Key Facts - Population Estimates, Real Gross Domestic Product,
Consumer Price Index and Unemployment Rate

Quarterly Population Estimate


Location
Population Estimate
as of Oct 1, 2017
Alberta
4,306,039
Canada
36,885,049

Source:  Statistics Canada (data subject to revision).

Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
by Expenditure


Location
GDP in 2016
(Millions of chained 2007
Canadian Dollars)
% Change
(2015 to
2016)
Alberta
302,768
-3.7%
Canada
1,801,368
1.4%

Source:  Statistics Canada (data subject to revision).

Consumer Price Index (CPI)


All-items
(Unadjusted 2002=100)
% Change,
Nov 2017 to
Dec 2017
% Change,
Dec 2016 to
Dec 2017
Alberta
-0.6% 2.0%
 Edmonton
-0.6% 2.2%
 Calgary
-0.6% 2.0%
Canada
-0.4% 1.9%

Source:  Statistics Canada (data subject to revision).

Unemployment Rate (unadjusted)


Location
Dec 2017
Jan 2018
Alberta
6.5%
7.1%
Canada
5.3%
6.2%

Source:  Statistics Canada (data subject to revision).

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Page last updated:  February 9, 2018