Downtown Calgary

Facts About Downtown

by Calgary Downtown Association

Did you know there were almost 7,000,000 visitors to the downtown core last year? Everything you wanted to know about Downtown Calgary but were afraid to ask!

Number of Residents in the Downtown Core (City of Calgary, 2018 Census):

  • Downtown Commercial Core: 8,464
  • East Village: 3,543
  • West end of Downtown: 2,757

Number of Visitors (Tourism Calgary, 2017 Annual Report):

  • 6,983,700

Number of Businesses in the Downtown Core (City of Calgary, 2018 BIA Tax Rates):

  • 2,574

Number of Commercial Office Buildings in the Downtown Core (Avison Young, 2018 Office Market Report Q3):

  • 172

Number of Square Feet of Commercial Office Space (Avison Young, 2018 Office Market Report Q3):

  • 46,213,583 square feet

Number of Jobs in the Downtown Commercial Core (City of Calgary, 2016):

  • 97,895

Number of Head Offices in Calgary (Calgary Economic Development, 2018):

  • 115

Number of Tourist Attractions in and around the Downtown Core (Tourism Calgary, 2018):

  • 10 major attractions
  • 200 + art galleries, parks, public art, historical buildings and areas, and shopping malls

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