Quarterly Population Estimates
Table 1. Quarterly population estimates
|Location||Population Estimates as of April 1, 2020|
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
All-items (Unadjusted 2002=100)
Table 2. Consumer Price Index (CPI)
|Location||% change, July 2020
to August 2020
|% change, August 2019
to August 2020
Unemployment Rate (unadjusted)
Table 3. Unemployment Rate (unadjusted)
|Location||July 2020||August 2020|
Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Expenditure
Table 4. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Expenditure
|Location||GDP in 2018 (Millions of chained
2012 Canadian Dollars)
(2017 to 2018)
Items are removed from this list after 6 months and listed on relevant web pages in this section.
* Open data licensed under Alberta’s Open Government Licence
** Not open – see PDF for metadata risk considerations, data source and contact information
- Consumer Price Index, Year-Over-Year Percentage Change, Canada/Alberta (September 18, 2020) *
- Preliminary Total Housing Starts, Alberta’s Major Urban Centres (September 14, 2020) *
- Heavy Crude Oil Reference Prices, Monthly (PDF, 120 KB), or CSV format (11 KB) (September 14, 2020) **
- Average Weekly Earnings (including overtime), Alberta (September 1, 2020) *
- Successful Wells Drilled, Alberta (PDF, 281 KB) or CSV format (61 KB) (September 1, 2020) **
- Alberta Population Projections for 2020 to 2046 (August 28, 2020) *
- Population estimates and components of growth (components of growth updated June 18, 2020)
- Light Crude Oil Reference Prices, Monthly (PDF, 307 KB), or CSV format (4 KB) (April 22, 2020) **
- Income Support Caseload, Alberta (April 15, 2020) *
- Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) Caseload, Alberta (April 15, 2020) *
- Population estimates and components of growth (components of growth updated March 19, 2020)
- A Profile of Inter-Jurisdictional Employees in Alberta - 2016 update (March 16, 2020) *
- Real Gross Domestic Product at Market Prices, Annual Percent Change, Canada and Alberta (November 13, 2019) *
- Alberta Quarterly Demographic Statistics - 2019 2nd Quarter (September 30, 2019) *
- 2018 Spatial Price Survey interactive map of Alberta (September 19, 2019)
- See the Quick User Guide to help you get started using this interactive tool.
- 2018 Alberta Spatial Price Survey: A Place-to-Place Comparison Survey (August 15, 2019) *
- Alberta Quarterly Demographic Statistics - 2019 1st Quarter (June 19, 2019) *
- Population statistics - data files and the animated population estimates pyramid (age and sex) have been updated (February 14, 2019)
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