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.
Download Strathcona County facts
Quick and easy to understand infographics to help with business and investment decisions.
Access the 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. Or choose from an area of interest from below:
Request an economic update presentation
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.
Read 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.
View building construction and housing data
Get the most current building permit data using the interactive Open Data portal - useful for developers, real estate agents and entrepreneurs.
- Monthly building permit activity for December 2022 (372.4 KB)
- Building permit annualized for December 2022 (394.8 KB)
Analyze local demographics
Our Census Made Simple reports show federal census data in easy-to-understand graphs and charts.
- Population and dwelling counts (146.8 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Demographics and type of dwelling (72.1 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Agriculture (140.2 KB)
- Families, household and marital status (145.4 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Income (271.5 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Languages (122.0 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Housing (185.2 KB)
- Immigration and ethnocultural diversity (132.3 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Indigenous peoples (90.3 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Education (157.1 KB) (NEW! for 2021)
- Labour (250.2 KB)
- Journey to work (217.9 KB)
- Language of work (162.7 KB)
- Mobility and migration (168.3 KB)
Review economic trends and forecasts
- Alberta Economic Dashboard
- Alberta Government Open Data
- Alberta Treasury Board and Finance