Calgary’s population has reached 1,195,194; an increase of 3.33% or 38,508 residents from last year, resulting in record growth for the city.
"Accurate census information is essential in decision making and planning for The City’s future needs," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi.
2014 by the numbers:
Saddleridge leads the way in community growth, with a population increase of 2,373. Seven other Calgary neighbourhoods saw notable migration increases including: Auburn Bay (2,242), Cranston (1,858), Skyview Ranch (1,759), Evanston (1,704), Panorama Hills (1,384), Aspen Woods (1,095) and Beltline (1,091).
While housing starts are up, Calgary's vacancy rate continues to decline. Overall vacancy rate in the city is 2.01%, down from 2.59% in 2013.
For the second year in a row census takers used tablets to collect census information, saving nearly 50,000 sheets of paper.
For complete 2014 Civic Census results, please visit calgary.ca/census.