Calgary & Region Outlooks
The City of Calgary monitors and forecasts key indicators for the local economy throughout the year. The results of this process are published twice annually as the Economic Outlook: once in the spring and then again in the fall. The Socio-Economic Outlook is also published. The Population Outlook provides a forecast of population growth in different age cohorts in Calgary based on Census data and discusses how these changes may affect the delivery of municipal services.
Current Economic Analysis
This monthly report contains comments, analysis and statistical illustrations of a set of economic indicators monitored by Corporate Economics that inform our forecasts. Highlighted indicators include employment, the number of EI recipients, natural gas and crude oil prices, home sales, average sale price, and total building permit values.
This monthly report analyzes recent developments in Calgary's real estate market, providing an understanding of current trends impacting local market conditions and expectations for the future. Concepts and indicators covered include resale activity, home prices, new residential construction, and affordability.
Consumer price changes in Calgary, Alberta and Canada are captured in this monthly report. It includes a review of changes in drivers of Calgary’s consumer price inflation and brief analysis on price changes in major components like food, shelter and transportation.
Labour Market Review
This monthly report provides a review of changes in Calgary’s labour market within the context of a cross-regional comparison for Canada. A summary table of labour force statistics for Calgary, Edmonton and Alberta is presented in this report.
Other Economics Research Reports
Reports such as:
- Briefing notes – research reports on various subjects like the housing market, parking demand, role of small business in Calgary, and Calgary’s economic performance.
- Commentary on Calgary’s Statistics - Discussion of issues that materially impact The City's budget, or Calgary’s economy.
- Council Report - A Case of Fiscal Imbalance: The Calgary Experience
- Residential Property Taxes and Utility Charges Survey