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Business growth and environment

Entrepreneurial spirit is evident in Airdrie. The number of businesses in Airdrie keeps growing and includes a flourishing home-based business sector.

2021 Airdrie business licenses by category

CategoryNumber of businesses licensesPercentage of all businessesPercentage of all Airdrie-based businesses
Commercial or industrial business 1,115 23.46% 35.33%
Home-based business 2,041 42.93% 64.67%
Non-resident (out-of-town) business 1,598 33.61% N/A
Total 4,754    

Source: City of Airdrie Business Licencing

Business license growth

2021 Business Licence Growth

Source: City of Airdrie Business Licencing

2021 Airdrie-based business licenses by industry

2021 Airdrie-based business licences by industry

Source: City of Airdrie Business Licensing