Leduc County

Facts and statistics

Location

Leduc County spans 105 kilometres east-to-west and 32 kilometres north-to-south, and is located immediately south of the City of Edmonton. It is bordered by Parkland County and Brazeau County in the west, Wetaskiwin County in the south and Camrose County, Beaver County and Strathcona County in the east.

Population and Demographics

Population 2016
Total population 13,780
Population change since 2011 2.1 per cent
Private dwellings 5,960
Population density 5.3 persons per square kilometre
Population by age group 2011
0 to 14 2,505
15 to 34 3,130
35 to 54 4,255
55 to 74 3,080
75+ 585

 Source: Statistics Canada

Qualify of Life

Health Facilities

Alberta Health Services, the provincial health authority, serves Leduc County as well as other municipalities located within Leduc County boundaries.

Emergency medical services are available at the Leduc Community Hospital and Devon General Hospital.

Education

Primary Education

Three major school divisions serve the Leduc County region through elementary, junior high and high school curriculums:

Post-Secondary Education

The capital region boasts some of the best post-secondary institutions in Canada:

Labour and Employment

  2011
Labour Force 8,530
Employed 8,340
Unemployed 190
Unemployment Rate 2.2 per cent
Participation Rate 77.0 per cent

Leduc County's top major industries: 

  • Agriculture and other resource-based industries
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Business and other services

Source: Statistics Canada