Living in Calgary

How do we feel about living in Calgary?

We’Re becoming moRe optimistic about the economy

Optimism about Calgary’s economy has increased 27% since 2020

GENERALLY, WE THINK IT’S A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE.

88%

Feel Calgary is a good place for families to live.

83%

Believe Calgary is a good place for young people to live.

70%

Of those aged 65+ feel Calgary is a good place for seniors to live.

50%

Of Calgarians are worried about the number of young people moving out of Calgary.

65%

Are concerned about safety in Calgary.

But it’s not foR eveRyone — almost one thiRd of us want to move.

30%

Foresee moving out of Calgary in the near future.

OF THE 30% WHO PLAN TO LEAVE...

82%

Plan to move out of Alberta.

60%

Of those under 25 plan to leave in the next five years.

73%

Plan to leave within the next five years.

85%

Are able to meet our basic needs - housing, food, utilities, and healthcare.

80%

Believe Calgarians are entitled to a living wage, up from 75% in 2020.

HOME OWNERSHIP IS A STRUGGLE FOR YOUNGER GENERATIONS.

68%

Of Calgarians think home ownership is affordable.

39%

Of 18–24 year olds think home ownership is affordable.

At least the inteRnet isn’t so bad.

87%

Have adequate internet/computer technology to support their work, education and social needs.

We paRticipate in ouR democRacy.

77%

Understand and feel comfortable exercising their rights and freedoms, up from 74% in 2020.

67%

Participate in activities that strengthen democracy, up from 64% in 2020.