Census Profile, 2016 Census
Calgary [Economic region], Alberta and Alberta [Province]

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Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 1,197,300 594,890 602,410 3,206,050 1,602,690 1,603,360
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 1,137,675 565,525 572,150 3,053,470 1,528,275 1,525,190
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 43,833 54,150 35,311 42,717 54,891 33,213
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 1,137,925 565,595 572,330 3,054,135 1,528,420 1,525,715
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 38,895 46,581 32,153 38,067 47,131 30,478
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 1,066,620 542,555 524,060 2,839,590 1,458,560 1,381,030
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 43,517 53,805 34,470 42,330 54,528 32,099
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 649,715 254,855 394,860 1,785,065 711,210 1,073,855
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 3,214 2,422 3,516 4,093 3,834 4,185
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 926,435 482,160 444,270 2,473,665 1,301,630 1,172,030
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 43,699 53,420 35,361 42,679 54,361 32,982
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 22 1,197,280 594,870 602,410 3,206,045 1,602,810 1,603,235
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,138,280 565,590 572,685 3,054,555 1,528,100 1,526,455
Average total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 69,070 88,222 50,155 62,778 80,001 45,535
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,138,495 565,655 572,845 3,055,230 1,528,240 1,526,995
Average after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 54,836 68,208 41,632 50,683 62,938 38,417
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 1,066,970 542,640 524,330 2,840,675 1,458,210 1,382,465
Average market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 69,686 88,844 49,858 62,997 80,282 44,766
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 649,845 254,775 395,065 1,784,345 710,105 1,074,240
Average government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 6,568 6,623 6,532 7,175 7,298 7,093
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 926,435 481,850 444,585 2,473,665 1,299,805 1,173,855
Average employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 65,167 81,387 47,588 59,343 74,073 43,031
Total - Employment income statistics for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 23 1,197,280 594,875 602,410 3,206,050 1,602,810 1,603,240
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households who worked full year full time in 2015 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 24 435,780 250,075 185,710 1,152,385 669,770 482,615
Median employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 25 66,311 74,578 57,288 64,090 73,781 53,836
Average employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 26 90,769 106,176 70,022 81,586 94,822 63,218
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)Census data footnote 28 94.6 96.7 91.1 93.3 95.8 89.1
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 29 76.5 78.5 73.1 76.5 78.9 72.3
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 30 5.4 3.3 8.9 6.7 4.2 10.9
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 1,197,300 594,890 602,410 3,206,050 1,602,690 1,603,360
Without total income 59,625 29,370 30,260 152,585 74,410 78,170
With total income 1,137,675 565,520 572,150 3,053,470 1,528,280 1,525,190
Percentage with total income 95.0 95.1 95.0 95.2 95.4 95.1
Under $10,000 (including loss) 148,305 57,305 91,005 389,580 146,450 243,130
$10,000 to $19,999 139,880 55,400 84,480 385,235 147,125 238,110
$20,000 to $29,999 128,365 51,420 76,950 364,915 142,810 222,105
$30,000 to $39,999 110,295 48,820 61,475 305,680 131,185 174,490
$40,000 to $49,999 105,430 49,990 55,440 286,615 133,715 152,900
$50,000 to $59,999 91,230 45,670 45,560 247,830 124,720 123,115
$60,000 to $69,999 75,250 40,345 34,910 205,840 114,405 91,430
$70,000 to $79,999 60,900 34,630 26,270 165,640 99,645 65,995
$80,000 to $89,999 49,095 28,795 20,300 132,720 82,700 50,020
$90,000 to $99,999 41,840 24,300 17,540 114,010 70,655 43,350
$100,000 and over 187,080 128,860 58,225 455,410 334,865 120,550
$100,000 to $149,999 103,255 66,045 37,215 274,185 191,710 82,475
$150,000 and over 83,820 62,810 21,010 181,225 143,150 38,075
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 1,197,300 594,890 602,410 3,206,050 1,602,690 1,603,365
Without after-tax income 59,375 29,300 30,075 151,915 74,270 77,645
With after-tax income 1,137,925 565,590 572,330 3,054,135 1,528,420 1,525,715
Percentage with after-tax income 95.0 95.1 95.0 95.3 95.4 95.2
Under $10,000 (including loss) 152,150 58,485 93,660 399,005 149,280 249,725
$10,000 to $19,999 146,090 58,120 87,970 402,780 154,330 248,450
$20,000 to $29,999 148,380 60,300 88,075 420,955 166,650 254,300
$30,000 to $39,999 137,645 63,470 74,175 377,590 169,665 207,925
$40,000 to $49,999 128,030 63,410 64,620 347,960 172,595 175,365
$50,000 to $59,999 100,975 54,090 46,885 276,970 153,985 122,985
$60,000 to $69,999 76,715 44,090 32,630 208,265 127,045 81,220
$70,000 to $79,999 58,925 34,695 24,230 160,580 100,970 59,610
$80,000 and over 189,010 128,920 60,085 460,030 333,895 126,140
$80,000 to $89,999 44,510 26,555 17,955 121,015 78,400 42,620
$90,000 to $99,999 30,730 19,625 11,100 82,020 57,375 24,645
$100,000 and over 113,775 82,740 31,030 257,000 198,120 58,875
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 1,197,300 594,890 602,410 3,206,050 1,602,690 1,603,360
Without employment income 270,870 112,730 158,140 732,385 301,060 431,330
With employment income 926,435 482,160 444,275 2,473,665 1,301,630 1,172,035
Percentage with employment income 77.4 81.1 73.7 77.2 81.2 73.1
Under $5,000 (including loss) 100,380 45,475 54,900 273,835 122,830 151,005
$5,000 to $9,999 60,045 25,410 34,635 164,095 68,100 95,990
$10,000 to $19,999 101,300 43,340 57,965 274,105 113,680 160,430
$20,000 to $29,999 86,950 36,885 50,060 235,620 96,855 138,760
$30,000 to $39,999 83,325 38,265 45,060 227,450 100,650 126,805
$40,000 to $49,999 81,225 39,015 42,210 219,155 103,680 115,475
$50,000 to $59,999 72,055 36,195 35,860 195,145 99,285 95,860
$60,000 to $69,999 60,055 33,000 27,050 163,465 92,950 70,515
$70,000 to $79,999 49,780 28,610 21,170 135,150 83,240 51,910
$80,000 and over 231,325 155,965 75,360 585,640 420,365 165,280
$80,000 to $89,999 41,150 24,660 16,495 111,045 71,210 39,835
$90,000 to $99,999 36,385 21,250 15,135 99,785 62,305 37,480
$100,000 and over 153,785 110,055 43,730 374,815 286,855 87,960
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 558,915 ... ... 1,527,680 ... ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 99,388 ... ... 93,835 ... ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 84,636 ... ... 80,300 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 129,765 ... ... 366,080 ... ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 52,163 ... ... 47,948 ... ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 44,516 ... ... 41,502 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 429,140 ... ... 1,161,600 ... ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 116,969 ... ... 111,435 ... ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 99,210 ... ... 94,830 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 35 558,915 ... ... 1,527,675 ... ...
Average total income of households in 2015 ($) 140,668 ... ... 125,522 ... ...
Average after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 111,700 ... ... 101,361 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 25% sample data 129,850 ... ... 365,000 ... ...
Average total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 70,974 ... ... 64,341 ... ...
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 56,694 ... ... 52,116 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 25% sample data 429,065 ... ... 1,162,675 ... ...
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 161,759 ... ... 144,729 ... ...
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 128,346 ... ... 116,821 ... ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 36 558,910 ... ... 1,527,680 ... ...
Under $5,000 8,045 ... ... 21,660 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 4,955 ... ... 13,555 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 6,030 ... ... 18,070 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 10,565 ... ... 33,045 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 15,845 ... ... 51,505 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 12,360 ... ... 38,615 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 13,825 ... ... 42,580 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 15,125 ... ... 46,630 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 15,485 ... ... 46,520 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 15,865 ... ... 46,825 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 33,245 ... ... 95,425 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 33,795 ... ... 95,340 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 32,980 ... ... 92,345 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 32,320 ... ... 88,775 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 30,785 ... ... 84,570 ... ...
$100,000 and over 277,685 ... ... 712,215 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 67,495 ... ... 184,595 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 52,150 ... ... 142,910 ... ...
$150,000 to $199,999 67,820 ... ... 181,960 ... ...
$200,000 and over 90,215 ... ... 202,745 ... ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 558,910 ... ... 1,527,680 ... ...
Under $5,000 8,790 ... ... 23,395 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 5,065 ... ... 13,860 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 6,245 ... ... 18,600 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 11,055 ... ... 34,540 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 16,975 ... ... 55,010 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 14,315 ... ... 44,170 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 16,515 ... ... 50,280 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 18,340 ... ... 55,645 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 19,510 ... ... 57,695 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 20,555 ... ... 59,195 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 41,720 ... ... 119,200 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 41,465 ... ... 116,250 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 40,535 ... ... 112,675 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 38,415 ... ... 106,235 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 34,825 ... ... 95,600 ... ...
$100,000 and over 224,590 ... ... 565,335 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 70,360 ... ... 192,795 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 49,515 ... ... 132,240 ... ...
$150,000 and over 104,715 ... ... 240,305 ... ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 37 406,005 ... ... 1,099,900 ... ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 115,576 ... ... 109,997 ... ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 97,962 ... ... 93,588 ... ...
Average family size of economic families 3.1 ... ... 3.1 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 142,120 ... ... 407,300 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 107,095 ... ... 101,283 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 90,432 ... ... 86,043 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0 ... ... 2.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 199,930 ... ... 511,375 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 137,592 ... ... 133,186 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 115,495 ... ... 111,951 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 4.1 ... ... 4.1 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 50,880 ... ... 146,045 ... ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 67,350 ... ... 62,909 ... ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 60,460 ... ... 57,079 ... ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.6 ... ... 2.7 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 38 405,990 ... ... 1,101,485 ... ...
Average total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 162,268 ... ... 144,493 ... ...
Average after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 128,337 ... ... 116,343 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 25% sample data 142,060 ... ... 408,625 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 154,800 ... ... 137,805 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 121,914 ... ... 110,236 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 25% sample data 200,025 ... ... 512,615 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 188,315 ... ... 169,354 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 147,839 ... ... 135,623 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 50,530 ... ... 145,115 ... ...
Average total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 89,027 ... ... 80,406 ... ...
Average after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 74,780 ... ... 68,470 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 210,880 110,395 100,485 577,475 308,835 268,640
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 44,498 47,880 40,904 42,598 47,903 37,344
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 39,062 41,362 36,496 37,648 41,340 33,785
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 40 210,450 110,245 100,205 573,385 306,195 267,190
Average total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 60,543 65,833 54,722 56,856 63,468 49,280
Average after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 49,069 52,522 45,269 46,559 50,990 41,481
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 42 1,478,555 739,145 739,405 3,978,150 1,998,500 1,979,650
In the bottom half of the distribution 533,470 259,310 274,165 1,527,695 739,210 788,485
In the bottom decile 103,290 51,315 51,970 293,490 143,880 149,605
In the second decile 93,030 43,040 49,990 278,635 128,055 150,575
In the third decile 102,565 49,105 53,455 297,695 142,090 155,605
In the fourth decile 111,520 54,725 56,800 315,570 154,815 160,760
In the fifth decile 123,065 61,115 61,950 342,305 170,375 171,935
In the top half of the distribution 945,080 479,840 465,245 2,450,450 1,259,285 1,191,160
In the sixth decile 132,530 66,350 66,180 366,250 183,860 182,390
In the seventh decile 144,110 72,510 71,600 397,275 201,465 195,810
In the eighth decile 160,570 81,360 79,210 443,585 227,385 216,200
In the ninth decile 193,890 98,225 95,660 522,545 268,995 253,555
In the top decile 313,985 161,395 152,590 720,795 377,585 343,215
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 43 1,476,315 738,005 738,310 3,925,220 1,971,735 1,953,485
0 to 17 years 331,735 170,215 161,525 893,255 458,330 434,925
0 to 5 years 114,000 58,480 55,520 310,080 158,825 151,260
18 to 64 years 987,590 493,555 494,035 2,580,730 1,298,440 1,282,295
65 years and over 156,985 74,235 82,750 451,235 214,965 236,265
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 130,220 62,210 68,010 363,890 171,945 191,940
0 to 17 years 39,920 20,505 19,420 114,215 58,665 55,555
0 to 5 years 14,095 7,220 6,880 41,755 21,350 20,400
18 to 64 years 77,730 36,895 40,835 210,870 98,415 112,455
65 years and over 12,570 4,815 7,755 38,800 14,875 23,925
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 8.8 8.4 9.2 9.3 8.7 9.8
0 to 17 years (%) 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.8 12.8 12.8
0 to 5 years (%) 12.4 12.3 12.4 13.5 13.4 13.5
18 to 64 years (%) 7.9 7.5 8.3 8.2 7.6 8.8
65 years and over (%) 8.0 6.5 9.4 8.6 6.9 10.1
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 115,175 57,030 58,145 273,515 134,180 139,335
0 to 17 years 31,225 16,060 15,165 76,930 39,385 37,550
0 to 5 years 11,015 5,645 5,370 28,190 14,420 13,770
18 to 64 years 77,135 38,180 38,955 181,805 88,715 93,095
65 years and over 6,815 2,790 4,020 14,780 6,085 8,695
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 7.8 7.7 7.9 7.0 6.8 7.1
0 to 17 years (%) 9.4 9.4 9.4 8.6 8.6 8.6
0 to 5 years (%) 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.1 9.1 9.1
18 to 64 years (%) 7.8 7.7 7.9 7.0 6.8 7.3
65 years and over (%) 4.3 3.8 4.9 3.3 2.8 3.7

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Calgary [Economic region], 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 January 31, 2023).

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