Economic Profile

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Statistics and Economic Profile

Red Deer's central location, growing economy and competitive advantage are just a few of the reasons the Red Deer Region is Canada's Economic Capital. Learn more about our economic profile.

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Competitive Advantages

Permit-ready commercial and industrial lots are available for your business. Operate in one of Canada's most entrepreneurial cities.

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Market Access

Located in Western Canada, Red Deer benefits from being located along the second most populated transportation corridor in one of the most prosperous regions of North America.

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Labour

Top occupations and industries and post secondary labour development in Red Deer.

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Key Industries

Red Deer's growing economy is built on historically traditional industries and emerging sectors.

News & Notices

Final quarter crime statistics...

February 23, 2017

Red Deer’s 2016 crime statistics, coupled with an update on the 2016-2017 Annual Policing Plan (APP), show a slight decrease in persons crimes, while property crimes continue to drive the overall increase in Criminal Code offenses...

Call for nominations for Mayor’s ...

February 21, 2017

There is only one week left to nominate someone for a Mayor’s Recognition Award, which celebrates outstanding contributions to our community.

Council approves utility rate changes

February 21, 2017

At this evening’s regular Council Meeting, Council passed Third Reading of changes to the Utility Bylaw that will see rate changes effective March 1, 2017.