Demographic Characteristics

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Total Population 2001 2006 2014 % change 2001-2006 % change 2006-2014
SouthCentral Regional Marketplace 122,712 131,008 166,239 6.76% 26.8%

Source: Statistics Canada, Census 2001, 2006, 2014   

 

Population by Selected Age Groups (2006)        
  Males Females Total % of Total
All Age Groups 63,735 65,340 129,075  
0 to 4 years 4,575 4,105 8,680 6.7%
5 to 9 years 4,265 4,320 8,585 6.7%
10 to 14 years 4,795 4,620 9,415 7.3%
15 to 19 years 5,095 5,155 10,250 7.9%
20 to 24 years 5,250 5,610 10,860 8.4%
25 to 29 years 4,400 4,290 8,690 6.7%
30 to 34 years 3,855 3,710 7,565 5.9%
35 to 39 years 3,590 3,910 7,500 5.8%
40 to 44 years 4,520 4,580 9,100 7.1%
45 to 49 years 4,805 4,945 9,750 7.6%
50 to 54 years 4,350 4,465 8,815 6.8%
55 to 59 years 3,760 3,795 7,555 5.9%
60 to 64 years 2,825 2,950 5,775 4.5%
65 to 69 years 2,350 2,440 4,790 3.7%
70 to 74 years 1,965 2,100 4,065 3.1%
75 to 79 years 1,695 2,040 3,735 2.9%
80 to 84 years 1,000 1,315 2,315 1.8%
85 years and over 645 1,005 1,650 1.3%
% of total 49.40% 50.6% 100%  
Totals may not add up due to rounding and suppressed categories  
Source:  Statistics Canada 2006 Census of Population    

 

Individual Income SouthCentral Region
  2006 2005 2004
Average Individual Income $25,715 $23,945 $21,925
       
Negative Claims (Includes $0) 23.5% 22.7% 23.0%
$1-$20,000 32.8% 34.8% 36.4%
$20,000-$40,000 20.3% 21.0% 20.8%
$40,000-$60,000 12.1% 11.4% 10.9%
$60,000-$80,000 6.2% 5.8% 5.4%
$80,000-$99,9999 2.6% 2.2% 1.9%
$100,000 and over 2.5% 2.1% 1.7%
Source: Alberta Finance and Enterprise   

 

Couple Income SouthCentral Region
  2006 2005 2004
Average Couple Income $79,255 $73,550 $68,600
       
Negative Claims (Includes $0) 0.3% 0.3% 0.5%
$1-$20,000 7.9% 8.2% 8.9%
$20,000-$40,000 18.8% 21.3% 22.6%
$40,000-$60,000 19.1% 20.2% 20.9%
$60,000-$80,000 17.9% 18.3% 18.6%
$80,000-$99,9999 13.3% 12.5% 11.6%
$100,000 and over 22.6% 19.2% 17.0%

Source: Alberta Finance and Enterprise

NOTE:  Couples are defined as 2 individuals who declared themselves as married or common-law.

  

 

Education & Skills SouthCentral Region
  2006
  %
   
Highest Level of School for Population >15 Years Old  
Without a High School Certificate (%) 27.9
With a High School Certificate (%) 27.1
With a Trade or Non-University Certificate or Diploma (%) 18.6
With a University Certificate or Diploma (%) 12.9
With a Bachelors Degree or Higher (%) 10.2
With a Master's degree 1.9
With a Doctorate 0.7
   
Source: Statistics Canada Census 2006    

 

Newly Registered Apprentices - All Trades SouthCentral Region
As of December 31, 2001 313.0
Region's % of Province New Registered Apprentices 2.2
As of December 31, 2002 297.0
Region's % of Province New Registered Apprentices 2.3
As of December 31, 2003 296.0
Region's % of Province New Registered Apprentices 2.5
As of December 31, 2004 308.0
Region's % of Province New Registered Apprentices 2.4
As of December 31, 2005 465
Region's % of Province New Registered Apprentices 2.6
As of December 31, 2006 635
Region's % of Province New Registered Apprentices 2.5
Annualized Percentage Growth, 2001-2006 (%) 15.2

Note: This is the number of apprentices that are newly enrolled in a designated trade program. The apprentices must be enrolled by their original employer by December 31 of the year. Regional data is based on original employer location.

Note: Annualized Percentable Growth is the average annual increase in newly registered apprentices for the period.

Source: Alberta Advanced Education, Compilations by Alberta Finance and Enterprise