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NHS Profile, Calgary, CY, Alberta, 2011

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NHS data, Calgary, CY, Alberta. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Calgary, CY
Alberta
(Census subdivision)
Total Male Female
Language used most often at work
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 698,485 369,210 329,270
Single responses 693,200 366,735 326,465
English 683,225 362,095 321,130
French 1,860 555 1,300
Non-official languages 8,115 4,085 4,035
Chinese, n.o.s. 1,740 915 825
Cantonese 1,335 595 745
Panjabi (Punjabi) 1,220 730 490
Mandarin 465 275 190
Spanish 695 370 325
Korean 410 175 235
German 55 20 30
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 82 0 0 0
Portuguese 45 0 35
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other languages 2,155 995 1,160
Multiple responses 5,275 2,470 2,805
English and French 990 405 580
English and non-official language 4,220 2,035 2,180
French and non-official language 25 0 25
English, French and non-official language 50 25 25
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 698,485 369,210 329,275
English 683,230 362,100 321,130
French 1,855 560 1,305
Non-official language 8,115 4,085 4,035
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 8,115 4,085 4,035
English and French 990 405 575
English and non-official language 4,220 2,035 2,180
French and non-official language 25 0 25
English, French and non-official language 50 20 30
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 885,845 440,880 444,965
In the labour force 656,545 351,360 305,185
Employed 617,040 330,790 286,250
Unemployed 39,505 20,570 18,935
Not in the labour force 229,305 89,525 139,780
Participation rate 74.1 79.7 68.6
Employment rate 69.7 75.0 64.3
Unemployment rate 6.0 5.9 6.2
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 656,545 351,360 305,185
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 10,080 4,470 5,605
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 646,465 346,890 299,580
Employee 578,040 303,390 274,645
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 68,420 43,495 24,930
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 656,545 351,360 305,190
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 10,080 4,470 5,610
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 646,465 346,885 299,580
0 Management occupations 72,585 46,650 25,935
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 122,555 38,045 84,510
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 77,990 60,295 17,690
3 Health occupations 36,665 7,060 29,605
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 63,930 20,815 43,115
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 16,400 7,215 9,185
6 Sales and service occupations 143,640 64,825 78,815
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 88,890 83,255 5,635
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 8,720 7,275 1,445
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 15,090 11,455 3,640
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 656,545 351,360 305,185
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 10,080 4,475 5,605
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 646,465 346,885 299,575
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2,150 1,340 810
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 40,680 24,335 16,350
22 Utilities 7,335 4,370 2,960
23 Construction 54,935 46,640 8,290
31-33 Manufacturing 37,580 27,705 9,875
41 Wholesale trade 28,645 19,845 8,800
44-45 Retail trade 69,975 33,015 36,960
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 35,220 25,080 10,145
51 Information and cultural industries 15,055 8,250 6,815
52 Finance and insurance 24,780 10,430 14,350
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 14,335 8,145 6,190
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 76,625 45,265 31,355
55 Management of companies and enterprises 1,080 610 470
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 26,350 15,275 11,075
61 Educational services 40,025 12,960 27,065
62 Health care and social assistance 61,070 10,565 50,500
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 14,545 7,470 7,080
72 Accommodation and food services 40,135 18,245 21,890
81 Other services (except public administration) 28,880 12,215 16,665
91 Public administration 27,055 15,125 11,935
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 656,545 351,360 305,190
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 30,510 14,225 16,280
Worked in 2010 626,040 337,135 288,905
1 to 13 weeks 31,425 14,450 16,970
14 to 26 weeks 47,095 23,355 23,740
27 to 39 weeks 37,900 19,695 18,205
40 to 48 weeks 110,260 57,705 52,555
49 to 52 weeks 399,355 221,930 177,430
Average weeks worked in 2010 44.8 45.3 44.1
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 93 656,540 351,360 305,185
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 30,510 14,225 16,285
Worked in 2010 626,035 337,135 288,905
Worked full-time in 2010 515,425 299,305 216,120
Worked part-time in 2010 110,610 37,830 72,780
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 617,045 330,795 286,250
Worked at home 35,830 16,710 19,125
Worked outside Canada 2,550 1,925 625
No fixed workplace address 78,780 59,540 19,235
Worked at usual place 499,880 252,610 247,270
Mode of transportation
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportationNational Household Survey data footnote 95 578,660 312,155 266,505
Car, truck or van - as a driver 403,475 231,765 171,705
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 31,330 10,520 20,805
Public transit 99,445 46,755 52,695
Walked 29,260 13,730 15,530
Bicycle 7,400 5,455 1,950
Other methods 7,750 3,930 3,820
Median commuting duration
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by median commuting durationNational Household Survey data footnote 96 578,660 312,155 266,505
Median commuting duration 25.1 25.5 20.9
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 578,655 312,155 266,505
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 163,285 104,085 59,205
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 307,470 154,565 152,905
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 107,905 53,505 54,395

National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 81

Population by language used most often at work . Refers to the language used most often at work, as reported on May 10, 2011 by the individuals aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2010.

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Footnote 82

Cree languages include the following categories: Cree not otherwise specified (which refers to those who reported 'Cree'), Swampy Cree, Plains Cree, Woods Cree, and a category labelled 'Cree not included elsewhere' (which includes Moose Cree, Northern East Cree and Southern East Cree).

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Footnote 83

Refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011. In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 84

Refers to whether an employed person is an employee or is self-employed. The self-employed include persons with or without a business, as well as unpaid family workers. 

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Footnote 85

Includes unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 86

Experienced labour force refers to persons who, during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, were employed and the unemployed who had last worked for pay or in self-employment in either 2010 or 2011.

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Footnote 87

Includes self-employed with an incorporated business and self-employed with an unincorporated business. Also included among the self-employed are unpaid family workers.

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Footnote 88

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The 2011 National Household Survey occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2011. 

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Footnote 89

Unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 90

Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked. The 2011 National Household Survey industry data are produced according to the NAICS 2007.

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Footnote 91

Refers to the number of weeks in which a person worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

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Footnote 92

Includes persons who never worked, persons who worked prior to 2010 only, or persons who worked in 2011 only.

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Footnote 93

Refers to persons who worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010. These persons were asked to report whether the weeks they worked in 2010 were full-time weeks (30 hours or more per week) or not, on the basis of all jobs held. Persons with a part-time job for part of the year and a full-time job for another part of the year were to report the information for the job at which they worked the most weeks.

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Footnote 94

Classification of respondents according to whether they worked at home, worked outside Canada, had no fixed workplace address or worked at a specific address (usual place of work).

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Footnote 95

Refers to the main mode of transportation a respondent uses to travel between his or her home and his or her place of work.

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Footnote 96

Refers to how many minutes it took for a person to travel from home to work. Median commuting duration is the value which divides the commuting duration into two equal halves, i.e., the commuting duration of individuals for the first half is below the median, while the commuting distance of individuals for the second half is above the median.

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Footnote 97

Time at which a respondent usually leaves home to go to work.

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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Calgary, CY, Alberta (Code 4806016) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released September 11, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 24, 2019).

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2011 National Household Survey

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Census data, Calgary, CY, Alberta. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Calgary, CY
Alberta
(Census subdivision)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 1,096,833 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 988,812A  ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 10.9 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 445,848 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 423,417 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 1,329.0 ... ...
Land area (square km) 825.29 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 1,096,830 547,475 549,360
0 to 4 years 72,010 37,105 34,900
5 to 9 years 62,440 31,700 30,745
10 to 14 years 61,965 31,645 30,325
15 to 19 years 66,600 34,175 32,430
15 years 13,015 6,620 6,395
16 years 13,195 6,865 6,330
17 years 13,070 6,695 6,380
18 years 13,470 6,970 6,500
19 years 13,850 7,025 6,820
20 to 24 years 77,550 38,980 38,565
25 to 29 years 93,360 46,835 46,530
30 to 34 years 90,355 45,230 45,125
35 to 39 years 86,965 43,620 43,345
40 to 44 years 85,185 43,350 41,830
45 to 49 years 86,705 43,585 43,120
50 to 54 years 84,530 42,755 41,775
55 to 59 years 68,350 34,705 33,640
60 to 64 years 51,630 25,770 25,860
65 to 69 years 33,370 16,150 17,215
70 to 74 years 24,990 11,475 13,515
75 to 79 years 20,815 9,325 11,490
80 to 84 years 16,085 6,600 9,485
85 years and over 13,925 4,475 9,450
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 36.4 35.9 36.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.1 81.7 82.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 900,415 447,020 453,395
Married or living with a common-law partner 520,395 261,335 259,065
Married (and not separated) 445,155 223,555 221,605
Living common law 75,240 37,780 37,460
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 380,020 185,685 194,330
Single (never legally married) 265,405 145,970 119,435
Separated 21,400 9,340 12,060
Divorced 57,735 23,275 34,460
Widowed 35,480 7,100 28,380
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 296,430 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 137,185 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 67,795 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 65,355 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 26,095 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 296,430 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 253,360 ... ...
Married couples 215,755 ... ...
Without children at home 85,130 ... ...
With children at home 130,625 ... ...
1 child 48,970 ... ...
2 children 58,155 ... ...
3 or more children 23,500 ... ...
Common-law couples 37,600 ... ...
Without children at home 25,415 ... ...
With children at home 12,185 ... ...
1 child 6,510 ... ...
2 children 4,100 ... ...
3 or more children 1,575 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 43,070 ... ...
Female parent 33,625 ... ...
1 child 20,320 ... ...
2 children 9,825 ... ...
3 or more children 3,480 ... ...
Male parent 9,450 ... ...
1 child 6,315 ... ...
2 children 2,490 ... ...
3 or more children 640 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 328,550 ... ...
Under six years of age 84,440 ... ...
6 to 14 years 110,390 ... ...
15 to 17 years 37,905 ... ...
18 to 24 years 65,425 ... ...
25 years and over 30,390 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 1,082,230 541,165 541,065
Number of persons not in census families 203,895 105,580 98,310
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 27,930 13,140 14,795
Living with non-relatives only 65,960 39,585 26,375
Living alone 110,000 52,855 57,145
Number of census family persons 878,335 435,585 442,755
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 99,830 45,370 54,460
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 32,785 9,280 23,500
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 5,850 1,245 4,600
Living with non-relatives only 2,170 1,065 1,105
Living alone 24,760 6,965 17,795
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 67,050 36,090 30,960
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 423,420 ... ...
Census-family households 285,950 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 252,870 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 220,870 ... ...
Without children 95,820 ... ...
With children 125,050 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 32,005 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 33,080 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 23,365 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 16,800 ... ...
Without children 6,425 ... ...
With children 10,375 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 6,570 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 9,710 ... ...
Non-census-family households 137,470 ... ...
One-person households 110,000 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 27,465 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 423,420 ... ...
Single-detached house 248,755 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 29,485 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 1,935 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 143,245 ... ...
Semi-detached house 25,495 ... ...
Row house 37,400 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 16,655 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 63,535 ... ...
Other single-attached house 155 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 423,415 ... ...
1 person 110,005 ... ...
2 persons 136,260 ... ...
3 persons 70,975 ... ...
4 persons 66,935 ... ...
5 persons 25,145 ... ...
6 or more persons 14,100 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 1,082,230 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.6 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,087,400 542,770 544,635
  Single responses  1,061,960 530,320 531,640
    English  752,525 380,205 372,315
    French  16,900 8,430 8,470
    Non-official languages  292,540 141,685 150,855
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 395 135 260
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  220 80 145
        Dene  15 10 10
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 5
        Mi'kmaq  5 5 0
        Ojibway  65 15 50
        Oji-Cree  5 5 5
        Stoney  80 25 55
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 288,495 139,765 148,730
        African languages, n.i.e 1,845 990 860
        Afrikaans  670 340 330
        Akan (Twi)  460 260 205
        Albanian  1,010 540 465
        Amharic  3,050 1,530 1,515
        Arabic  13,250 7,175 6,080
        Armenian  245 120 130
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 410 215 200
        Bengali  3,115 1,605 1,515
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  30 20 15
        Bisayan languages  1,390 555 835
        Bosnian  770 375 395
        Bulgarian  800 410 395
        Burmese  190 90 100
        Cantonese  19,925 9,365 10,565
        Chinese, n.o.s.  26,565 12,620 13,940
        Creoles  445 230 215
        Croatian  1,790 870 920
        Czech  1,300 625 680
        Danish  905 460 450
        Dutch  3,810 1,910 1,900
        Estonian  90 45 45
        Finnish  325 120 210
        Flemish  80 40 40
        Fukien  205 95 110
        German  11,330 5,400 5,930
        Greek  1,425 710 720
        Gujarati  3,935 1,930 2,000
        Hakka  95 40 55
        Hebrew  420 210 210
        Hindi  4,985 2,525 2,455
        Hungarian  3,330 1,635 1,695
        Ilocano  1,570 660 905
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 805 435 370
        Italian  5,220 2,695 2,525
        Japanese  2,035 745 1,285
        Khmer (Cambodian)  775 360 415
        Korean  7,405 3,480 3,930
        Kurdish  680 395 285
        Lao  435 210 225
        Latvian  135 70 65
        Lingala  45 25 20
        Lithuanian  185 85 105
        Macedonian  125 65 65
        Malay  570 245 325
        Malayalam  1,100 570 530
        Maltese  30 15 15
        Mandarin  11,285 5,275 6,010
        Marathi  455 240 215
        Nepali  735 400 340
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 1,030 535 500
        Norwegian  415 190 225
        Oromo  590 320 265
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  27,330 13,780 13,550
        Pashto  1,150 575 570
        Persian (Farsi)  6,365 3,360 3,005
        Polish  7,470 3,530 3,940
        Portuguese  2,475 1,195 1,275
        Romanian  3,700 1,905 1,795
        Rundi (Kirundi)  80 40 35
        Russian  7,455 3,400 4,055
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  70 40 30
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 410 215 200
        Serbian  1,720 865 855
        Serbo-Croatian  495 235 255
        Shanghainese  80 30 45
        Sign languages, n.i.e 135 70 65
        Sindhi  1,570 750 825
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  815 400 410
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 290 140 155
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 70 40 30
        Slovak  1,035 515 520
        Slovenian  245 110 130
        Somali  1,065 525 545
        Spanish  21,875 10,785 11,095
        Swahili  550 270 285
        Swedish  270 105 165
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  25,685 10,980 14,700
        Taiwanese  170 70 95
        Tamil  1,260 665 590
        Telugu  500 255 245
        Thai  450 150 305
        Tibetan languages  320 160 160
        Tigrigna  1,250 670 575
        Turkish  960 555 400
        Ukrainian  3,440 1,510 1,930
        Urdu  12,205 6,270 5,930
        Vietnamese  11,625 5,490 6,140
        Yiddish  100 45 45
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 3,645 1,780 1,860
  Multiple responses          25,445 12,450 12,995
    English and French  2,705 1,300 1,400
    English and non-official language  21,230 10,390 10,845
    French and non-official language  995 525 475
    English, French and non-official language 515 240 275
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,087,405 542,770 544,635
  English only 979,520 494,305 485,215
  French only 1,005 440 565
  English and French 81,455 37,800 43,650
  Neither English nor French 25,425 10,220 15,210
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,087,400 542,765 544,640
  English 1,039,255 521,115 518,135
  French 17,240 8,685 8,555
  English and French 6,040 3,025 3,015
  Neither English nor French 24,870 9,940 14,930
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 20,260 10,200 10,065
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.9 1.9 1.8
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,087,400 542,765 544,635
  Single responses 1,037,895 518,435 519,460
    English 857,565 430,055 427,515
    French 6,730 3,355 3,375
    Non-official languages 173,595 85,030 88,565
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 85 40 50
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 50 20 25
        Dene 5 5 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 5 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 30 10 20
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 172,090 84,270 87,825
        African languages, n.i.e. 1,055 540 515
        Afrikaans 325 160 165
        Akan (Twi) 200 100 100
        Albanian 580 320 265
        Amharic 2,195 1,085 1,110
        Arabic 8,315 4,330 3,980
        Armenian 145 75 70
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 125 60 65
        Bengali 2,260 1,140 1,125
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 20 10 10
        Bisayan languages 500 225 275
        Bosnian 430 210 215
        Bulgarian 470 240 225
        Burmese 160 80 80
        Cantonese 14,400 6,700 7,705
        Chinese, n.o.s. 17,690 8,470 9,215
        Creoles 215 110 110
        Croatian 640 310 330
        Czech 345 165 180
        Danish 70 40 35
        Dutch 415 190 225
        Estonian 15 5 10
        Finnish 45 25 25
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 45 15 30
        German 1,345 645 700
        Greek 430 210 225
        Gujarati 2,095 1,005 1,085
        Hakka 15 10 10
        Hebrew 220 105 110
        Hindi 2,760 1,390 1,375
        Hungarian 1,170 570 595
        Ilocano 575 265 315
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 415 220 195
        Italian 1,420 640 780
        Japanese 970 425 545
        Khmer (Cambodian) 430 205 225
        Korean 5,600 2,660 2,940
        Kurdish 465 260 210
        Lao 220 100 120
        Latvian 45 30 15
        Lingala 15 10 10
        Lithuanian 60 25 30
        Macedonian 55 30 25
        Malay 225 120 100
        Malayalam 605 305 300
        Maltese 5 5 5
        Mandarin 8,760 4,240 4,520
        Marathi 230 125 105
        Nepali 555 290 265
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 295 135 160
        Norwegian 155 85 75
        Oromo 445 230 215
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 21,370 10,690 10,680
        Pashto 755 380 375
        Persian (Farsi) 4,430 2,260 2,175
        Polish 3,275 1,570 1,705
        Portuguese 1,045 510 530
        Romanian 2,120 1,115 1,010
        Rundi (Kirundi) 30 15 15
        Russian 4,815 2,350 2,460
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 25 10 10
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 255 130 135
        Serbian 1,025 505 520
        Serbo-Croatian 230 115 110
        Shanghainese 45 20 25
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 175 100 75
        Sindhi 690 310 380
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 420 210 210
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 220 100 120
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0
        Slovak 430 220 210
        Slovenian 40 20 25
        Somali 755 385 370
        Spanish 14,285 7,070 7,210
        Swahili 205 105 100
        Swedish 45 20 25
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 14,510 6,890 7,625
        Taiwanese 70 35 40
        Tamil 720 380 340
        Telugu 250 130 120
        Thai 205 90 115
        Tibetan languages 230 120 115
        Tigrigna 905 465 435
        Turkish 570 310 265
        Ukrainian 525 235 290
        Urdu 8,680 4,420 4,260
        Vietnamese 8,475 4,040 4,425
        Yiddish 5 5 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 1,420 720 695
  Multiple responses         49,510 24,335 25,175
    English and French 1,610 820 795
    English and non-official language 46,715 22,925 23,790
    French and non-official language 460 220 235
    English, French and non-official language 730 365 360
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 1,087,405 542,765 544,635
  None 914,375 458,290 456,090
  Single responses  169,850 82,885 86,965
    English  73,280 36,675 36,605
    French  10,700 4,910 5,790
    Non-official languages  85,870 41,300 44,565
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 260 95 160
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  175 70 105
        Dene  5 0 5
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 5 0
        Ojibway  40 15 20
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  40 15 30
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 83,675 40,290 43,385
        African languages, n.i.e 550 290 265
        Afrikaans  320 165 155
        Akan (Twi)  245 135 110
        Albanian  310 160 150
        Amharic  760 390 375
        Arabic  5,520 2,955 2,570
        Armenian  55 25 30
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 205 100 105
        Bengali  575 280 295
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 0 5
        Bisayan languages  385 165 220
        Bosnian  225 110 120
        Bulgarian  210 100 110
        Burmese  60 30 30
        Cantonese  5,080 2,430 2,655
        Chinese, n.o.s.  5,400 2,610 2,790
        Creoles  275 135 140
        Croatian  730 340 390
        Czech  500 240 260
        Danish  335 160 175
        Dutch  1,230 580 650
        Estonian  25 10 10
        Finnish  105 40 65
        Flemish  15 10 10
        Fukien  80 40 40
        German  3,960 1,900 2,055
        Greek  870 415 450
        Gujarati  1,605 780 825
        Hakka  45 15 25
        Hebrew  295 150 145
        Hindi  3,080 1,590 1,500
        Hungarian  1,040 500 545
        Ilocano  465 200 260
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 225 120 100
        Italian  2,385 1,185 1,200
        Japanese  995 415 575
        Khmer (Cambodian)  210 100 110
        Korean  1,150 540 610
        Kurdish  155 85 70
        Lao  160 75 80
        Latvian  35 10 25
        Lingala  60 20 35
        Lithuanian  40 20 20
        Macedonian  30 15 15
        Malay  245 115 135
        Malayalam  355 185 170
        Maltese  10 0 5
        Mandarin  2,385 1,105 1,280
        Marathi  140 75 65
        Nepali  100 55 45
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 955 470 485
        Norwegian  105 45 60
        Oromo  115 60 55
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  4,410 2,290 2,115
        Pashto  195 95 100
        Persian (Farsi)  1,180 625 560
        Polish  2,380 1,135 1,245
        Portuguese  990 480 515
        Romanian  1,025 515 505
        Rundi (Kirundi)  35 15 20
        Russian  1,860 845 1,015
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  15 5 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 90 45 40
        Serbian  510 260 250
        Serbo-Croatian  125 60 65
        Shanghainese  30 10 15
        Sign languages, n.i.e 140 60 80
        Sindhi  740 350 390
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  270 130 135
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 50 30 20
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 25 10 15
        Slovak  295 145 145
        Slovenian  65 35 30
        Somali  340 175 160
        Spanish  8,540 4,205 4,335
        Swahili  450 240 210
        Swedish  165 65 95
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  7,725 2,940 4,785
        Taiwanese  60 30 30
        Tamil  415 220 195
        Telugu  185 95 90
        Thai  180 55 125
        Tibetan languages  60 25 30
        Tigrigna  375 200 175
        Turkish  265 145 115
        Ukrainian  900 405 500
        Urdu  2,680 1,395 1,280
        Vietnamese  2,520 1,185 1,330
        Yiddish  35 15 20
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 1,930 905 1,025
  Multiple responses          3,180 1,595 1,580
    English and French  480 245 235
    English and non-official language  1,385 705 680
    French and non-official language  1,285 630 655
    English, French and non-official language  20 10 10

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Users wishing to compare 2011 Census data with those of other censuses should then take into account that the boundaries of geographic areas may change from one census to another. In order to facilitate comparison, the 2006 Census counts are adjusted as needed to take into account boundary changes between the 2006 and 2011 censuses. The 2006 counts that were adjusted are identified by the letter 'A.' The letter 'A' may also refer to corrections to the 2006 counts; however, most of these are the result of boundary changes. This symbol is also used to identify areas that have been created since 2006, such as newly incorporated municipalities (census subdivisions) and new designated places (DPLs).

Census data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

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

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

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

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

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

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Calgary, CY, Alberta (Code 4806016) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 24, 2019).

Data source

2011 Census of Population

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Calgary, CY, Alberta

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Geographic hierarchy: Calgary, CY, Alberta (Census subdivision)

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