Calgary

HOMELESSNESS

Total number of people experiencing homelessness: 1,935 (2021)
Individuals experiencing sheltered homelessness: 311 (2021)
Individuals staying in emergency shelters: 788 (2021)
Individuals in transitional housing:  592 (2021)
Individuals identifying as youth:  Age 18-24: 5% (2021)
Individuals identifying as Indigenous:  22% (2021)
Individuals identifying as female:  29% (2021)
Individuals identifying as male:  71% (2021)

 

HOUSING

Apartment vacancy rate:  4.9% (2021)
1-bedroom vacancy rate:  5.1% (2021)
2-bedroom vacancy rate:  5.2% (2021)
Average cost of rent (bachelor):  $919/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (1 bdrm): $1,111/month (2021)
Average cost of rent (2 bdrm): $1,350/month (2021)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Income assistance (single individual):

$866/month (2019)

Number of family and individual visits to Calgary Food Bank: 

Province wide: 116,396 (2021)