Calgary Population Statistics

Calgary City Information

POPULATION STATISTICS FOR THE CITY OF CALGARY 2001

These tables show general populations statistics for the City of Calgary 2001
census period.

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Population in
2001
951,395 2,974,807
Population in
1996
821,628 2,696,826
1996 to 2001
population change (%)
15.8 10.3
Total private
dwellings
368,532 1,171,841
Population
density per square kilometre
187.2 4.6
Land area
(square km)
5,083.00 639,987.1

 

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Age
Characteristics of the Population
   Total –
All persons
951,395 474,715 476,680 2,974,805 1,486,590 1,488,220
   Age 0-4 57,810 29,505 28,305 186,430 95,270 91,165
   Age 5-14 128,745 65,785 62,955 431,160 220,975 210,185
   Age 15-19 65,885 33,685 32,205 222,960 114,040 108,925
   Age 20-24 70,645 36,080 34,560 215,125 109,735 105,395
   Age 25-44 331,460 166,475 164,980 948,740 475,920 472,825
   Age 45-54 139,490 70,695 68,795 420,890 213,290 207,600
   Age 55-64 71,575 35,690 35,885 241,090 120,805 120,285
   Age 65-74 49,395 23,190 26,210 173,190 83,865 89,325
   Age 75-84 27,885 11,125 16,755 102,350 42,285 60,060
   Age 85 and over 8,510 2,490 6,020 32,860 10,410 22,455
   Median age of the population 34.9 34.3 35.5 35.0 34.4 35.6
   % of the population ages 15 and over 80.4 79.9 80.9 79.2 78.7 79.8
Common-law Status
   Total – Population 15 years and over 764,845 379,425 385,420 2,357,215 1,170,345 1,186,865
   Not in a common-law relationship 706,305 350,085 356,220 2,173,030 1,078,260 1,094,775
   In a common-law relationship 58,535 29,335 29,200 184,185 92,085 92,095
Legal Marital Status
   Total – Population 15 years and over 764,840 379,425 385,420 2,357,210 1,170,345 1,186,870
   Single 261,090 143,490 117,600 770,340 426,480 343,865
   Married 388,965 194,675 194,290 1,224,050 612,515 611,535
   Separated 22,245 9,960 12,285 67,580 30,490 37,090
   Divorced 60,330 25,560 34,775 177,985 79,255 98,730
   Widowed 32,210 5,735 26,470 117,260 21,610 95,650

 

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Language(s)
First Learned and Still Understood
Total – All persons 943,310 471,595 471,715 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
   English only 737,450 371,460 365,990 2,379,515 1,199,310 1,180,205
   French only 14,670 7,060 7,615 58,645 29,440 29,200
   Both English and French 1,905 945 960 5,780 2,735 3,045
   Other languages 189,280 92,130 97,150 497,205 241,155 256,060
Mobility Status – Place of Residence 1 Year Ago
Total population 1 year and over 931,985 465,960 466,025 2,905,340 1,454,675 1,450,665
   Lived at the same address 1 year ago 754,790 375,130 379,660 2,392,760 1,194,335 1,198,425
   Lived within the same province/territory 1
year ago, but changed address
139,725 71,680 68,045 417,970 212,220 205,750
   Lived in a
different province/territory or country 1 year ago
37,470 19,145 18,325 94,610 48,110 46,500
Mobility
Status – Place of Residence 5 Years Ago
Total
population 5 years and over
885,095 441,410 443,690 2,753,825 1,376,840 1,376,980
   Lived at
the same address 5 years ago
401,850 197,290 204,560 1,399,580 696,580 703,005
   Lived
within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address
344,570 173,685 170,890 1,032,330 516,775 515,555
   Lived in a
different province/territory or country 5 years ago
138,675 70,435 68,240 321,910 163,490 158,425

 

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Immigration
Characteristics
Total – All
persons
943,310 471,600 471,715 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
   Canadian-born population 738,310 371,805 366,505 2,485,535 1,251,830 1,233,710
Foreign-born population 197,410 96,075 101,335 438,335 212,605 225,735
Immigrated before 1991 128,555 63,550 65,000 308,415 151,710 156,700
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 68,855 32,520 36,335 129,920 60,890 69,030
Non-permanent residents 7,590 3,715 3,870 17,275 8,205 9,070
Aboriginal
Population
Total – All
persons
943,310 471,595 471,715 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
Aboriginal identity population 21,915 10,445 11,465 156,220 75,945 80,270
Non-Aboriginal population 921,400 461,150 460,245 2,784,925 1,396,690 1,388,235
Visible
Minority Status
Total
population by visible minority groups
943,310 471,600 471,715 2,941,150 1,472,640 1,468,510
   Visible minority population 164,895 81,295 83,605 329,930 161,905 168,020
Chinese 51,855 25,190 26,655 99,095 47,985 51,115
South Asian 36,855 18,965 17,890 69,580 35,475 34,105
Black 13,665 6,900 6,765 31,395 16,165 15,225
Filipino 16,380 6,770 9,605 33,940 13,970 19,975
Latin American 8,605 4,235 4,370 18,745 9,215 9,525
Southeast Asian 12,560 6,295 6,265 23,740 11,665 12,075
Arab 8,290 4,530 3,760 19,320 10,555 8,770
West Asian 3,100 1,700 1,395 5,225 2,855 2,370
Korean 3,885 1,995 1,890 7,800 3,815 3,990
Japanese 3,845 1,870 1,970 9,950 4,745 5,200
Visible minority, n.i.e 2,250 1,125 1,125 4,220 2,115 2,105
Multiple visible minorities 3,615 1,705 1,905 6,910 3,350 3,560
All others 778,410 390,300 388,115 2,611,220 1,310,735 1,300,485

Source: Statistics Canada’s Internet Site,

http://www.statcan.ca/start.html
date of extraction: Oct 24 2003

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