Economic Development

County Statistics

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Population

Total Population

 

Population 2010

This includes the Shadow Population

2,880

Population 2008

This includes the Shadow Population

2,664

Population 2007

This includes the Shadow Population

2,547

Population 2006*

2,324

Population 2005*

2,324

Population 2004*

2,324

Population 2003*

2,324

Population 2002*

2,324

Population 2001**

2,125

Population 2000*

2,552

Population 1999*

2,552

Population 1996**

2,264

Population 1991**

0

Population % change 1991-1996

100.00%

Population % change 1996-2001

2.58%

* Source: Official Population List, Alberta Municipal Affairs
** Source: Statistics Canada 1991, 1996, & 2001 Census

2010 Population

Electoral Divisions

1 317
2 289
3 273
4 560
5 353
6 341

2010 Population by Hamlet

Reno 13
Marie Reine 67
St.Isidore 230
Little Buffalo 225
Cadotte Lake 65

 

Population by Age and Gender 1996  1996  1996  2001  2001  2001  2007  2010 
Male Female Total Male Female Total Total Total
Age 0 - 4 100 100 200 75 80 155 157 114
Age 5 - 14 230 215 445 200 165 365 190 158
Age 15 - 19 115 85 200 110 90 200 335 316
Age 20 - 24 60 65 125 65 40 105 182 159
Age 25 - 34 175 145 320 110 120 230 232 233
Age 35 - 44 190 195 385 180 170 350 325 290
Age 45 - 54 135 115 250 175 145 320 369 358
Age 55 - 64 85 85 170 105 90 195 240 271
Age 65 - 74 65 55 120 55 60 115 127 166
Age 75 and older 30 30 60 35 35 70 85 70
Total All Persons 1,170 1,095 2,265 1,115 1,010 2,125 2235 2,133
Source: Statistics Canada 1996 & 2001 Census (numbers may not add up due to rounding)    

Northern Sunrise County Population by Age Group (2001)

Education

Highest level of schooling for Population 20yrs and older 2001 %
People without high school certificates 540 38.43%
People with high school certificates 190 13.52%
People with trades or non-university certificate or diploma 490 34.88%
People with post-secondary education (not completed) 125 8.90%
People with university diploma/certificate 10 0.71%
People with university degree 45 3.20%
Total Population 20 years and older 1,405 100.00%
Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census (numbers may not add up due to rounding)

Northern Sunrise County Highest Level of Schooling 2001

Population with Post Secondary Qualifications 1996 % 2001 %
Agriculture and biological sciences 25 5.68% 30 5.36%
Commerce, management and business administration 90 20.45% 135 24.11%
Educational, recreational and counseling services 65 14.77% 45 8.04%
Engineering and applied science tech. and trades 185 42.05% 255 45.54%
Engineering and applied sciences 10 2.27% 0 0.00%
Fine and applied arts 10 2.27% 30 5.36%
Health professionals, science and technologies 30 6.82% 40 7.14%
Humanities and related fields 15 3.41% 10 1.79%
Mathematics and physical sciences 10 2.27% 10 1.79%
Social sciences and related fields 10 2.27% 0 0.00%
Other and/or no specialization 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
Total people with post secondary qualifications 440 100.00% 560 100.00%
Females with post-secondary qualifications 190 43.18% 240 42.86%
Males with post-secondary qualifications 250 56.82% 320 57.14%
Source: Statistics Canada 1996 & 2001 Census (numbers may not add up due to rounding)

Income

Family Income (Number of Families) 1996 % 2001 %
less than $19,999 70 13.33% 115 23.00%
$20,000 - $39,999 170 32.38% 125 25.00%
$40,000 - $59,999 125 23.81% 115 23.00%
$60,000 and over 160 30.48% 185 37.00%
Total number of families 525 100.00% 540 108.00%
Average family income $47,295   $57,978  
Median family income $44,153   $52,374  
Source: Statistics Canada 1996 & 2001 Census. Family income refers to sum of the total incomes of all members of that family.

Household Income (Number of Households) 1996 % 2001 %
less than $19,999 165 22.60% 155 21.38%
$20,000 - $39,999 225 30.82% 170 23.45%
$40,000 - $59,999 160 21.92% 125 17.24%
$60,000 and over 75 10.27% 285 39.31%
Total number of households 730 100.00% 725 100.00%
Average household income $44,996   $54,023  
Median household income $38,699   $47,745  
Source: Statistics Canada 1996 & 2001 Census. Household income refers to the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household.


Building Permits

Total Building Permit Values 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Building Permits Value, Commercial $150,000 $30,000 $1,060,000 $1,770,000 $90,000
Building Permits Value, Industrial $1,590,000 $0 $90,000 $120,000 $150,000
Building Permits Value, Institutional $400,000 $2,500,000 $0 $0 $80,000
Building Permits Value, Residential $624,000 $353,000 $717,000 $391,000 $306,000
Building Permits Value, Total $2,404,000 $2,883,000 $1,867,000 $2,281,000 $626,000
Total Housing Starts 10 10 11 6 5
Source: Statistics Canada 1998-2002 Building Permits (numbers may not add up due to rounding)


Farming
Farms by Total Farm Area (2001) # of Farms % of total
Farms - Under 129 acres 6 2.46%
Farms - 130 to 239 acres 39 15.98%
Farms - 240 to 559 acres 56 22.95%
Farms - 560 to 759 acres 16 6.56%
Farms - 760 to 1,119 acres 42 17.21%
Farms - 1,120 to 1,599 acres 34 13.93%
Farms - 1,600 to 2,239 acres 20 8.20%
Farms - 2,240 acres and over 31 12.70%
Total number of farms reporting 244 100.00%
Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census of Agriculture(numbers may not add up due to rounding)

Farms by Total Gross Farm Receipts - 2001 # of Farms % of total
Farms gross farm receipts - under $9,999 56 22.95%
Farms gross farm receipts - $10,000 to $49,999 66 27.05%
Farms gross farm receipts - $50,000 to $99,999 45 18.44%
Farms gross farm receipts - $100,000 to $249,999 56 22.95%
Farms gross farm receipts - $250,000 to $499,999 8 3.28%
Farms gross farm receipts - $500,000 and over 13 5.33%
Total number of farms reporting 244 100.00%
Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census of Agriculture(numbers may not add up due to rounding)

Farming, Continued

Characteristics of Farm Operators # %
Age - Under 35 years 45 13.24%
Age - 35 to 54 years 190 55.88%
Age - 55 years and over 110 32.35%
Average age of operators 49  
     
Number of operators - Female 85 25.00%
Number of operators - Male 260 76.47%
Total number of operators reporting 340 100.00%
Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census of Agriculture(numbers may not add up due to rounding)

Summary of Projects in Northern Sunrise County

as of September 2003
Project Sector Number of Projects Project Cost
Oil, Gas & Oilsands 2 $250,000,250,000
Commercial/Retail 2 $150,000,150,000
Forestry & Related 2 $100,000,100,000
Total 6 $500,000,500,000
This inventory lists projects in Alberta that have recently been completed, are under construction, or are proposed to start construction. Not all projects are listed due to reasons of confidentiality and/or due to information not being available at the time of printing. Project data is obtained from public information sources, where possible, this data has been verified with the project proponent/developer, users of the Inventory may wish to confirm project data with the proponent/developer. The inventory does not breakdown project expenditures by any given year. The cost of a project is the value of expenditures expected over all phases of project construction, which may span over two or more years. Cost of projects listed in the Inventory are estimated values only. Source: Alberta Economic Development, 2003.

Value of Projects by Sector (as of September 2003)

Project Status Number of Projects Project Cost
Announced 1 $150,000,000,000
Under Construction 2 $350,000,000,000
Total 6 $500,000,500,000
This inventory lists projects in Alberta that have recently been completed, are under construction, or are proposed to start construction. Not all projects are listed due to reasons of confidentiality and/or due to information not being available at the time of printing. Project data is obtained from public information sources, where possible, this data has been verified with the project proponent/developer, users of the Inventory may wish to confirm project data with the proponent/developer. The inventory does not breakdown project expenditures by any given year. The cost of a project is the value of expenditures expected over all phases of project construction, which may span over two or more years. Cost of projects listed in the Inventory are estimated values only. Source: Alberta Economic Development, 2003.

Largest Projects in Northern Sunrise County

as of September 2003
Company Name Project 
Description
Project 
Location
Project 
Cost
Construction 
Schedule
Status
Devon Canada Corporation UPGRADE TO PERMANENT CAMP Northern Sunrise County $250,000,000 2003-2004 Under Construction
Enterprises Macay Inc. ADDITION TO HAY DRYING BUILDING Northern Sunrise County $150,000,000 2003-2004 Announced
Alberta Sustainable Resources FIRE FIGHTING STAGING CAMP Northern Sunrise County $100,000,000 2003-2004 Under Construction


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