Statistical comparison of Alberta small/medium towns and cities
Author: Ilan Dan-Gur
Date of publication: June 19th, 2020
Date of statistical data: 2015-2016
Below is a comparison of various stats from the latest (2016)
census report of Alberta towns (17) and cities (4) with population between 7,000 and 15,000. You can also view the stats in alphabetic order of towns/cities names. For a definition of terms used in the report (such as "full-year full-time worker," and "family") click here.
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Statistics of Alberta small/medium towns and cities in alphabetic order
(Based on Statistics Canada)
Employment income - All income received as wages, salaries and commissions from paid employment and net self-employment income from farm or non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice during the reference period.
For the 2016 Census, the reference period is the calendar year 2015 for all income variables.
Family is defined as a married couple (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), a common-law couple (with or without children of either and/or both partners) or a lone parent of any marital status, with at least one child living in the same dwelling.
Full-year full-time workers - Persons aged 15 years and over who worked mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) and full year (49 weeks and over per year) in 2015.
Married or living common law - The percentage calculation excludes people 15 years old or younger.
Median income - The median income of a specified group is the amount that divides the income distribution of that group into two halves, i.e., the incomes of half of the population is below the median, while that of the other half is above the median. Who is included in the census?
The Census of Population enumerates the entire Canadian population, which consists of Canadian citizens (by birth and by naturalization), landed immigrants and non-permanent residents and their families living with them in Canada. Non-permanent residents are people who hold a work or student permit, or who have claimed refugee status (e.g., asylum seekers).
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