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Calgary had a population of 1,267,344 residents in 2018 which makes it Alberta’s largest city and Canada’s third-largest municipality in terms of population size. With a land area of 825.56 square kilometers (318.75 square miles) it has a population density of approximately 1500 people per square kilometer. Housing is a challenge here when oil prices are high, and the economy is booming. Calgary thrives in the energy industry and has a significant financial service industry, many film and television studios, transportation and logistics, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail, and tourism sectors. Calgary is home to the second-highest number of corporate head offices in Canada. Municipal employees enjoy full benefit plans, pension plans, and flexible work schedules. There are continuing education programs to expand skills and advance career. The city runs a wellness program and encourages employees to attend fitness classes at work and receive discounts on gym memberships at city-run facilities. In 2015, Calgary had the highest number of millionaires per capita of any major city in Canada.