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Economic strategy, priorities and profile

Economic Profile

Airdrie is home to more than 70,000 residents, 1,000 commercial/industrial businesses, 1,800 home-based businesses, a workforce of almost 48,000 people and more than 18,000 jobs.

With more than 100 years of history, Airdrie has consistently demonstrated its ability to attract and retain residents, talent and businesses. In fact, since 1999 we have attracted more than 53,000 people, tripling our population and averaging a seven per cent annual year-over-year growth.

Read Airdrie's Economic Profile (pdf)

Airdrie's Economic Strategy

The City of Airdrie’s economic strategy sets a vision and outlines high-level priorities and actions to guide economic growth and sustainability over the next ten years.

Learn more about the Economic Strategy