,530 495,330
Worked part year and/or part timeCensus data footnote 167 420,430 202,740 217,685 1,206,035 585,430 620,595
Average weeks worked in reference year 42.6 43.3 41.8 42.5 43.1 41.7
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 168 816,550 434,375 382,175 2,302,940 1,238,285 1,064,660
Class of worker - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 16,415 7,500 8,915 40,005 18,650 21,360
All classes of workersCensus data footnote 170 800,135 426,875 373,260 2,262,935 1,219,635 1,043,300
Employee 707,780 368,480 339,305 1,984,225 1,042,630 941,595
Self-employedCensus data footnote 171 92,350 58,400 33,955 278,710 177,010 101,705
Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 172 816,550 434,375 382,175 2,302,940 1,238,280 1,064,660
Occupation - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 16,410 7,495 8,915 40,010 18,645 21,360
All occupationsCensus data footnote 170 800,135 426,880 373,260 2,262,935 1,219,635 1,043,300
0 Management occupations 90,790 58,475 32,315 261,505 167,260 94,245
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 141,150 44,130 97,020 353,965 95,685 258,280
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 87,245 68,015 19,230 175,025 136,240 38,795
3 Health occupations 52,235 10,590 41,650 150,415 28,130 122,290
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 81,320 26,145 55,170 228,325 74,105 154,220
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20,855 8,815 12,035 50,170 19,960 30,210
6 Sales and service occupations 180,840 79,955 100,885 491,495 204,245 287,255
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 114,640 106,780 7,855 406,495 376,375 30,120
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 12,480 10,115 2,360 72,465 59,465 13,000
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 18,585 13,840 4,745 73,070 58,170 14,895
Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 173 816,545 434,375 382,170 2,302,940 1,238,280 1,064,660
Industry - NAICS2012 - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 16,410 7,495 8,915 40,005 18,650 21,360
All industry categoriesCensus data footnote 170 800,135 426,880 373,260 2,262,935 1,219,630 1,043,305
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 4,555 2,735 1,820 64,035 43,045 20,990
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 50,600 32,110 18,485 142,490 109,105 33,390
22 Utilities 8,865 5,645 3,215 21,940 15,345 6,595
23 Construction 74,990 64,705 10,285 236,370 201,640 34,730
31-33 Manufacturing 41,525 30,800 10,725 127,535 96,045 31,490
41 Wholesale trade 29,215 19,960 9,255 80,610 56,840 23,775
44-45 Retail trade 88,055 42,720 45,330 249,880 115,065 134,810
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 45,945 32,060 13,890 115,295 83,675 31,620
51 Information and cultural industries 15,755 9,395 6,360 33,045 18,625 14,420
52 Finance and insurance 29,105 12,665 16,440 69,225 25,230 43,995
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 16,185 9,130 7,055 41,520 23,075 18,450
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 83,820 48,950 34,870 167,800 94,565 73,240
55 Management of companies and enterprises 3,780 2,000 1,775 5,560 2,760 2,795
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 34,115 19,700 14,410 87,350 49,595 37,760
61 Educational services 49,875 15,540 34,335 147,270 44,160 103,110
62 Health care and social assistance 85,555 15,565 69,985 245,875 41,235 204,645
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 18,185 8,815 9,370 44,880 21,550 23,335
72 Accommodation and food services 55,355 23,500 31,850 153,790 62,220 91,570
81 Other services (except public administration) 34,195 14,190 20,010 105,865 50,455 55,405
91 Public administration 30,470 16,685 13,785 122,595 65,420 57,175
Place of work status
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 174 740,235 391,565 348,675 2,096,110 1,114,360 981,745
Worked at home 52,835 24,905 27,935 162,465 77,935 84,530
Worked outside Canada 3,185 2,430 755 6,270 4,715 1,555
No fixed workplace address 102,190 76,680 25,510 307,065 236,995 70,070
Worked at usual place 582,020 287,550 294,470 1,620,310 794,720 825,595

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Calgary [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Alberta [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 5, 2020).

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