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Alberta Urban and Rural Population


This product provides information on Alberta Urban and Rural Population for every five years Census of Population conducted during 1976 to 2011. Total population by age-groups (0 to 14 years, 15 to 64 years, 65 years and over); Population of Urban Areas and Rural Areas, as a Percent of Total Population; and the Percent Change from previous Census Population; and the Median Age of Total Population are included.


August 1, 2015

Agriculture Statistics Yearbook Population Rural Urban

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Agriculture and Forestry

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Alberta Agriculture Statistics - Economic Indicators is compiled by the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Statistics and Data Development Branch.

Data Source from Statistics Canada, Census of Population. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Note: - Statistics Canada conducts the Census of Population once every five years (beginning of June from 1976 to 1991 and mid-May from 1996 to 2011). The 2011 Census was conducted on May 10, 2011. Note: Totals may not add up due to rounding - Urban areas refers to those continuously built-up areas having a population concentration of 1,000 or more and a population density of 400 or more per square kilometer based on the previous census. - Starting with the 2011 Census, the term ""population centre"" replaces the term ""urban area"". Population centres are classified into one of three population size groups (small, medium and large). - Rural areas refers to all areas outside urban areas (""population centres"" in 2011), that is, all areas with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants and a population density below 400 persons per square kilometer. - The median age is an age ""x"", such that exactly one half of the population is older than ""x"" and the other half is younger than ""x""


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