Population growth

Airdrie continues to be one of the fastest growing communities in Alberta and Canada. Over the past five years, Airdrie has experienced an average annual growth rate of 8.08 per cent.

 

Airdrie population growth over 40 years

 Source: City of Airdrie Civic Census

 

Airdrie annual population growth, 1998-present

YearActual populationAnnual percentage
growth
Increase
(# of people)
2015

58,690

6.92%

3,799

2014

 54,891

10.76% 

5,331 

2013

49,560

8.42%

3,849

2012

45,711

5.92%

2,556

2011 43,155 8.37%

3,333

2010 39,822

4.54%

1,731
2009

38,091

11.65%

3,975

2008 34,116 8.26% 2,604
2007 31,512

8.53%

2,477
2006 29,035 7.26%

1,966

2005 27,069 5.71% 1,463
2004 25,606

8.13%

1,926
2003 23,680 7.74%

1,701

2002 21,979 7.84% 1,597
2001** 20,382 6.35% 1,217
2000 19,165 4.69% 859
1999

18,306

4.49%

787

1998*

17,519

4.70%

 787

*Not a civic census year. **Estimated figure from Statistics Canada.

Source: City of Airdrie Civic Census

 

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