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Demographics & Workforce

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In addition to multitudes of local professionals and skilled trade workers in our community, the County is located within the GROWTH Alberta region with a population of approximately 45,000.  Further, County of Barrhead is located within an hour of several large urban centers (Edmonton, St. Albert, Morinville, Spruce Grove and Stony Plan) with populations ranging from 10,000 to 1.4 million, the County has access to a very diverse labour pool. Approximately 80% of the local population is of working age.
County of Barrhead aims to connect with businesses in the area and create strong links to support our business community. Contact Jenny Bruns at at for more information on this and other initiatives. 
The following graphics reflects the breakdown of the local labour force.  For more demographic information, visit our economic indicators page. 


Labour Force
Labour Rate