Calgary Work Statistics

Calgary
City Information

EARNINGS AND WORK STATISTICS FOR THE CITY OF CALGARY 1996

This table shows the earnings for Calgarians for the 2001 census period.

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Earnings
All persons with earnings
(counts)
594,040 314,850 279,190 1,768,440 944,130 824,315
Average earnings (all persons
with earnings ($))
36,851 45,886 26,661 32,603 40,797 23,218
Worked full year, full time
(counts)
327,405 193,920 133,480 936,180 565,705 370,475
Average earnings (worked full
year, full time ($))
49,321 57,520 37,410 44,130 51,133 33,437

The next two tables show the work statistics for the City of Calgary for the 2001 census period.

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Language Used Most Often at
Work
Total – Population 15 years and
over who worked since 2000
609,885 323,110 286,775 1,830,345 975,400 854,950
    English 597,775 317,580 280,195 1,797,185 959,480 837,705
    French 1,300 325 980 4,945 1,710 3,235
    Non-official
language
7,180 3,470 3,705 18,395 9,455 8,940
    English and
French
805 375 425 2,370 1,145 1,235
    English and
non-official language
2,745 1,315 1,430 7,265 3,520 3,750
    French and
non-official language
35 10 25 50 15 40
    English,
French and non-official language
50 25 20 135 75 60
Place of Work Status
Employed labour force 15 years
and over
540,375 290,920 249,455 1,608,840 872,765 736,070
   Worked at home 38,600 17,045 21,555 165,865 83,500 82,365
   Worked outside Canada 2,725 2,100 630 6,020 4,645 1,375
   No fixed workplace address 61,085 47,890 13,195 189,915 154,255 35,660
   Worked at usual place 437,965 223,880 214,080 1,247,035 630,370 616,665
Mode of Transportation to Work
Total -All modes 499,050 271,770 227,275 1,436,955 784,625 652,325
   Car, truck, van, as driver 358,120 209,310 148,810 1,095,590 626,005 469,580
   Car, truck, van, as
passenger
33,935 12,585 21,355 99,245 44,395 54,850
   Public transit 65,695 28,005 37,690 113,545 47,960 65,585
   Walked or bicycled 36,660 19,195 17,465 107,475 52,795 54,675
   Other method 4,630 2,675 1,955 21,110 13,470 7,640

 

Characteristics Calgary Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Unpaid Work
Persons reporting hours of
unpaid work
694,645 337,190 357,455 2,134,305 1,030,975 1,103,325
Persons reporting hours of
unpaid housework
685,135 330,910 354,225 2,104,395 1,010,605 1,093,780
Persons reporting hours looking
after children, without pay
286,710 128,500 158,215 919,765 408,355 511,405
Persons reporting hours of
unpaid care or assistance to seniors
112,325 46,415 65,910 397,880 162,420 235,460
Labour Force Indicators
Participation rate 75.2 81.4 69.1 73.1 79.6 66.6
Employment rate 71.5 77.4 65.6 69.3 75.5 63.1
Unemployment rate 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.2
Industry
Total – Experienced labour
force
564,045 303,715 260,335 1,681,985 913,385 768,595
   Agriculture and other
resource-based industries
36,850 22,825 14,025 184,105 134,380 49,725
   Manufacturing and
construction industries
89,935 71,045 18,890 264,940 213,885 51,055
   Wholesale and retail trade 89,140 47,405 41,735 258,740 133,770 124,970
   Finance and real estate 35,830 15,670 20,160 84,335 34,640 49,695
   Health and education 79,085 18,115 60,970 259,050 58,095 200,955
   Business services 140,655 84,205 56,455 316,265 190,780 125,490
   Other services 92,555 44,460 48,095 314,545 147,825 166,715
Occupation
Total – Experienced labour
force
564,045 303,715 260,335 1,681,980 913,380 768,600
   Management occupations 68,445 45,465 22,980 175,930 115,010 60,920
   Business, finance and
administration occupations
113,920 30,915 83,000 290,535 69,760 220,775
   Natural and applied sciences
and related occupations
58,765 45,895 12,870 118,015 93,855 24,160
   Health occupations 25,815 5,100 20,715 81,785 15,940 65,840
   Social science, education,
government service and religion
39,345 13,830 25,510 117,525 39,220 78,300
   Art, culture, recreation and
sport
15,505 6,895 8,610 37,605 16,070 21,540
   Sales and service
occupations
131,130 58,885 72,245 394,590 161,185 233,400
   Trades, transport and
equipment operators and related occupations
79,070 73,460 5,605 283,105 263,265 19,840
   Occupations unique to primary
industry
10,935 8,600 2,335 116,625 89,170 27,455
   Occupations unique to
processing, manufacturing and utilities
21,125 14,675 6,455 66,265 49,905 16,360

Source: Statistics Canada’s Internet Site,
http://www.statcan.ca/start.html ,
date of extraction: Oct 24 2003

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