Warning View the most recent version.

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

New Search  >  Search Results for "edmonton"  >  Community Highlights for Edmonton
All Data Edmonton
Alberta
(Census Metropolitan Area)
Alberta

(Province)
 SELECT ANOTHER REGION   SELECT ANOTHER REGION 
Population and Dwelling Counts Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 937,845     2,974,807    
Population in 1996 (2) 862,597     2,696,826    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 8.7     10.3    
Total private dwellings 371,908     1,171,841    
Population density per square kilometre 99.6     4.6    
Land area (square km) 9,418.62     639,987.12    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 937,840 464,255 473,585 2,974,805 1,486,590 1,488,220
Age 0-4 55,495 28,445 27,050 186,430 95,270 91,165
Age 5-14 130,150 66,485 63,665 431,160 220,975 210,185
Age 15-19 69,545 35,565 33,980 222,960 114,040 108,925
Age 20-24 72,680 36,485 36,195 215,125 109,735 105,395
Age 25-44 297,510 148,200 149,305 948,740 475,920 472,825
Age 45-54 134,980 67,420 67,555 420,890 213,290 207,600
Age 55-64 78,335 38,880 39,460 241,090 120,805 120,285
Age 65-74 56,280 26,655 29,630 173,190 83,865 89,325
Age 75-84 32,660 13,095 19,560 102,350 42,285 60,060
Age 85 and over 10,210 3,025 7,180 32,860 10,410 22,455
Median age of the population 35.4 34.6 36.1 35.0 34.4 35.6
% of the population ages 15 and over 80.2 79.6 80.8 79.2 78.7 79.8
     
Common-law Status Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 752,195 369,330 382,870 2,357,215 1,170,345 1,186,865
Not in a common-law relationship 698,015 342,285 355,730 2,173,030 1,078,260 1,094,775
In a common-law relationship 54,175 27,045 27,135 184,185 92,085 92,095
     
Legal Marital Status Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 752,190 369,325 382,870 2,357,210 1,170,345 1,186,870
Single (6) 253,630 137,960 115,670 770,340 426,480 343,865
Married (7) 377,800 188,880 188,920 1,224,050 612,515 611,535
Separated (8) 22,990 10,005 12,985 67,580 30,490 37,090
Divorced (9) 59,445 25,700 33,745 177,985 79,255 98,730
Widowed (10) 38,335 6,785 31,545 117,260 21,610 95,650
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 927,020 459,650 467,370 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
English only 720,680 361,280 359,400 2,379,515 1,199,310 1,180,205
French only 21,390 10,510 10,880 58,645 29,440 29,200
Both English and French 1,910 865 1,045 5,780 2,735 3,045
Other languages (20) 183,035 86,995 96,045 497,205 241,155 256,060
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 916,560 454,435 462,125 2,905,340 1,454,675 1,450,665
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 755,600 373,470 382,130 2,392,760 1,194,335 1,198,425
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 135,120 68,205 66,910 417,970 212,220 205,750
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 25,845 12,750 13,090 94,610 48,110 46,500
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 871,175 431,355 439,815 2,753,825 1,376,840 1,376,980
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 451,130 222,370 228,760 1,399,580 696,580 703,005
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 334,440 165,805 168,640 1,032,330 516,775 515,555
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 85,605 43,190 42,420 321,910 163,490 158,425
     
Immigration Characteristics Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 927,020 459,655 467,365 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
Canadian-born population (23) 755,965 377,125 378,840 2,485,535 1,251,830 1,233,710
Foreign-born population (24) 165,235 79,880 85,350 438,335 212,605 225,735
Immigrated before 1991 120,325 59,230 61,095 308,415 151,710 156,700
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 44,910 20,650 24,260 129,920 60,890 69,030
Non-permanent residents (26) 5,820 2,650 3,170 17,275 8,205 9,070
     
Aboriginal Population Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 927,020 459,655 467,365 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
Aboriginal identity population (27) 40,930 19,290 21,640 156,220 75,945 80,270
Non-Aboriginal population 886,090 440,360 445,725 2,784,925 1,396,690 1,388,235
     
Visible Minority Status Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 927,020 459,655 467,365 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
Visible minority population (31) 135,775 66,095 69,675 329,930 161,905 168,020
Chinese 41,290 19,880 21,410 99,095 47,985 51,115
South Asian 29,065 14,630 14,430 69,580 35,475 34,105
Black 14,095 7,210 6,885 31,395 16,165 15,225
Filipino 14,170 5,935 8,240 33,940 13,970 19,975
Latin American 7,515 3,660 3,855 18,745 9,215 9,525
Southeast Asian 9,695 4,635 5,055 23,740 11,665 12,075
Arab 9,090 4,915 4,185 19,320 10,555 8,770
West Asian 1,750 930 815 5,225 2,855 2,370
Korean 2,830 1,285 1,545 7,800 3,815 3,990
Japanese 1,845 805 1,035 9,950 4,745 5,200
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 1,670 840 830 4,220 2,115 2,105
Multiple visible minorities (29) 2,760 1,380 1,380 6,910 3,350 3,560
All others (30) 791,245 393,555 397,690 2,611,220 1,310,735 1,300,485
     
Religion Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 927,020 459,655 467,370 2,941,150 1,472,635 1,468,515
Catholic (57) 274,260 133,080 141,180 786,365 386,170 400,195
Protestant 318,710 150,405 168,300 1,145,455 544,860 600,600
Christian Orthodox 21,840 10,605 11,240 44,475 22,260 22,215
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 34,395 16,315 18,080 123,140 60,160 62,985
Muslim 19,575 10,210 9,370 49,045 25,820 23,225
Jewish 3,980 1,930 2,050 11,085 5,490 5,600
Buddhist 14,045 6,615 7,425 33,410 16,150 17,265
Hindu 7,825 4,010 3,815 15,965 8,140 7,825
Sikh 9,405 4,660 4,745 23,470 11,850 11,620
Eastern religions (59) 1,150 620 530 3,335 1,700 1,635
Other religions (60) 2,925 1,370 1,555 10,565 4,880 5,685
No religious affiliation (61) 218,905 119,830 99,075 694,840 385,165 309,675
     
School Attendance Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 94,715 46,090 48,625 265,675 130,205 135,470
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 45,970 23,215 22,755 143,235 72,225 71,005
Age group 20-24 attending full time 26,965 12,410 14,550 68,330 32,010 36,320
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 40,460 17,940 22,515 113,930 50,725 63,210
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 3,940 1,850 2,085 10,390 5,020 5,370
Age group 20-24 attending part time 6,805 3,410 3,400 19,215 9,715 9,505
     
Highest Level of Schooling Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 206,595 103,495 103,095 641,520 324,535 316,985
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 16.3 18.5 14.2 18.2 20.4 16.0
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 32.5 33.5 31.4 32.2 33.2 31.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 10.9 14.2 7.6 11.6 14.8 8.3
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 18.8 15.6 22.1 18.0 14.5 21.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 21.5 18.2 24.8 20.0 17.1 22.9
Total population aged 35-44 161,210 79,625 81,585 515,670 256,370 259,300
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 19.6 20.6 18.6 20.3 21.8 18.8
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 23.6 19.9 27.2 23.8 20.5 27.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 16.1 23.2 9.1 16.4 22.9 10.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 20.7 17.0 24.2 19.7 15.6 23.8
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 20.1 19.2 20.9 19.8 19.2 20.4
Total population aged 45-64 212,050 105,080 106,975 658,835 330,605 328,230
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 24.3 22.5 26.0 26.2 25.1 27.3
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 20.3 16.9 23.7 20.1 17.1 23.0
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 15.5 22.6 8.5 15.8 22.0 9.5
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 17.6 14.3 20.7 17.1 13.5 20.7
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 22.3 23.6 21.0 20.9 22.3 19.4
     
Earnings in 2000 Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 556,115 293,200 262,915 1,768,440 944,130 824,315
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 31,999 39,798 23,302 32,603 40,797 23,218
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 294,060R 174,915 119,150 936,180R 565,705 370,475
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 43,465 50,158 33,640 44,130 51,133 33,437
     
Income in 2000 Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 725,080     2,266,520    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 23,144     23,025    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 80.6     81.1    
Government transfers - % of income 9.9     9.3    
Other money - % of income 9.6     9.5    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 573,505 301,930 271,575 1,830,345 975,400 854,950
English 564,125 297,875 266,250 1,797,185 959,480 837,705
French 1,805 580 1,220 4,945 1,710 3,235
Non-official language 4,335 1,990 2,340 18,395 9,455 8,940
English and French 800 335 465 2,370 1,145 1,235
English and non-official language 2,390 1,125 1,265 7,265 3,520 3,750
French and non-official language 15 0 15 50 15 40
English, French and non-official language 40 30 10 135 75 60
     
Place of Work Status Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 503,355 268,890 234,470 1,608,840 872,765 736,070
Worked at home 32,325 14,235 18,090 165,865 83,500 82,365
Worked outside Canada 1,805 1,405 400 6,020 4,645 1,375
No fixed workplace address 54,130 43,175 10,955 189,915 154,255 35,660
Worked at usual place 415,090 210,075 205,015 1,247,035 630,370 616,665
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 469,225 253,255 215,970 1,436,955 784,625 652,325
Car, truck, van, as driver 364,380 207,120 157,260 1,095,590 626,005 469,580
Car, truck, van, as passenger 31,075 13,180 17,895 99,245 44,395 54,850
Public transit 40,575 15,835 24,740 113,545 47,960 65,585
Walked or bicycled 27,620 13,610 14,005 107,475 52,795 54,675
Other method 5,575 3,500 2,070 21,110 13,470 7,640
     
Unpaid Work Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 678,670 323,930 354,740 2,134,305 1,030,975 1,103,325
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 669,200 317,760 351,440 2,104,395 1,010,605 1,093,780
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 286,570 125,975 160,590 919,765 408,355 511,405
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 129,110 52,425 76,690 397,880 162,420 235,460
     
Labour Force Indicators Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 71.8 77.9 65.9 73.1 79.6 66.6
Employment rate (39) 67.9 73.8 62.3 69.3 75.5 63.1
Unemployment rate (40) 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.2 5.1 5.2
     
Industry Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 526,780 281,595 245,185 1,681,985 913,385 768,595
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 24,080 18,275 5,800 184,105 134,380 49,725
Manufacturing and construction industries 86,320 70,065 16,260 264,940 213,885 51,055
Wholesale and retail trade 86,155 45,765 40,395 258,740 133,770 124,970
Finance and real estate 28,225 11,545 16,680 84,335 34,640 49,695
Health and education 90,595 22,670 67,925 259,050 58,095 200,955
Business services 100,025 60,425 39,595 316,265 190,780 125,490
Other services 111,385 52,850 58,535 314,545 147,825 166,715
     
Occupation Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 526,780 281,600 245,185 1,681,980 913,380 768,600
Management occupations 54,965 35,720 19,250 175,930 115,010 60,920
Business, finance and administration occupations 96,585 24,265 72,320 290,535 69,760 220,775
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 36,440 29,060 7,380 118,015 93,855 24,160
Health occupations 29,610 6,460 23,150 81,785 15,940 65,840
Social science, education, government service and religion 42,370 14,755 27,615 117,525 39,220 78,300
Art, culture, recreation and sport 12,915 5,470 7,445 37,605 16,070 21,540
Sales and service occupations 129,575 55,545 74,025 394,590 161,185 233,400
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 90,110 84,290 5,815 283,105 263,265 19,840
Occupations unique to primary industry 14,840 11,635 3,205 116,625 89,170 27,455
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 19,370 14,395 4,980 66,265 49,905 16,360
     
Selected Family Characteristics Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 255,000     811,280    
Number of married-couple families 186,250     600,995    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.2     3.2    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 27,700     93,765    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.7     2.7    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 41,050     116,520    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.6    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 33,245     92,945    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.6     2.6    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 7,810     23,575    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.4     2.5    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 60,817     60,142    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 66,727     65,041    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 33,096     32,763    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 356,520     1,104,100    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 111,570     359,945    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 94,220     308,490    
One-person households 89,455     255,375    
Other household types (15) 61,265     180,285    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 51,685     52,524    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 24,663     25,400    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 62,666     62,343    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 119,425     316,645    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 628     674    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 232,875     736,065    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 863     875    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Edmonton (CMA) Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 356,515     1,104,100    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 236,305     777,480    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 119,630     319,090    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 301,110     887,450    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 55,410     216,650    
Average value of dwelling ($) 146,529     159,698    
     

Navigation and search

Note: This page contains several navigation menus. To enhance accessibility, most of these menus and the site search box are grouped in this section.

To find out more about accessibility features on our site, read our accessibility page.

Page navigation menu

  1. Page content
  2. Site navigation menu
  3. Site utility menus
  4. Site search
  5. Important notices
  6. Top of page
  7. Date modified