Economic statistics and demographics

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Start or grow a business, gain market intelligence, resources or support. We’re the perfect community for you to do amazing things. A leader in industrial development, and committed to diversification. Find out more about Strathcona County’s advantages.

Business and investment intelligence tool

Find local information to help your business make smarter, faster, better decisions - and learn what makes Strathcona County the best choice for investment. This Business and Investment Intelligence Tool will help your business access valuable information about the local economy, customers, and competition. You may also access individual subjects of interest with the twelve feature tiles below.

Business Climate

Review statistics, taxes, incentives, trends

Industry Trends

Discover the research, benchmarks, performance


Research your demographics, location, number


Analyze your location, size, employees


Uncover local growth areas, development activity

Land uses

Identify residential, commercial, industrial areas


Examine flooding, contours, and sensitive areas


Evaluate occupations, education, and location

Community facilities

Identify education, health, emergency buildings


Identify traffic, transit, parking information


Locate water, waste, drainage needs


Search available location for sale, lease

Additional resources

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Economic update

A comprehensive and up-to-date review of economic impacts in Strathcona County, including:

  • local demographics
  • macro economic trends
  • updates on commercial, residential, office, and retail developments
  • major industrial projects in Alberta's industrial heartland and region

For the latest economic update presentation, please email the department to receive.

Economic Directions 2021

For a review of economic development activity in the Strathcona County region, this booklet features entrepreneurial initiatives, commercial, industrial and residential development, tourism activities, community engagement and more.

To download a PDF copy, click the link below. 

Building construction and housing data

Obtain the most current building permit data using the interactive Open Data portal - useful for developers, real estate agents and entrepreneurs.


The following federal census reports provide quick facts and easy to understand graphs and charts.

Economic Development and Tourism
Phone: 780-464-8095

2001 Sherwood Drive
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
T8A 3W7

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Last updated: Friday, January 07, 2022
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