Calgary

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness:

2911 (2018)

Of these individuals, the estimated number:

  • Unsheltered: 125 (2018)

  • Emergency Sheltered: 1374 (2018)

  • In transitional housing: 903 (2018)

  • In provincial corrections and health facilities: 575 (2018)

  • In provisional accomodations: 1478 (2018)

  • Experiencing chronic homelessness: 68% (2018)

 

 HOUSING

Number of non-market housing units (including transitional housing):

16,702 (2015)

Number of clients on Calgary housing Company waitlist:

3,934 (2016)

Apartment Vacancy rate:

3.9% (2018)

1-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

3.6% (2018)

2-bedroom Vacancy Rate:

4.3% (2018)

Average cost of rent (bachelor):

$879/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (1 bdrm):

$1050/mo. (2018)

Average cost of rent (2 bdrm):

$1272/mo. (2018)

Number of households in core housing need:

44,465 (2011)

Incidence of core housing need:

27.7% (2015)

Total number of people living in households in 'extreme core housing need' (50% or more of income is spent on shelter):

15,610 (2011)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual living in social housing):

$424/mo. (2016)

Number of family and individual visits to Calgary Food Bank: 

170,093 (2016)

Income assistance (single individual):

$583 (2012)

Incidence of core housing need in the general population:

10.1% (2011)

INDIGENOUS DATA

Percentage of Indigenous People in the total Population:

3% (2018)

Number of Indigenous renter households in core housing need:

1,855 (2015)

Incidence of core housing need:

27.7% (2015)

Number of self-identified Indigenous Peoples in the 2018 Point in Time Homeless Count:

524 (2018)

Percentage of self-identified Indigenous Peoples in the 2018 Point in Time Homeless Count:

20% (2018)

Number of Indigenous renter households in core housing need:

1,855 (2015)