Census Profile, 2016 Census
Edmonton [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Canada [Country]

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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 Edmonton
Alberta
[Census metropolitan area]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 1,321,426  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 1,159,869  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 13.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 537,634  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 502,143  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 140.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 9,438.86  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 1,321,425 660,570 660,855 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 243,200 124,360 118,840 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 85,100 43,375 41,730 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 83,715 42,740 40,970 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 74,380 38,245 36,140 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 915,560 462,435 453,125 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 75,695 38,920 36,775 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 92,345 47,090 45,255 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 109,080 55,445 53,640 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 112,310 56,705 55,605 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 100,240 50,770 49,470 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 89,520 45,350 44,165 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 85,525 43,055 42,470 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 90,785 45,375 45,410 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 87,575 43,810 43,760 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 72,500 35,915 36,580 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 162,665 73,765 88,895 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 55,960 27,270 28,695 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 37,415 17,745 19,670 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 27,425 12,545 14,885 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 20,600 8,775 11,820 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 21,260 7,435 13,830 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 13,315 5,195 8,120 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 6,120 1,840 4,275 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 1,585 360 1,220 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 245 35 210 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 18.4 18.8 18.0 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 69.3 70.0 68.6 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 12.3 11.2 13.5 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 1.6 1.1 2.1 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 37.8 37.1 38.5 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 36.3 35.7 37.0 41.2 40.2 42.2

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Edmonton [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Canada [Country] (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 October 19, 2018).

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