A census is an official count of the number of people living in a community. In Red Deer, census data is gathered to determine the population, assist in planning the future of our community and to calculate grants.

Red Deer's population has reached 100,807 and the official 2015 Census report can be accessed below.

Most recent Census results

2015 Census Results - Official Report (pdf)

‌How often is a census conducted?

As a result of strong growth, a census has been conducted every year since 1999, with the exception of 2012.

What information is usually collected?

Enumerators ask residents how many people live in the household, the gender and year of birth of each person in the household. 

Who do I contact to learn more about the Census?

If you would like more information about The City of Red Deer census, contact Legislative Services. 

Past Census Results

View census results from 2008-2015.