Current key facts

Quarterly population estimates

Table 1. Quarterly population estimates

LocationPopulation estimates as of October 1, 2023
Alberta4,756,408
Canada40,528,396
Source: Statistics Canada (data subject to revision)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

All-items (Unadjusted 2002=100)

Table 2. Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Location% change, November to December 2023% change, December 2022 to December 2023
Alberta0.0%3.0%
- Edmonton-0.2%2.6%
- Calgary0.4%3.9%
Canada-0.3%3.4%
Source: Statistics Canada (data subject to revision)

Unemployment rate (unadjusted)

Table 3. Unemployment rate (unadjusted)

LocationNovember 2023December 2023
Alberta5.7%5.9%
Canada5.3%5.3%
Source: Statistics Canada (data subject to revision)

Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by expenditure

Table 4. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by expenditure

LocationGDP in 2022 (millions of chained 2017 Canadian dollars)% Change (2021 to 2022)
Alberta343,4845.0%
Canada2,326,5373.8%
Source: Statistics Canada (data subject to revision)

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